The Nanny

The Nanny (1993)

34 quotes from show generally

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Niles: You know, the next time you give your clothes away, why don't you just stay in them?

Sylvia Fine: Major Nelson and Jeannie tied the knot.
Fran: If she had any commitment to that relationship, she would have given up her apartment.
Sylvia Fine: It was a bottle, they kept it on the mantle.

Niles: Good things come to those who wait, unless they wait too long and they slip through their namby-pamby fingers.

C.C.: I'll never get to the airport on time.
Niles: That's true, sir, she needs at least two people on her broom to use the Express Lane.

C.C.: I wouldn't be caught dead in that dress.
Niles: You'd have to be dead six months to fit in it.

C.C.: What's Maxwell doing in London?
Niles: One would hope, Miss Fine.

Max: You are going to rectify this situation.
Fran: Wow, that sounds painful.

C.C.: This isn't a typical night.
Niles: Yes, you're not home alone sitting on your foot massager watching "Sisters."

Niles: Miss Fine and Miss Babcock walking arm in arm. Isn't that one of the biblical signs of the apocalypse?

Fran: By the way, Niles, what is your family name?
Niles: It's just Niles... Like Cher.

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

Brighton Sheffield: Yeah, it just so happens that your voice carries.
Fran: To your bedroom?
Brighton Sheffield: To Michigan.

Sylvia: Do I smell banana fritters with fresh fruit compote?
Niles: No.
Sylvia: Could I?

C.C.: I feel like I have died and gone to heaven.
Niles: I have that dream, too, but you go in the other direction.

Max: Oh Niles, what is it this time? Your job, your weight, no future?
Niles: Well, Sir, I was just wondering why I have no social life but you cleared that right up for me.

Sylvia Fine: Yetta! These aren't Fran's children! Fran doen't have any children! She's not married, SHE'S ALL alone.
Fran: Louder, Ma, I don't think they heard you in uruguay.

Mr. Sheffield: He can't make you happy.
Fran: I don't wanna be happy. I wanna be married.

Niles: Oh, what are you doing here, the sun is up.

Brighton Sheffield: Niles, this steak is tough.
Niles: So is life. Then you die.

C.C.: What is this un-natural obsession Maxwell has with his children? I can count the number of days I spent with my father on one hand.
Niles: Seven?

The Whine Cellar - S2-E10

Other mistake: When Sylvia is outside the Sheffield mansion she says "I wonder if my daughter Fran is at home? I will see if she is" the doorbell rings as soon as she finishes that line, but you can see both her hands are visible. She can't have rung the doorbell.

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The Gym Teacher - S1-E19

Trivia: At the end of the show, Fran and The Gym Teacher, played by Rita Moreno, are discussing Fran's high school boyfriend. Moreno's lines in the scene are from the song "A boy like that" that her character Anita sang in the 1961 movie West Side Story.

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