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A Series of Unfortunate Events 

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After the loss of their parents in a mysterious fire, the three Baudelaire children face trials and tribulations attempting to uncover dark family secrets.
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2019   2018   2017  
Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 18 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Neil Patrick Harris ...  Count Olaf 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Patrick Warburton ...  Lemony Snicket 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Malina Weissman ...  Violet Baudelaire 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Louis Hynes ...  Klaus Baudelaire 25 episodes, 2017-2019
K. Todd Freeman ...  Arthur Poe 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Presley Smith ...  Sunny Baudelaire 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Usman Ally ...  Hook-Handed Man 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Jacqueline Robbins ...  White Faced Woman #1 19 episodes, 2017-2019
Matty Cardarople ...  Henchperson of Indeterminate Gender 19 episodes, 2017-2019
Joyce Robbins ...  White Faced Woman #2 19 episodes, 2017-2019
John DeSantis ...  Bald Man 18 episodes, 2017-2019
Lucy Punch ...  Esmé Squalor 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Dylan Kingwell ...  Quigley Quagmire / ... 14 episodes, 2017-2019
Tara Strong ...  Sunny 11 episodes, 2017-2018
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After the Baudelaire parents die in a terrible fire, the Baudelaire orphans search for their families secrets and get them and their fortune away from the terrible grasp of the sinister Count Olaf as he moves with them between different guardians in disguise. Written by Nate Hoey

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Secrets will be revealed, one unfortunate event at a time.


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Trivia

The director Barry Sonnenfeld makes a cameo as Ike, Aunt Josephine's lover in the old photograph of the VFD at Lucky Smells Lumber Mill. See more »

Goofs

In the theme song it is mentioned that the show is based on the series by Lemony Snicket. The book series was actually written by Daniel Handler. However, Lemony Snicket is his pen name, therefore the series is, actually, created by Lemony Snicket. See more »

Quotes

[theme song]
Count Olaf: Look away, look away! / Look away, look away! / This show will wreck your evening, your whole life, and your day! / Every single episode is nothing but dismay! / So look away! Look away, look away!
[different verse that varies with each adventure]
Count Olaf: Just look away! Look away! / There's nothing but horror and inconvenience on the way / Ask any stable person, "Should I watch?" and they will say: "Look away!" / Look away, look away! / Look away, look away! / Look away, look away! / Look ...
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Crazy Credits

The Paramount logo being used in Paramount's movies is shown instead of the Paramount Television logo, which is used in Paramount's TV series. See more »

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Just watch it
13 January 2017 | by darthbalzzzSee all my reviews

Just finished episode one and man is it good. The actors and actresses are on point. Neil Patrick Harris is great as always. If anyone had ever told me Patrick Warburton narrating something was a good idea I would have told them they were crazy, but I would have been dead wrong. He is amazing for this series. Forgive me for not knowing the children's names, but I would be willing to bet that will soon change. They both steal scenes and will probably end up doing a lot of things. The scenery is dark and gloomy like a Tim Burton film. I have never never read the books or watched the movie so I have nothing to compare with. I'm hoping as the series continues it only gets better. So for now I give it a 9 which I do not hand out freely, so that's saying something. Strong opening. Watch it.


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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events See more »

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