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...
17 March 2017 (USA)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?
(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
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
Featured in 75th Golden Globe Awards
Symphony No. 34 In C Major, K. 338 and K. 409 II. Andante Di Molto
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart See more