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* ForgottenFirstMeeting: A flashback during Midge's wedding in episode 1 shows that she saw Lenny perform early in his career, while on a date with Joel when they were in college. When she ends up in the back of a cop car with him several years later, Midge shows no sign of recognizing him, and does not appear to have made the connection even after befriending him and finding out that he is a famous comedian. During her stoned performance at the Vanguards in episode 3, however, she references his airplane glue bit from the pilot, indicating that she does remember.

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* ForgottenFirstMeeting: A flashback during Midge's wedding in episode 1 shows that she saw Lenny perform early in his career, while on a date with Joel when they were in college. When she ends up in the back of a cop car with him several years later, Midge shows no sign of recognizing him, and does not appear to have made the connection even after befriending him and finding out that he is a famous comedian. During her stoned performance at the Vanguards Vanguard in episode 3, however, she references his airplane glue bit from the pilot, indicating that she does remember.


* ForgottenFirstMeeting: A flashback during Midge's wedding in episode 1 shows that she saw Lenny perform early in his career, while on a date with Joel when they were in college. When she ends up in the back of a cop car with him several years later, Midge shows no sign of recognizing him, and does not appear to have ever made the connection even after befriending him and finding out that he is a famous comedian.

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* ForgottenFirstMeeting: A flashback during Midge's wedding in episode 1 shows that she saw Lenny perform early in his career, while on a date with Joel when they were in college. When she ends up in the back of a cop car with him several years later, Midge shows no sign of recognizing him, and does not appear to have ever made the connection even after befriending him and finding out that he is a famous comedian.comedian. During her stoned performance at the Vanguards in episode 3, however, she references his airplane glue bit from the pilot, indicating that she does remember.

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* ShipTease: An extremely mild variant between Lenny and Midge. Their relationship is platonic and their interactions never go beyond gentle flirting, but the idea of something romantic between them is brought up in dialogue several times Ė once as a joke by Lenny, and a few times by others who are making assumptions.


** When Susie first shows up at Steiner and says she's shopping around looking for venues to book gigs for Midge, Midge protests that she can't perform up here in the Catskills because a lot of the people around here know her, . Sure enough, when Midge gets her first gig at the Concord, her father ends up being in the audience by total coincidence.

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** When Susie first shows up at Steiner and says she's shopping around looking for venues to book gigs for Midge, Midge protests that she can't perform up here in the Catskills because a lot of the people around here know her, . her. Sure enough, when Midge gets her first gig at the Concord, her father ends up being in the audience by total coincidence.coincidence.
* ForgottenFirstMeeting: A flashback during Midge's wedding in episode 1 shows that she saw Lenny perform early in his career, while on a date with Joel when they were in college. When she ends up in the back of a cop car with him several years later, Midge shows no sign of recognizing him, and does not appear to have ever made the connection even after befriending him and finding out that he is a famous comedian.

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* CastFullOfRichPeople: The main character, Midge, was raised among New York's elite and is initially a picture-perfect housewife. The working-class Susie is often taken aback by their lavish way of living.


-->'''Midge:''' ...The first time I ever let a boy [[PersonAsVerb go Christopher Columbus]] on my nether-regions, it was in the Catskills. And this boy, he was my ''[spots her father]'' papa. ''[freezes and stammers as she tries to fight the initial shock]''

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-->'''Midge:''' ...--->'''Midge:''' ...The first time I ever let a boy [[PersonAsVerb go Christopher Columbus]] on my nether-regions, it was in the Catskills. And this boy, he was my ''[spots her father]'' papa. ''[freezes and stammers as she tries to fight the initial shock]''



-->'''Midge:''' I have to know what you're saying. To my friends. To the press! I know about that interview you gave to the Village Voice! You didn't even ask me about it before you did it! You just went ahead and ''[sees Susie's foot reaching for the faucet]'' do not add more hot water!

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-->'''Midge:''' --->'''Midge:''' I have to know what you're saying. To my friends. To the press! I know about that interview you gave to the Village Voice! You didn't even ask me about it before you did it! You just went ahead and ''[sees Susie's foot reaching for the faucet]'' do not add more hot water!



* JewishAmericanPrincess: Played with. Midge appears to be a pampered and fashionable Jewish young woman but she has a very sexual nature and she used to be supportive of Joel's ambitions until he dropped her. She is also friendly and willing to befriend people from different backgrounds than she (such as the Butch, working-class Susie and some gentile girls and the friendly girls at B. Altman) and willing to work for a living if she need be. She makes a reference to this in her stand-up.

