The Nanny: Season 1, Episode 2

My Fair Nanny (17 Nov. 1993)

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Fran hosts a tea party for Maggie's friends, however Maxwell wonders if Fran has the class to pull it off.


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Lauren Lane ...
Maureen Wentworth
Cindy Wentworth
Heather Lynne Allen ...
Magda Harout ...
Madam Moleska (as Maga Harout)
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Although she did it for her own selfish ulterior motives, C.C. has arranged with one of Maxwell's wealthy investors, Maureen Wentworth, for Maggie to become a debutante. Maxwell and Fran think it a good idea. Maggie on the other hand doesn't. Fran quickly discovers that Maggie's reluctance is more fear as all the other pre-deb's she knows are popular and cliquish. To alleviate Maggie's fears, Fran gives her pointers on how to infiltrate a clique. Part of Fran's grand scheme frightens C.C.: Fran plans to host a potluck mother-daughter debutante tea, which will include as guests Maureen and her head-of-clique daughter, Cindy. Both Maxwell and Niles also secretly worry about how Fran will come across to the snobbish upper class mothers. On Fran's urging, Maxwell and Niles become Fran's collective Professor Henry Higgins. The day of the party arrives and Fran looks the part and even sounds the part, but certain parts of Fran's natural speech idioms can't be hidden. But most importantly, ... Written by Huggo

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The title is based on the musical/movie My Fair Lady (1964) by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. The original Broadway production of "My Fair Lady" opened at the Mark Hellinger Theater in New York on March 15, 1956, and ran for 2717 performances, which was, at the time, the longest run a Broadway show had ever had. See more »


When C.C first came to the house and put down a file on the front table, a staff in a red/pink shirt can be seen in the background. He/she tried to walk across the hallway but upon seeing the cast shooting, retreated back. See more »


Fran Fine: It also helps to unite against a common enemy... a good choice would be your P.E. teacher.
Maxwell Sheffield: You make it sound like a war.
Fran Fine: It's worse. War is just hell. This is high school.
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