A shoemaker's assistant discovers that he can live other people's lives by putting on their shoes.





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Rob the Apprentice
Laura Grant
Paul Sparer ...
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A shoemaker's assistant discovers that he can live other people's lives by putting on their shoes.

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8 March 1987 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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It proves everything has positives and negatives!
1 September 2008 | by (Petersburg, Virginia) – See all my reviews

This "TFTD" episode titled "The Social Climber" is overall pretty interesting, even though it's not spooky and frightening. It twist at the end and it proves a moral that everything has positives and yet negatives can come about. The plot is about a city sidewalk shoe store in which the owner discovers some odd pairs of shoes and he introduces them to his young co worker helper. The young apprentice slowly one by one discovers a new light and new world as each day he tries on a new pair his lifestyle is transformed into the lives of other people. Success and happiness is found yet good times don't last forever, as in the end the old saying proves the shoe is on the wrong foot! As he has to wear them only to find out he will be deceased! Overall good episode that twist well at the end.

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