Author: Mandy Oquendo

OOHF: Groanin’ About Guys [1.11]

Star Trek: The Next Generation, Mandy’s birthday, and excessive horniness are just three of the subjects discussed in what we assure you is definitely still a The Nanny podcast. Episode 1.11: A Plot for Nanny Original Airdate: 1/19/94 Synopsis: It’s Fran’s thirtieth birthday and Sylvia has given her a...

OOHF: A Family Lineage of Sexual Depravity (w/ Ryan Beauvais) [1.10]

Ryan Beauvais joins us as we talk, almost exclusively, about old people boning down. There may also be some discussion of illicit yogurt consumption, absentee parenting, and child actors with nothing to do. Episode 1.10: The Nanny-in-Law Original Airdate: 1/12/94 Synopsis: Maxwell’s childhood nanny (guest star Cloris Leachman) comes...

OOHF: Nominated for an Enemy Award (w/ Adam Sakellarides) [1.09]

Content warning: Discussion of sexual assault, which is implied to have occurred (or to have been attempted) within the episode discussed. Adam Sakellarides joins us as we finally – finally! – get to the topic of Bitcoin. Frankly, I don’t know how we made it this far without bringing...

OOHF: That’s Basically the Plot of Beetlejuice [1.08]

From the origins of Britain’s favorite sport to reality shows about ghosts, we discuss it all as we get into the seasonal spirit seven months too early with the very first Christmas episode of The Nanny. Episode 1.08: Christmas Episode Original Airdate: 12/22/93 Synopsis: It’s Christmas, but Maxwell has...

OOHF: Sex Blazer [1.07]

Content warning: This episode of The Nanny addresses mental health issues. As such, mental health is a key topic of discussion on this episode of the podcast. Gracie has an imaginary friend, Maggie can’t hit the same note on the piano three times in a row, and Fran’s top...

OOHF: We Can Talk About it in Like an Hour [1.06]

Tensions run high in the thrilling conclusion to the previous episode’s cliffhanger. Also, Ben talks about accents. Episode 1.06: The Butler, the Husband, the Wife, and her Mother Original Airdate: 12/8/93 Synopsis: Sylvia lies to relatives that Fran has married a very wealthy Broadway producer and is living in...

OOHF: Opening Theme Deception-Watch [1.05]

A perfectly-synchronized Ben and Mandy discuss bridesmaid dresses, weaponized phobias, and lies the opening theme song told us. Episode 1.05: Here Comes the Brood Original Airdate: 12/6/93 Synopsis: C.C. is jealous of how attached the children are to their new nanny, so to prove that she can be maternal...

OOHF: Chaotic-Neutral Mother Figure (w/ Tyler McPhail) [1.04]

Tyler McPhail joins us as we tackle “The Nuchslep” and discuss surrogate Nileses, Little Jimmy Marsden, and implied racism. Episode 1.04: The Nuchslep Original Airdate: 11/24/93 Synopsis: Maggie goes on her very first date, and Maxwell insists that Fran tag along. Unfortunately, Maggie’s date, Eddit (guest star James Marsden),...

OOHF: Let’s Bond with the Butler [1.03]

You may finish listening to this episode with fully two distinct commercial jingles stuck in your head. We accept zero responsibility for this, even if it is absolutely our fault. Anyway, it’s My Fair Lady! Or Selfie, I guess. Either/or. Episode 1.03: My Fair Nanny Original Airdate: 11/17/93 Synopsis:...

OOHF: What About Fran’s Emails? [1.02]

London Bridge, dated references, and 90s fashion are just three of the topic we dig into the second episode of the show. Episode 1.02: Smoke Gets in Your Lies Original Airdate: 11/10/93 Synopsis: Brighton is caught smoking at school, and reveals that he actually likes his new nanny. via...