15 Things To Know About "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Now That Everyone's Officially Watching It

    All those Emmys can't be wrong!

    1. First, the basics: "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" is an Amazon Prime series that centers on the life of Miriam "Midge" Maisel.

    2. Midge is a fictional character, but she's inspired by many real-life female comedians.

    3. It's set in the late 1950s...

    4. Which means that there are tons of gorgeous mid-century sets and props...

    5. But also: extremely good costumes.

    6. You'd expect a series about a comedian to be funny — and it is.

    7. But it also includes sharp and, sadly, still relevant critiques of sexism and the patriarchy.

    8. Plus, there's tons of strong female leads throughout the show.

    9. So yes, you could say that it's a highly feminist comedy...

    10. Which shouldn't come as a surprise if you know anything about the show's creator, Amy Sherman-Palladino:

    11. Overall, critics love the show.

    12. Not to mention that it cleaned 👏 up 👏 on the awards circuit

    13. So far, there's only one season, and it only has eight episodes.

    14. And there's a lot more ~marvelousness~ to come!

    15. And of course, you can watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel all on Amazon Prime. So get on it!

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    This post was translated from Spanish.