A housewife in 1958 decides to become a stand-up comic.
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Top Rated TV #95 | Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 75 wins & 146 nominations. See more awards »

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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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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 »

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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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Spoofed in Toon in with Me: Cap'n Bill and His Sea Pals (2021) See more »

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Bring on Season 3 PLEASE!!!
8 December 2018 | by redmondgarmonySee all my reviews

Superb writing, comic geniuses are definitely on board. The sight gags in Series 2 (eg Susie's plunger and camp stalker, the telethon) are especially priceless. Arguably the funniest and most philosophical show, well balanced with drama, I've ever seen. The setting, wardrobe, music and production is impeccable and elevates this above anything in decades.


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17 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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