The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby Charlie O. » 10 Dec 2021, 05:24

They've put a few more teasers up on YouTube. I think it's gonna be good.
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby Hightea » 13 Mar 2022, 02:24

New season up on Amazon Prime
Watching know thru first two episodes
Still incredible and fun.
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby ChrisB » 13 Mar 2022, 12:38

The title says it all.

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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby pcqgod » 14 Mar 2022, 16:28

Up to episode 4. Not totally digging it. It takes me out of the story seeing Jason Alexander with such a major role because I can't separate him from his Seinfeld character. And then a gratuitous cameo by John Waters. And then Abe uncharacteristically sounded like a real creep.
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby Neige » 25 Mar 2022, 18:35

So I started watching Season 1 after discovering that I could do that for free on Amazon Prime.

Some thoughts, 4 episodes in:

- the care for late-fifties detail is stunning
- it is a joy, visually
- I really like the guy who plays Lenny Bruce
- the cameo by Wallace Shawn was excruciating, but fun

- Midge: the acting is excellent, she is funny... but also terribly shallow
- the other main characters (parents, Joel, Susie) seem clichéd and one-dimensional to the extreme.

Please, dear fans, do these things change? Should I persevere?

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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby Neil Jung » 25 Mar 2022, 21:52

It’s a couple of years since I watched Season One - I’ve just finished Season Four - but if you’re not hooked already maybe it’s not for you. I loved it from the start.
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby Mike Boom » 25 Mar 2022, 22:14

Yeah, just finished Season Four too, loved it. Fantastically filmed and always has a wonderful eye for period detail. Looking forward to the final season 5. Will we see Dylan at the Gaslight ? Will it end with Lenny's death in 66 ?

Also the Magician is pure gold!
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby pcqgod » 18 Apr 2022, 17:32

Enjoyed 4.5 much better. Susie hiring a secretary was a riot.
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby The Slider » 19 Apr 2022, 14:12

I'm curiously underwhelmed by season 4
I feel like the characters are becoming caricatures.
There is gold in the scripts of course, but they are struggling with situations
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby Charlie O. » 04 Apr 2023, 05:29



Doesn't tell you much, does it?



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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby Mike Boom » 19 Apr 2023, 00:28

Enjoying Season 5 a lot, watched the first three, the updates at the start of each episode are a bit jarring at first, but it gives a good perspective of the whole story.
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby Charlie O. » 19 Apr 2023, 00:31

I admit I'm not enjoying these as much, so far - but I'm stuck in, obviously, it's not like I'm gonna stop watching now!
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby ChrisB » 19 Apr 2023, 19:15

Mike Boom wrote:Enjoying Season 5 a lot, watched the first three, the updates at the start of each episode are a bit jarring at first, but it gives a good perspective of the whole story.


Same here. Beautiful writing and acting

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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby The Slider » 23 Apr 2023, 19:00

I think season 5 is a massive improvement on 4
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby pcqgod » 24 Apr 2023, 17:01

Loved that airport in episode 1.
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby Charlie O. » 25 Apr 2023, 04:01

The single element that irks me most with this show is the occasional (maybe more than occasional) verbal anachronism.

"I have a problem with closure." Who the fuck was talking about "closure" in 1961?

A famous comedienne/TV personality (Sophie Lennon) making a blatant double entendre joke ("Well, you know me, once I've got my legs up...") on national television... absolutely would not have happened back then, not unless it was a live broadcast and she didn't care about staying employed.
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby Mike Boom » 07 May 2023, 16:05

Fantastic episode 5 with Susie’s Roast, I thought it was the finale , it seemed to wrap things up so very interested to see what the next three episodes have in store. If they are all as good as episode 5 it will be some brilliant TV.
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby pcqgod » 15 Nov 2023, 17:22

Finally finished it. That was a loooooong four minutes. I thought the structure for the final season was interesting, though not too sure about where they took some of the characters. The ending seemed a bit rushed with too many things unresolved, but then I guess it always does for series you enjoy.
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Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Postby Charlie O. » 16 Nov 2023, 09:43

I still haven't watched the last episode! I have lately been thinking about doing so, though.
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