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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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Who's Joining Midge Maisel in Season 3?

"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" is back, with some new additions to the cast, including Sterling K. Brown. Here's what we know about the third season ... so far.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rachel Brosnahan ...  Miriam 'Midge' Maisel / ... 26 episodes, 2017-2019
Alex Borstein ...  Susie Myerson 24 episodes, 2017-2019
Tony Shalhoub ...  Abe Weissman 23 episodes, 2017-2019
Matilda Szydagis ...  Zelda 20 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
Joel Johnstone ...  Archie Cleary 17 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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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Amy Sherman-Palladino explained the show concept as follows: "I wanted to do a story about a woman who thought she'd scored...She'd gotten it all, and then, bam, it all falls apart. And in falling apart, she discovers an ambition and a need to speak, and a voice that she just frankly didn't know was there." 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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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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Get Happy
Written by Ted Koehler
Performed by Judy Garland
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Way funnier than I was expecting

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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