Ever-cheerful Nanny helps the Everett family with her subtly magical abilities, such as seemingly reading minds, seeing the future or making fortunate coincidences happen.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Nanny (54 episodes, 1970-1971)
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 Professor Everett (54 episodes, 1970-1971)
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 Hal (54 episodes, 1970-1971)
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 Butch (54 episodes, 1970-1971)
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 Prudence (54 episodes, 1970-1971)
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Ever-cheerful Nanny helps the Everett family with her subtly magical abilities, such as seemingly reading minds, seeing the future or making fortunate coincidences happen. Written by Anonymous

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Nanny's car, Arabella, was a 1930 Ford Model A. See more »

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Referenced in The Nanny: The Rosie Show (1996) See more »

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Nanny
Composed and Sung by The Addrisi Brothers
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Holds Up Really Well!
21 October 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Unlike most sitcoms of the period, Nanny and the Professor holds up remarkably well, thanks to intelligent writing and an extremely talented cast. This is true family viewing - Something the kids will enjoy and the parents can get a nod and a wink in as well. The story lines are a bit predictable, and there's always a happy ending, but along the way there are often a few twists and surprises you didn't see coming.

The creators of the show very wisely chose to not add a romance between the title characters. They foresaw the inevitable shark jump that would lead to. Likewise, they never explained Nanny or her powers. They didn't even confirm that her powers existed. Instead they provided plausible alternative explanations for most of what Nanny did. But not always. The result is charming.

This is one of those "lost" shows that never airs anymore, but fortunately there are several "gray market" vendors selling mostly-complete collections of the series. If you have fond childhood memories of the show, or children to share it with, it is well worth the purchase.


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