Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973– )
profile scenes are taken directly from this series
Anna falls asleep while watching TV-series
Putin sees Kas'yanov on skies and quotes the narrator of the earlier series as "He really can't walk on skis"
The intro of the first musical number about security workers and agents resembles the intro of the opening theme of the earlier show
Stirlitz mentioned by Lukashenko in his song
The interviewee says he can't stand the colorized version of that film.
The introductions of some of the protagonists are made in the style of the "Information for reflection" from "17 moments of spring"
Mentioned by Ivan Urgant.
In the first part, there is a time showing card, that is similar to the cards in "17 mngnovenij vesny"
The film has a whole segment spoofing that classic Soviet series.
a version of the song "Mgnoveniya" from the series is played (without the lyrics), then Sokolov sings this song in another scene
Similarity of names and of story about Soviet spy at WWII