The Nanny: Season 3, Episode 3

Dope Diamond (25 Sep. 1995)

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



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Episode complete credited cast:
Lauren Lane ...
Yetta (as Ann Guilbert)
Jules Kimball
Cyndi James Gossett ...
Shop Assistant
Ron Recasner ...
Police Officer


Fran has started dating Jules Kimball, a doctor she met at the Hadassah Hoedown. The chemistry between the two is strong and immediate. Maxwell is suspicious about how fast they hit it off. Or is Maxwell just jealous? After dating for two weeks, Jules asks Fran to marry him. Fran is excited and after thinking about it, accepts his proposal. However things quickly go sour when Fran finds out that Jules isn't all that he appears. Unfortunately for Fran, she finds out his true identity when he steals a five-carat diamond ring, leaving Fran high and dry at the jewelry store to face the authorities. Fran learns from the authorities that she is just the latest in a long string of "over thirty-something" women on which he has used the same modus operandi. Fran blames her situation on Sylvia, who she feels pushed her into getting married. To resolve Fran and Sylvia's differences, Grace suggest they go into joint therapy. The therapist does accurately diagnose Fran's issues, but neither she or... Written by Huggo

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The title refers to the Hope Diamond in the Smithsonian Institution. See more »


Sylvia Fine: [in therapy] At one point, I believe that a daughter has to stop blaming her mother for everything.
Sylvia Fine: [to Yetta] This is your fault!
Yetta Rosenberg: Me?
Sylvia Fine: Yeah. You're the one who kept pushing me to have children. They're nothing but heartache.
Yetta Rosenberg: That's right, Cookie. It's payback time!
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References The Fugitive (1963) See more »


The Nanny Named Fran
Composed & Performed by Ann Hampton Callaway
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