Living with Fran (2005–2007)

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A mother of two ends up falling in love with a man half her age as she tries to make him part of the family.

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 Fran Reeves (26 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 Riley Douglas Martin / ... (26 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 Josh Reeves (26 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 Allison Reeves (26 episodes, 2005-2007)
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Fran Reeves, a frantic Jewish divorcée, fell madly in love with Riley Douglas Martin, a lovely, hunky contractor half her age, who moves in with her and her nasty ex Ted's two adolescent children, Joshua 'Josh', a timid med school drop-out, and Allison, a bitchy high-school girl. They all have a hard enough time finding out where they fit in this reconstituted, unofficial household, not an actual family, and things are even worse whenever outsiders wonder or ignore how it all works, given the shifted generations, Riley being barely older then his 'step-kids', actually an ideal big brother if only he were a sibling rather than the provider. Alliances and antagonisms shift, but ultimately true love triumphs and things work out. Written by KGF Vissers

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4 April 2005 (USA)  »

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Was put on hiatus in October 2005. It returned in January 2006, only to be canceled a few months later. See more »

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Fran is better than material
24 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love Fran Drescher. She is so real and funny. I am a huge Nanny fan, so I was excited about this new show. I agree with previous commenter's that Riley is too wooden, and I don't think that the average 20 something kids would be as OK with their mom dating a kid their age as the kids on the show seem to be. Kids have a hard time with their parents dating anyone else- let alone someone who could be their buddy. My other complaint is it is tough for me to see Charles S. from the Nanny as a grumpy old man. I love him so much on that show and it is just a tough character leap to make. He's good. I just like him better as Mr. Shefield. Still, I hope this show stays on for the mere purpose of allowing me to giggle with Fran each week. That's reason enough.


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