The Nanny: Season 1, Episode 1

Smoke Gets in Your Lies (10 Nov. 1993)

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As a result of Brighton getting caught smoking, Fran takes him to see her grandma Yetta who has been smoking all her life.

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Lauren Lane ...
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Herself
Rachel Chagall ...
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Yetta Rosenberg (as Ann Guilbert)
Jonathan Baker ...
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Esther Lapidus ...
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David (as Michael McCarthy)
Blanche Rubin ...
Old Lady
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Fran wants Maxwell to be more involved in his children's lives. The latest request Fran puts in front of Maxwell is for him and the entire family to attend a carnival at Brighton's school. Maxwell declines because of work commitments. However, Fran is relieved that Maxwell will not be going when Brighton is caught smoking at school. What's worse for Fran is that Brighton got the idea to smoke from a story she told him. Brighton originally decides to blackmail Fran into not telling Maxwell, but ultimately Fran feels she needs to tell Maxwell. First however, Maxwell is too busy to listen to anything Fran has to tell him about his children. But when Maxwell decides to go to the carnival where he would be speaking to Brighton's headmaster, Fran has no choice but to tell him about Brighton being caught smoking. Brighton, however, does not tell on Fran. Later, Fran does tell Maxwell that she inadvertently gave Brighton the idea. Maxwell is initially angry with Fran, but he also realizes ... Written by Huggo

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Trivia

Brighton comments of how he smoked a cigarette but did not inhale. This is a reference to Bill Clinton's answer when asked if he had ever smoked marijuana. See more »

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This is grandma Yetta's first appearance on the show. Her personality is very different than in later episodes,she is much more serious and lucid. See more »

Quotes

[the doorbell rings at the Sheffield mansion]
Fran Fine: Oh, that's Val. You know, it's her first time to the mansion and she's my best friend, so I just want her to drop dead.
Niles: How thoughtful. I'll leave, you pose.
[as Niles gets and opens the door, Fran strikes a pose for Val]
Val Toriello: [with a look of amazement on her face as she enters the mansion] I'm droppin' dead.
Niles: [to Fran] Mission accomplished.
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References The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992) See more »

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