• 25 Years of Loving 'The Nanny'

    8 days ago - By Tablet Magazine

    On the evening of November 3, 1993, Fran Fine traveled over the bridge from Flushing to The Sheffields' door. And by now, 25 years later, you know all too well what happened next. She was there, of course, to sell makeup but the father saw more: that she had style, she had flair, she was there; and that's how she became the nanny.
    The Nanny was originally intended as a retelling of The Sound of Music, but where a svelte, leopard-clad, Jewish lady with big hair and a bigger laugh arrived at the door instead of the humble Julie Andrews as Maria. It was the brainchild of Fran Drescher and her...
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