20. The Subway

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in the subway
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On her way to work at the Gordon Ford Show, after much deliberation over her “sitting outfit,” Midge takes the subway. During her commute, she runs into an old flame, and a chase ensues as Midge maneuvers her way through the crowded cars and platforms.

Underground NYC Subway Tour

Tourgoers look at an art installation at the 14th Street subway station

She rides the IRT line and gets off at 72nd Street in the show, but this scene was actually filmed in the abandoned lower level of the Bowery station, one of the two subway stations where the MTA usually allows filming. This station can be seen in Mr. Robot, Hunters starring Al Pacino and many other New York City-based shows.