The Engagement is the fifteenth episode of Season 5 of The Nanny. It aired on March 4th, 1998.
The engagement
Maxwell is ready to propose to Fran and thanks to Niles everyone already knows it. At the big announcement dinner everyone is there except Maxwell.Edit
Maxwell got mugged and the muggers took the ring.Edit
 Fran comes to try and find him, and finds him in a pile of cardboard boxes. Maxwell will later take her to choose another engagment ring.Edit


  • Maxwell: Oh, fran, I wanted tonight to be the most romantic night of your life.
  • Fran: I know.
  • Maxwell: I wanted-- wait a minute. Yeah, here we go. Wait, wait. Fran.
  • Fran: Yes.
  • Maxwell: Will you marry me?
  • Fran: Oh, max. You know, it's all so sudden.
  • Maxwell: Will you?
  • Fran: What do you think?