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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2017– )
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A housewife in the 1950s decides to become a stand-up comic.
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Series cast summary:
Rachel Brosnahan ...  Miriam 'Midge' Maisel / ... 19 episodes, 2017-2019
Tony Shalhoub ...  Abe Weissman 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Michael Zegen ...  Joel Maisel 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Marin Hinkle ...  Rose Weissman 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Alex Borstein ...  Susie Myerson 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Nunzio Pascale ...  Ethan / ... 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Matteo Pascale ...  Ethan / ... 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Matilda Szydagis ...  Zelda 13 episodes, 2017-2018
Brian Tarantina ...  Jackie 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Kevin Pollak ...  Moishe Maisel / ... 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Joel Johnstone ...  Archie Cleary 11 episodes, 2017-2018
Bailey De Young ...  Imogene Cleary / ... 10 episodes, 2017-2018
Caroline Aaron ...  Shirley / ... 10 episodes, 2017-2018
Cynthia Darlow ...  Mrs. Moskowitz 8 episodes, 2017-2018
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Set in 1950s Manhattan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is a 60-minute dramedy that centers on Miriam "Midge" Maisel, a sunny, energetic, sharp, Jewish girl who had her life mapped out for herself: go to college, find a husband, have kids, and throw the best Yom Kippur dinners in town. Soon enough, she finds herself exactly where she had hoped to be, living happily with her husband and two children in the Upper West Side. A woman of her time, Midge is a cheerleader wife to a man who dreams of a stand-up comedy career, but her perfect life is turned upside down when her husband suddenly leaves her for another woman. Completely unprepared, Midge is left with no choice but to reevaluate what to do with her life. When she accidentally stumbles onto the stage at a comedy club, she soon discovers her own comedic skills and decides to use this newfound talent to help her rebuild a different life for herself. The series will trace the trajectory of Midge's journey as she goes on to pursue a career ...

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

17 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Rachel Brosnahan's close friend, writer-comedienne Jasmine Pierce, whom she watched make the journey from 'open mic' clubs to writing for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014), provided Rachel with ample inspiration and advice for her role in this series. See more »

Goofs

Don Rickles is mentioned along with Bob Newhart. Rickles was years away from being famous in 1958, when the show takes place. Rickles and Newhart met in the mid 1960's. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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On a Wonderful Day Like Today
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Written by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse
Performed by Cyril Ritchard
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Poignant, engaging and laugh out loud funny
28 March 2017 | by pwoodnickSee all my reviews

Who knew that Rachel Brosnahan was such a treasure! She IS this show and you won't be able to take your eyes off her. Her comic timing is incredible, and she is "woman hear me roar" funny. I was bereft that I have to wait to see if enough people feel like I do and Amazon gives this show a green light because it deserves it. Great production values, perfect casting. It's a little bit "shticky" but not too much that it gets in the way.(Frankly I love all the shtick anyway) Midge is a 50's woman who faces the same issues women do today- finding her voice as she is forced into believing she has something valuable to offer the world. PLEASE PLEASE give us the full show! We can't wait to see Midge's budding talent develop and watch as she grows in her independence.


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