Dating can be tough, but not for Fran Drescherit’s Angelique. The actress passed Mr. Mayor Tuesday, March 29, episode, playing a famous TV commercial star who has a one-night stand with Ted Dansonis Neil Bremer – and it didn’t end well.
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“I love that the character is so outrageous and goofy and sexy and wants to live his life his way. She was a lot of fun. She had a lot of energy. She was interested in getting laid. air and not having any strings attached. And you don’t always see women my age written that way,” Drescher, 64, exclusively said. We Weekly from his stint in NBC comedy. “I’m lucky. I tend to get more of these parts, but for the most part I found it to be an extremely well written and fun guest role in a really well written and fun sitcom .
Unfortunately for Neil, he was looking for stability when he met Angelica – who was unapologetically in her ‘tramping’ phase. Although they hit it off – even despite Neil’s awkward text exchanges – she quickly moved on with another man, played by Pierre Gallagher.
“When I divorced, I was really like the animal that is let out of the zoo”, says the Nanny alum explained, telling We she could “totally” identify with Angelica’s antics. “I did it in the back of limos! It was when they were stretched with the privacy screen. And I was having a really good time.
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Although this is only a guest role, Drescher is reportedly open to returning. And, who knows, maybe Angelica would be settled by then.
“If they asked me, I’d love to be invited back. In the episode, we’re kind of on different pages in the book of life. I’m trying to have fun because I just got divorced and he was looking for maybe something more meaningful,” she said. We. “But, you know, the post-divorce tramp stage is short-lived. After a while, I think most women want something a little deeper. And so maybe if I came back I would come back as a changed woman who remembered him as someone who was on a different page in the book of life at some point, but maybe not so much now .
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For Drescher, just working alongside Danson, 74, was a treat. “He’s awesome. I’ve loved him ever since. Cheers. I had the pleasure of being able to do this episode of Mr. Mayor. It was very cleverly written, very contemporary in its references and language and all of that appeals to me very much,” she said. “He is a very caring man, very considerate, very generous. [actor]. We are very contrasted. He’s a little less energetic and I have more energy, just like my character. So I think that made us kind of a heavenly marriage, really, because opposites attract. And what we are is how we are on screen and how our characters were written.
Work with the creator Tina Fey wasn’t bad either. “I’ve always wanted to work with Tina. I think she’s an absolute genius,” she said. We. “I love everything she puts her name to.”
Mr. Mayor airs Tuesdays on NBC at 8:30 p.m. ET.