The Nanny

The Nanny (1993)

28 mistakes in season 1

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Maggie the Model - S1-E13

Revealing mistake: As Chloe Simpson is leaving the mansion at the end of the show, she trips over Fran's foot without touching her. She starts to trip about half a foot before Fran's shoe.

The Family Plumbing - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: In the kitchen, while Fran is telling Maxwell about Brighton and Tiffany in the shower, the glass of juice on the counter appears and disappears between shots.

The Family Plumbing - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When CC takes the pile of showgirl resumes from Maxwell in the office, she holds them with both hands. When the shot changes, she is holding them with one arm under the pile and the other hand leafing through them.

The Family Plumbing - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Maxwell is talking to Brighton about the battle of the sexes, he puts his hands in his pockets. The shot changes and suddenly his hands are at his sides and he puts them in his pockets again.

The Butler, the Husband, the Wife and Her Mother - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Sylivia is telling Fran about her birth, she raises her right hand and has her left hand on her hip. When the shot changes her left hand is raised and her right hand is on her hip.

Here Comes the Brood - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: In the dining room, CC is wearing a scarf over her head as part of her "safari" outfit. When the shot shifts to a close-up of her looking horrified at the thought of taking the kids to the Zoo on her own, the scarf is suddenly around her neck.

The Nuchslep - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the Chinese food is delivered, Fran's hair is very flat and the curls are loose. In the next scene, she goes to talk to Maxwell and her hair is noticeably curlier.

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The Gym Teacher - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: In the second gym scene, while Fran is talking to The Gym Teacher, Maggie's arms change from being crossed to hanging at her side between shots.

Here Comes the Brood - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When CC and Maxwell arrive at the wedding, CC has no scarf around her neck. When the scene cuts to her shortly after arriving there is a large brightly-coloured scarf around her neck, and two shots later it has disappeared again.

The Gym Teacher - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: In the kitchen at the beginning, Fran pours milk into three glasses. After she fills the third glass, she starts to put the milk down. In the next shot, she is holding the bottle up to the glass again and pours some more milk before putting the bottle down.

The Gym Teacher - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: In the first office scene, when Fran picks up Allan Beck's resume and pages through it she is holding the pages in the middle. When the shot changes to Maxwell and he says "Yes, but I'm still flammable", watch Fran's hands in the corner of the screen. She's holding the pages by the corner.

I Don't Remember Mama - S1-E22

Other mistake: Towards the end of the show, Fran has a tape of the Sheffield's which she removes from the cover and inserts into the player, upside down. It's quick but it's there. (00:21:30)

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Frannie's Choice - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: In the scene in the kitchen with Val, Fran takes two green cups and places them on the bench. She takes two teabags and places them in the cups. In the next scene the two cups are on the table with Val, and Fran carries the teabags over to them and puts them in. (00:01:55)

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The Gym Teacher - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: In the first gym scene, The Gym Teacher has a blue gym bag in her hands when she talks to Fran's face. When the shot changes and The Gym Teacher walks away the bag is suddenly over her shoulder.

The Nuchslep - S1-E4

Other mistake: About 2/3 into the show, Fran carries a box of cookies into Maggie's bedroom. The box's name brand is covered over but Fran says she brought the Mallowmars. However when they show an actual cookie they are eating, you can see it's a Snackwell Devil's Food Cake cookie, not a Mallowmar.

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A Plot for Nanny - S1-E11

Visible crew/equipment: When Maxwell is in Fran's room and Fran stands up a boom mic is visible.

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Pilot (a.k.a. The Nanny) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Maxwell comes over to Fran's mom's apartment he sits on the couch. There is a orange pillow behind him and a yellow pillow next to Fran. Part way through the scene the yellow pillow is now behind Maxwell.

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Smoke Gets in Your Lies - S1-E2

Other mistake: Fran and Maxwell come out of the dining room and go into the living room. They come out of the door that normally leads to Maxwell 's office.

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Imaginary Friend - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Fran and Gracie are making cookies there is a spatula on the cookie pan that changes position a couple of times throughout the scene.

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Smoke Gets in Your Lies - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Val comes over and sits on the couch she crosses her legs. The shot changes and she crosses then again.

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

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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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