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Is 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' a True Story? We Look At Who the Colorful Cast is Based On


I can understand if you don’t want to watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel if you’re a huge hater of comedy, firecracker female protagonists, the mile-a-minute wit of Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman Palladino, gorgeous period costumes, and Emmy-winning prestige television. For the rest of us, we welcome Miriam “Midge” Maisel into our lives with vigor, the show returning to Amazon Prime for a healthy binge December 5th. However, new converts might be wondering, is The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel a true story? Or really another genius concoction from the Dr. Seuss-hatted head of A S-P? 

In a word: no. In a bunch of other words: the world Midge is breaking into is populated with very colorful, and real, characters. Moreover, a little detective work suggests that Amy and co. drew inspiration from a platter of ground-breaking, and ball-busting comediennes. Oh, and her own father.

So as to who Mrs. Maisel is based on…

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