Celebrities play all sorts of roles on screen, but it's at home where they play their most important roles-as dads. This year, Sears asked several stars about their plans for Father's Day, their favorite memories and what gift ideas are on their wish lists for this special day. The exclusive Sears Father's Day Celebrity Poll, revealed the following:
Wish Lists: * Big Screen Dreams: Patrick Dempsey and Omar Epps are hoping for plasma TVs. * Denny Crane's "Drophead": William Shatner is hoping to find a new Bentley convertible sitting in his driveway come Father's Day morning. * Document-ary the Special Day: James Denton is in "desperate need of a new digital camera" because he "wore out the old one on the kids". Digital cameras also top the lists for George Lopez and Omar Epps. * The "Plumber's" Honey-do List: James Denton is hoping for a radial arm saw. * Grill Masters: David Arquette and George Lopez are both looking forward to unwrapping a new gas grill this Father's Day. The Season For Dads * Making Hearts "Race": Patrick Dempsey hopes to spend the day at a car race. * Turning up the Heat: David Arquette, William Shatner and James Denton all are looking forward to inviting friends over for a barbecue. * Fore!: George Lopez is looking forward to playing golf and letting his daughter drive the cart. * The Real Directors: Omar Epps wants to do "whatever the kids plan for me." Memorable Moments * Birth-days: Mark Consuelos said "five years ago my daughter was born on Father's Day Weekend -- it doesn't get any better than that." Patrick Dempsey's favorite father's day gift was when he became a dad and celebrated his first Father's Day. Similarly, Omar Epps said that his best Father's Day gift is "the blessing of my daughters, and I receive it daily." * Hands Free Holiday: James Denton's best Father's Day gift was "freedom from diaper duty" for the day. * Sentimental Value: George Lopez' favorite gift was a tile with his daughter's handprint that said Happy Father's Day. * Gifts from Father's Day Past: While one of David Arquette's favorite Father's Day gifts was a beautiful watch, James Denton most appreciated his new gas grill and adjustable basketball goal. * A Father's Day Story, by William Shatner: When asked about his favorite Father's Day memory, Shatner provided the following: "It was a hot day in June, rather sultry, and it was as if nature designed a day to barbecue and that is exactly what happened. My three daughters and their babies, and my wife had all gathered together to surprise me. And instead of my burning the chicken, they burnt it."
Sears, which has declared the days leading up to June 18 as "The Season For Dads," conducted research which confirmed that most fathers keep to themselves what really matters to them, including what they want for Father's Day. Taking inspiration from the stars, here are some A-list gift ideas for Dads, all available at Sears:
* What Grown Men's Dreams are Made of -- A day of no nagging -- Sony big screen high definition LCD TVs -- Craftsman yard tractors -- DVD home theater systems -- Magellan Roadmate navigation system * Savor-y the Day -- Kenmore Gas Grills -- Craftsman 5-pc BBQ grill tool set * Dressing for the Part -- Covington shorts -- Structure polos -- Bulova watch with diamonds -- His favorite cologne * A Picture Perfect Day -- Sony DVD handycam camcorder -- Kodak 6.1 mega pixel digital camera and printer dock -- Framed photos of the kids from Sears Portrait Studio * Tools to help him finish the honey do list -- Craftsman 4.8-volt impact driver -- Craftsman 14-amp circular saw with Laser Trac cutting guide -- Craftsman 32-cc gas "Weedwacker" For more Father's Day gift ideas, visit http://www.sears.com/\dads . About Sears, Roebuck and Co.
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