Tag: C.C. Babcock

OOHF: Some Kind of Jizz Situation [1.15]

Content warning: The episode of The Nanny we discuss contains a joke that, while utterly inscrutable, is likely homophobic or queerphobic in nature. Welcome back! We discuss an episode called “Deep Throat” without making a single reference to the Watergate scandal, The X-Files, Metal Gear Solid, or oral sex....

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: 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: You’ve Gotta Yell at a Racist Baby [1.01]

Set design, childhood trauma, and racist MLMs are discussed as Ben and Mandy begin their rewatch of 90s sitcom The Nanny. Episode 1.01: Pilot (A.K.A. The Nanny) Original Airdate: 11/3/93 Synopsis: Fran knocks on the Sheffields’ door and is mistakenly hired as their new nanny. She proceeds to immediately...