The Nanny: Season 5, Episode 11

Rash to Judgment (7 Jan. 1998)

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Fran has a romantic date with Maxwell just as she breaks out and swells up due to an allergic reaction to her mother's squash pasta.



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Dr. Frankie Cresitelli
Fred, the pharmacist


With free tickets in hand received from Val, Fran asks Maxwell out on what would be their second date, this time specifically to a Michael Bolton CD launch party. Maxwell accepts with enthusiasm. Before the date, Fran develops an itchy rash all over her body which no over-the-counter pharmaceutical will cure. Even this rash will not stop her from going out on the date, during which she uses every possible opportunity to relieve her body itch rubbing up against whatever or whomever is near, including Maxwell (who thinks she's just being amorous) and a surprised Michael Bolton. Just as Maxwell and she are going to take the date to a more sexual level, Fran can no longer take the itch and sneaks off to the hospital emergency ward, where she is horrified to see who the attending doctor is. Without checking, the doctor gives her a shot of cortisone which relieves the rash but causes an allergic reaction. The manifestation of the reaction is more off-putting to Maxwell than the rash ever ... Written by Huggo

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When Fran is in the ER room, the doctor appears to unzip her gown however he never rezips it and she stands up to leave with it zipped. See more »


Grace Sheffield: Fran, I've been wearing a training bra for about three months now, and what exactly is that it trains them to do?
Fran Fine: You know, honey, you really can't train 'em. Eventually, they'll just get older and go their separate ways.
Sylvia Fine: Funny you should bring this up. Since I started my diet, I went down an entire cup size.
Fran Fine: What cup size did you go down to, Ma? Stanley?
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