"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" on Amazon Prime

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  1. Mar 20, 2017 #1 of 132
    StacieH

    StacieH betativowho??

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    I. Love. This. Show!

    It's a pilot episode, written and directed by Amy Sherman-Palladino. I hope it gets picked up!
     
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  2. Mar 22, 2017 #2 of 132
    dbranco

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    Yes!! Superb writing and acting, although I thought Tony Shaloub's 'yiddish?' accent was in and out.
     
  3. Mar 22, 2017 #3 of 132
    Steveknj

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    Wife and I watched this over the weekend and loved it!! I was born just after this takes place, and while we weren't in the same class level as the family here, a lot of it rang true in my household. I haven't watched anything else by this writer, but I noticed a certain cadence in the dialogue, similar to the dialogue of an Aaron Sorkin show. Took a bit to get used to it, but it was all good.
     
  4. Mar 28, 2017 #4 of 132
    Mikeyis4dcats

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    I really liked this as well.
     
  5. Mar 28, 2017 #5 of 132
    SoBelle0

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    Thank you for posting about this. What a treat! I look forward to seeing how she and Susie will work together. Such opposite outlooks.
     
  6. Mar 28, 2017 #6 of 132
    cmontyburns

    cmontyburns Excellent.

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    No way it won't, I'd say. Putting it in their "let customers vote" contest thing is just theater. The pilot is really good, AS-P is a big name, and it's a chance for Amazon to poach her from their rival, Netflix, who wants her there to make more Gilmore Girls.
     
  7. Mar 29, 2017 #7 of 132
    TonyD79

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    And the other comedy pilots were complete dreck.
     
  8. Mar 30, 2017 #8 of 132
    jr461

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    Is there any idea as to when the determination will be made regarding a pick up? I know it's only an hour out of our lives but if it's not picked up, or is but not for another year (or even months), we'll pass or just wait. We do like period pieces, and from the premise this sounds good, so I hope it is picked up and sooner than later.
     
  9. Mar 30, 2017 #9 of 132
    Steveknj

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    Make sure you all vote people!! (even if it doesn't matter, it just might :) )
     
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    dbranco

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  11. Apr 13, 2017 #11 of 132
    StacieH

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    Great news!
     
  12. Nov 29, 2017 #12 of 132
    mwhip

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    Got eps 2 and 3 in last night before bed and man is this show fantastic. The casting is spot on and Rachel can deliver some ASP dialogue.
     
  13. Nov 29, 2017 #13 of 132
    zalusky

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    I saw 1&2 as well last night. She is something. Love the music as well!
     
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    Gunnyman

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    I watched this series this week, loved it. Very well done.
     
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    betts4

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    I love it! what fun!
     
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    zalusky

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    The final line at the wedding in episode 1 was was wonderful!
     
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  17. Dec 2, 2017 #17 of 132
    Regina

    Regina I've got Jewbs!

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    I think that this show is funnier if you're Jewish (along the lines of Seinfeld, CYE) but you don't have to be Jewish to appreciate it-
     
  18. Dec 5, 2017 #18 of 132
    eddyj

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    We have watched 2 episodes. We like it, but in smaller doses. Not something I would binge on. /notJewish
     
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  19. Dec 5, 2017 #19 of 132
    Steveknj

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    That was my draw to the show, having grown up (even 10 years later) with parents/grandparents like that. I haven't watched anything besides the pilot yet, but planning to binge it soon once I am caught up on the rest of what I have saved.
     
  20. Dec 6, 2017 #20 of 132
    getreal

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    I tried to Google this but I still do not know what you are trying to say by "ASP dialogue".???

    I watched Eps. 1 & 2 so far and am liking this show, but it comes off more like a stage play. Lots of words, but none of it sounds natural. It sounds scripted and that everybody has memorized their lines. "Mad Men" at least looked and sounded natural, like they were saying what they were thinking -- not what had been written for them. <-- this is actually a minor gripe as I do like the cast and the idea, so I plan to catch the rest, but at my own pace (i.e., not quite binge-worthy for me).
     

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