The Nanny

Sunday in the Park with Fran

Season 1, Ep 18, Aired 3/23/94
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  • Episode Description
  • C.C. encourages Grace to go on a playdate with a critic's son in order to get him to like Maxwell's new show, but problems arise after Fran hits the obnoxious child with a baguette.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ann Morgan Guilbert

    Yetta Rosenberg

  • Fran Drescher

    Fran Fine Sheffield

  • Charles Shaughnessy

    Maxwell Sheffield

  • Lauren Lane

    Chastity Claire "C.C." Babcock

  • Daniel Davis

    Niles

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (26)

    • Maxwell: You know Frank, I'm getting bloody tired of sucking up to you. C.C.: I'm not, let me do it!

    • Niles: Finger sandwich? Frank Jr.: Ew. What idiot made these? Niles: I did. And they came from a real little boy.

    • Maxwell: Miss Fine, if you really don't want to do it, just take a deep breath and lie through your teeth. Fran: Oh, okay. I can always pretend I'm at a tax audit.

    • Niles: Meanwhile the caviar's sweating, the brie's running and the crudite's limp. Fran: You know, they have an operation for that now.

    • Maxwell: I'm going to try not to get angry. Fran: That's good, you are entering those dangerous heart attack years! Maxwell: Miss Fine, you struck a child! C.C.: Struck a child! Oh God, let it be Grace!

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    Notes (3)

    • This episode was videotaped on March 11th, 1994

    • This is the episode where Fran and Maxwell first kiss.

    • The closing credits featured the cast celebrating Dan Aykroyd's special appearance.

    Trivia (1)

    • When Dan Aykroyd enters as the repairman, he says his company's name is "Frost Busters," but the closed caption says "Trashbusters."

    Allusions (5)

    • Niles: Baguettes don't hurt people. People hurt people. This is an allusion to the NRA's slogan, "Guns don't kill people; people kill people".

    • Niles: Honored to be the wind beneath your wings, sir. This is an allusion to the song, Wind Beneath My Wings, from the movie Beaches and performed by Bette Midler.

    • Fran: If you feed them, they will come! This is an allusion to a line from the movie Field of Dreams. The original quote is "If you build it, he will come". That particular line went on to become the object of parody over the years.

    • The show takes it name from a Broadway musical, "Sunday In The Park With George," a play based on the life of painter Georges Suralt.

    • Fran: The fridge is broken. Who you gonna call? Repairman: Frost Busters!
      In the 1984 movie, Ghostbusters, starring Dan Akroyd (who plays the repairman), the repeated line in the chorus of the theme song was "Who Ya Gonna Call? Ghost Busters!"

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