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.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Lauren Lane ...
Rachel Chagall ...
Burke Moses ...
Tony Tatorri
John LaMotta ...
Justin Jon Ross ...
Frankie Tattori
Roy Kerry ...
Tony's Bodyguard


Grace has a violin practicing play-date with Frankie Tatorri. Frankie's handsome and rich father, Tony, decides to have a play date with with an excited Fran. He quickly lavishes Fran with expensive gifts. Like Fran, Tony is another Queen's to Manhattan transplant with Queen's still deeply embedded into his personality. On their date, Fran realizes that Tony's personality traits similar to that of Vito Corleone are no coincidence. Because of who Tony is, Fran wants to break it off with him. However because of who he is, Fran is afraid that if she breaks it off with him, she may end up wearing a pair of cement boots at the bottom of the East River. Without knowing Tony's background, Maxwell inadvertently breaks up with Tony for Fran. But Maxwell ends up saving Fran's day when they all discover Tony has other aspirations rather than being a gangster. Meanwhile, Brighton makes Maggie his slave when he gets a hold of her diary. Written by Huggo

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11 December 1995 (USA)  »

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When Fran and Tony are in the restaurant she mentions that they just came from watching Beauty and the Beast (1991). Burke Moses (Tony) played Gaston in the Broadway version of Beauty and the Beast. See more »


Using a pay telephone, Fran starts to dial before the coin has dropped. See more »


Maxwell Sheffield: [to C.C.] God, how could you cause me such consternation?!
Fran Fine: Well, I think it's the banana bran muffins myself. I mean, banana, bran - your colon's confused.
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References Valerie (1986) See more »

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