Maxwell is simultaneously going through a personal and professional crisis. On the personal front, he feels like he should get out more socially and "romantically" but doesn't want to forget the memory of his wife. On the professional front, he is still feeling in the shadow of Andrew Lloyd Webber. C.C. suggests he hire a publicist, Sydney Mercer in particular. Sydney Mercer Jr. shows up instead. The senior Mercer is a old man, but the junior Mercer is a beautiful young woman with the killer instinct of her father. Perhaps Sydney can solve both his professional and personal problems. On the professional side, Sydney transforms Maxwell into a hipper, jeans/leather jacket clad version of himself. On the personal side, Maxwell does think Sydney may be the one. But Fran learns that Sydney isn't attracted to Maxwell that way as she's a lesbian, and is really attracted to Fran. But for Sydney to keep Maxwell as a client, for Sydney not to hurt Maxwell emotionally and for Fran to get what ...
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The title used the Yiddish or German term "Oy Vey" that is an exclamation of dismay or exasperation. See more
When Maxwell is telling Fran he doesn't want to forget his late wife, Frans tells him to look at Maggie's smile, Gracie's eyes but doesn't come up with anything to look at Brighton's face, then jokingly asks if his wife took any trips. However, if Sara (the late wife) would've cheated on Maxwell, Brighton would still be her son, so there would be something that resembles her on Brighton's face. See more
[Maxwell is incredibly hung over
Daddy, are you sick?
No, no. I'm not sick. I'm fine, Margaret.
[aside, to Fran
When did we have her?
Never mind when we had her, when can we start making another one?
References Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
The Nanny Named Fran
Performed by Composed & Performed by Ann Hampton Callaway See more