“The Nanny” comes to your place!
OK, not literally … but in all ways that count. The 90s classic sitcom starring Fran Drescher is a cult favorite among millions of fans, all of whom are undoubtedly missing their favorite caregiver.
Wait no more: Drescher and her former co-stars will participate in a Zoom-based lecture of the series’ original pilot episode, which originally aired November 3, 1993.
“Laughter is the best medicine!” Drescher told Variety in a statement Tuesday. “So, in these challenging times, (show co-creator Peter Marc Jacobson) and I thought, wouldn’t it be great if we brought together the original cast of ‘The Nanny’ for a virtual reading of the pilot? In a live Pandemic Performance for our fans around the world who are currently isolated in stress and could use a real upper! It has given us all a lift and we hope it does for you too. “
“The Nanny” ran for six seasons, from 1993-99, and featured Drescher as the fashionable title rental that ultimately falls for her employer, Mr. Sheffield (played by Charles Shaughnessy). She also has a very unique voice.