Maxwell and C.C. have a new play opening. Everything seems to be going well and they anticipate good reviews from the critics. But to provide a little insurance, C.C. thinks that they should use whatever networking ability they have to influence a critic positively. The critic in question is acerbic Frank Bradley, and the network is through Grace, who goes to school with Bradley's son, Frank Jr. C.C. wants to exploit this opportunity despite the fact that Grace doesn't like Frank Jr., who is a miniature version of his father. But since Fran and Grace are going to the park anyway, C.C. arranges for Frank Jr. to go along, this against Fran and Grace's wishes. Maxwell sides with C.C. on this issue. At the park, Frank Jr. beats up on Grace. Since he won't stop, Fran hits him. He threatens to tell his father, with whom he has the influence to give the play a bad review. Maxwell forces Fran to apologize to the Bradleys. Although she feels she did nothing wrong, she does apologize. The ...
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In spite of previous show trivia claiming this wasn't filmed in front of an audience, at the end of this episode, Fran Drescher holds a microphone to the studio audience and introduces Dan Aykroyd, who played the refrigerator repairman in the end scene. She dances with him, while the cast and audience all clap. See more
Chastity Claire 'C.C.' Babcock
[on the telephone
Hello. Is this Mr. Bradley? We haven't met, but your little Frank is in the same class as my Gracie.
I'm not hers, am I?
No, angel. You don't shed your skin.
The closing credits featured the cast celebrating Dan Aykroyd's special appearance. See more
References The Wizard of Oz