9/19: Bornstein took the Emmy for her role, and her speech brought us the rallying cry, "Step out of line, ladies!"
Another memorable character of Borstein's, Ms. Swan, smuggled in "the medicinal kine" on MadTV, and liked to be "just a little bit stone" in a skit where she outwits a protection racketeer.
Tokin' Woman, Annie Ross, did so).
Mrs. Maisel leads a charmed, wildly unrealistic life, but since Brosnahan's last Netflix appearance was as a call girl on House of Cards who becomes the obsession of powerful politico—leading to an end almost worse than the subway slaying of another female character—it's nice and notable that the matriarchal village behind Mrs. Maisel, which Brosnahan thanked in her acceptance speech, has given her a more positive and empowered role to portray.
A Special Achievement award went to Carol Burnett, who played a medical marijuana smoker on Hawaii 5-0. The prestigious Cecil B. DeMille award, which Oprah won last year, went to Jeff "The Dude" Bridges, who embraced his Duditude in what was the sweetest, stoniest speech since Whoopi Goldberg won her Oscar on weed.
For counterbalance, it all ended a bit creepily as Richard Gere groped the waist of co-presenter Julianne Moore (who smoked a vape pen with her ex-husband's new girlfriend in Gloria Bell), and Best Writing and Directing honors went to the gritty Mexican film Roma, also on Netflix, in which the men get away with leaving their wives and girlfriends to bring up their children and clean their dog's shit.