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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
Year: 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 0: The Nanny

3 November 1993
Door-to-door cosmetics sales lady Fran Fine inadvertently becomes the nanny to the three children of a widowed Broadway producer.

Season 1, Episode 1: Smoke Gets in Your Lies

10 November 1993
As a result of Brighton getting caught smoking, Fran takes him to see her grandma Yetta who has been smoking all her life.

Season 1, Episode 2: My Fair Nanny

17 November 1993
Fran hosts a tea party for Maggie's friends, however Maxwell wonders if Fran has the class to pull it off.

Season 1, Episode 3: The Nuchslep

24 November 1993
When Fran acts as a chaperon on Maggie's date, Maggie's boyfriend shows an interest in Fran.

Season 1, Episode 4: Here Comes the Brood

6 December 1993
C.C.'s attempts to get closer to Maxwell's children results in Gracie running away.

Season 1, Episode 5: The Butler, the Husband, the Wife and Her Mother

8 December 1993
When status-conscious relatives visit from Florida, Fran pretends that Niles is Maxwell and they are married.

Season 1, Episode 6: Imaginary Friend

15 December 1993
Gracie is traumatized when Fran "eats" her imaginary friend.

Fran Drescher ... Fran Fine

Charles Shaughnessy ... Maxwell Sheffield

Daniel Davis ... Niles
Lauren Lane ... C.C. Babcock

Nicholle Tom ... Margaret 'Maggie' Sheffield

Benjamin Salisbury ... Brighton Sheffield

Madeline Zima ... Grace Sheffield

Cristine Rose ... Dr. Voort (as Christine Rose)
Candy Trabuco ... Lexine (as Candy Trabucco)
Devon Williams ... Wife

John Bishop ... Husband (as John Glen Bishop)
Mort Drescher ... Male Patient (uncredited)
Sylvia Drescher ... Female Patient (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: Christmas Episode

22 December 1993
Much to his children's disappointment as well as Fran's, Maxwell has to be in Washington, D.C. on Christmas day. Meanwhile, Fran has overextended herself in buying gifts.

Season 1, Episode 8: Personal Business

29 December 1993
Maxwell wants to hire popular soap star Brock Storm for his latest show, but he'll only do it if he gets a date with Fran.

Season 1, Episode 9: The Nanny-In-Law

12 January 1994
Maxwell's old nanny comes to visit and is unimpressed with Fran's unconventional ways and lack of formal training.

Season 1, Episode 10: A Plot for Nanny

19 January 1994
Sylvia buys Fran a cemetery plot to get her closer to the cemetery manager.

Season 1, Episode 11: The Show Must Go On

26 January 1994
Fran agrees to direct Grace's school play, but then Maxwell maneuvers his way into her position.

Season 1, Episode 12: Maggie the Model

2 February 1994
A world-renowned model thinks Maggie would make a good fashion model.

Season 1, Episode 13: The Family Plumbing

9 February 1994
When the water goes out in the house, Maxwell reluctantly agrees to let Fran hire her uncle as a plumber. Meanwhile, Maggie wants to go to a party, but when her father learns there will be boys there he forbids it.

Season 1, Episode 14: Deep Throat

2 March 1994
When all the children get sick, Fran takes Grace to the doctor and learns she needs a tonsillectomy.

Season 1, Episode 15: Schlepped Away

9 March 1994
A blizzard paralyzes the city and forces Fran and the Sheffields to move their Bermuda vacation to her mother's apartment in Queens.

Season 1, Episode 16: Stop the Wedding, I Want to Get Off

16 March 1994
Maxwell's sister comes to visit and she decides then to marry her intended.

Season 1, Episode 17: Sunday in the Park with Fran

23 March 1994
A play-date between Gracie and the child of a Broadway critic does not go well.

Season 1, Episode 18: The Gym Teacher

6 April 1994
Fran learns that her old, tyrannical gym teacher is now Maggie's gym teacher.

Season 1, Episode 19: Ode to Barbra Joan

13 April 1994
C.C.'s father comes to visit. When C.C. turns down his offer to see Barbra Streisand in concert, Fran, who adores all things Streisand, gets the opportunity.

