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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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Top Rated TV #54 | Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
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 Ethan Maisel 7 episodes, 2017
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 Archie Cleary 5 episodes, 2017
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 Mrs. Moskowitz 5 episodes, 2017
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 Harry Drake 2 episodes, 2017
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 Mrs. O'Toole 2 episodes, 2017
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 Officer Judy 2 episodes, 2017
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 Honey Bruce 2 episodes, 2017
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 Janet Shaw 2 episodes, 2017
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 Officer Peluso 2 episodes, 2017
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 Copacabana Girl / ... 2 episodes, 2017
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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 for herself: go to college, find a husband, have kids, and throw the best Yom Kippur dinners 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 turned upside down when her husband suddenly leaves her for another woman. Completely unprepared, Midge is left with no choice but to reevaluate what to do with her life. When she accidentally stumbles onto the stage at a comedy club, she soon discovers her own comedic skills and decides to use this newfound talent to help her rebuild a different life for herself. The series will trace the trajectory of Midge's journey as she goes on to pursue a career ...

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Comedy | Drama

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16 March 2017 (USA)  »

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La fantastica signora Maisel  »

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Trivia

In episode 7, the father's character Abe Weissman misquoted Leni Riefenstahl's 1935 "Triumph of the Will" when referring to Miriam's old "ultra white" boyfriend Palmer Witherspoon looking like a "pole-vaulter from Triumph of the Will". Pole-vaulters were in Leni Riefenstahl's film about the 1936 Olympics called "Olympia" released in 1938. See more »

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The Bob Newhart album and routine featured in the show came out in 1960, 2 years after the year the show takes place, which is 1958. See more »

Connections

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

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It's A Good Day
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Written by Peggy Lee and Dave Barbour
Performed by Peggy Lee
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Way funnier than I was expecting
27 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

My wife and I checked this out after watching the buzz-worthy, darling of the TV blogs pilot, Oasis (my wife made like 20 jokes about the band). Anyway, Oasis was good, but this was even better.

It captures the period and NYC extremely well. Love the lead actress, and the woman who works the bar at the comedy club. Tony Shalhoub is fantastic as always as Mrs. Maisel's father.

The kicker was when after we'd watched it, we looked up who created it. Haha, no less than one of the greatest TV writers/creators/producers of all time, Amy Sherman-Palladino! I should have known.

This is going to be a hit and for all the right reasons.


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