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Version of 

The Nanny (2003) (TV Series)
La niñera (2004) (TV Series)
Moya prekrasnaya nyanya (2004) (TV Series)
Niania (2005) (TV Series)

Edited into 

Heroes of Jewish Comedy (2003) (TV Mini-Series)


The Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember (2004) (TV Special)
the show's cast gather together to reminisce about the show's run

Referenced in 

Maury: Episode dated 3 November 1993 (1993) (TV Episode)
Actress Fran Drescher discusses her new TV series.
Northern Exposure: Let's Dance (1995) (TV Episode)
Cal mentions, in a letter to Maurice and read by Barbara, that he enjoys watching The Nanny.
Can't Hurry Love: The Rent Strike (1996) (TV Episode)
Maxwell Sheffield appears in this episode.
Roseanne: Satan, Darling (1996) (TV Episode)
same make up, wardrobe and hair like Fran Drescher at the '96 Emmy's and Roseanne says "Hey look, I'm the Nanny!"
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Rats!/Stinkie Time Theater/Great Ghouly Governess (1997) (TV Episode)
A ghostly version of Fran Fine appears in "Great Ghouly Governess."
Johnny Bravo: Johnny Bravo Meets Adam West/Under the Big Flop/Johnny Bravo Meets Donny Osmond (1997) (TV Episode)
Johnny asks his mother if he can have a nanny who looks like Fran Drescher.
The Simple Life: Pilot (1998) (TV Episode)
Crossover episode.
The Simple Life: The Other Mother (1998) (TV Episode)
Crossover episode.
The Nanny: The Baby Shower (1999) (TV Episode)
Niles and Fran meet Fran Drescher, to whom they talk about her television show which strangely mirrors the life of the Sheffield household.
Making the Nanny (2005) (Video)
The Nanny is the subject of the documentary.
American Dad!: Not Particularly Desperate Housewife (2005) (TV Episode)
Klaus refers to this show.
Living with Fran: Reuniting with Fran (2006) (TV Episode)
Dialogue: "[Riley] watched a re-run of The Nanny and got all sad 'cause she reminded him of you."
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.48 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Get Some Help"
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 6 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Charles Shaughnessy's introduction, and used as a category title
Victorious: The Birthweek Song (2010) (TV Episode)
Mammaw yells numerous times at her husband, Maury. This is a reference to Renee Taylor's character, Sylvia in "The Nanny".
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Semifinal 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Charles Shaughnessy's introduction
Exporting Raymond (2010)
pictures of the stars of the forgein verison are shown
Storage Hunters: Bloody Battle (2011) (TV Episode)
In the storage unit full of vintage toys, there's a Fran Fine doll.
Happily Divorced: Torn Between Two Lovetts (2011) (TV Episode)
At the book signing, Gregory Sherwood asks Fran who he should make the autograph out to. She says, "Fran," to which he quickly replies, "Fine." At another point she also squeals, "Oh, Mister Sherwood," the same way Nanny Fine would squeal, "Oh, Mister Sheffield." Gregory Sherwood is played by Charles Shaughnessy who played Maxwell Sheffield on The Nanny (1993) with 'Fran Drescher.
Saturday Night Live: Sofía Vergara/One Direction (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Bein' Quirky" segment
General Hospital: Episode #1.12646 (2012) (TV Episode)
referenced by Todd
Dave's Old Porn: Artie Lange/Vanessa Del Rio (2012) (TV Episode)
Dave Attell wonders if he's watching Fran Dresher in The Nanny
Happily Divorced: The Back-Up Fran (2012) (TV Episode)
Fran (walking down the stairs in a house she's looking at): "It reminds me of that sitcom, with the big staircase and... the butler... what was it called?"
Community: Alternative History of the German Invasion (2013) (TV Episode)
Reinhold begins to laugh out loud and then explains, "I was recalling a very funny episode of the German version of 'The Nanny.'"
Tosh.0: Nerf Dunker (30 For 30.0) (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Raising Hope: Anniversary Ball (2014) (TV Episode)
Virgina says that Fran Drescher is "America's nanny."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Michael Strahan/Diane Kruger/Phish (2014) (TV Episode)
Diane Kruger says she loves this series and Fran Drescher; and Jimmy has the dvd of this series' first season for Diane Kruger as a present for her birthday
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.20 (2015) (TV Episode)
Fran Fine is the answer to a question
Saturday Night Live: Elizabeth Banks/Disclosure (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during "First Got Horney 2 U"
2 Broke Girls: And the Basketball Jones (2016) (TV Episode)
Series is referenced by Caroline.
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.53 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike is asked a question about who played the title role in the sitcom during his Cash Builder round.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Iggy Azalea/Larry Wilmore/Will Calhoun (2016) (TV Episode)
Iggy Azalea talks about the Fran Drescher series
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Cedric the Entertainer/Ellie Kemper/Kaleo/John Tempesta (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Venn Diagrams segment
Hollywood Darlings: The Bev Witch Project (2017) (TV Episode)
Beverley mentions that Nicholle Tom was in "The Nanny".
Too Funny to Fail: The Life & Death of The Dana Carvey Show (2017)
Listed as a TV show from that time.
Wine Country (2019)
The show is the subject of Jade's exhibition
Big Mouth: Cellsea (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a list of 'Jewish' sitcoms.
Lights Out with David Spade: Episode #1.98 (2020) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Guy Branum.
The Late Late Show with James Corden: Alison Brie/Will Forte/Doug Smith (2020) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alison Brie as she comments on wanting to have a Long Island accent for her role on Hannah Montana (2006)

Featured in 

Mad About You: Up in Smoke (1995) (TV Episode)
When Paul and Ira are in their old apartment, the theme song is playing on the TV.
Influences: From Yesterday to Today (1999) (TV Movie)
clips from this show are used in this special
CBS at 75 (2003) (TV Special)
a clip is featured
I Love the '90s: 1996 (2004) (TV Episode)
Footage from this TV series was edited into this mini-series.
20 to 1: TV Couples (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Fran Fine and Maxwell Sheffield.
20 to 1: All Time Favourite TV Themes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on The Nanny Named Fran.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Annoying TV Characters (2013) (TV Episode)
Fran Fine is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Butlers from TV and Film (2014) (TV Episode)
Niles gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Opposites Attract TV Couples (2017) (TV Episode)
Fran Fine & Maxwell Sheffield get an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 TV Couples You Never Expected to Hook Up (2018) (TV Episode)
C.C. Babcock & Niles get an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 TV Show Frenemies (2018) (TV Episode)
Niles & C.C. get an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Haters Turned Lovers in TV Shows (2018) (TV Episode)
Niles & C.C. Babcock get an honorable mention.
Visible: Out on Television: Breakthroughs (2020) (TV Episode)
footage shown

Spoofed in 

Cartoon Monsoon: Very Bad Children: Social Call (2003) (TV Episode)
The nanny's voice and mannerisms are based on Fran Drescher.
OMG... It's the Nanny XXX Parody (2011) (Video)
parody movie

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