A housewife in 1958 decides to become a stand-up comic.
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Joel readies his club for its grand opening. Midge asks Moishe for a favor. Susie suffers a loss and turns to an unexpected source for help. Midge learns a hard show business lesson.


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Series cast summary:
Rachel Brosnahan ...  Miriam 'Midge' Maisel 27 episodes, 2017-2021
Alex Borstein ...  Susie Myerson 27 episodes, 2017-2021
Michael Zegen ...  Joel Maisel 27 episodes, 2017-2021
Marin Hinkle ...  Rose Weissman 27 episodes, 2017-2021
Tony Shalhoub ...  Abe Weissman 27 episodes, 2017-2021
Nunzio Pascale ...  Ethan / ... 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Matteo Pascale ...  Ethan / ... 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Kevin Pollak ...  Moishe Maisel 19 episodes, 2017-2019
Matilda Szydagis ...  Zelda 19 episodes, 2017-2019
Brian Tarantina ...  Jackie / ... 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Joel Johnstone ...  Archie Cleary 17 episodes, 2017-2021
Caroline Aaron ...  Shirley Maisel 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Bailey De Young ...  Imogene Cleary 13 episodes, 2017-2019
Cynthia Darlow ...  Mrs. Moskowitz 11 episodes, 2017-2019
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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: go to college, find a husband, have kids, and throw the best Yom Kippur break-fasts 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 upended when her husband suddenly leaves her for another woman. Utterly unprepared, Midge is left with no choice but to reevaluate her life. When she accidentally stumbles onto the stage at a nightclub, she discovers her own comedic skills and decides to use this newfound talent to help her reinvent her life. The series follows the trajectory of Midge's journey as she pursues a career in the male-dominated, stand-up comedy profession, and transforms from uptown... Written by kolnoaMograbi

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Comedy | Drama

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Amy Sherman-Palladino was also the creator of the popular TV series Gilmore Girls (2000). Fans will see some recurring actors and themes in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. See more »

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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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Crisp, fresh, hilarious
20 March 2017 | by penniweningerSee all my reviews

We've recently retired and are enjoying a lot of television time. The good news is there is a lot of TV available. The bad news is that it can't possibly all be good. At some point as you flick through the options, you can't help but laugh at the absurdity of some of these shows. I get the challenge to producers and artists to fill hundreds of channels, 24/7, I really do. I've learned to seriously adjust my expectations. But frankly, the ones that look promising and don't deliver are more disappointing than the ones that didn't look appetizing in the first place. You get what I'm saying, right?

All that said - don't be afraid to have high expectations of this show. Just make sure you listen closely to the dialog so you don't miss one delicious bit of hilarity which often occurs in simultaneous dialogue at a dramatic moment.

The acting is crisp, the caricatures of a rich New York Jewish family in the 50s are spot on. Rachel Brosnahan is intelligent, independent, strong and funny. Her energy paired with Alex Borstein's drollness leaves me clamoring to find out how this all plays out.

(PS - if you like it, I encourage you to take the time to fill out Amazon's survey which will help them decide whether to continue this series. I'd hate to see it go the way of their terrific series, Good Girls Revolt, which was discontinued after one season because it premiered in the thick of the 2016 election when its primary audience was otherwise occupied.)


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