'The Nanny' cast are reuniting for a reading of the pilot episode

“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.

The cast of “The Nanny” in 1997, from l. rear: Charles Shaughnessy (Maxwell Sheffield); Fran Drescher (Fran Fine); Nicholle Tom (Margaret “Maggie” Sheffield); Benjamin Salisbury (Brighton Sheffield); and Madeline Zima (Grace Sheffield).CBS via Getty Images

“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.

The reunion cast includes Drescher, Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis, Lauren Lane, Nicholle Tom, Benjamin Salisbury, Madeline Zima, Renee Taylor, Alex Sternin, Ann Hampton Callaway, DeeDee Rescher, Rachel Chagall and Jonathan Penner. The only member of the original cast not to participate is James Marsden, according to Variety.

Sony Pictures YouTube will post the lecture on Monday morning. What a great way to start a week indoors again!

We are excited about something big that comes from “The Nanny” and Drescher since last week when the actress tweeted a teasing reply to a fan’s wish to have the show in a place where she could stream it.

So it turns out that this table reading is the big surprise, but Drescher can also be seen on NBC’s “Indebted” – and “The Nanny” is now available on The Roku Channel, Cozi TV and Logo TV.

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