In addition to its admittedly impressive on-screen attributes, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
” could pull off something even more marvelous: Amy Sherman-Palladino
’s new series is so charming, so smart, and so exuberantly feminine, it very well could unite fans who are still raging over Rory Gilmore’s final four words and those who insist she should never speak again. Maybe, just maybe, everyone who watches can agree to leave Sherman-Palladino in peace to make a few more seasons of “Mrs. Maisel” before bothering her about reviving “Gilmore Girls
” yet again.
Ok, probably not. Though the world’s persistent demand for resurrecting nostalgia will keep revival chatter active for, well, forever, this new series is a worthy creative follow-up on its own accord. A period story looking at a generation of oft-ignored women, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
” takes Lorelai and Rory’s comparatively subtle feminist message and amplifies it to a timely,