The Nanny

The Nanny (1993)

20 mistakes in season 3

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Franny and the Professor - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: At the end of this episode Fran is on the phone with the people from Jeopardy saying she only got 5 boxes of the rice-a-roni but when they show her again talking to Maxwell, Fran now has 6 boxes of rice-a-roni.

Franny and the Professor - S3-E2

Factual error: When Fran is on Jeopardy, she gets a Daily Double question and wagers $1,000 dollars. When she answers the Daily Double question though, she buzzes in first and Alex calls on her to answer. Fran would not have needed to buzz in since the Daily Double can only be played by one person.

immortal eskimo

Love is a Many Blundered Thing - S3-E19

Continuity mistake: When Maxwell says he is interested in "that lady from the Schubert organisation", Fran puts her fists on her hips. When the shot changes and she says "Lipo her butt", she has her unfurled hands on her hips, lower down.

The Hockey Show - S3-E22

Factual error: Fran is dating a hockey player who plays for the New York Rangers by the name of Michael LaVoe. He wears the number 7. The number 7 is retired by the NY Rangers, it was worn by Rod Gilbert.

terry s

Shopaholic - S3-E6

Factual error: In the last scene, Fran has a soda cup from In-N-Out, which at the time, of the show, only had one restaurant out of the state of California, in the state of Nevada. Even today (2020), they don't have any stores east of Texas.


That's Midlife - S3-E23

Continuity mistake: When Fran is discussing why she never studied tennis she is eating a celery stick and using her right hand but when we see her in the next shot she is eating a carrot stick and using her left hand.

luke f

A Fine Family Feud - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When Niles is putting the flowers in the vase, there are 3 sitting on the table, he goes over to the door and when he comes back they are now facing a different direction. Niles then puts two of the flowers in the vase, he picks up the third one but puts it back on the table. The next time we see the table the flower has disappeared then reappears in the next shot.

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Suggested correction: Fran's bubbe (Yiddish for grandmother) Sophie is dead though, this is mostly likely a reference to her.

immortal eskimo

Who is Sophie? Fran's Grandmas are Nettie Fine and Yetta Rosenberg. Both are alive.


Bubbie Sophie is mentioned in S4xE4 The Rosie Show. She's portrayed in the dream cemetery sequence by Fran Drescher. I believe that Bubbie Sophie is meant to be Yetta's mother, so Fran's great-grandmother, and she may have died right before Fran was born, or when Fran was a baby.

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Your Feets Too Big - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: When Sylvia comes in and wakes Fran, she puts her hands on her Hips when she says "grow old with dignity", and when the shot changes her hands are at her sides.

The Hockey Show - S3-E22

Continuity mistake: In the dining room during breakfast, while Fran is talking, Niles starts to turn away from the window towards Fran with a teapot in his hands. When the shot changes he is facing the window again and turns around with the teapot a second time.

Mr. Sheffield: Can you keep a secret?
Niles: Well, I'm good until I meet the next person.

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Trivia: Niles the butler never had a last name in the series. They joke about it in a couple of episodes.

terry s

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Answer: It's a bit of a stretch plot wise, but she is supposed to be more than just a "nanny." She oversees the kid's activities, manages the household, and generally keeps the family running smoothly in the absence of a mother. She is more like a family member rather than an employee.

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Answer: Mr. Sheffield needed someone to manage the kids, not necessarily babysit them. Brighton was a Bart Simpson type, Maggie was shy and awkward and Gracie had personality issues.

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