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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2017– )
A housewife in the 1950s decides to become a stand-up comic.
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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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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Tony Shalhoub (Abe Weissman) & Michael Zegen (Joel Maisel) also worked together on BrainDead (2016) as Red Wheatus & Ben Valderrama respectively. 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 »

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

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Pass Me By
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Written by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh
Performed by Peggy Lee
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Give it a watch.
22 March 2017 | by supergeniuswilSee all my reviews

Amazon is doing it right providing pilots and letting the actual consumers vote on what they want to watch. This is the latest of a string of good entertainment that should see a full season.

The writing is smart and fast paced, the acting is top notch and it runs just edgy enough to keep you stunned without devolving into a parody.

Give it a watch and vote for it on Amazon. This is TV that needs made.


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