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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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16 March 2017 (USA)  »

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La fantastica signora Maisel  »

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Trivia

The fortune teller offers a charm filled with "tannis root" which is a fictional herb used by the occult in the film "Rosemary's Baby." 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 »

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

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On a Wonderful Day Like Today
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Written by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse
Performed by Cyril Ritchard
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Wow!!!
10 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

From the opening scene to the ending, this was a real treat. The writing and cast are excellent and I hope this gets picked up as a series because this is the first Amazon Pilot that I have seen that grabbed me from the beginning and entertained me throughout. I was not expecting much from this when I began watching since I had not heard anything about it prior to viewing. Was I surprised! Nice to see Tony Shaloub again and although I did not recognize any other names or faces among the cast, everyone did a fine job. The writing was tight with no wasted moments (no filling). A nice touch was adding Lenny and Honey Bruce in the story as well as showcasing The Gaslight. I want to spend more time with these characters and am excited to see what the writers can do with this if it gets picked up. Kudos to all involved with this production!


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