If the goal was to create an absolutely disgusting character - self-centered, self-righteous, self-absorbed, brainless, insincere, hypocritical, deceptive, and robot-like, I have to applaud the effort. Because it's my first review ever, which I just couldn't not write because of "Lizzie". Can somebody tell the "actress", that there are more than two emotions? That crying and indignation do not even come close to covering everything a person, who is at least alive, and not necessarily and actor, is capable of feeling?
It is almost painful to see how she runs around blaming others for "bad" things, while she doesn't even feel guilty when an innocent person dies because of her plot. No remorse, no sadness, no regret, no nothing! Really? Only after everyone around tells her it's not something to be proud of, she makes an attempt to "make amends", at somebody else's expense of course. In fact, existing at someone else's expense without a hint of gratitude seems to be her natural state. One minute, full of indignation she tells Red "I will handle it myself" and next minute she is talking to her fake husband, whom she abhors, asking for help. Really?! Myself? The word is getting a totally new meaning now. Oh, and every time she does it, she finds a way to tell people how bad they really are, and how totally wonderful she is.
I could go on for a long time, because it hurts to even see how mature judges, KGB agents, and other men of power shrink in front of this inexperienced, unintelligent, immature, incompetent, needy, and shameless manipulator. If you can ignore this, as well as an inexplicable need of others to "protect" her, while getting nothing in return, not even warmth and gratitude, you can watch this series. Red is really the only person, who knows what acting is, and has some human qualities.