The Nanny facts for kids
- Fran Drescher
- Charles Shaughnessy
- Daniel Davis
- Lauren Lane
- Nicholle Tom
- Benjamin Salisbury
- Madeline Zima
- Renée Taylor
- Rachel Chagall
- Ann Morgan Guilbert
- Fran Fine
- Maxwell Sheffield
- C. C. Babcock
- Maggie Sheffield
- Brighton Sheffield
- Grace Sheffield
- Sylvia Fine
- Yetta Rosenberg
- Val Toriello
Fran Fine is a bridal consultant at Danny's Parisian Brides for Less. Thinking her boyfriend of three years will propose at any minute, she stays with him. But in the series premier, he dumps her for Heather Biblow. He fires her so Heather Biblow can take her job. Fran is forced to take a job as a door-to-door cosmetics saleswoman for Shades of the Orient cosmetics. When she knocks on the door of the Sheffield residence, the man at the door, who turns out to be the butler, mistakes her for an applicant for the nanny position. After meeting the man of the house, Maxwell Sheffield, he is none to thrilled with her unorthodox manners and lack of experience. Out of desperation, he takes her on as nanny on a trial basis.
The girls, Maggie, the oldest, and Gracie the youngest quickly warm up to her, but not Maxwell's son, the middle boy Brighton. He was the hardest to win over, and eventually she becomes an integral part of the Sheffield home, and she becomes best friends with the butler Niles.
The series showed many hints of the growing attraction between Miss Fine and Mr Sheffield, even so far as Mr Sheffield saying he loved her....then taking it back. Eventually they do get married after a lot of ups and downs. Near the end of the series, Fran gives birth to twins, a boy and a girl. The Sheffields (Maxwell, Fran, Grace, Jonah, Eve) move to California. Maggie and Brighton take a trip to Europe. The last scene of the show is of Fran finding her Shades of the Orient case from the series premiere, looking at the case and the house with loving memories and walking out the door for the last time.
|Original airdates||Notes||Nielsen ratings|
|Premiere date||End date||Ranking||Est. viewers
|1||22||November 3, 1993||May 16, 1994||#60||14.7|
|2||26||September 12, 1994||May 22, 1995||#24||22.5|
|3||27||September 11, 1995||May 20, 1996||Included "Oy to the World" animated episode.||#16||23.4|
|4||26||September 18, 1996||May 21, 1997||#45||14.9|
|5||23||October 1, 1997||May 13, 1998||#50||11.5|
|6||22||September 30, 1998||June 23, 1999||Six unaired episodes ("Ma'ternal Affairs", "The Producers", "The Dummy Twins", "Yetta's Letters", "Maggie's Wedding" and "The Baby Shower") were shown after series finale.||#84||9.3|
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7 East 75th Street on the Upper East Side of New York City was used for the exterior shots of the Sheffield townhouse.
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