The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Midge is doing her makeup routine, she doesn't have eye liner, then she does, then she doesn't.

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Suggested correction: Season 1 starts in mid-1958 and goes into 1959, which would coincide with the introduction of pantyhose. Being that New York City is one of the top fashion centers in the world, pantyhose may have been more readily available there than the rest of the country.

raywest

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Suggested correction: I was a kid in the 50s, and the term pool "floaties" or "floaters" was used. It wasn't commonly used.

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Suggested correction: She could be talking about another museum (either real or fictional) with the same name that existed in this time period and had since closed. It is a fairly generic name.

raywest

Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Joel is about to start his show a woman in front holds a cigarette with her right hand. In the immediate next angle she's holding it with her left hand.

Sacha

Show generally

Factual error: Taxicabs appearing in various scenes show that they are fitted with side marker lights on the fenders. Those were not used on American cars until 1968.

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Suggested correction: It's true that this song was not recorded and released until 1962, which is a little after when this scene takes place. However, Abe is not actually "listening" to it (or any other music) while he is exercising on the lake dock. The song is used as part of the series soundtrack and creates a desired mood for the scene. As the storyline is now in the early 1960s, it is appropriate to the era, and is only background music.

raywest

It's Comedy or Cabbage - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: When Midge descends the hotel's grand staircase, the piano player and guests are below. Once down the stairs, Midge finds Abe and Rose sitting in chairs with their luggage, just to the right of the piano, in front of a large pillar, with a round sofa behind. However, when Midge was walking down the stairs, the lobby looks different. The piano is in the same position relative to the stairs, but her parents and the chairs are missing and the round sofa is a different style and the shape of the carpeting in front of the pillar is also different.

raywest

Season 1 generally

Factual error: In the Greenwich Village record shop, the vinyl records are shown with polythene sleeves. At that time, vinyl LP's were always factory sealed in cellophane shrink (unless it was later removed), not poly sleeves.

superfish

Doink - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: While Midge's dad is questioning her about her new job, Midge starts buttering her toast with some jam. But in the following shot there is no jam on her toast.

THGhost

Ethan... Esther... Chaim - S4-E7

Factual error: When Midge and Rose leave the club after the magicians act you can see tactile paving at the crossing. This can't be possible as tactile paving was first developed in Japan by Seiichi Miyake in 1965, so they're 3 years too early.

MASTERoftheGRUMP

Thank You and Good Night - S1-E8

Deliberate mistake: In the Maisels' 1954 wedding reception flashback, Midge hired professional dancers who perform the "Bottle Dance" (where they slide on their knees). This famous dance, often performed at Jewish weddings and social events, was choreographed by Jerome Robbins for "Fiddler on the Roof," which debuted on Broadway in 1964. It did not exist in 1954 but, as an inside joke, while Midge watches, she says, "That's really good. They should do something with that."

raywest

Look, She Made a Hat - S2-E7

Archie [after Joel's celebratory speech to his staff]: Such a strange mixture of happiness and horror.
Mrs. Moscowitz: Oh, clearly you're not Jewish, dear.

raywest

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