Sylvia is also the name of Fran Drescher's mother. Just like Morty (Fran Fine's father, who will later appear) is Drescher's father's name.
Fran makes a reference to the 1992 film The Hand That Rocks the Cradle. Madeline Zima, who plays Gracie, played Emma in the film.
In the scene in the office when Maxwell and Niles discuss making over Fran, there is a poster for My Fair Lady on the wall behind them, which is an allusion to the theme of the episode.
The title of this episode "My Fair Nanny" was later chosen as the name of the Russian remake of the series.
This episode title, however, wasn't changed for the remake, and Russians got an episode called "My Fair Nanny" inside the series "My Fair Nanny".
At the wedding, before Fran and Grace enter the powder room, Maxwell has a beige coat on, but when they leave the powder room, the coat mysteriously disappears.
In this episode Brighton says he's ten. Later in this season Fran will say he's twelve. Though it is possible for Brighton to have celebrated a birthday between this episode and the end of the season, he couldn't have aged two years.
When C.C. enters the house from the zoo, she has a peacock feather on her. The feather disappears on the next shot.
Watch the fork Maggie's waving around at breakfast when speaking about Philip. The food on it vanishes when the angle changes.
Maxwell: Is that the London Times?
An Englishman would never refer to this newspaper as "The London Times", but just call it by its proper name: "The Times", although this was probably done not to confuse it with the
"New York Times".
When the family meets the mortuary manager (Steve) for the first time, the shot before Max is sitting down with Niles standing beside him over by the fireplace and Brighton and Grace are by the TV. The very next shot they are all over by the door to meet Steve.
When Chloe is leaving the house after giving Maggie the pictures and Fran 'trips' her, you can see that Chloe actually steps over Fran's foot and just pretends to trip.
In this episode Fran says Maggie is 14 years old, soon to be 15. However in the previous episode "Maggie the Model", Fran tells the photographer she is "only" 15.
When they were taking Miss Fine from the room to go to surgery and also when they were bringing her back, the railing on the bed was down. Don't you think that the hospital should have put the railing up so she didn't fall off the bed after the drugs?
After Maggie and Kenny left to go do Kenny's laundry, Fran locks multiple locks on the front door. However, when Maggie and Kenny come back, they are able to just walk right in.
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.
When Dan Aykroyd enters as the repairman, he says his company's name is "Frost Busters," but the closed caption says "Trashbusters."
In the scene where C.C.'s father is having dinner with the family and invites Fran to join him, he asks C.C. if its ok and she says yes but all the while she is bending her spoon in half. Then after that she continues to pick at her food and eat with it while it's still bent.
At the very end of this episode, Fran is in a plane and she sits in a seat next to one of the producers of CBS and starts telling him that her life should be turned into a t.v. show. This happened in real life when Fran met him on a plane and started asking him if she could pitch ideas to him about her own show. That's when she was visiting her friend Twiggy in London and after spending time with Twiggy's children, sparked the idea of being a nanny. She pitched this idea to the same guy and Voila! The Nanny was born.
When Fran and Val are talking at the beginning of the episode, Fran takes two coffee mugs over to the kitchen island and puts tea bags in them to make tea. After Val says her line, the camera cuts back to Fran, and the mugs are now on the kitchen table in front of Val, but Fran puts the tea bags in them AGAIN.
If you look when Fran puts in the tape that Mr. Sheffield gives her, you can see the white reels on the bottom of the tape, meaning that she put the tape in upsidedown.