Season 1, Episode 20: Frannie's Choice

27 April 1994
Fran must decide between the Sheffields and her old boy friend that proposes.

Season 1, Episode 21: I Don't Remember Mama

16 May 1994
Mother's Day is approaching, and as usual, Maxwell is trying to preoccupy the children so that they won't think about their mother, Sara. Fran, on the other hand, thinks it a good idea to talk to the kids about their mother. This year just prior to Mother's Day, Maxwell and the family have joined a new country club. Scoping out the club, Maxwell, Fran and Grace learn that the club is having Mother's Day festivities, including a mother-daughter pageant. Grace wants to enter the pageant with Fran, which Maxwell thinks not a good idea since he believes Grace will ultimately grieve the loss of Sara again. However, Maxwell ultimately gives in to Grace's wishes. But on Mother's Day after one of the competing mother-daughter's - ultra competitive Bobbi Jo and Betty Jo - deem Fran and Grace ineligible for the pageant since Fran is not Grace's mother, Grace does storm out from the pageant stating that she has no mother. Later, Grace admits her anger is not grief for missing her deceased mother, but anger at herself for not remembering anything about her mother. Maxwell realizes he has been approaching Sara's death all wrong especially with Grace. Back at the country club, Fran and Grace complete the pageant with a duet as their talent, placing them first runner-up, not behind Bobbi Jo and Betty Jo, but Patti LaBelle and her daughter.

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Fran-Lite

12 September 1994
Maxwell dates a woman with a striking resemblance to Fran.

Season 2, Episode 2: The Playwright

19 September 1994
A man whom Fran snubbed in high school has written a play and threatens to jump off a ledge unless Maxwell reads it.

Season 2, Episode 3: Everybody Needs a Bubby

26 September 1994
Grandma Yetta stays with Fran and the Sheffields while her retirement home is being fumigated.

Season 2, Episode 4: Material Fran

3 October 1994
Fran goes out with a much older rich man.

Season 2, Episode 5: Curse of the Grandmas

10 October 1994
Gracie's Red Robin troop goes to Grandma Yetta's retirement home to "adopt" a grandparent. When Gracie's first and second picks pass away, it sours her on scouting.

Season 2, Episode 6: The Nanny-Napper

17 October 1994
On the subway, a Russian immigrant accidentally leaves her baby, and Fran picks it up, believing it to be abandoned.

Season 2, Episode 7: A Star Is Unborn

24 October 1994
A director plans to sabotage his production of "Romeo and Juliet" by casting Fran in the lead role.

Season 2, Episode 8: Pishke Business

31 October 1994
Maxwell has Fran pretend to be C.C. in order to get theatrical backing from a man C.C. attacked to get a cab.

Season 2, Episode 9: Stock Tip

7 November 1994
Fran gives Maxwell a stock tip that turns out to be from a hot dog vendor.

Season 2, Episode 10: The Whine Cellar

14 November 1994
During Sylvia's 50th birthday party, Fran gets stuck in the wine cellar with C.C.

Season 2, Episode 11: When You Pish Upon a Star

21 November 1994
Fran inadvertently persuades an obnoxious child star, who's set to star in Maxwell's revival of "Oliver!", to give up show business.

Season 2, Episode 12: Take Back Your Mink

21 November 1994
Maggie is upset when Fran inherits a mink coat. Fran decides to give it up to appease Maggie, but Sylvia won't hear of it.

Season 2, Episode 13: The Strike

28 November 1994
Maxwell and Fran face a difference in opinion on how to raise the children when Maxwell reverses a decision Fran made regarding not allowing Brighton to go to the mall. Fran makes Maxwell realize that Brighton was using the old ploy of dividing and conquering. Another difference they face is during the party following the opening on Maxwell and C.C.'s new play, a musical version of Norma Rae (1979). The busboys at the hotel where the reception is being held are on strike. Fran refuses to cross the picket line, which makes Maxwell try to forcibly make her cross. The media has a field day with the issue, especially considering the irony with regard to the subject matter of Norma Rae. Maxwell and C.C. decide to diffuse the issue by presenting their side of the story on Sally Jessy Raphael's talk show. But Sally's show offers Fran a counterpoint argument. Realistically, this forum allows both Fran and Maxwell to discuss deeper feelings around the issue.

