A blizzard paralyzes the city and forces Fran and the Sheffields to move their Bermuda vacation to her mother's apartment in Queens.



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It's the dead of winter, and Fran talks Maxwell into taking a weekend family vacation to the Caribbean. He invites Fran along on a working trip. C.C. wants to go too but isn't invited, so takes the opportunity to spend a weekend with a male friend. In a snow storm, Niles drive the collective to the airport, but gets lost along the way. Fran instead directs him to her parent's apartment in Flushing since she can find her way anywhere from her parent's place. There, they all discover that the entire city is shut down, including the airport. They're all effectively snowed in at Sylvia's. Fran decides to make the best of a bad situation by having their Caribbean vacation at the Fine's. They have some good times, and some bad times. Things hit rock bottom for Fran when she finds some evidence indicating a possible affair between Sylvia and the local butcher. After a confrontation, Sylvia explains to Fran the bizarre but innocent story behind Fran's discovery. At least, Fran will be able to... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family | Romance





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9 March 1994 (USA)  »

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The title refers to a Yiddish term for either an arduous journey, a clumsy person or to move slowly and clumsily. See more »


At the Fine apartment, Sylvia and Fran make a point of dead-bolting the multiple locks on the door. Fran bolts the three locks after Maggie leaves the apartment with Kenny. When Maggie returns, she opens the unbolted door. See more »


Fran Fine: [dumps a sirloin in a bowl and pulls out a note] Oh look, mail's in!
Sylvia Fine: Fran, have you been going through my meat?
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References The Blue Lagoon (1980) See more »


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Words and Music by Huey P. Smith
Performed by Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis, Lauren Lane, Nicholle Tom, and Madeline Zima
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