The Nanny: Season 4, Episode 26

Fran's Gotta Have It (21 May 1997)

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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.



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Episode cast overview:
Lauren Lane ...
Yetta Rosenberg (as Ann Guilbert)
Rachel Chagall ...
Herself (as Celine Dion)
Andrew Steel ...


Maxwell decides to take a weekend trip to London to see Céline Dion in concert and to try and persuade her to star in one of his shows. Val talks Fran into following him to London so that they can rekindle the passion they experienced in Paris. Once in London, Maxwell puts up a valiant fight but quickly falls under Fran's spell. They are just about to do it for the first time when Maxwell decides that he can't fall prey to his urges for this specific situation, which to him feels like a one night stand instead of a long term commitment, which is what he wants. But their resulting fight and trip to London is cut short when word comes back from New York that Niles suffered a heart attack. Everyone is distraught, even C.C. who admits that her seemingly dysfunctional relationship with Niles is really one of love. In Niles' drug induced sleep, he apparently feels the same. But the attack was mild and Niles is going to be OK. While Niles is in hospital, Fran, who was going to leave the ... Written by Huggo

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When Maxwell and Fran start to make out in the hospital, a nurse pages "Dr. Fine" over the intercom. Fine is Fran's last name on the show. See more »


Chastity Claire 'C.C.' Babcock: [sarcastically about Niles' obvious hair dye job] Smart, doing it gradually so no one would notice.
Niles: Same way you became a woman.
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References Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (1963) See more »


It's All Coming Back to Me Now
Composed by Jim Steinman
Performed by Céline Dion
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