Season 2, Episode 14: I've Got a Secret

12 December 1994
Maxwell refuses to divulge the identity of the celebrity recuperating from surgery in the Sheffields' house.

Season 2, Episode 15: Kindervelt Days

2 January 1995
Fran receives a surprise when Sylvia sends in a long-lost "Win a Date With Erik Estrada" contest entry form.

Season 2, Episode 16: Canasta Masta

9 January 1995
After Brighton joins Sylvia's canasta team, Fran is dumped from it.

Season 2, Episode 17: The Will

16 January 1995
Maxwell draws up a will which states that Fran will remain nanny in the event of his death. Meanwhile, she thinks that a fax of a potential client's heart-sensitive diet given to Niles is really for Maxwell.

Season 2, Episode 18: The Nanny Behind the Man

23 January 1995
Fran sets Grandma Yetta up with Dakota Williams, a hard-drinking Southern playwright from whom Maxwell hopes to buy his latest play.

Season 2, Episode 19: A Fine Friendship

6 February 1995
Fran strikes up a friendship with a male nanny whom she erroneously assumes is gay.

Season 2, Episode 20: Lamb Chop's on the Menu

13 February 1995
C.C. plans to move into feature film production with a star vehicle for Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop. When Shari and Lamb Chop visit the Sheffield mansion, C.C.'s dog Chester tries to eat Lamb Chop.

Season 2, Episode 21: Close Shave

20 February 1995
Maggie is a candy striper at the hospital. When she takes off to go on a date, Fran fills in for her and must shave Maxwell for an appendectomy.

Season 2, Episode 22: What the Butler Sang

27 February 1995
Maxwell hears Niles singing and asks him to sing for his backers' audition. Meanwhile, Fran clashes with her sister Nadine.

Season 2, Episode 23: A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

3 May 1995
Maggie is upset when Fran beats her in a kissing contest. The winner is to appear on an album cover with Billy Ray Cyrus.

Season 2, Episode 24: Strange Bedfellows

8 May 1995
Fran worries about her future when Mona, one of her fellow nannies, retires to Florida. The night of Mona's goodbye party, Fran gets drunk and staggers into Maxwell's bed.

Season 2, Episode 25: The Chatterbox

15 May 1995
Maggie receives a party invitation so Fran takes her to her favorite beauty salon. Fran gets a job there for an actress who loses a Sheffield audition.

Season 2, Episode 26: Fran Gets Mugged

22 May 1995
An valuable Shakespearian document is taken from Fran when she is mugged in New York's Central Park.

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Pen Pals

11 September 1995
Mr. Sheffield pushes Fran to accept a date from her long time pen-pal who she has never met.

Season 3, Episode 2: Franny and the Professor

18 September 1995
C.C. makes a bet with her brother than he can't get Fran on Jeopardy. Fran gets on and wins and gets Renaissance Fair tickets from their new next door neighbor Roger Clinton when Maxwell can't.

Season 3, Episode 3: Dope Diamond

25 September 1995
Going out with the man who asks Fran to marry him, he steals the engagement ring that they were looking at.

Season 3, Episode 4: A Fine Family Feud

2 October 1995
Instead of a boring 16th birthday for Maggie, Fran has it at her Aunt Freida's bar and the kids have a wonderful time.

Season 3, Episode 5: Val's Apartment

9 October 1995
Fran and Val take a small apartment together when Fran feels that her job is taking over her personal life. Even though Mr. Sheffield supports her, he really wants her to move back.

Season 3, Episode 6: Shopaholic

16 October 1995
The marriage of her former intended (who threw her out in one of those crushing scenes) turns Fran into a shopaholic. Only a kiss from Mr. Sheffield snaps her out of it.

Season 3, Episode 7: Oy Vey, You're Gay

23 October 1995
When Maxwell hires a female publicist to changes his image, C.C. and Fran think that he is falling for her. Actually the woman is gay and is more interested in Fran.

Season 3, Episode 8: The Party's Over

6 November 1995
While Maxwell is in Boston, Fran throws a singles party and gets arrested.

Season 3, Episode 9: The Two Mrs. Sheffields

13 November 1995
When Maxwell's mother wants him to get rid of Fran, Maxwell reacts by proposing to Fran who makes him feel very guilty for using her.

