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a beautiful and erotic series, wish entire collection was available


the thing is-- IS it a collection? I believe each one has only 3 episodes--
and the series ran weekly for five years (1992-1997)

There were only has a few episodes that were clinkers -- (and exceptional
"clinkers" even then, if someone wants to call them that)-- far above the average tv shows and standard quality; then, and even now). ;)

on the whole, it was beautiful -- interesting, sometimes thought provoking and always sensual.
incredible cinematography and music for a backdrop.

I would LOVE to see the whole collection put on dvd today (and I mean the entire series, not just the few "collected" on release)

I really wish/(maintain hopes) that they will do it (before we are old *gnash*) and broke -- thanks ;)
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Totally agree with you Reiki. Totally agree with you. This was one of my favourite shows of the 1990's because it had beautiful style and music. The story lines, mostly were interesting and thought provoking as you imply. My favourite episode was entitled, 'Jakes' story' with guest star Cheryl Lee. Did you see that one? I am sure you did. It made such a change to see Jake find new love with a stranger, especially after living in the past so much with Alex's ( his dead fiance ) memory.

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You're not the only one who would like to see the entire series released on DVD instead of the '3 episodes edited into a TV movie' versions. With those versions just over half of the whole series has been released. I'd like to see the series released in season boxsets with the episodes on their own like how they were shown in the US and UK.

Who owns the DVD distribution rights to the Red Shoe Diaries in the UK? Who would you ask to see if there are plans to release the entire series on DVD?

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you can get all the vhs and dvd's off ebay and amazon, and they are pricy but worth it. there were a couple blockbuster exclusive dvd's released a couple years ago, which were AS SHE WISHES ans CAGED BIRD. they each had three episodes.
the easiest way is to just get showtime. they still show several uncut episodes each month, and it would probably only take a year or so to tape them all. I finally put together the whole collection. the entire collection has never been released on dvd as a entire set. there have been a couple sets, but they only contain a few episodes. go to www.sho.com, which is showtime's website, and you can see which episodes air on a month to month basis. good luck!

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Thanks for this reply as well. I knew the entire series of 65+ episodes haven't been released on R1 and R2. About the total episode count. I've read conflicting totals. One TV site I've been on has said there were 68 and on others 67.

Unfortunately as I'm from the UK and outside of the US and Canada you can't access Showtime's site. You could on the page for the RSD on the old TV Tome site (before it changed to TV.com).

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again, go to epguides.com

there was one episode that actually had two names, but it is the same episode, and many people think it is two episodes. www.epguides.com/redshoediaries/

in season one, an episode called "accidents happen" is also been referred to as " the fling" . these episodes are one and the same.

66 episodes total plus the movie which started it all. I own every vhs release and dvd release, including the ultra rare AS SHE WISHES and CAGED BIRD dvd's, and I have all the taped off showtime episodes that were not released on dvd or vhs. I also own the box set, and both music cd's, one from the movie and the other from the show.
also, if you are a collector, there are three different covers for the movie that were released on vhs. one is the r-rated version which has brigitte bako standing up alone, two is of bako sitting alone which is the unrated version, but most people don't know about the third, which was a discontinued promo box, and is so rare it is not even funny. it has bako laying down on a couch in red shoes and tight red skirt, with duchovny squatted behind her, and billy wirth standing in front of her holding her feet.
not sure how much of a collector you are, but I am and also consider myself the authority on the show. any more questions just ask.

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I recently downloaded what was touted as season one and two by way of torrents but ended up not truly being every single episode and out of order as per the episode guide list which can be found on wikipedia.
So when I was trying to get more of them by way of torrents, I found that HULU has every single one so I signed up for the free week offered, watched every single one and then cancelled subscription, LOL.

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I loved this serie. I also wish I could get the complete serie on DVD especially Jake's Story, that one was my favorite episode.

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read my posts on this red shoe diaries board, for lots of info.

between ALL the dvd releases(including the ultra rare CAGED BIRD DVD and AS SHE WISHES DVD which were both blockbuster exclusives containg three episodes each) and all the vhs releases there were 9 episodes that were never released. THE ONLY WAY TO GET THESE IS TO SUBSCRIBE TO SHOWTIME AND TAPE THEM OFF THAT.


