The Nanny (1993–1999)
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The Nanny Behind the Man 

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

Director:

Lee Shallat Chemel (as Lee Shallat)

Writers:

Robert Sternin (developed by), Prudence Fraser (developed by) | 5 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
George Murdock ... Dakota Williams
Roger Clinton ... Roger Clinton
Ann Morgan Guilbert ... Yetta Rosenberg (as Ann Guilbert)
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 1995 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Maxwell's middle named is Beverly. See more »

Goofs

Fran claims that the only thing Andrew Lloyd Webber has that Mr. Sheffield doesn't is a middle name. Andrew Lloyd Webber actually does not have a middle name, his family surname is "Lloyd Webber", unhyphenated. See more »

Quotes

Chastity Claire 'C.C.' Babcock: Maxwell, I'm coming in and I have terrible news.
Niles: Isn't that redundant?
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