The Nanny - Season 2

CBS (ended 1999)




Episode Guide

  • Fran Gets Mugged
    Fran Gets Mugged
    Episode 26
    Fran is mugged in Central Park and the thief takes Mr. Sheffield's ancient Shakespeare document.
  • The Chatterbox
    The Chatterbox
    Episode 25
    Maggie is invited to her first sweet sixteen party, so Fran takes her to "The Chatterbox", her favorite beauty parlor. Meanwhile, Mr. Sheffield is holding auditions for his next play and this poor girl named Mary Ruth is rejected. She makes friends with Fran, who takes her to The Chatterbox to see if they can hire her as the new shampoo girl (a job also wanted by Sylvia). There, Mary Ruth soon noses herself into the personal life of the owner, Mr. Anthony, and his son, Mimo, who are trying to live without their wife and mother. In the parlor there is also Claude, the gay hairdresser, and Kim, the Chinese manicurist who can paint incredible things on her extra-long nails.moreless
  • Strange Bedfellows
    Strange Bedfellows
    Episode 24
    Fran is having problems with what her role would be after the kids are grown up. Her friend Mona which is also a nanny in a very similar situation with a very similar story is retiring. Fran drawing the comparisons, seems to be troubled by the fact tha Mona does not seem to have anywhere to go but back to her mother and grandmother, and with little prospects or opportunities. So Fran goes to the retirement party for Mona and gets a little drunk and into troubles. Meanwhile, it is CC's birthday and Niles will give her a very "interesting" present.moreless
  • A Kiss Is Just a Kiss
    Fran encourages Maggie to enter Billy ray Cyrus's kissing contest to be on the cover of his next album, but Fran wins by accident. Mr. Sheffield is convinced that her kissing abilities aren't what got her to win, so Fran proves him wrong in a very good way. When she meets Billy Ray, his manager tells her it's because she makes him look younger. Offended, Fran turns down the offer and returns home depressed about her age. Niles tells C.C., who can't wait to tell Maxwell. She tries to kiss him, but accidentally kisses Niles, and Mr. Sheffield comforts Fran.moreless
  • What the Butler Sang
    Fran discovers that Niles has a beautiful singing voice and convinces him to audition for Mr. Sheffield's next play. Meanwhile, she asks her sister Nadine to come cook for them, and Nadine starts to hit on Mr. Sheffield since she recently left her husband. Nadine starts to get on Fran's nerves, so Fran calls her husband to come pick her up. They have a big fight that ruins Niles's audition, but is a success among the investors.moreless
  • Close Shave
    Close Shave
    Episode 21
    Fran convinces Mr. Sheffield to stop giving Maggie money and make her get a job to gain responsibility. Maggie takes a job at the hospital, and when she has a date with her boyfriend she gets Fran to cover for her. Meanwhile, C.C. is trying some new recipes for her cooking class and she is such a bad cook that Mr. Sheffield has his pains all day when he eats C.C.'s "food". Turns out he has to get his appendix out. A doctor mistakes Fran for a nurse and now she has to shave Mr. Sheffield. In the next morning, it all seems to be a dream to him. Until he sees Fran using the whipped cream spray...moreless
  • Lamb Chop's on the Menu
    Fran offers to take care of Chester while C.C. is having some work done in her apartment. Meanwhile, C.C. gets their first feature film rights for "Lamb Chop: The Movie". Mr. Sheffield invites Shari Lewis to stay at his house, and of course Fran has to snoop around her stuff. She accidentally lets go of Chester, who eats Lamb Chop. Knowing she'll get in trouble, Fran makes a "Fran-Chop", a modified version of Lamb Chop, but Niles finds the real one in the laundry basket, and Lamb Chop decides to break the contract.moreless
  • A Fine Friendship
    A Fine Friendship
    Episode 19
    Grace has a friend over and Fran meets his nanny. It's Kurt Jacobs, a very attractive man, who Fran treats as one of her girlfriends because she thinks he's gay. When he makes a move on her she freaks out (after all, this is a guy who's seen her without makeup on!). They still go out on a few dates, but it doesn't work out. Meanwhile, Gracie thinks she's pregnant after being late to watch The Lion King and overhearing Fran say women who are late are pregnant. And Niles tries to point out to both Fran and Mr. Sheffield how "the last apple is only missed after it's gone".moreless
  • The Nanny Behind the Man
