Nick Danger: The Case of the Missing Shoe
|Nick Danger: The Case of the Missing Shoe|
|EP by The Firesign Theatre|
|Producer||The Firesign Theatre: Philip Austin, Peter Bergman, David Ossman, Philip Proctor|
|The Firesign Theatre chronology|
|The Goldmine Comedy Record Price Guide|||
- "Episode 1"
- "Episode 2"
- "Episode 3"
- "Episode 4"
- "Episode 5" 
Detailed track information and commentary
These five short radio episodes chronicle a new adventure of "Nick Danger: Third Eye", a character introduced on side two of the group's 1969 album, How Can You Be in Two Places at Once When You're Not Anywhere at All. The story involves Nick Danger's attempt to find out what has happened to his missing left shoe. The plot thickens as he quickly discovers that everyone's left shoe is missing. Each episode begins with a traditional old-time radio style introduction by an announcer with an organ in the background and each show also includes a commercial parody (including commercials for "Ma Rainey's wholesome moleskin cookies" and "Gerald Ford commemorative cheese flags"). Besides Nick Danger himself, some of the other regular Nick Danger characters appear, including Lt. Bradshaw, Nancy, and Rocky Rococo.
Issues and reissues
This album was issued simultaneously on LP and Cassette.
- Rhino RNEP 506 
- Rhino RNC 506
These five episodes were produced as a pilot for a projected daily "Nick Danger" radio series similar to the daily Chickenman which aired on WCFL in Chicago and was syndicated nationwide in the late 1960s.
- Firesign Theatre. Firesign Theatre. 19 January 2006 <http://www.firesigntheatre.com/>.
- Firesign Theatre. Nick Danger: The Case of the Missing Shoe. Rhino Records, 1979.
- "FIREZINE: Linques!." Firesign Theatre FAQ. 22 February 2006 <http://firezine.net/faq/>.
- Smith, Ronald L. The Goldmine Comedy Record Price Guide. Iola: Krause, 1996.