The Nanny (1993–1999)
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The Best Man 

Maxwell's brother and best man Nigel arrives to throw him a bachelor party. Fran is worried that he will tell Maxwell that they almost got married themselves.

Director:

Dorothy Lyman

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
Renée Taylor ... Sylvia Fine
Ann Morgan Guilbert ... Yetta Rosenberg (as Ann Guilbert)
Rachel Chagall Rachel Chagall ... Val Toriello
Harry Van Gorkum ... Nigel Sheffield
Yvonne Sciò ... Geneviève (as Yvonne Scio)
Marla Maples ... Marla Maples
Jovan Rameau Jovan Rameau ... Delivery Man
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Storyline

When Fran hears that Maxwell's brother Nigel will soon be arriving (Nigel is to be Maxwell's best man), Fran realizes that she never told Maxwell that she almost ran off and married Nigel a year and a half ago. When Nigel arrives, Fran notices that he has obviously moved on as he has brought his new French girlfriend, Geneviève. Fran pleads with Nigel not to tell Maxwell about them almost getting married, to which Nigel agrees. But in a slightly inebriated state at Maxwell's bachelor party, Nigel spills the beans. Maxwell is livid and feels betrayed even though he was at the time of Nigel and Fran's relationship not committed to Fran. Fran, thinking that Maxwell is wanting an excuse to call off the wedding, decides to call it off for him. Unexpectedly, C.C. purposely helps Fran get Maxwell back, with a little assistance from Marla Maples, a former flame of Maxwell's. Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 1998 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the second time The Nanny utilizes an Italian actor, Yvonne Sciò, to play a French character (Geneviève). Previously an Italian man had played Brighton's French tutor. See more »

Goofs

When Fran starts to tell Nigel that she's not in love with him, but realizes he was talking about returning to his French girlfriend, Geneviève, Fran erroneously refers to her as "Francesca". See more »

Quotes

Chastity Claire 'C.C.' Babcock: Nanny Fine, about your wedding, I just came back from Crate and Barrel...
Niles: Shopping for a dress?
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Connections

References Dawson's Creek (1998) See more »

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