The Nanny (1993–1999)
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Material Fran 

Fran goes out with a much older rich man.

Director:

Lee Shallat Chemel (as Lee Shallat)

Writers:

Robert Sternin (developed by), Prudence Fraser (developed by) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Fran Drescher ... Fran Fine
Charles Shaughnessy ... Maxwell Sheffield
Daniel Davis ... Niles
Lauren Lane ... C.C. Babcock
Nicholle Tom ... Margaret 'Maggie' Sheffield
Benjamin Salisbury ... Brighton Sheffield
Madeline Zima ... Grace Sheffield
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ... Theodore Timmons
Rachel Chagall Rachel Chagall ... Val Toriello
Judith Hoag ... Kathy Marie O'Malley / Katherine Porter
Edward Penn Edward Penn ... Richard Porter
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Storyline

At a society luncheon C.C. is hosting at the Sheffield house, Fran recognizes attendee Katherine Porter as Kathy Marie O'Malley, her Flushing High School chum. Despite initially putting on airs, Katherine Porter ultimately does confess to Fran that she is indeed the former Kathy Marie O'Malley, now married to wealthy Richard Porter. Kathy is extremely happy with her new lot in life, and tries to move Fran in the same direction by setting her up with Richard's equally wealthy business partner and oldest friend, Theo Timmons. Initially reluctant to go on a blind date, Fran ultimately agrees to meet Theo. Upon first meeting, the part of the above description that first hits Fran is "old" as Theo is almost old enough to be Fran's grandfather. Regardless, they have a good time on their date. Theo falls hard for Fran lavishing her with expensive gifts, and she in return likes him. But the more they spend time together, the more she realizes she is merely window dressing for him as she ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 1994 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title refers to Madonna's hit 'Material Girl'. See more »

Quotes

Chastity Claire 'C.C.' Babcock: Niles, move it with the food. These society women are vultures. Where's the paté?
Niles: Why don't you just lie on the floor and let them peck at your liver?!
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Connections

References Hogan's Heroes (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Mellow Yellow
(uncredited)
Written by Donovan
Performed by Fran Drescher
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