Maxwell draws up a will which states that Fran will remain nanny in the event of his death. Meanwhile, she thinks that a fax of a potential client's heart-sensitive diet given to Niles is really for Maxwell.



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

On Disc

at Amazon


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?



Episode complete credited cast:
Lauren Lane ...
Rachel Chagall ...
Doug Emerson
Gabrielle Boni ...
Rochelle Bond ...


In part because of an impending medical check-up, Maxwell begins to think about what to do with the children if he were to pass away prematurely. He decides to have it written into his will that Fran continue to be their nanny. Following that, Fran stumbles upon a heart healthy diet sheet in the kitchen, which she thinks belongs to Maxwell. She infers that the check-up did not go well, and that he has a major heart problem. She further thinks he is near death when he rushes her into the change of will proceedings. In reality, the diet sheet belongs to Doug Emerson, a new investor who Maxwell is having over for dinner. Doug is recovering from heart bypass surgery. At that dinner, Fran does whatever she can to sabotage Maxwell eating anything full of fat, salt or processed sugar. In doing so, she passes all the heart unhealthy food to Doug. Fran learns the truth about the diet sheet, but not before a trip to the hospital for their dinner guest. Meanwhile, Brighton is the object of ... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Comedy | Family | Romance





Release Date:

16 January 1995 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Maxwell Sheffield: I have pulled a major coup.
Fran Fine: Oh well, that will heal itself. But over the next couple of days, sleep on your side and wear boxer shorts.
See more »


References Days of Our Lives (1965) 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
Why do all the women in the show wear stockings? oscartn
Do Men Like This Show? just_jesss
Since when is a circumcision child abuse? ravenheartxvi
Maxwell was a little ridiculous... just_jesss
5 years clownbaby13
Discuss The Will (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: