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
Did You Know?
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
Lyrics by Sam Denoff
Music by Earle Hagen
Performed by Chorus See more