Holding the Baby (American TV series)

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Holding the Baby
Based on
Holding the Baby
Developed byHoward J. Morris
StarringJon Patrick Walker
Jennifer Westfeldt
Eddie McClintock
ComposersPaul Buckley
Jonathan Wolff
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13 (6 unaired) (list of episodes)
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production companiesHoward J. Morris Productions
Granada Entertainment
20th Century Fox Television
Original release
ReleaseAugust 23 (1998-08-23) –
December 15, 1998 (1998-12-15)

Holding the Baby is an American sitcom television series that aired on Fox from August 23 until December 15, 1998. The series is an American version of the British show of the same name.


An ad exec hires a female grad student as a nanny for his newborn son when his wife moves to Tibet with another man.[1]




No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Pilot"James WiddoesHoward J. MorrisAugust 23, 1998 (1998-08-23)
Gordon begs Kelly to babysit Danny.
2"Father Knows Breast"Jeff MelmanJack Kenny and Brian HargroveAugust 30, 1998 (1998-08-30)
Gordon fears he has an underdeveloped maternal instinct when joins a class for new moms.
3"Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner"Richard CorrellEllen Idelson and Rob LottersteinSeptember 6, 1998 (1998-09-06)
The parents of Gordon's wife comes for a visit. They have no idea that their daughter is in Tibet with another man.
4"Homeward Boundaries"Richard CorrellAri Posner and Eric PrevenSeptember 20, 1998 (1998-09-20)
Gordon gives Kelly the night off.
5"Looking For Mr. Hoppity"Jeff MelmanJack Kenny and Brian HargroveDecember 1, 1998 (1998-12-01)
Stan's new wife uses Dan's stuffed bunny in a menagerie of stuffed animals.
6"The Gay Divorcee"Jeff MelmanHoward J. Morris and Rosalind MooreDecember 8, 1998 (1998-12-08)
Kelly makes Gordon's Date think that he is gay.
7"One Date at a Time"Richard CorrellEric Idelson and Rob LottersteinDecember 15, 1998 (1998-12-15)
Gordon and Kelly end up ruining each other's dates.
8"Viva Las Gordy"Michael ZinbergEllen Idelson and Rob LottersteinUnaired
Gordon plans a charity event.
9"My Brother, My Wife"TBDTBDUnaired
Jimmy offers to babysit Dan while Gordon is at work. Heather Locklear has a cameo.
10"No Man Is A Fantasy Island"TBDTBDUnaired
Jimmy gets the leading role in a movie. Gordon's fantasy about Kelly ends up on her answering machine.
11"Make Room For Da Da"TBDTBDUnaired
12"Barefoot In The Nanny Park"TBDTBDUnaired
13"Gordy's Choice"TBDTBDUnaired


  1. ^ TV Guide. "Holding the Baby Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-02-12.

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