8.9/10
10,989
67 user 18 critic

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2017– )
Trailer
2:05 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

A housewife in the 1950s decides to become a stand-up comic.
Reviews
Popularity
13 ( 30)

Episodes

Season 2 Premiere



Most Recent Episode


Wednesday, November 29, 2017
S1.E8 Thank You and Good Night
8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

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...


Previous Episode


Wednesday, November 29, 2017
S1.E7 Put That on Your Plate!
8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2018   2017  
Top Rated TV #54 | Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

I Love Dick (TV Series 2016)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A married couple's relationship is put to the test when both the husband and wife fall for the same male professor.

Stars: Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Hahn, Griffin Dunne
GLOW (TV Series 2017)
Comedy | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A look at the personal and professional lives of a group of women who perform for a wrestling organization in Los Angeles.

Stars: Alison Brie, Marc Maron, Betty Gilpin
Big Little Lies (TV Series 2017)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

The apparently perfect lives of three mothers of first graders unravel to the point of murder.

Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern
The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series 2017)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship.

Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes
Good Girls Revolt (TV Series 2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A look at the personal and professional lives of employees at an American news magazine in the late 1960s.

Stars: Genevieve Angelson, Anna Camp, Erin Darke
Mozart in the Jungle (TV Series 2014)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Love, money, ambition and music intertwine in Mozart in the Jungle, a half hour comedic drama that looks at finding yourself and finding love while conquering New York City. A brash new maestro Rodrigo (Gael Garcia Bernal) stirs up the New York Symphony as young oboist Hailey (Lola Kirke) hopes for her big chance.

Stars: Gael García Bernal, Lola Kirke, Saffron Burrows
This Is Us (TV Series 2016)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Follows a unique ensemble, as their paths cross and their life stories interwine, from sharing the same birthday, to so much more than anyone would expect.

Stars: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown
Fleabag (TV Series 2016)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A six-part comedy series adapted from the award-winning play about a young woman trying to cope with life in London whilst coming to terms with a recent tragedy.

Stars: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sian Clifford, Jenny Rainsford
The Crown (TV Series 2016)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.

Stars: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Victoria Hamilton
Mindhunter (TV Series 2017)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

In the late 1970s two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters.

Stars: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv
Lady Bird (2017)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.

Director: Greta Gerwig
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts
Godless (TV Mini-Series 2017)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Frank Griffin, an outlaw terrorizing the 1880s American West, hunts down Roy Goode, his partner turned enemy. Roy hides out at a ranch as Frank's chase leads him to La Belle, New Mexico - a town mysteriously made up almost entirely of women.

Stars: Jack O'Connell, Michelle Dockery, Scoot McNairy
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
...
...
...
...
...
Nunzio Pascale ...
 Ethan Maisel 7 episodes, 2017
...
...
...
...
...
 Archie Cleary 5 episodes, 2017
...
 Mrs. Moskowitz 5 episodes, 2017
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
 Harry Drake 2 episodes, 2017
...
 Drina Romanoff 2 episodes, 2017
...
...
...
Mike Rosengarten ...
 'Sixteen Tons' Trio / ... 2 episodes, 2017
...
Joanna Glushak ...
 Mrs. O'Toole 2 episodes, 2017
...
...
...
 Officer Judy 2 episodes, 2017
...
 Honey Bruce 2 episodes, 2017
...
 Janet Shaw 2 episodes, 2017
...
 Officer Peluso 2 episodes, 2017
...
 Copacabana Girl / ... 2 episodes, 2017
Edit

Storyline

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 ...

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 March 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La fantastica signora Maisel  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The show takes place in 1958 from the first episode according to a diary entry. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Soundtracks

It's A Good Day
(uncredited)
Written by Peggy Lee and Dave Barbour
Performed by Peggy Lee
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Crisp, fresh, hilarious
20 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

We've recently retired and are enjoying a lot of television time. The good news is there is a lot of TV available. The bad news is that it can't possibly all be good. At some point as you flick through the options, you can't help but laugh at the absurdity of some of these shows. I get the challenge to producers and artists to fill hundreds of channels, 24/7, I really do. I've learned to seriously adjust my expectations. But frankly, the ones that look promising and don't deliver are more disappointing than the ones that didn't look appetizing in the first place. You get what I'm saying, right?

All that said - don't be afraid to have high expectations of this show. Just make sure you listen closely to the dialog so you don't miss one delicious bit of hilarity which often occurs in simultaneous dialogue at a dramatic moment.

The acting is crisp, the caricatures of a rich New York Jewish family in the 50s are spot on. Rachel Brosnahan is intelligent, independent, strong and funny. Her energy paired with Alex Borstein's drollness leaves me clamoring to find out how this all plays out.

(PS - if you like it, I encourage you to take the time to fill out Amazon's survey which will help them decide whether to continue this series. I'd hate to see it go the way of their terrific series, Good Girls Revolt, which was discontinued after one season because it premiered in the thick of the 2016 election when its primary audience was otherwise occupied.)


49 of 58 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 67 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

The Most Anticipated Shows of 2018

"The IMDb Show" looks ahead at some of the most compelling new shows in 2018. Plus, we challenge "This Is Us" star Chris Sullivan to guess the actors behind their movie makeup.

Watch now