    Mr. Sheffield is trying to win Andrew Lloyd Webber over a play written by famous award winner playwriter Dakota Williams. In order to do so, Fran convinces Mr. Sheffield that they should attract Dakota with a gorgeous girl - Yetta! The two have a romantic night in their own way, but when Mr. Sheffield finds out that the play was never finished, he tells Yetta to dump him to get out of the bad deal. When she does, they learn that Dakota has finally finished his play after having his heart broken.moreless
  • The Will
    The Will
    Episode 17
    Mr. Sheffield is preparing his will and wants to include Fran in it. C.C. and Maxwell are having Doug Emerson (one of Andrew Lloyd Weber's former investors) for dinner, and his doctor sends in his special diet from the American Heart Association. When Fran finds it, she connects the dots and thinks Mr. Sheffield is going to die, so she tries by all means to keep him from eating fat food, and ends up sending Doug to the e.r. after giving him what he could not eat. Meanwhile, one of Gracie's friend has a crush on Brighton and Fran teaches them how to handle that.moreless
  • Canasta Masta
    Canasta Masta
    Episode 16
    Mr. Sheffield wants Brighton to play more sports, so Fran takes him to play baseball in Flushing. At Sylvia's, he shows an incredible talent for playing canasta, so he joins Yetta's canasta team to play in Atlantic city. Fran is soon kicked out of the team, but at the very last minute Brighton realizes that he doesn't belong to a group of Jewish women from Flushing and gives his place to Fran.moreless
  • Kindervelt Days
    Kindervelt Days
    Episode 15
    Sylvia is turning the attic into a den for Morty, so they go through Fran's old junk and find some remarkable things, including a "win a date with Erik Estrada" entry form. Meanwhile, Fran has to attend the reunion for her Kindervelt summer camp and tries to get Mr. Sheffield as her date to impress her camp friends. But the kids surprise Fran when they bring Erik Estrada himself to escort Fran. They go to the reunion, but Erik doesn't stay too long, after all it was all a publicity stunt. Luckily, Mr. Sheffield comes to rescue Fran and unmasks Fran's rival date.moreless
  • I've Got a Secret
    I've Got a Secret
    Episode 14
    A secret celebrity is staying at the Sheffield residence while recovering from surgery, and Fran is anxious to know who it is.
  • The Strike
    The Strike
    Episode 13
    Mr. Sheffield is opening a new play, "Norma", based on Norma Rae. But there's a busboy strike going on at the cast party, and Fran refuses to cross the picket line. The picture of Mr. Sheffield dragging Fran out of the line is published on the newspaper and they end up going to Sally Jesse Raphael's show to settle this misunderstanding.moreless
  • Take Back Your Mink
    Take Back Your Mink
    Episode 12
    Fran inherits a mink from an aunt, which upsets Maggie, who protests against using animal products.
  • When You Pish upon a Star
    Maxwell hires a child star to be in his new musical, but Fran convinces the boy to quit show business.
  • The Whine Cellar
    The Whine Cellar
    Episode 10
    Fran and C.C. ends up locked inside Maxwell's wine cellar.
  • Stock Tip
    Stock Tip
    Episode 9
    Fran meets a man, Glen, at the supermarket. He tells her that he works on Wall Street and later convinces Maxwell into investing 100,000 dollars in stocks, but Fran later finds out that Glen is not a stock broker, but a hot dog vendor.
  • Pinske Business
    Pinske Business
    Episode 8
    Fran has to pose as Ms. Babcock to get an investor interested in Maxwell's next play.
  • A Star is Unborn
    A Star is Unborn
    Episode 7
    Fran gets the part of Juliet in a Broadway production of "Romeo and Juliet".
  • The Nanny Napper
    The Nanny Napper
    Episode 6
    Fran accidentally brings a foreign woman's baby home from the subway, and is accused of kidnapping.
  • Curse of the Grandmas
    Fran's anniversary as a nanny for the Sheffields is coming up, but Maxwell seems to have forgotten all about it.
  • Material Fran
    Material Fran
    Episode 4
    Fran starts dating an older man.
  • Everybody Needs a Bubby
    Yetta moves in with the family when her home is fumigated, but Fran thinks she might be a bad influence for the children.
  • The Playwright
    The Playwright
    Episode 2
    Fran gives Brighton a lesson after he rejects a geeky girl at school, but it blows up in her face when she runs into a man she rejected in high school - and Fran is forced to go on a date with him.
  • Fran-Lite
    Episode 1
    Fran pushes Maxwell to date again, and he ends up dating a woman very alike Fran. Brighton has a problem being smaller than everyone else in school.