Season 3, Episode 10: Having His Baby

20 November 1995
Fran wants to have a baby, husband or not.

Season 3, Episode 11: The Unkindest Cut

27 November 1995
Brighton faints while filming Fran's cousin's bris and Fran sends it to Hollywood. Everybody visits Hollywood and Fran keeps getting thrown off the Doctor Quinn Medicine Woman set.

Fran Drescher ... Fran Fine

Charles Shaughnessy ... Maxwell Sheffield

Daniel Davis ... Niles
Lauren Lane ... C.C. Babcock

Nicholle Tom ... Margaret 'Maggie' Sheffield

Benjamin Salisbury ... Brighton Sheffield

Madeline Zima ... Grace Sheffield

Renée Taylor ... Sylvia Fine

Ann Morgan Guilbert ... Yetta Rosenberg (as Ann Guilbert)

Lorna Luft ... Cousin Susan

Zack Norman ... Uncle Jack
Mort Drescher ... Uncle Stanley

Lawrence Mandley ... Security Guard in Hollywood (as Lawrence A. Mandley)
Alissa Dowdy ... Dunson Twin #1
Danielle Dowdy ... Dunson Twin #2

Jane Seymour ... Jane Seymour

Joe Lando ... Joe Lando

Dorothy Lyman ... Dr. Quinn Director (voice) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 12: The Kibbutz

4 December 1995
Fran suggests that Maggie might go to a kibbutz in Israel for the summer instead of a convent.

Season 3, Episode 13: An Offer She Can't Refuse

11 December 1995
Fran is very happy with her new Italian boyfriend until she finds out that he has underworld connections and is now afraid to break up with him.

Season 3, Episode 14: Oy to the World

18 December 1995
An animated Christmas special. Brighton is acting very selfishly, and Fran wishes he could learn that Christmas is not about you get but what you give. On their way to help at a homeless shelter a gust of wind whisks Fran, Brighton, and Chester to the North Pole where they meet Santa Claus, who looks a lot like Mr. Sheffield, and learn that Santa might not make it this year because of an entity called the Amazing Babcock.

Season 3, Episode 15: Fashion Show

8 January 1996
When Mr. Sheffield rushes Fran out the door to a premier before she can get a matching handbag, she ends up on a magazine's fashion mistake list.

Season 3, Episode 16: Where's Fran?

15 January 1996
When Fran gets Mr. Sheffield to teach her a lesson about smoking for Maggie's sake, he pushes Fran right out the door to the Clinton residence.

Fran Drescher ... Fran Fine

Charles Shaughnessy ... Maxwell Sheffield

Daniel Davis ... Niles
Lauren Lane ... C.C. Babcock

Nicholle Tom ... Margaret 'Maggie' Sheffield

Benjamin Salisbury ... Brighton Sheffield

Madeline Zima ... Grace Sheffield

Renée Taylor ... Sylvia Fine

Ann Morgan Guilbert ... Yetta Rosenberg (as Ann Guilbert)
Rachel Chagall ... Val Toriello

Roger Clinton ... Roger Clinton
Joey Dente ... Policeman

Bryan Kirkwood ... Maggie's Boyfriend
Steven Anderson ... Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)
Ralph Manza ... Saul (archive footage) (uncredited)

Catherine Oxenberg ... Sydney Mercer (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 17: The Grandmas

22 January 1996
When her mother throws her father out of the house, Fran seeks advice from her grandmothers. She also thinks that Mr. Sheffield needs a change in his life.

Season 3, Episode 18: Val's Boyfriend

5 February 1996
Val's new boyfriend starts to move in on Fran.

Season 3, Episode 19: Love Is a Many Blundered Thing

12 February 1996
Thinking Mr. Sheffield wants her to be her valentine, she puts up a billboard in Times Square.

Season 3, Episode 20: Your Feets Are Too Big

19 February 1996
Fran is going crazy because her foot model reunion is coming up and her feet went up an entire shoe size.

Season 3, Episode 21: Where's the Pearls?

26 February 1996
Fran loses Elizabeth Taylor's string of black pearls.

Season 3, Episode 22: The Hockey Show

4 March 1996
Fran dates a very superstitious NY Ranger who claims that her red shoes jinxed the team and caused them to lose. After a much heard comment, the entire City of New York thinks that she is a jinx.