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* JewishAmericanPrincess: JewishAmericanPrincess:
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Played with. Midge appears to be a pampered and fashionable Jewish young woman but she has a very sexual nature and she used to be supportive of Joel's ambitions until he dropped her. She is also friendly and willing to befriend people from different backgrounds than she (such as the Butch, working-class Susie and some gentile girls and the friendly girls at B. Altman) and willing to work for a living if she need be. She makes a reference to this in her stand-up.



* JewsLoveToArgue: Most of the family interactions revolve around arguing. Abe, being a professor, seems to take pride in arguing points. At Midge's wedding, he tries to take on a rabbi by claiming that shrimp are kosher (they're not).

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* JewsLoveToArgue: JewsLoveToArgue:
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Most of the family interactions revolve around arguing. Abe, being a professor, seems to take pride in arguing points. At Midge's wedding, he tries to take on a rabbi by claiming that shrimp are kosher (they're not).



-->'''Midge:''' ''That'' was you telling me?

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-->'''Midge:''' --->'''Midge:''' ''That'' was you telling me?



-->'''Midge''': You teach at Columbia, they should be terrified!

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-->'''Midge''': --->'''Midge''': You teach at Columbia, they should be terrified!



-->'''Abe:''' Who was that woman?
-->'''Midge:''' ''[confused]'' What woman?
-->'''Abe:''' The woman with us in the car last night.
-->'''Midge:''' ''[[[LateToTheRealization realizes]]]'' Oh! I'm so used to people thinking she's a guy, I didn't know who you were talking about.
-->'''Abe:''' She's clearly a woman.

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-->'''Abe:''' --->'''Abe:''' Who was that woman?
-->'''Midge:'''
woman? \\
'''Midge:'''
''[confused]'' What woman?
-->'''Abe:'''
woman?\\
'''Abe:'''
The woman with us in the car last night.
-->'''Midge:'''
night.\\
'''Midge:'''
''[[[LateToTheRealization realizes]]]'' Oh! I'm so used to people thinking she's a guy, I didn't know who you were talking about.
-->'''Abe:'''
about.\\
'''Abe:'''
She's clearly a woman.



-->'''Susie:''' But we do have to make some money at some point. You understand that, right?
-->'''Midge:''' Yes, I understand that.
-->'''Susie:''' Like, now.
-->'''Midge:''' Don't worry about me, I'm fine.
-->'''Susie:''' [[SarcasmMode Oh, are you, Princess? You hanging in there? Is life okay in your 18-room apartment on the Upper West Side with your doorman and your maid and your childcare and your bottomless closet?]]
-->'''Midge:''' Oh, I forgot to tell you, I found $2,000 in my closet.
-->'''Susie:''' This is what I'm talking about! I'm not gonna find $2,000 in my closet! Think about ''my'' life for a moment! I'm broke, I'm working less at the Gaslight so I'm falling further behind! I'm begging people to call me 'cause I can't afford to call them! I am picking up half-eaten apples out of trash cans at the Port Authority. It's getting dire here!

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-->'''Susie:''' --->'''Susie:''' But we do have to make some money at some point. You understand that, right?
-->'''Midge:'''
right? \\
'''Midge:'''
Yes, I understand that.
-->'''Susie:'''
that.\\
'''Susie:'''
Like, now.
-->'''Midge:'''
now.\\
'''Midge:'''
Don't worry about me, I'm fine.
-->'''Susie:'''
fine.\\
'''Susie:'''
[[SarcasmMode Oh, are you, Princess? You hanging in there? Is life okay in your 18-room apartment on the Upper West Side with your doorman and your maid and your childcare and your bottomless closet?]]
-->'''Midge:'''
closet?]]\\
'''Midge:'''
Oh, I forgot to tell you, I found $2,000 in my closet.
-->'''Susie:'''
closet.\\
'''Susie:'''
This is what I'm talking about! I'm not gonna find $2,000 in my closet! Think about ''my'' life for a moment! I'm broke, I'm working less at the Gaslight so I'm falling further behind! I'm begging people to call me 'cause I can't afford to call them! I am picking up half-eaten apples out of trash cans at the Port Authority. It's getting dire here!


