TV and Movies·Posted on Sep 25, 201815 Things To Know About "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Now That Everyone's Officially Watching ItAll those Emmys can't be wrong!by Luis Del ValleBuzzFeed Staff, MexicoFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. First, the basics: "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" is an Amazon Prime series that centers on the life of Miriam "Midge" Maisel. Amazon And it follows her trajectory from Jewish housewife to stand-up comedian. 2. Midge is a fictional character, but she's inspired by many real-life female comedians. youtube.com 3. It's set in the late 1950s... Amazon 4. Which means that there are tons of gorgeous mid-century sets and props... Nicole Rivelli Don't underestimate that Amazon Prime production value! 5. But also: extremely good costumes. Amazon It's a lot like Mad Men, but with more dresses. 6. You'd expect a series about a comedian to be funny — and it is. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Amazon In fact, it won this year's Emmy for Best Comedy Series. 7. But it also includes sharp and, sadly, still relevant critiques of sexism and the patriarchy. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Amazon 8. Plus, there's tons of strong female leads throughout the show. Amazon Prepare to root fiercely for the badass club booker Susie Myerson, played by Alex Borstein. 9. So yes, you could say that it's a highly feminist comedy... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Amazon 10. Which shouldn't come as a surprise if you know anything about the show's creator, Amy Sherman-Palladino: Kevin Winter / Getty Images Also known as the creator of your other fave fast-talking series, Gilmore Girls. 11. Overall, critics love the show. rottentomatoes.com The first season has 94% good reviews in Rotten Tomatoes , 12. Not to mention that it cleaned 👏 up 👏 on the awards circuit Rich Fury / Getty Images The show's won two Golden Globes and 5 Emmys this year. 13. So far, there's only one season, and it only has eight episodes. Amazon Which means it'll be ridiculously easy to get caught up. 14. And there's a lot more ~marvelousness~ to come! Amazon The second season will be released very soon, and a third season has already been confirmed. 15. And of course, you can watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel all on Amazon Prime. So get on it! View this video on YouTube youtube.com This post was translated from Spanish.