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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rachel Brosnahan ...  Miriam 'Midge' Maisel / ... 28 episodes, 2017-2019
Alex Borstein ...  Susie Myerson 24 episodes, 2017-2019
Tony Shalhoub ...  Abe Weissman 23 episodes, 2017-2019
Michael Zegen ...  Joel Maisel 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Marin Hinkle ...  Rose Weissman 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Nunzio Pascale ...  Ethan / ... 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Matteo Pascale ...  Ethan / ... 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Matilda Szydagis ...  Zelda 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Joel Johnstone ...  Archie Cleary 13 episodes, 2017-2019
Brian Tarantina ...  Jackie 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Kevin Pollak ...  Moishe Maisel / ... 12 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: 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Gilmore Girls (2000) fans will remember Alex Borstein, who was originally cast as Sookie, but played Drella, the harp player from the Independence Inn, appearing here as an East Village bar veteran, Susie, who takes Midge (Rachel Brosnahan) under her wing. See more »

Goofs

Characters repeatedly refer to Cafe Wha? (famous as being the location where Jimi Hendrix was discovered) in Season 1, which takes place in 1958; however, Cafe Wha? opened in 1959. See more »

Connections

Featured in 75th Golden Globe Awards (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No. 34 In C Major, K. 338 and K. 409 II. Andante Di Molto
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Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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wish i could shout "wow" . . . but the web-guardians say "no."
23 March 2017 | by mizadaleSee all my reviews

what a tremendous delight! i can't say enough about this project. if it bites the dust there is no justice. please take a look and rate it high. it needs support! the whole thing slams into one with endless surprise. the 'mrs,' is acted with verve and great focus. one knows she's the funniest one in the marriage from the get-go.


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