The Nanny (1993–1999)

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After being fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend, a cosmetics saleswoman becomes the nanny to the three children of a rich British widower. As time passes, the two fall for each other.

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Fran Fine / ... (147 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Maxwell Sheffield / ... (147 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Niles (147 episodes, 1993-1999)
Lauren Lane ...
 C.C. Babcock (147 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Margaret 'Maggie' Sheffield / ... (147 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Brighton Sheffield (147 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Grace Sheffield (147 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Sylvia Fine (95 episodes, 1993-1999)
Rachel Chagall ...
 Val Toriello (79 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Yetta Rosenberg (57 episodes, 1993-1999)
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Storyline

Fran Fine, a whiny, nasal-voiced Jewish woman from Flushing, New York, has just been fired from her job and abandoned by her boyfriend. She ends up selling cosmetics in Manhattan. This takes her to the home of Maxwell Sheffield, a rich, widowed English Broadway producer. She is mistaken to be applying for the job of nanny to Maxwell's three children and is hired for that purpose. She becomes quite attached to the children, Maggie, Brighton, and Grace, and becomes great friends with the butler, Niles. There is sexual tension between her and Mr. Sheffield, which is complicated by the fact that his business partner, C.C. Babcock, likes him. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

3 November 1993 (USA)  »

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(146 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Niles' family name is never revealed. See more »

Goofs

Maxwell's age is inconsistent - for several years it remains at 42 yet in the 3rd season goes to 41. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Sheffield: He can't make you happy.
Fran: I don't wanna be happy. I wanna be married!
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Connections

Followed by The Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

The Nanny Named Fran
Composed & Performed by Ann Hampton Callaway
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User Reviews

great tv show
26 June 2003 | by (texas, u.s.a) – See all my reviews

i really enjoy this show. there are re-runs on lifetime and i stay up later just to watch them. i get a lot of laughs. fran drescher is one of a kind. her nasal voice and her queens accent is adorable. i used to watch it long before it was canceled but not religiously. i'm starting to really enjoy it. the chemistry between all the actors is wonderful. i would suggest it to anyone. 9 stars out of 10.


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