9 Reasons 'The Nanny' Is The Most Under-Rated TV Show Of The 90s

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 08: Actress Fran Drescher attends the 68th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)
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In case you missed it: Fran Drescher is a married woman once again.  The star of the former TV Land series Happily DivorcedDrescher married her partner Shiva Ayyadurai whom the Daily Mail reports she had been seeing for just over a year. Drescher and Ayyadurai, who happens to be the inventor of email, reportedly had a small surprise ceremony at the couple's beach house last Sunday. 

These two are adorable as far as seemingly unlikely couples are concerned, but like a lot of people who have probably watched too much of The Nanny, it's hard to picture Drescher as anyone other than her Nanny character Fran Fine. Fran ended up hooking up with her boss, played by Charles Shaughnessy, and though I realize it's just a cheesy 90s sitcom, the sexual tension was obvious between those two and I don't know why they were never a thing-thing. Though I have my theories about the secret Nanny-on-Max action that were probably happening between takes.

As far as 90s sitcoms go, The Nanny tends to get written off as a goofy show about a lady with a funny laugh, which does describe the show pretty accurately. That being said, I think The Nanny is totally under-rated and deserves to get in on some much-needed 90s nostalgia. Here are a few reasons to revisit The Nanny RIGHT NOW:

Fran's one-liners

The last of the great 90s zingers.

The epic shade-throwing between C.C. and Fran

This is a very advanced level of shade. Not for beginners.

Anything Niles said about C.C.


SO. MUCH. SASS.

Yetta's outfits

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Hair, sequins, and leopard print accents ON POINT.

The time Fran missed the chance to hook up with a super hot girl

Pure fan-fic fuel.

Sylvia and her food

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Girl. I feel you.

Fran's killer 90s style

Max and Fran's relationship

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It was kind of the hottest thing ever.

The reverse-Mary-Poppins plot

Instead of a proper British nanny, two rich kids get Fran.

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