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Where's the Pearls? 

Fran loses Elizabeth Taylor's string of black pearls.

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)
Rosie O'Donnell ... Cozette
Elizabeth Taylor ... Elizabeth Taylor
Steve Blackwood Steve Blackwood ... Doctor
Casey Williams ... Nurse
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Storyline

When Fran finds out that Elizabeth Taylor is stopping by the house (as much as Maxwell, C.C. and Niles tried to prevent her from knowing), she does whatever she can to spend some alone time with her. After spending such time, Elizabeth still asks her if she would telephone a bonded courier company to deliver a string of black pearls she will be using for a photo shoot to promote her new fragrance. Sylvia convinces Fran that a courier company screams "rob me", so Fran decides to hand deliver them herself. When the taxi in which Fran is traveling gets into a fender bender, Fran suffers a concussion resulting in some short term memory loss. Included in that memory loss is any knowledge of black pearls. As Maxwell waits desperately for Fran to regain her memory, that memory loss which results in some personal complications (much to Niles' delight), Maxwell tries to avoid the wrath of Elizabeth Taylor. Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Romance

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 1996 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

First part of CBS' "Liz Night" event, which featured a storyline concerning Elizabeth Taylor's lost pearls that crossed over between The Nanny (1993); Can't Hurry Love (1995); Murphy Brown (1988) and High Society (1995) See more »

Goofs

When Fran is caught watching through the door for Elizabeth Taylor, she claims she's seeing the kids off to school. Mister Sheffield is quick to point out that the children left over an hour ago, but Grace enters the scene moments later. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Can't Hurry Love: The Elizabeth Taylor Episode (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

The Nanny Named Fran
(uncredited)
Performed by Composed & Performed by Ann Hampton Callaway
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