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A Parody Video of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ as a Superhero? Yes, Please!

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Midge Maisel, though fictitious, is many, many things. She’s a woman, a comedian, a mom (maybe not a great one, but that’s OK), a Jew, a daughter, and so much more.

But there’s definitely one thing that’s the titular character in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel  is not: a superhero who joins the Avengers.

Yet that’s exactly what Funny or Die’s short video, “Marvel’s Mrs. Maisel,” imagines.

It’s a hilarious mashup of the two franchises, presented as a trailer. “As the Avengers and their allies face yet another world-ending, apocalyptic showdown, they find an unexpected superhero in the making to join their ranks: Miriam ‘Midge’ Maisel,” the tagline explains.

Honestly, it’s got us thinking: What would Midge’s superpower be? Annoying people into submission? Making villains laugh? And what would Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) think of her?

Yes, it’s a joke, and it’s just a trailer, at that. But if any movie exec out there is reading this, take note: We would totally watch this.

The opinions expressed here are the personal views of the author. Comments are moderated, so use your inside voices, keep your hands to yourself, and no, we're not interested in herbal supplements.

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