Taking the subway into 1982: Netflix’s ‘Russian Doll’ is back

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Netflix’s “Russian Doll” is certainly among the streaming service’s bolder choices. In the series’ first season, released in 2019, Nadia Vulvokov, a game developer from New York, goes through some, let’s say bizarre times. Each episode consists of her dying, in absurd ways, and reliving the same night, her 36th birthday party, to the sounds of Harry Nilsson’s “Gotta Get Up.” It takes Nadia, played by Natasha Lyonne, who we know as the inmate with the grater’s voice on “Orange is the New Black,” eight episodes to finally escape her own personal groundhog day. Now, “Russian Doll”, created by Amy…

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