The Nanny: Season 1, Episode 8

Personal Business (29 Dec. 1993)

TV Episode  |  TV-PG  |   |  Comedy
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Maxwell wants to hire popular soap star Brock Storm for his latest show, but he'll only do it if he gets a date with Fran.


(as Lee Shallat)


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Lauren Lane ...
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Maxwell and C.C. are trying to find a leading man for their next show. They decide on Brock Storm, the not too bright but handsome star of the soap opera One Day After Another. Fran is excited at the prospect of meeting Brock. She may have more than just a meeting as Brock agrees to do their production with the stipulation that Fran is part of the package. Maxwell thinks that pimping Fran (to use Niles' vernacular) is reprehensible, but C.C. convinces him that they would be doing Fran a favor as she is Brock's biggest fan, or at least the biggest fan of Dr. River Shane, the character he plays on the soap opera. Fran imagines that Brock is in real life just like Dr. Shane. Maxwell ultimately agrees to the arrangement, but is still worried for what Brock and Fran will end up doing as well as for what he considers a compromise of his own personal morals. Fran is thrilled, even after she finds out that she is just a pawn in the negotiations. Fran quickly finds out on their date that Brock... Written by Huggo

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Did You Know?


When Brock Storm (Stephen Nichols) makes a pass at Fran in the limo, he puts an eye patch over his left eye. Stephen Nichols portrayed character Steve Johnson on the popular Soap Opera "Days of Our Lives" who wore an eye patch over his left eye. (Due to losing the eye in a knife fight with another main character.) See more »


Val Toriello: [about Fran's walk-in closet] Ah, what a walk-in! If it had a bathroom, you could sublet.
Fran Fine: Did you smell the padded potpourri hangers?
Val Toriello: Please, I had to take an antihistamine.
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