The Nanny: Season 4, Episode 5

Freida Needa Man (16 Oct. 1996)

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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.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Lauren Lane ...
Marilyn Cooper ...
Freida (as Laine Kazan)
Neil Zevnik ...
Michele Roth ...
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Fran asks her Aunt Freida to stay at the house when Freida is looking for a place to stay while her apartment is being painted. What Fran did not know was that gold-digger Freida - five times widowed and looking for number six - was evicted from her apartment since she's gone bankrupt to pay back taxes on her now defunct nightclub, Freida's La Freak, and as such her stay is more than the one night Fran expected. Freida's boyfriend, Fred, is a rich milquetoast who is not quite ready to make a commitment. To get Freida out of the Sheffield's house, Fran decides to play matchmaker between Freida and Fred. Feeling inadequate for the larger-than-life Freida, Fred feels he needs more excitement in his personality to truly win Freida over. Fran thinks teaching him to dance will accomplish this. However when Fred suffers a heart attack as Fran is teaching him to dance, Fran gets into the doghouse with Freida who thinks something more salacious is going on between the two. After recovering, ... Written by Huggo

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