Season 3, Episode 23: That's Midlife

11 March 1996
After Fran beats him in tennis, Maxwell is feeling old and goes out and buys a younger image and a sports car.

Season 3, Episode 24: The Cantor Show

29 April 1996
Fran suggests that her cantor boyfriend should audition for Maxwell's next show.

Season 3, Episode 25: Green Card

6 May 1996
Brighton's handsome French tutor proposes to Fran who finds out he is flirting with other women and needs a green card.

Season 3, Episode 26: Ship of Fran's

13 May 1996
Fran decides to take a cruise to meet guys and Mr. Sheffield and family join her.

Season 3, Episode 27: A Pup in Paris

20 May 1996
Fran runs onto Mr. Sheffield's plane with his bag and ends up having to go to Paris with him. On the flight back as the plane is plummeting down he tells Fran that he loves her.

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: The Tart with Heart

18 September 1996
Upon returning home from Paris, Fran couldn't be happier when C.C. says Maxwell just hired her for her looks. To find out if this is true, Fran tries dating a blind guy. Meanwhile Maxwell tries to back-peddle after what he told Fran on the plane.

Season 4, Episode 2: The Cradle Robbers

25 September 1996
After Maxwell tells Fran to make Maggie break up with a 25 year old, Fran starts dating his same age friend.

Season 4, Episode 3: The Bird's Nest

25 September 1996
Despite Mr. Sheffield's objections Fran helps Brighton with his science project. He plans on hatching some bird eggs, but Fran waits too long and hard boils them.

Season 4, Episode 4: The Rosie Show

9 October 1996
After getting picked from the audience for the Rosie Show, Fran finds herself a regular, giving parenting advice. As her celebrity grows, Maxwell becomes afraid he's going to lose her.

Season 4, Episode 5: Freida Needa Man

16 October 1996
With Aunt Freida broke, she moves into the Sheffield mansion. Fran's solution is to get her boyfriend to propose, but instead he has a heart attack.

Season 4, Episode 6: Me and Mrs. Joan

30 October 1996
Fran tries to have Maxwell and his father make peace by inviting the secretary that broke up his parent's marriage to dinner.

Season 4, Episode 7: The Taxman Cometh

6 November 1996
Fran is watching Jay Leno's dog and getting audited by the Internal Revenue Service.

Season 4, Episode 8: An Affair to Dismember

13 November 1996
With Maxwell busy it's up to Fran to show his brother Nigel around New York. Nigel is enchanted and proposes to Fran.

Season 4, Episode 9: Tattoo

20 November 1996
While lecturing Maggie about not getting a tattoo, Val lets it slip that she and Fran got one when they were teenagers. Now Mr. Sheffield is dying to know where it is.

Season 4, Episode 10: The Car Show

11 December 1996
Mr. Sheffield won't get Maggie a car, so she convinces Fran to enter a beauty contest to win her one.

Season 4, Episode 11: Hurricane Fran

18 December 1996
When Fran takes a vacation with Val to get away from her job and the kids, a hurricane hits their tropical paradise.

Season 4, Episode 12: Danny's Dead and Who's Got the Will?

8 January 1997
Fran attends the funeral of her former intended and wonders if she is going to be left alone in the world.

Season 4, Episode 13: Kissing Cousins

15 January 1997
Fran falls for a rich Jewish doctor she meets at a wedding and he turns out to be her cousin.

Season 4, Episode 14: The Fifth Wheel

29 January 1997
Fran, Val and C.C. all go out together and Fran is the only one who doesn't find a date.

Season 4, Episode 15: The Nose Knows

5 February 1997
Fran gets very upset with Maxwell when she finds him making out in the living room with his date. Fran is told by her therapist that she is treating him like her husband rather than her boss.

Season 4, Episode 16: The Bank Robbery

12 February 1997
While at a bank, Fran and her mother becomes hostages to a very inept bank robber. Fran starts to become very good friends with the gentleman.

Season 4, Episode 17: Samson, He Denied Her

19 February 1997
Fran and C.C. sit on a jury of a case that mirrors Fran's life.

Season 4, Episode 18: The Facts of Lice

5 March 1997
Fran thinks that Niles is a murderer when he is only writing a play.

Season 4, Episode 19: Fran's Roots

12 March 1997
A woman shows up claiming to be Fran's mother due to a mix-up at the hospital.

Season 4, Episode 20: The Nanny & the Hunk Producer

2 April 1997
A tabloid publishes a story that Fran and Maxwell have been having an affair since before his wife died. Fran is more upset that that fact means she is over 40, which she isn't.

