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The Nanny 

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After being fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend, a cosmetics saleswoman becomes the nanny to the three children of a rich English widower. As time passes, the two fall for each other.
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Fran Drescher ...  Fran Fine / ... 145 episodes, 1993-1999
Charles Shaughnessy ...  Maxwell Sheffield / ... 145 episodes, 1993-1999
Daniel Davis ...  Niles 145 episodes, 1993-1999
Lauren Lane ...  C.C. Babcock 145 episodes, 1993-1999
Nicholle Tom ...  Maggie Sheffield 145 episodes, 1993-1999
Benjamin Salisbury ...  Brighton Sheffield 145 episodes, 1993-1999
Madeline Zima ...  Grace Sheffield 145 episodes, 1993-1999
Renée Taylor ...  Sylvia Fine 94 episodes, 1993-1999
Rachel Chagall ...  Val Toriello 78 episodes, 1993-1999
Ann Morgan Guilbert ...  Yetta Rosenberg 56 episodes, 1993-1999
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Storyline

After a Jewish, high-voiced, woman from Flushing, New York gets fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend, Fran Fine (Fran Drescher) is mistaken as applying for a nanny for widowed Maxwell Sheffield (Charles Shaughnessy), who has three children, Maggie (Nicholle Tom), Brighton (Benjamin Salisbury), and Grace (Madeline Zima), when she is stuck selling cosmetics in Manhattan. As she spends years there, she becomes great friends with the butler, Niles (Daniel Davis), and the three kids. She is good friends with the widowed man, and some romance sparks through the years.

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The set of the show was recycled from the short-lived sitcom The Powers That Be (1992). See more »

Goofs

Maxwell's age is inconsistent - for several years it remains at 42 yet in the 3rd season goes to 41. See more »

Quotes

Max: Well, I've made up my mind. I can't risk Margaret spending her entire vacation kissing that boy... I'm sending her abroad.
Fran: A broad? Well, if you wanna swing her that way...
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The Nanny Named Fran
Composed & Performed by Ann Hampton Callaway
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Timeless. Holds up pretty good
15 September 2019 | by dawnsacks-01578See all my reviews

It is 2019. Just watched an episode of it and laughed and laughed and laughed. Some of the comedy of past years does not hold up i.e. welcome back Kotter. I think what makes the show go over so well is the amazing performance by Fran Drescher. She is so hilarious. The kids are really good and the banter between Niles and CJ is priceless. Give it another shot it's pretty good


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Yiddish

Release Date:

3 November 1993 (USA) See more »

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The Nanny See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(146 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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