Maxwell has Fran pretend to be C.C. in order to get theatrical backing from a man C.C. attacked to get a cab.


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Ben Vereen
Charles Haste


Maxwell and C.C. are producing a new musical starring Ben Vereen, and they're looking for investors. A chance meeting with Vereen finds one group of investors: Sylvia and her ladies canasta group, who invest their "pinske" - their canasta winnings: $25,000. Fran is a little worried for her mother when she later learns from Maxwell that his big talk of a sure-fired hit is his standard spiel to lure investment and that the show is not a guaranteed success. The show may not get off the ground regardless if they can't find other investors. They hit a major snag when their prospective major investor, Charles Haste, happens to be the man who C.C. physically battled with over a cab. Overhearing the story from Haste who fancies himself to be a ladies man, Fran decides to pretend to be a sexy C.C. to Haste. Before investing, Haste wants to take who he knows to be C.C. out on a date, the date to begin at her apartment. Before the date starts, C.C., at her apartment, provides Fran with a crash ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family | Romance





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31 October 1994 (USA)  »

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The title is from the movie Risky Business (1983). See more »


When Fran mistakenly thinks C.C. came out to her as gay, she tells her "You know, now you and your special friend can dance together at Disneyland!" This is telling as the show was shot in Los Angeles which is near Disneyland, while it is set in New York which is much closer to Disney World in Florida. See more »


Fran Fine: Oh, Mr. Sheffield, look at you. You seem like a virgin on your wedding night, not that I would know! Ah... because I've never been married.
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References The Way We Were (1973) See more »


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Music by Nacio Herb Brown
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