Season 4, Episode 21: The Passed-Over Story

9 April 1997
Maxwell hires Fran's old classmate for his latest production and Maggie wants to be her personal assistant. The Sheffields join the Fines for Passover.

Season 4, Episode 22: No Muse Is Good Muse

23 April 1997
Fran will do anything to get her song lyrics to a new rock star. They bond, but she finds that Val is a better muse.

Season 4, Episode 23: You Bette Your Life

30 April 1997
Fran is involved with a charity auction hosted by Maxwell and Bette Midler. Fran takes a child prodigy to Yetta's nursing home and the death of a resident so traumatizes the child that he swears he will never play the piano again.

Season 4, Episode 24: The Heather Biblow Story

7 May 1997
The woman who stole Fran's job and fiance now has a job on "The Young and the Restless." Fran steals that job from her and she takes Fran's nanny job instead.

Fran Drescher ... Fran Fine

Charles Shaughnessy ... Maxwell Sheffield

Daniel Davis ... Niles
Lauren Lane ... C.C. Babcock

Nicholle Tom ... Margaret 'Maggie' Sheffield

Benjamin Salisbury ... Brighton Sheffield

Madeline Zima ... Grace Sheffield

Ann Morgan Guilbert ... Yetta Rosenberg (as Ann Guilbert)
Rachel Chagall ... Val Toriello

Pamela Anderson ... Heather Biblow-Imperiali (as Pamela Lee)

Peter Bergman ... Peter Bergman

Richard Kline ... Richard Kline

Jeanne Cooper ... Jeanne Cooper

Shemar Moore ... Shemar Moore
Joshua Morrow ... Joshua Morrow

Melody Thomas Scott ... Melody Thomas Scott

Barbara Crampton ... Barbara Crampton

Hunter Tylo ... Hunter Tylo
Roz Kern ... Leslie Moonves' Assistant (as Roslyn Kern)
Steve Posner ... Stage Manager

Leslie Moonves ... Leslie Moonves

Dorothy Lyman ... Director (uncredited)

Ginger Marin ... Traveler (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 25: The Boca Story

14 May 1997
When Fran takes Sylvia to Boca to look at her condo all they find is a swamp.

Season 4, Episode 26: Fran's Gotta Have It

21 May 1997
Fran follows Maxwell to London and after a wonderful afternoon they almost commit to each other until they learn that Niles has had a heart attack. C.C. realizes that she doesn't hate Niles as much as she appears to.

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: The Morning After

1 October 1997
To give him more time, Maxwell gives Fran the job to redecorate the kitchen.

Season 5, Episode 2: First Date

8 October 1997
On their first date Fran must hide from Elton John because of a previous run-in with him.

Season 5, Episode 3: The Bobbi Flekman Story

15 October 1997
When Maxwell's old partner Bobbi Flekman starts moving in on him, Fran's friends suggest that Maxwell only likes her because she looks like Fran.

Season 5, Episode 4: Fransom

22 October 1997
After Chester is kidnapped while under Fran's care, she and Val try to find him and end up kidnapped themselves.

Season 5, Episode 5: The Ex-Niles

29 October 1997
C.C. and Fran visit Dr. Joyce Brothers to decide who is the better woman for Maxwell.

Season 5, Episode 6: A Decent Proposal

5 November 1997
Maxwell is jealous of Chevy Chase's attention to Fran, but he finds that she brings him luck for his poker game.

Season 5, Episode 7: Mommy and Mai

12 November 1997
When a Cambodian woman that Fran and Val sponsored as a child visits New York and comes between the two friends, Fran fears she'll come between her and Maxwell too. To stay in the family Frans comes up with a plan to get engaged to Brighton.

Season 5, Episode 8: Fair Weather Fran

19 November 1997
With Yetta's wedding approaching Fran looks for a new job and gets an audition for a job on television.

Season 5, Episode 9: Educating Fran

10 December 1997
Fran visits Maggie's school and gets into a relationship with her Jewish philosophy teacher.

Season 5, Episode 10: From Flushing with Love

17 December 1997
Fran takes Mr. Sheffield to the Fine Family Reunion at Niagara Falls to give both her and Niles the weekend off. Maxwell proposes and then hits his head.