I would like to think that EVENTUALLY showtime will do a whole collection, but I would'nt hold my breath.

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I wish there was a whole DVD collection, too!

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Rebshankir,

Since you are an authority there is an episode I saw many years ago that I'm trying to find the name of.

I don't remember many details, but it has a young woman who is staying with her grandmother (?) in an exotic country of some sort. At a local festival, she winds up in an encounter with a man who doesn't speak any english, and they make love on the beach.

Any idea?

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Hello funkykirk,

the episode your refering to is called 'Night of Abandon'.

starring Daniel Leza and Ann Cockburn.

the country was Rio and it's my favourite episode!

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Thanks!!

It's my favourite as well, although I haven't seen it in years. Amazing that Ann Cockburn hasn't been in anything else at all (that I can see).... she's quite beautiful.

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No problem!

I was happy to help.

Absolutely true, Ann is very beautiful, as well as actor Daniel Leza.

I wish the episode would get a DVD release.. Although you can buy it on VHS at least!

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That is one of my very Favorites, too-- It's beautiful, sexy, and mysterious, in SO many ways. Exotic, too.

As always? Well done.

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I have spent years looking r the RSD series and this episode in articular.
Since you all posted these, do you know of any way I can get hold of the episode? Is there anyone who can help?
Thepisode I am looking for the most is NIGHT OF ABANDON but I am also looking for anything other than the 11DVD series that sells on ebay.
I am in London niwm but remember watching this series when I was in my 20s back in Athens, Greece. It made a huge impact, I thought I was in heaven when it was time for my "fix"; it was on at midnight , one night a week...

...if anyone can help, please!

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WELL PHOOEY! I would LOVE to own the whole collection...maybe 1 day.....I have been trying to find the 2 CD soundtracks, I still have the 1 on cassette but that was years ago! Not gonna help me w/ my CD player in my car LOL! Have been keeping an eye out over at EBAY, thanks for the update about the boxset, unfortunately it is now unavailable...SHOOT! Major disappointment.....

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I remember that one! I think it was called "Night of Abandon" u can find the full episode on this site: http://www.mefeedia.com/feeds/71517/red-shoe-diaries/episodes

I liked some of the episodes, I liked "Midnight Bells" and "Like Father, Like Son", but the rest was WAY too over the top and tasteless.

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Wish they would put this series out in season sets myself. Seems all shows are getting them now. Hope Red Shoes gets the same treatment

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I wish they would release them in a each season too.

I have the selected episodes that were put onto DVD, but I desperatly want to see the first and second season.

I'm waiting in antisapation like other fans I guess

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Yes, but this "renewed" interest, in a show not seen since 1997? won't hurt!

Here's wishing us luck-- and hope that someone? Notices. . . ;)

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I LOVED this show, it used to be that you could subscribe to an online update and they would send stories and things to your email address. I have a ton of them on my old laptop. I wonder is Showtime ever reruns them anymore?

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Seriously, when are they ever gonna do something with this? It's 2009 and still no proper release. I believe there's enough people waiting to make a good sell. More so than just another cheap porn.

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There are about 35 episodes on Hulu


Nobody's looking for a puppeteer in today's wintry economic climate.

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all of the episodes are available on hulu.com

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i'm talking about bobbie phillips and athena massey - i think it's strange that two very beautiful women with wonderful assets that have done topless scenes didn't get them out in this titillating series.
i want the 5 seasons on dvd too,

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With the boobs and swearing and stuff?

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saw the dvd online, went str8 here (where else?).
3 beautiful reasons to buy season 1 .pretty playful lisa boyle, saucy, naughty joan severance, leggy, cheap white trash (i mean that in a nice way) nina siemaszko.
the thought of skin and sex from these babes turned me on enough to buy it.
it's in my hands (and so is the dvd.lol.)

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I have it on HULU and a few on dvd and some from when the vhs tapes were released, but I wish that Showtime would repeat the series. Still better than anything that was on late night (Passion Cove was the only thing that came close and that's never been released).

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