Amazon Prime Video usually doesn’t have a stellar roster of shows. Recently, though, that’s changed. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Boys and Good Omens have joined the ranks of The Man in the High Castle, cementing Amazon Prime Video as a serious streaming platform that can contend with the likes of Netflix.
In this guide, we’re going to show you how to watch one of Amazon’s most popular shows, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The show follows Miriam “Midge” Maisel, an ideal wife and mother in the 1950s who lives in New York’s Upper West Side. After a string of bad events, Midge finds herself drunk in a club, discovering a talent for stand-up comedy that she never knew she had.
With an overall score of 92 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is one of the best TV shows around. Equal parts charming and hilarious, Mrs. Maisel throws its characters in the most unlikely circumstances, all to show how a pampered mother and wife can break from her shell. Read on to find out how to watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
How to Watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Online
As mentioned, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is an Amazon Prime Video exclusive. However, depending on where you’re at in the world, Amazon Prime Video may either not be available or have a different library of content.
According to Amazon’s help center, a small selection of titles are marked “watch while abroad,” meaning you can watch them no matter where you are in the world. There’s an emphasis on “small” here, though. Yes, you can stream some titles anywhere in the world, but the majority of Prime Video’s library will change.
Thankfully, there’s a way around that. By using a virtual private network, you can appear to Prime Video as if you’re anywhere in the world. A VPN changes your IP address, which is what Amazon and other streaming platforms use to identify your location. Although similar to a proxy, a VPN is a more secure choice, which you can read about in our VPN vs. proxy vs. Tor guide.
Amazon will not be able to detect where you are if you use a VPN, so no matter if you’re in China or Sweden, you can appear to Amazon as if you’re in, say, the U.S. (read our best VPN for China guide). Furthermore, because you’re using a new IP address, Amazon won’t be able to track your data, which is huge for online privacy.
We have a best VPN for Amazon Prime guide, but unsurprisingly, our best VPN pick, ExpressVPN, ranks first. As you can see in our ExpressVPN review, it makes easy work of the VPN blocks Prime Video has in place, and is quick in the process. In fact, ExpressVPN took the crown in our fastest VPN guide.
How to Watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Online for Free
If you don’t have a Prime subscription already, you can always watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for free, though it requires you to jump through a few hoops.
After a quick search, we found that all episodes of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel were streaming on PutLocker and Europix. There are a slew of sites similar to these, including CouchTuner, that likely have streams, too.
Nothing is ever truly free, though, and that’s the case with this breed of streaming websites. They’re a stomping ground for a variety of cybercrime, with everything from malware to browser trackers ready to infest your computer.
For sites like PutLocker, a VPN is a must — you can find some options in our most secure VPN guide — but an antivirus isn’t a bad idea, either. A secure antivirus will ensure that no unwanted packets are delivered along with your stream. You can read our best antivirus software guide for recommendations, but we rank Bitdefender first (read our Bitdefender Antivirus review).
Pop-ups also plague these streaming sites, so be sure to read our best pop-up blockers guide. Although using them can be a hassle, sites like PutLocker allow you to stream popular TV shows for free. However, for ease of use and quality, it’s better to take a local approach.
Thankfully, there are options for that.
How to Watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Torrents
The best way to watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for free is to download it. You can’t directly download it, though. Because of copyright laws in most of the world, hosting a full download of a work, such as a TV show, is a big no-no. However, if you use a decentralized download method, such as torrenting, you can get around that.
Torrenting is like downloading small bits of a file from multiple computers in a network. Because no single machine holds everything, it’s easier to get around copyright laws. Be warned, though, that torrenting copyrighted content is illegal in nearly all countries. That said, if you’re going to do it anyway, you should be protected.
As described, a VPN changes your IP address, and that’s as relevant for torrenting as it is for geoblocks. If you’re using our best VPN for torrenting, you can download to your heart’s content without fear of a notice from your ISP or, worse, action from the copyright holder.
A VPN is essential for torrenting, but an antivirus isn’t a bad idea, either. You’re downloading unofficial files off the internet, which can always mean trouble. Be sure to read our most secure antivirus software guide for recommendations.
Glancing around popular torrent sites — you can see an example pictured above — we easily found every episode of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in the highest quality it’s offered in: 1080p. There are also a lot of seeders on each of the files we found, which means you should be able to download a full season with ease.
How to Watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Kodi
Lastly, you can watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel through Kodi. Kodi is an open-source media center software that’s normally used to organize the movies, TV shows and music that you own. However, through the use of unofficial add-ons, you can stream movies and TV shows for free.
These add-ons work by scrubbing sites like Europix and CouchTuner, then delivering the stream through the Kodi interface. You’re still using illegal streaming sites, even if it’s through Kodi, so you should treat your watching experience as such. Don’t boot up a stream without being protected by our best VPN for Kodi.
We found every episode available with the Poseidon add-on, which has just about every movie and TV show you could want. You can learn more about using add-ons in our how to use Kodi guide.
The Marvelous Mrs. Masiel should be enjoyed, no matter if you have an Amazon Prime subscription or not. Though the show is available for free through various routes, you shouldn’t use them unprotected. Always make sure you’re protected with a VPN, no matter if you’re using CouchTuner or Kodi.
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