The Nanny

Season 1 Episode 17

Stop the Wedding, I Want to Get Off

Aired Wednesday 8:30 PM Mar 16, 1994 on CBS
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Episode Summary

Stop the Wedding, I Want to Get Off
Maxwell's sister Jocelyn comes to visit with her fiancé, and the two decide to get married.

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    Ann Morgan Guilbert

    Ann Morgan Guilbert

    Yetta Rosenberg

    Fran Drescher

    Fran Drescher

    Fran Fine Sheffield

    Charles Shaughnessy

    Charles Shaughnessy

    Maxwell Sheffield

    Lauren Lane

    Lauren Lane

    Chastity Claire "C.C." Babcock

    Daniel Davis

    Daniel Davis


    Nicholle Tom

    Nicholle Tom

    Margaret "Maggie" Sheffield

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (1)

      • In this episode Jocelyn was supposed to marry a man named Nigel, and in "An Affair to Dismember" we find out she has a brother named Nigel as well.

    • QUOTES (8)

      • C.C.: (To Maxwell) I don't know why... I just love weddings.
        Niles: Yeah. We all want what we can't have.

      • Fran: How are ya supposed to know what you British are feeling? What? Ya all wear mood rings?

      • Fran: (To Kenny) This is just an average, ordinary house. Oh, excuse me - I just gotta ask the butler something. (To Niles) Have you seen the Duke?
        Niles: Oh, he and Mr. Sheffield have gone yacht shopping.

      • Nigel: Maxwell, your children are charming. Oh, dear, we forgot to buy them presents. Well, let me give you money
        Maxwell: Oh, Nigel, that´s not necessary.
        Nigel: Are you sure? I have lots. I wouldn´t miss it at all.
        Maxwell: Quite sure.
        Brighton: Excuse me Dad, but I believe he was talking to us.
        Fran: Brighton, don´t be greedy. God will punish you.
        C.C.: (Entering the dinning room) Good evening everyone!
        Fran: (to Brighton) See?

      • Gracie: (To Jocelyn's fianceé) So, did you and Uncle Nigel have fun on the boat?
        Jocelyn: What boat, darling?
        Gracie: Fran said you hooked a really big fish.
        Fran: (Putting a piece of bread in Gracie's mouth) Eat up.

      • Maxwell's sister Jocelyn: (Upon hearing Fran's laugh) Maxwell, you described her laugh all wrong in your letters. It's nothing like QE2 adrift in a fog!

      • Fran: (Upon hearing Max & Jocelyn's nicknames for each other) Puddleducks? Mopsie?
        Max: Why Miss Fine, didn't you have a nickname for your sister?
        Fran: Yeah: 'moron'.

      • (Maxwell is speaking on the phone)
        C.C.:(To Niles) Who's he talking to?
        Niles: What's it worth to you?
        Maxwell(Putting down the telephone for a second) It's my sister, from London.
        C.C.: I didn't know Maxwell had a sister.
        Niles: Now we know what you're worth to him.
        Fran:(entering the room) Was that your sister? I hope you said "Hi" for me.
        C.C.: (To Niles) Why does Miss Fine know about her?
        Niles: He talks in his sleep.

    • NOTES (4)

      • Fran: Look, if you are asking me if i'm going to bang at the church door and scream "ELAINE"! Elaine was the daughter of Mrs Robinson played by Anne Bancroft in the movie "The Graduate". This scene was done by Dustin Hoffman.

      • Maxwell's sister is played by Twiggy, a friend and co-worker of Fran Drescher. It was Fran's interaction with Twiggy's English children that started the concept of the show.

      • Twiggy Lawson was one of Fran Drescher's co-stars on her previous sitcom, Princesses.

      • Bloopers from this episode were shown during the closing credits.

    • ALLUSIONS (1)

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