Question: What guest singer appeared as Fran Drescher's father in the season-six Nanny episodes "Ma'ternal Affairs" and "Finale"? — Dean, Brandywine, W.V.

Televisionary: That was veteran singer Steve Lawrence playing Fran's dad, Morty. Over the years, you may also have caught his guest work on episodes of such shows as Diagnosis Murder, Empty Nest and Murder, She Wrote.