'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' would not be the unsuspecting gem that it is if our title character did nothing, well, marvelous. Though her quick wits and thick vintage New York accent are charming, the moment you fall in love with Midge is the moment her life falls apart.
The spontaneity and tackling of ultra-contemporary issues like sexuality, status and race are what give 'Easy' its honesty. The way that I became invested in new characters who then disappeared after a mere 30-minutes left me hoping for the expansion and elaboration of certain stories into stand-alone pieces.
Year after year, the familiarity of the Thanksgiving TV lineup has been a central uniting and calming factor of an otherwise chaotic holiday. But Thanksgiving TV has changed in recent years — and not for the better.