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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 Fran Fine / ... (145 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Maxwell Sheffield / ... (145 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Niles (145 episodes, 1993-1999)
Lauren Lane ...
 C.C. Babcock (145 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Margaret 'Maggie' Sheffield (145 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Brighton Sheffield (145 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Grace Sheffield (145 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Sylvia Fine (96 episodes, 1993-1999)
Rachel Chagall ...
 Val Toriello (79 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Yetta Rosenberg (56 episodes, 1993-1999)
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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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3 November 1993 (USA)  »

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La niñera  »

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Yetta's background changes throughout the show more than anything else in the series. She had her sweet sixteen on Ellis Island, she came to America with an arranged marriage, she got married in the old country, she fled Poland for her first wedding anniversary, she got married because she got knocked up by the seltzer man, she was on the Titanic, she was at Pearl Harbor; her story constantly changes. However, the show made a running gag out of Yetta's senility, so there is an explanation for the many contradictory stories about her past. See more »

Goofs

The bedroom arrangement constantly changes. You can see them use the bedroom near Maxwell's room for all three kids through out the series. You can even see Brighton going into Maxwell's room when being told to go into his own. See more »

Quotes

Fran: As appealing as Hepatitis sounds, yellow's just not my color.
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Version of Moya prekrasnaya nyanya (2004) See more »

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The Nanny Named Fran
Composed & Performed by Ann Hampton Callaway
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This show taught me to speak english!
21 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

That's right, it might sound stupid or crazy, but I learned english only by watching this show with subtitles! I Which means, I love this show! I loved it so much that I taped it and watched them over and over again, it's awesome. It's so hilarious and it really sux that it's over...

Just think about "The Sound of Music" same plot, different place, time and situations, all of them hilarious! Fran Drescher does an outstanding job as Fran, and the rest of the cast are equally good, especially Daniel Davis and Lauren Lane, As Niles and CC. Charles Shaughnessy is good too as Mr Sheffield. And how can I forget about Renee Taylor (Sylvia), Rachael Chagall (Val) and Ann Gilbert (Yetta), they totally steal the show :)

This sit-com is so good, that they even had tons of great guests, such as Liz Taylor, Rossie O'Donell, Elton John, Coolio, etc..... Anyways if you like light comedy and if you are not annoyed by Fran's voice, this is a must see comedy! ***** out of *****


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