In The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2, Midge deals with a kind of censorship familiar to generations of female performers.
The following contains spoilers for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2.
“…You see the thing I know the most about pregnancy is --”
With that one word, pregnancy, Midge Maisel is hustled off stage in the season two finale of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “All Alone.”
It’s easy to see why she’s be confused – we’ve previously seen Miriam perform in various states of undress (albeit facing indecency charges afterwards), and throughout this season she has said an array of four-letter onstage with no negative outcomes. As Susie points out to the host who interrupted her, the comic before her had been talking about getting “dick fungus,” something that surely must be more, “foul,” than what he deems as, “female stuff…private.”
With this bit of censorship