Living with Fran
Living with Fran
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Living with Fran
First Aired: April 8th, 2005
Status: Ended
Genre: Comedy
Air Time: Friday, 09:30 PM
Network: The WB
Summary: Fran Drescher comes to The WB in a brand new series, Living With Fran. With a starting point similar to the network's hit comedy, "Reba," "Living With Fran" revolves around a woman who has come to a crossroads and is starting to enjoy the new direction her life has taken. The incomparable Ms. Drescher stars as Fran Reeves, a divorcée who has found Riley (Ryan McPartlin, Passions), her wonderful, gorgeous - and yes, young - mid-twenties boyfriend. Their relationship is complicated by the fact that they are sharing a home with Fran's 21-year-old son, Josh (newcomer Ben Feldman), and 15-year-old daughter, Allison (Misti Traya, Huff), but Fran isn't complaining. Her new household may be non-traditional, but as she watches her old life intersect with her new one, Fran is sure this is right where she's supposed to be. Fran was surprised when Josh cracked under the pressure of medical school and dropped out, but she welcomed him back into her new life. From Josh's point of view, t
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Season 2
Episode 1: A Year of Living with Fran
Air Date: September 16th, 2005, 09:30 PM
Summary: Fran and Riley attempt to celebrate the first anniversary of when they met, but their plan for a romantic evening together turns into a family affair.
Episode 2: Going to the Bar Mitzvah with Fran
Air Date: September 23rd, 2005, 09:30 PM
Summary: Fran attends a family bar mitzvah so she can show off Riley but she's upstaged by Ted, who arrives with Rachel Hunter.
Episode 3: Sweet Sixteen Again with Fran
Air Date: September 30th, 2005, 09:30 PM
Summary: Fran plans a surprise 16th-birthday party for Allison that includes a makeover from Kyan Douglas and an Andy Vargas concert. Of course, everything doesn't go quite as planned.
Episode 4: Learning with Fran
Air Date: October 7th, 2005, 09:30 PM
Summary: Josh is mortified when Fran enrolls in the same college class he's taking. Of course, Fran immediately gets him into trouble. Back at home, Fran takes a quick dislike to Allison's new, controlling boyfriend (Ryan Devlin).
Episode 5: Ahead of the Plan with Fran
Air Date: October 14th, 2005, 09:30 PM
Summary: Fran tries to prevent Allison from having sex with Todd, and accuses Josh of setting a bad example for his sister after Josh sleeps with his new girlfriend in Fran's house. But Josh returns the accusation by calling Fran a hypocrite.
Episode 6: Going Crazy With Fran
Air Date: January 13rd, 2006, 09:30 PM
Summary: Riley's over protectiveness kicks in when his younger sister, Jenny (guest star Lauren Woodland), comes for a visit. To make matters worse, Riley learns that Fran asked Josh to take Jenny out for a good time, which leads to them returning the next morning a married couple.
Episode 7: Coupling With Fran
Air Date: January 20th, 2006, 09:30 PM
Summary: Wanting to help Meryl find a guy, Fran and Riley decide to set her up with Riley's friend, Danny. However, when Fran overhears Riley giving Danny advice on how to date an older woman, she learns that Riley may not be committed to the relationship but is in it out of obligation. Meanwhile, to get an admiring Becca off of his back, Josh and Allison set her up with Josh's co-worker's younger brother, Corey. When Becca ditches Corey, he ends up spending the evening with Josh.
Episode 8: Healing With Fran
Air Date: January 27th, 2006, 09:30 PM
Summary: Fran convinces a local journalist to write a story on modern families with a younger man/older woman romance in hopes that she will also gain free publicity for her interior design business. However, when Ted has a mild heart attack, Riley feels responsible and suggests Ted stay at the house. Fran's plan of showing the reporter that they are a warm and loving family goes awry as her ex-husband is now part of the household. While the reporter is there, Allison comes home with a black eye accidentally given to her by Riley and Josh starts dating his father's nurse just for spite.
Episode 9: The Whole Clan with Fran
Air Date: February 3rd, 2006, 09:30 PM
Summary: Fran's parents, Cookie and Hal come for a visit and meet Riley for the first time. Hal is cold to Riley at first, but once they start betting on sporting events, things get very heated. Meanwhile, Allison tries to convince Fran to allow her to go on the pill for medical reasons, but Fran turns her down, worried about the temptation for unprotected sex. When Cookie takes Allison's side, Fran revisits old feelings of having to prove to Cookie that she is a responsible mother.
Episode 10: Masquerading With Fran
Air Date: February 17th, 2006, 09:30 PM
Summary: With Fran dressed as a sexy leopard and Riley a big game hunter, the couple crashes a Halloween party so that Fran can drum up clients for her interior decorating business. While at the party, Ryan runs into his ex-fiancée, Beth, who is still bitter that he left her at the altar. Unaware that Riley was once engaged, Fran questions what else he has kept from her. Meanwhile, Josh's date is interrupted when Allison is brought home by a police officer after she is caught driving her mother's car without a license. Instead of telling Fran about the incident, Josh blackmails Allison into becoming his slave until she finally confesses.
Episode 11: Going To Bed With Fran
Air Date: February 24th, 2006, 09:30 PM
Summary: After Riley gets Fran a job as the decorator on the new development his construction company is building, they decide to keep their relationship a secret from Riley's boss Bryan. However, Riley questions their decision when Bryan continuously flirts with Fran, who seems to enjoy it. Meanwhile, Allison convinces Josh to tutor her best friend Becca but becomes jealous when Becca wants to spend all her time with Josh. Later, the tables are turned and Fran becomes the jealous one when Bryan's daughter starts hitting on Riley.
Episode 12: Dreaming with Fran
Air Date: March 17th, 2006, 09:30 PM
Summary: At Fran’s birthday dinner, a waitress mistakes Fran for Riley’s mother. That night, Fran has a dream about her future in which the age gap between her and Riley is extremely pronounced. Worried about their age difference, and not wanting Riley to have to take care of her in her old age, Fran asks Riley to move out.
Episode 13: Reuniting with Fran
Air Date: March 24th, 2006, 09:30 PM
Summary: Meryl and Danny announce their engagement and Fran is asked to be Meryl’s Matron of Honor, while Riley is asked to be Danny’s Best Man. Realizing that she will run into Riley at the wedding, Fran brings Ted as her date in order to convince Riley that she has moved on from him and is giving Ted another chance. Ted, however, hits on Riley’s date, giving Riley the chance to ask Fran the true reasons for their breakup. When he learns that Fran was just trying to protect him, Riley proposes.
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