Season 5, Episode 11: Rash to Judgment

7 January 1998
Fran has a romantic date with Maxwell just as she breaks out and swells up due to an allergic reaction to her mother's squash pasta.

Season 5, Episode 12: One False Mole and You're Dead

14 January 1998
Fran has a run-in with actress Margo Lange, who is starring in one of Maxwell's plays, when she discovers that her famous mole is a fake.

Season 5, Episode 13: Call Me Fran

21 January 1998
Fran's father will not use the basketball tickets that come from Mr. Sheffield. Fran questions her relationships with men and Maxwell agrees to call her Fran.

Season 5, Episode 14: Not Without My Nanny

28 January 1998
Grace's pen pal, Billy, is the son of the Sultan of Koorestan, a country in the Middle East. Billy has invited Grace for a visit. Despite the fact that Fran would prefer Niles take Grace since Fran could therefore spend time alone with Maxwell, Maxwell talks Fran into escorting Grace alone on this trip. Hence, Maxwell and Fran part company for the time being with an argument hanging between them. With Fran gone, Maxwell is miserable and frustrated about their argument. In Koorestan, Fran initially is homesick despite the fact that the Sultan bears a striking resemblance to a certain Broadway producer. But she begins to love the place. In return, the Sultan seems to love Fran as he asks her to stay forever. Fran politely declines, but the Sultan seems to take whatever measures he deems necessary for Fran to stay. Maxwell decides to head off to Koorestan to see Fran. Upon his arrival, the Sultan denies Fran's suspicions. But there is no denying what Maxwell has to say to Fran.

Season 5, Episode 15: The Engagement

4 March 1998
Maxwell is ready to propose to Fran and thanks to Niles everyone already knows it. At the big announcement dinner everyone is there except Maxwell.

Season 5, Episode 16: The Dinner Party

11 March 1998
Maxwell and Fran go shopping for engagement rings while Fran starts to feel that she isn't good enough for Maxwell's friends and lifestyle.

Fran Drescher ... Fran Fine

Charles Shaughnessy ... Maxwell Sheffield

Daniel Davis ... Niles
Lauren Lane ... C.C. Babcock

Nicholle Tom ... Margaret 'Maggie' Sheffield

Benjamin Salisbury ... Brighton Sheffield

Madeline Zima ... Grace Sheffield

Renée Taylor ... Sylvia Fine
Rachel Chagall ... Val Toriello

Dick Martin ... Preston Collier
Rowena Balos ... Saleswoman
Leslie Rogers ... Jewellery salesman (as Paul Beringer)
Donald Condon ... Party Guest (as Don Condon)
Adeline Drescher ... Maid #1
Mort Drescher ... Uncle Stanley (as Morty Drescher)
Jennifer Edwards ... Society Woman #2
Jean Ford ... Maid #2

Dar Billingham ... Singing Telegram (uncredited)

Dorothy Lyman ... Society Woman #1 (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 17: Homie-Work

18 March 1998
When Fran hires a gift wrapper instead of a singer rapper, the Jewish nanny has to turn him into a singing sensation.

Season 5, Episode 18: The Reunion Show

25 March 1998
Fran goes to her high school reunion and finds all of her friends getting divorced while she is engaged.

Season 5, Episode 19: Immaculate Concepcion

1 April 1998
Maxwell's father dies, leaving his entire estate to a secret love-child, Concepcion.

Season 5, Episode 20: The Pre-Nup

29 April 1998
Maxwell asks stunned Fran to sign a prenuptial agreement.

Season 5, Episode 21: The Best Man

6 May 1998
Maxwell's brother and best man Nigel arrives to throw him a bachelor party. Fran is worried that he will tell Maxwell that they almost got married themselves.

Season 5, Episode 22: The Wedding

13 May 1998
Even though Maxwell's family tells Fran that their marriage won't work, Maxwell tells her how much he loves her and that their lives together will never be dull. That night they both fall off their honeymoon yacht.

