Russian Dolls

2011, TV Show

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Ten Things Russian Dolls Tries to Teach Us About Russian Women

From the time it was announced, Russian Dolls (Thursdays at 10:30/9:30c on Lifetime) was compared to Jersey Shore. But local-cultural focus is where the similarities end — borscht will never be the new pickles. Instead, this show, which is set in Brighton Beach ("Like another planet, it's one square mile of Brooklyn jam-packed with crazy Russians," one cast member explains in Thursday's premiere), is more tempered and a lot less wild.

Like Jersey Shore, though, it does spell out the parameters of this Russian-American cultural intersection explicitly (think back to the first few Jersey Shore episodes when virtually every sentence started with...  Read Full Article

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 10/7/2011

Season 1, Episode 11
Brighton Beach. It's the largest Russian enclave outside the former Soviet Union. Just like back in Moscow, three generations often find themselves living under one roof. But here in America, these large, multi-generational families are just as likely to also share a single workplace - the family business.

Free | Xfinity Posted: 7/9/2014

Diana gets lavished with romantic sweet-talk and a gift from her admirer over dinner, in this episode 1 bonus scene.

Free | Xfinity Posted: 7/9/2014

Marina and Renata talk about their beauty woes while doing Pilates, in this bonus scene from episode 5.

Free | Xfinity Posted: 7/8/2014

Anastasia and Vlad have a conversation about their relationship which leads to some playful wrestling in this episode 4 extra.

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Ten Things Russian Dolls Tries to Teach Us About Russian Women

From the time it was announced, Russian Dolls (Thursdays at 10:30/9:30c on Lifetime) was compared to Jersey Shore. But local-cultural focus is where the similarities end — borscht will never be the new pickles. Instead, this show, which is set in Brighton Beach ("Like another planet, it's one square mile of Brooklyn jam-packed with crazy Russians," one cast member explains in Thursday's premiere), is more tempered and a lot less wild.

Like Jersey Shore, though, it does spell out the parameters of this Russian-American cultural intersection explicitly (think back to the first few Jersey Shore episodes when virtually every sentence started with... read more

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Premiered: August 11, 2011, on Lifetime
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: The lives of Russian-American families living in Brooklyn are chronicled.

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