The Best Episodes of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2018

It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown talent - one that will take her all the way from the comedy clubs of Greenwich Village to a spot on Johnny Carson’s couch.

Thank You and Good Night

#1 - Thank You and Good Night

Season 1 - Episode 8

In the Season One finale, Midge and Susie deal with the repercussions of Midge's off-script takedown of a famous comedian. With tensions still high at the Weissman household, Rose makes some bold changes. Midge and Joel reunite for Ethan's birthday party.

star 8.48
422 votes
Writers: Amy Sherman-Palladino
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Ya Shivu v Bolshom Dome Na Kholme

#2 - Ya Shivu v Bolshom Dome Na Kholme

Season 1 - Episode 2

Midge's life is in a tailspin in the wake of Joel leaving. Midge and Joel's parents butt heads while trying to keep their family together. Susie pushes Midge to get back on stage and find her voice.

star 8.16
528 votes
Writers: Amy Sherman-Palladino
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Put That On Your Plate!

#3 - Put That On Your Plate!

Season 1 - Episode 7

With Susie's help, Midge hones her act at the Gaslight. Abe surprises the women with a dinner guest, sending Rose into an emotional spiral. Working towards a promotion, Joel conjures up a new plan. Midge stirs up controversy after meeting a big-time comedian.

star 8.12
420 votes
Writers: Amy Sherman-Palladino
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Pilot

#4 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

In 1958 New York, Midge Maisel's life is on track- husband, kids, and elegant Yom Kippur dinners in their Upper West Side apartment. But when her life takes a surprise turn, she has to quickly decide what else she's good at - and going from housewife to stand-up comic is a wild choice to everyone but her.

star 8.12
661 votes
Writers: Amy Sherman-Palladino
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Because You Left

#5 - Because You Left

Season 1 - Episode 3

After another arrest, Midge finds herself in legal trouble, forcing her to rely on Susie's street smarts. Abe approaches Moishe with an interesting proposition. Lenny Bruce offers some unconventional inspiration for Midge's act.

star 8.11
484 votes
Writers: Amy Sherman-Palladino
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Mrs. X at the Gaslight

#6 - Mrs. X at the Gaslight

Season 1 - Episode 6

Midge finds a different kind of audience to perform for, much to Susie's chagrin. Abe gets offered the experience of a lifetime. The Weissmans come together for a family dinner. Susie finally shows off her management skills.

star 8.09
422 votes
Writers: Amy Sherman-Palladino
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The Disappointment of the Dionne Quintuplets

#7 - The Disappointment of the Dionne Quintuplets

Season 1 - Episode 4

Midge begins to move on from her once perfect life. Susie shows Midge the ropes while going on a tour of New York comedy clubs. Rose takes a bit too much pleasure in Midge's new living arrangements.

star 7.91
437 votes
Writers: Amy Sherman-Palladino
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Doink

#8 - Doink

Season 1 - Episode 5

Midge dives into a new line of work and makes some quirky friends along the way. Susie continues her emphatic quest to keep Midge's career moving forward, but gets hit with a couple setbacks. Both Midge and Joel experience the downsides of their new lifestyles.

star 7.74
427 votes
Writers: Amy Sherman-Palladino
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