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Nanny and the Professor 

Ever-cheerful Nanny helps the Everett family with her subtly magical abilities, such as seemingly reading minds, seeing the future or making fortunate coincidences happen.
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1971   1970  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Juliet Mills ...  Nanny 54 episodes, 1970-1971
Richard Long ...  Professor Everett 54 episodes, 1970-1971
David Doremus David Doremus ...  Hal 54 episodes, 1970-1971
Trent Lehman Trent Lehman ...  Butch 54 episodes, 1970-1971
Kim Richards ...  Prudence 54 episodes, 1970-1971
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Ever-cheerful Nanny helps the Everett family with her subtly magical abilities, such as seemingly reading minds, seeing the future or making fortunate coincidences happen. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nanny Will Do See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Color by Deluxe)

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1.33 : 1
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Kim Richards became one of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (2010) for several seasons on Bravo's popular reality show. See more »

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Referenced in Who's the Boss?: Tony and the Professor (1989) See more »

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Nanny
Composed and Sung by The Addrisi Brothers
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Subtle Magic
15 January 2002 | by glassman-4See all my reviews

I liked this show as a variation of the popular "magic" sitcoms. Nanny never performed outlandish or obvious feats of prestidigitation, but it was obvious that paranormal things happened around her. The most common was Nanny saying "I'll get it," BEFORE the telephone or doorbell rang. In fact, it was never completely clear to the family that she had any powers, a la Gladys Kravitz on "Bewitched," for lack of a better comparison. As the theme song goes "Since the day that Nanny came to stay with us, fantastic things have been happening. Is there really magic in the things she does, or is love the only magic thing that Nanny brings?"

Once it was hinted that although she appeared to be a young woman (20s to 30s) she may have been hundreds of years old. However, this as most things about her background, were never resolved. This was a clear ripoff from the first season of Bewitched. The show had a cute simple animated opening and memorable theme song, as was de rigeur for the decade's magic sitcoms, and of course the 1990s unrelated Fran Drescher vehicle "The Nanny."

I also loved the family's big shaggy dog. I haven't seen this since the reruns in the late 1970s, except for the premiere which was shown once on TV Land around 2000, so I won't comment on the overall writing and production quality. I just remember enjoying it as a kid, and was upset that it was only rerun for a short time.


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