'''''The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel''''' is a {{dramedy}} series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino (''Series/GilmoreGirls'') and produced by Creator/AmazonStudios for Creator/PrimeVideo. The show's first season was released on November 29, 2017, with a second season following a year later on December 5, 2018. A third season is currently in production and scheduled for release in late 2019.

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'''''The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel''''' is a {{dramedy}} series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino (''Series/GilmoreGirls'') and produced by Creator/AmazonStudios for Creator/PrimeVideo. The show's first season was released on November 29, 2017, with a second season following a year later on December 5, 2018. A third season is currently in production and scheduled for release in late on December 6, 2019.


* SequelGoesForeign: The first season takes place entirely within the confines of New York City. In the second season, only four of the ten episodes (3, 7, 9, and 10) are set entirely within New York City, with the other six being set partially or entirely outside the city (Paris in episodes 1-2, the Catskills for 4-6, a road trip to DC and Philadelphia in 8).

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* SequelGoesForeign: The first season takes place entirely within the confines of New York City. In the second season, only four of the ten episodes (3, 7, 9, and 10) are set entirely within New York City, with the other six being set partially or entirely outside the city (Paris in episodes 1-2, the Catskills for 4-6, a road trip to Washington DC and Philadelphia in 8).8). The third season also has large parts set outside New York City, now that Midge is on tour.


** Moishe's intense distrust of banks as "gentile" institutions is a lot different from what you'd expect from Jews, particularly modern American Jews, but Moishe is from a different generation of Jewish immigrants who are less removed from systemic antisemitism. Notably, his own Joel is much more comfortable and understanding of banking practices, as he'd previously worked for years in a corporate job with professional accountants.

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** Moishe's intense distrust of banks as "gentile" institutions is a lot different from what you'd expect from Jews, particularly modern American Jews, but Moishe is from a different generation of Jewish immigrants who are less removed from systemic antisemitism. Notably, By contrast, his own son Joel is much more comfortable and understanding of banking practices, as he'd previously worked for years in a corporate job with professional accountants.


* TheBusCameBack: After helping Midge deal with her earlier arrests in Season 1, activist lawyer Michael Kessler isn't seen again for the rest of season 1 and all of season 2... until the season 2 finale, when he takes a meeting with his old friend, [[spoiler:Abe]].



* CensorSuds: PlayedForLaughs when Susie takes a bath in the Weissmans' bathtub while staying over (to hide from Harry Drake's people, with the cover story that Susie's place is being fumigated). She uses the whole bottle of Rose's pink soap, which Imogene points out is overkill.

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* CensorSuds: PlayedForLaughs when Susie takes a bath in the Weissmans' bathtub while staying over (to hide from Harry Drake's people, with the cover story that Susie's place is being fumigated). She uses the whole bottle of Rose's pink bath soap, which Imogene points out is overkill.



** Midge works ''incredibly'' blue for the '50s, so that an act that wouldn't bat an eye today gets her repeatedly arrested. This carries over to Lenny Bruce, which was very much TruthInTelevision.

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** Midge works ''incredibly'' blue for the '50s, so that an act that people wouldn't bat an eye at today gets her repeatedly arrested. This carries over to Lenny Bruce, which was very much TruthInTelevision.



** Moishe's intense distrust of banks as "gentile" institutions is a lot different from what you'd expect from Jews, particularly modern American Jews, but Moishe is from a different generation of Jewish immigrants who are less removed from systemic antisemitism.

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** Moishe's intense distrust of banks as "gentile" institutions is a lot different from what you'd expect from Jews, particularly modern American Jews, but Moishe is from a different generation of Jewish immigrants who are less removed from systemic antisemitism. Notably, his own Joel is much more comfortable and understanding of banking practices, as he'd previously worked for years in a corporate job with professional accountants.



* TheDitz: Penny Pan, which is a fact that seems to be brought up whenever someone chides Joel for leaving Midge for Penny

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* TheDitz: Penny Pan, which is a fact that seems to be brought up whenever someone chides Joel for leaving Midge for PennyPenny.


* HandsOffParenting: Joel and Midge practice this with their children, often leaving them with the grandparents while they go off and do their thing. This even happened during their life together. When presented the opportunity to leave on a six-month tour with Shy Baldwin, a fellow singer she met at the telethon, Midge doesn't even hesitate in accepting, and never considers her kids to be a factor in choosing whether to go.

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* HandsOffParenting: Joel and Midge practice this with their children, often leaving them with the grandparents while they go off and do their thing. This even happened during their life together. When presented the opportunity to leave on a six-month tour with Shy Baldwin, a fellow singer she met at the telethon, Midge doesn't even hesitate in accepting, and never considers her kids to be a factor in choosing whether to go.

