Canasta masta

Canasta Masta is the sixteenth episode of Season 2 of The Nanny. It originally aired over CBS on January 9th, 1995.


Maxwell wants Brighton to play more sports, so Fran takes him to play baseball in Flushing. At Sylvia's, he shows an incredible talent for playing the card game known as canasta, so he joins Yetta's canasta team to play in Atlantic city. Fran is soon kicked out of the team, but at the very last minute Brighton realizes that he doesn't belong to a group of Jewish women from Flushing and gives his place to Fran. Afterward Niles is found dancing around the house in a shirt and boxers to Old Time Rock and Roll.