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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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Golden Globes Spotlight: "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"

"Mrs. Maisel" nabbed three Golden Globe nominations, including Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy. We caught up with the creator and stars after their 2018 Emmy wins.

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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

Language:

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

Amy Sherman-Palladino was inspired by childhood memories of her father (a standup comedian based in NYC) and an admiration for early female comics such as Joan Rivers. See more »

Goofs

The Bob Newhart album and routine featured in the show came out in 1960, 2 years after the year the show takes place, which is 1958. See more »

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Featured in The Chronic Rift: Let's Take it From the Top (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Come to the Supermarket (In Old Peking)
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Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Barbra Streisand
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Laughed until I cried and then told everyone to watch!
26 March 2017 | by tawniadawn-marieSee all my reviews

I really enjoyed this show! I agree with another reviewer that this world has a lot of mean people, and we all live with their nasty energy, but I happen to think that laughing helps. Also, I do not feel the main character was manipulative but charmingly "in your face". I love that she stood up for herself. I am a west coaster to my toes and have no preconceived opinions of the "jewish princess" culture but I found it to be entertaining and different from anything else on TV. I started laughing with the opening scene and enjoyed even the not- funny parts, they felt real and drew you in. Watch it, laugh and cry with the hilariously funny and slightly neurotic Mrs. Maisel!


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