Second season Russian dollMany questions are raised, but perhaps the most important is: “Wait! Whose voice?”

Many of the time-bending events in this season take place on New York City’s subway trains. Natasha Lyonne‘s character Nadia travels back-and-forth between generations in an attempt to piece together her life. 

A voice from the train may sound familiar if you pay attention. Don’t bang your head on the wall, we are here to help. It’s Rosie O’Donnell!

“She’s the subway announcer,” Natasha told Entertainment Weekly. “She is the ‘Next stop’, which is Astor Place. Next stop is 14th street.

Natasha knew the recording needed to sound authentic, so went through a Rolodex of famous New York voices.

“It was very gracious of [O’Donnell]. “I just texted her,” she replied. We were running along the line and we are like “Rosie Perez, Rosie…Mike Rapaport. Who is doing the part? Rosie was the one who did this part. I sent Rosie a text and she began to send me little voice memos.