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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel 

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A housewife in the 1950s decides to become a stand-up comic.
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In the Season One finale, Midge and Susie deal with the repercussions of Midge's off-script takedown of a famous comedian. With tensions still high at the Weissman household, Rose makes...


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Series cast summary:
...  Zelda 12 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Miriam 'Midge' Maisel 9 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Susie Myerson 9 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Joel Maisel 9 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Rose Weissman 9 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Abe Weissman 9 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Imogene Cleary 7 episodes, 2017
...  Ethan Maisel 7 episodes, 2017
...  Ethan Maisel 7 episodes, 2017
...  Jackie 6 episodes, 2017
...  Archie Cleary 6 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Penny Pann 6 episodes, 2017
...  Mrs. Moskowitz 5 episodes, 2017
...  Audience Member / ... 5 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 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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The typeface used for the title is the same as the one used for the TV show The Osbournes. It called Sparkly and was designed by Stuart Sandler of Font Diner. 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 »

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Featured in The Chronic Rift: Let's Take it From the Top (2018) See more »

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Get Happy
Written by Ted Koehler
Performed by Judy Garland
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Marvellous Rachel Brosnahan Carries the Best New Show in Years

I have to rate this show as10/10 Stars because it's one of the best TV series that I have viewed (and I spend a huge amount of my time watching TV or movies as I am bedridden). It's a seamlessly written balance of drama and comedy, with marvellous writing, wardrobe and set decoration that transports you to the time period as effortlessly as Madmen (if not better) and absolutely amazing casting and acting, primarily by the surprisingly strong (yet human and vulnerable), intelligent, and charismatic portrayal of "Marvellous" Midge by Rachel Brosnahan. Even when its heroine falters, the show's narrative is as empowering as it is entertaining, and and although the pilot episode could easily have set up the next episodes as rather predictable, the plot and subplots avoid predictability, which makes it hard not to "binge" on half of the season at once. The casting and acting of the entire ensemble of characters is fabulous, including the most familiar faces (especially her manager, but also her parents, in laws, and husband). I had watched previous series with Brosnahan as well as an interview, and I am very impressed that she found such strength in her character and is capable of such versatility- not just a pretty face, and well deserving of her Golden Globe Award! Well done Amazon Prime!


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