The Nanny (1993–1999)

The Finale: Part 1 

C.C. flees after Niles proposes again. Fran runs after her and gets stuck in an elevator with her and goes into labor.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Fran Drescher ... Fran Sheffield
Charles Shaughnessy ... Maxwell Sheffield
Daniel Davis ... Niles
Lauren Lane ... C.C. Babcock
Nicholle Tom ... Maggie Sheffield
Benjamin Salisbury ... Brighton Sheffield
Madeline Zima ... Grace Sheffield
Renée Taylor ... Sylvia Fine
Ann Morgan Guilbert ... Yetta Rosenberg (as Ann Guilbert)
Steve Lawrence ... Morty Fine
Nora Dunn ... Dr. Reynolds
Jean Ford Jean Ford ... Rose Seller
Andy Mackenzie ... Repairman (as Andrew C. Mackenzie)


Maxwell and Fran will soon be celebrating their first wedding anniversary, yet without Fran having given birth. Fran is a little anxious and a lot uncomfortable. To get her mind off the pregnancy, Fran decides to plan an anniversary party. There, the romantic mood makes Niles propose to C.C. yet again. This time, C.C. does not turn him down, but she runs off without giving him an answer. Fran runs after C.C. to find out what's on her mind. Catching up to her in the elevator, C.C. admits to Fran that she doesn't understand why Niles wants to marry her. Quickly thereafter, the two get stuck in the malfunctioning elevator, followed by Fran going into labor. Their time in captivity is spent by Fran trying to talk C.C. into marrying Niles, punctuated by screams of labor pains. When they find out about Fran and C.C., Maxwell, the kids and Niles - with the elevator repairman in tow - rush off to save their loved ones. At the closed elevator door, C.C. gives Niles her answer. They just have ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family | Romance


Did You Know?


Every week, the series made fun of a celebrity. Maxwell has been compared to Pierce Brosnan a few times, mainly by Niles. The very first scene (dream sequence) spoofs Pierce's marriage to Keely Shaye Brosnan and her post-marriage, massive embonpoint, which is what happened to Smith after she gave birth to Brosnan's children. See more »


When Yetta is asked what she and her husband did for their first anniversary, she replies, "fled Poland." However, in Yetta's Letters, she says that they were engaged to be married when she arrived in New York, her husband having arrived before her. See more »


Margaret 'Maggie' Sheffield: So Sylvia, what did you and Morty do on your first anniversary?
Sylvia Fine: We went to Puerto Rico.
Margaret 'Maggie' Sheffield: What about you, Yetta?
Yetta Rosenberg: We fled Poland.
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References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »


I'll Never Fall in Love Again
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Lauren Lane and Fran Drescher
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12 May 1999 (USA) See more »

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