Jake yearns to understand the secret life of his late fiancee. To find the answer, he solicits the most heartfelt, passionate, and intimate entries in other women's diaries. These are their stories...
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Jake, desperately trying to recover from the recent betrayal and the tragic death of his beloved fiancee, attempts a novel form of therapy to overcome his great loss. He advertises in the personals, under the pseudonym 'Red Shoes', to pay top dollar to women willing to send to him diaries of their similar experiences and how they overcame them. These are those diaries... Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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Release Date:

27 June 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Diarios del zapato rojo  »

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(67 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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The copyright notice at the end of series 1 has the year as MCMIXII but this is not a valid Roman numeral; 1992 is actually MCMXCII. See more »


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Better than the average love & erotic program/film
26 April 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I use to really like this show as it had a better storyline than the other junk, late night soft erotic shows of the past. I especially relate to Jake's (David Duchovney's character) yearn to know why his late fiancé kept the secret of an affair she was having hidden from him, when he thought they were perfectly happy and when he gave everything he could to her.

My favourite episode was with Cheryl Lee entitled 'Jake's story'; it made such a change to see Jake share with us his experience and encounters with new love with a mysterious woman.

Occasionally there was the bad episode, but the great camera shots and the whole style of the show when showing people and places was worth watching and made up for it.

Worth a watch!

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