That Girl (1966–1971)
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These Boots Weren't Made for Walking 

The shoe line that Ann is currently selling are not the best made shoes.

Director:

John Erman

Writers:

Bill Persky (created by), Sam Denoff (created by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Marlo Thomas ... Ann Marie
Ted Bessell ... Donald Hollinger
Bonnie Scott Bonnie Scott ... Judy Bessemer
Paul Lynde ... Nate Caswell
Kelly Jean Peters ... Margie
Art Lewis ... Man
Patty Regan ... Woman
Digby Wolfe Digby Wolfe ... Mr. Flushing
Len Lesser ... Guard
Charles Lampkin Charles Lampkin ... Janitor
Doreen McLean Doreen McLean ... Woman #2
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Storyline

To supplement her income, Ann thinks she's found the perfect job which she can do between auditions and acting gigs: selling shoes door-to-door for the Smart and Stunning Shoe Service. Ann wants to proceed with this plan despite not having the $50 deposit for the samples (which was not mentioned in the magazine advertisement for the job), which means she has to get the money from hopefully Donald. Don has major reservations about Ann embarking on what he sees as a hair-brained venture, but he lends her the money anyway as he believes Ann can only learn through experience, and at the end of the process he wants to be able to tell her "I told you so". Regardless, Ann feels that Don should buy a pair of shoes from her to support her, which he does. Ann ends up doing better business than she anticipates, but runs into problems when her customers run into problems by running out of their shoes, which are falling apart as they wear them. Ann feels bad enough for all her customers, but feels... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 1967 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Daisy Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The title was based upon the song "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" composed by Lee Hazlewood and recorded by Nancy Sinatra. It was released in February 1966 and within one week was the number one in the U.S.A. See more »

Quotes

Woman: They need to be tough. My youngest eats shoes.
Ann Marie: I'll get the alligators. They bite back. A little joke.
Woman: I'll say.
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Connections

Featured in That Girl: The Elevated Woman (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

That Girl Theme Song
(uncredited)
Written by Sam Denoff and Earle Hagen
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