While excited about celebrating her first Hanukkah with her new husband and family, Maxwell, C.C., and Gracie have to drive to Boston in a snowstorm. Fran is worried sick when they don't arrive on time after they run off the road.


(developed by), (developed by) | 5 more credits »


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?



Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lauren Lane ...
Yetta Rosenberg (as Ann Guilbert)
Rachel Chagall ...
Dona Hardy ...
Young Maxwell Sheffield (as Christopher Marquette)
Young Fran Fine (as Jamie Renee Smith)


It's the December holiday season. Maxwell's sister Jocelyn drops by unexpectedly from London to meet up with a new boyfriend, a meeting which doesn't go as she hopes. Meanwhile, Maxwell has made plans to go to Boston for a one-day business trip on the first day of Hanukkah. Fran is upset that he forgot about spending what she considers the most important day of the holiday season with the family. But the entire family won't be at home for the first day of Hanukkah either as, in addition to C.C., Maxwell is taking Grace with him to Boston. On the first day of Hanukkah, both Fran and Maxwell individually remember back to their respective childhoods about what the holidays were like. This remembrance is enough for Maxwell to realize that he'd rather be home. As Maxwell, C.C. and Grace are driving along during a blizzard, Maxwell calls Fran on his cell phone to tell her that they're on their way home. But Fran overhears what she thinks is Maxwell accidentally driving off the road. She's ... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Comedy | Family | Romance





Release Date:

16 December 1998 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


References Jeopardy! (1984) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Fran Drescher Is My Lucy trishadee
Since when is a circumcision child abuse? ravenheartxvi
Do Men Like This Show? just_jesss
Why do all the women in the show wear stockings? oscartn
Maxwell was a little ridiculous... just_jesss
Funniest Moment on The Nanny?? cocobug1
Discuss The Hanukkah Story (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: