The Nanny: Season 2, Episode 18

The Nanny Behind the Man (23 Jan. 1995)

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Fran sets Grandma Yetta up with Dakota Williams, a hard-drinking Southern playwright from whom Maxwell hopes to buy his latest play.


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Episode cast overview:
Lauren Lane ...
Dakota Williams
Yetta Rosenberg (as Ann Guilbert)


Maxwell is trying to secure the rights to the latest yet unfinished offering by renowned playwright Dakota Williams, thinking that this play will be his breakout hit. Maxwell is competing with Andrew Lloyd Webber for the rights. Williams is an older Southerner who talks tough, lives hard and lives fast. In Maxwell's words, he's a real man's man. Maxwell decides to ply Williams with food, drink and a vivacious fast woman, his first thought for that last position being Cindy Crawford. After hearing about Williams, Fran thinks she knows of someone more perfect to fill that position than Cindy. Little does Maxwell know that Fran is talking about Yetta. When Yetta arrives for dinner and the meeting with Williams, Maxwell is furious with Fran as he feels Yetta will ruin his chances of getting Williams to sign a contract. However Williams and Yetta hit it off and Williams does sign with Maxwell in large part because of Yetta. In her new intimate relationship with Williams, Yetta learns and ... Written by Huggo

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