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Fran (Fran Drescher) and Mr. Sheffield (Charles Shaunessey), The Nanny
The fish-out-of-water story loses steam when the fish begins to fit so well in its new surroundings. Such was the problem with Fran, who went from being the big-haired, brash and unconventional au pair to Mr. Sheffield's three children to being his adoring and completely boring (but still big-haired!) wife. Their relationship was a snooze-worthy and unrealistic portrait of a blissfully happy couple, and worse, she seemed to have far less time to watch after the kids once she married into the family. How does that work?