the nanny

  • 10 shows that would have had awesome Thanksgivukkah episodes

    Thanksgivukkah isn’t happening for another couple of weeks, but already it has bestowed upon us many gifts, including a great recipe for roasted Brussels sprouts with pastrami and pickled red onion, a rapping turkey, and a “Colbert Report” bit so funny the host himself lost it. There’s something else on our wish list for this… More ▸

  • Fran Drescher wants you to know she likes to sext

    She’s moved on from her immaculate role as the Nanny. In an interview with Access Hollywood, Fran Drescher revealed that she often sexts (as in, to send dirty text messages), but makes sure she never sends photos. “I like to sext,” the 55-year-old star of “Happily Divorced” said. “Absolutely, [but] no pictures.” Drescher revealed that… More ▸

  • 10 TV Jewish Mothers We Love (or Hate)

     

    A Mother’s Day special! Because if you’ll put all of them in a blender and add some guilt, you’ll get your mom! And you love your mom, don’t you? Well it wouldn’t hurt you to say it more often.
    1. Sylvia Fine (“The Nanny”)

    In a show that turned an eccentric Flushing-Jewish stereotype into an art form, Sylvia Fine, portrayed by Renée Taylor, was the queen. Constantly visiting the princess, Fran, and the Queen-mother, Yetta, Sylvia Fine (née Rosenberg) was a New York Jewish mother in a nutshell – overbearing, loud, hungry and mostly dominant.  Oh, and loud too.

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  • Fran Drescher joins the league of foil-hat wearing crazies

    To all of you men who would slobber over Fran Drescher’s spandex-covered derriere during her heyday, I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news: The raven-haired Jewess is a total loony. I know I have a tendency to label many mid-nineties female sitcom stars as “crazy people,” but it is ALWAYS for good reason…. More ▸