Season 6


Season 6, Episode 1: The Honeymoon's Overboard

30 September 1998
Fran and Maxwell find themselves on a desert island after falling off their honeymoon yacht.

Season 6, Episode 2: Fran Gets Shushed

7 October 1998
While trying to learn to live together Fran agrees to be less forward if Maxwell will learn to be less uptight. They both tryout their new personalities at a business dinner meeting.

Season 6, Episode 3: Once a Secretary, Always a Secretary

14 October 1998
Brighton wants to go to Atlantic City and his father is totally against it. Fran finds herself torn between being nanny and wife.

Season 6, Episode 4: Sara's Parents

21 October 1998
Fran dreads a visit by Sara's parents.

Season 6, Episode 5: Maggie's Boyfriend

28 October 1998
Fran couldn't be happier with Maggie's rich, handsome, Jewish, model boyfriend, but when they decide to move in together, Maxwell wants Fran to put her foot down.

Season 6, Episode 6: I'm Pregnant

4 November 1998
When Maggie thinks that she is pregnant, Fran takes her to the doctor and finds that she is the expectant mother.

Season 6, Episode 7: Mom's the Word

11 November 1998
Fran is excited about the news of her pregnancy though Maxwell doesn't seem to want any more children.

Season 6, Episode 8: Making Whoopi

18 November 1998
Fran is depressed over her inability to conceive. She finds out that she is ovulating just as they are making an appearance on Hollywood Squares.

Season 6, Episode 9: Oh, Say, Can You Ski?

25 November 1998
On a ski trip to Aspen, the Sheffields accept a dinner invitation from the President. Fran's blood test needed to get some antibiotics have some wonderful results.

Season 6, Episode 10: The Hanukkah Story

16 December 1998
While excited about celebrating her first Hanukkah with her new husband and family, Maxwell, C.C., and Gracie have to drive to Boston in a snowstorm. Fran is worried sick when they don't arrive on time after they run off the road.

Season 6, Episode 11: The In-Law Who Came Forever

6 January 1999
After Aunt Freida buys her parents' condo, the Fines move into the Sheffield mansion.

Season 6, Episode 12: The Fran in the Mirror

20 January 1999
After Fran lends a college buddy of Maxwell's $1 million, she hears that he is broke and has been swindling others.

Season 6, Episode 13: The Yummy Mummy

3 February 1999
Fran finds out that she and Maxwell are having twins and she is disturbed when Brighton doesn't want her go with him on his tour of colleges.

Season 6, Episode 14: California, Here We Come

26 March 1999
Maxwell is asked to turn one of his plays into a sitcom and the Sheffields might be moving to California. And her mother may be having an affair.

Season 6, Episode 15: Ma'ternal Affairs

2 April 1999
Fran checks into a man that his mother is seeing and coaches her father on spicing up their marriage.

Season 6, Episode 16: The Producers

9 April 1999
Fran tries to produce a play written by a friend of Niles and he confesses his love for C.C.

Season 6, Episode 17: The Dummy Twins

16 April 1999
Fran is coaching Niles in his unappreciated courtship of C.C. Finally Niles calls her pathetic and lonely after which the Sheffields find them in bed together.

Season 6, Episode 18: Yetta's Letters

23 April 1999
Maxwell uses Yetta's letters as the basis for a play on Broadway beating out Andrew Lloyd Webber who also wanted to use them.

Season 6, Episode 19: Maggie's Wedding

5 May 1999
Fran learns that Micheal's cousin is James Brolin and that Barbra Streisand is coming to Maggie and Micheal's wedding. Fran is so excited that she goes into premature labor almost missing Barbra.

Season 6, Episode 20: The Baby Shower

12 May 1999
After her fortune telling hair dresser sees Maxwell in bed with a blonde while in California Fran flies out to check on him. Fran Fine Sheffield also runs into actress Fran Drescher and there is a bit of a resemblance.

Season 6, Episode 21: The Finale: Part 1

19 May 1999
C.C. flees after Niles proposes again. Fran runs after her and gets stuck in an elevator with her and goes into labor.

Season 6, Episode 22: The Finale: Part 2

19 May 1999
C.C. and Niles get married while Fran is in labor and find out that they are also expectant parents. Maggie and Brighton head off to Europe as the Sheffields head to California with the new twins and a new life together.

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