- Ensemble Dark Horse: Many viewers and reviews have praised Maxine for her comedy and Greta Lee's performance.
- Iron Woobie: Nadia. By the time we learn what she's gone through (her mother had an undefined mental illness and then died when she was a girl), we know why she's like the way she is.
- Memetic Mutation:
- The Woobie: Alan. Poor, poor Alan. His long-time girlfriend not only broke up with him before a big trip, he was also going to propose to her and she was cheating on him.
YMMV / Russian Doll