The Nanny: Season 2, Episode 8

Pishke Business (31 Oct. 1994)

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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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Episode complete credited cast:
Lauren Lane ...
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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The title is from the movie Risky Business (1983). See more »


Fran Fine: [looking for a business card in C.C.'s purse] What's this? Oh, just a bill from my shrink, WHOA am I unhappy.
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References Poltergeist (1982) See more »


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Music by Nacio Herb Brown
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