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** Abe is a great father who is pretty open minded about Midge being incredibly smart. That being said, he was still born in the 1890s and isnít 100% on board with her new found intellectual freedom. It seems like ladies talking about politics is a bridge too far for him. He shuts her down when she tries to ask him if he likes Nixon or Kennedy. Abe would have been a young adult before women could vote and Midge is of the first generation of women who were allowed a full education.


** In season 2 episode 5, Midge goes with Benjamin to see ''The Legend of Lizzie'' (a play about the Lizzie Borden murder trial) on Broadway, which they find so terrible that they walk out at intermission and instead opt to go see Lenny Bruce at another club. The scene is set in the summer of 1959, and while the play was real, it was actually so bad that it closed in ''February'' after just two performances. Which lends a whole new spin on Benjamin's later remark when he and Midge are having dinner at the Stage Deli when he suggests they consider going back to catch the second act if it's any good.

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** In season 2 episode 5, Midge goes with Benjamin to see ''The Legend of Lizzie'' (a play about the Lizzie Borden murder trial) on Broadway, which they find so terrible that they walk out at intermission and instead opt to go see Lenny Bruce at another club. The scene is set in the summer of 1959, and while the play was real, it was actually so bad that it opened and closed in ''February'' February after just two performances. Which lends a whole new spin on Benjamin's later remark when he and Midge are having dinner at the Stage Deli when he suggests they consider going back to catch the second act if it's any good.


'''''The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel''''' is a {{dramedy}} series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino (''Series/GilmoreGirls'') and produced by Creator/AmazonStudios for Creator/PrimeVideo. The show's first season was released on November 29, 2017, with a second season following a year later on December 5, 2018. A third season is currently in production and scheduled for release in late 2018.

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'''''The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel''''' is a {{dramedy}} series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino (''Series/GilmoreGirls'') and produced by Creator/AmazonStudios for Creator/PrimeVideo. The show's first season was released on November 29, 2017, with a second season following a year later on December 5, 2018. A third season is currently in production and scheduled for release in late 2018.2019.


''The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'' is a {{dramedy}} series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino (''Series/GilmoreGirls'') and produced by Creator/AmazonStudios for Creator/PrimeVideo. The show's first season was released on November 29, 2017, with a second season following a year later on December 5, 2018. A third season is currently in production and scheduled for release in late 2018.

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''The '''''The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'' Maisel''''' is a {{dramedy}} series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino (''Series/GilmoreGirls'') and produced by Creator/AmazonStudios for Creator/PrimeVideo. The show's first season was released on November 29, 2017, with a second season following a year later on December 5, 2018. A third season is currently in production and scheduled for release in late 2018.



* ContrivedCoincidence: This ends up being how Abe ends up finding out the truth about Midge. He chooses to skip Polynesian night at Steiner (mostly because he doesn't want to be around Moishe) and goes to catch some late night entertainment at the Concord Resort, which just happens to be the same night that Midge is there to perform her gig.

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* ContrivedCoincidence: This ends up being how In "Midnight at the Concord," Abe ends up finding out the truth about Midge. He chooses to skip Polynesian night at Steiner (mostly because he doesn't want to be around Moishe) (because he's not up for tolerating Moishe's antics) and goes to catch some late night entertainment at the Concord Resort, which just happens to be the same night that where by coincidence, Midge is there to perform her gig. doing a gig.



** In "The Punishment Room", Midge makes several off-color jokes at a Catholic wedding reception. Then she makes matters even worse when she says it must be a {{shotgun wedding}} since Mary and her hsuband have only known each other for a few months...realizing just seconds too late it really is one.

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** In "The Punishment Room", Midge makes several off-color jokes at a Catholic wedding reception. Then she makes matters even worse when she says it must be a {{shotgun wedding}} since Mary and her hsuband husband have only known each other for a few months...realizing just seconds too late it really is one.one.
** "Midnight at the Concord": Midge's succsessful effort to course-correct after freezing up upon seeing her father in the audience involves making several racy jokes about his sex life, which leave the audience in stitches and obviously leave Abe very uncomfortable about the fact that his daughter has become a foul-mouthed comic behind his back. (It doesn't help that this happens to be a "blue night", so Midge's act was already going to be more foul than it normally is)

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