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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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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
Nathan Fillion ...  Jacques Snicket 10 episodes, 2018
Patrick Breen ...  Larry Your-Waiter 11 episodes, 2017-2019
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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. See more »


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Trivia

Lemony Snicket seems to take a lot of inspiration from poet Edgar Allen Poe. One of Mr. Poe's sons is named Edgar, while the other is named Albert, the town VFD is overrun with crows, and has a tree called the Nevermore Tree. Also Mr Poe's children discuss at one point if it is a crow or a raven. 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

[the Wide Window]
Count Olaf: The Baudelaires' new guardian is wracked by fear and panic / They end up on a boat that might as well be the Titanic / We polled a bunch of adults, 99% agree / There must be something happier on screen for you to see...
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are composed of a collage of records (articles, photos and videos) that chronicle the adventures of the Baudelaire children. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Perspectives of the Mind (2019) See more »

User Reviews

 
I really want to like this show, but its repetitiveness is a bit too much
31 March 2018 | by gcerda88See all my reviews

I want to like this show. I really do. And I know you want to have this show close to the books, but my god if I have to see another episode where no one can tell who the bloody hell Count Olaf is I am seriously going to have a stroke. This show is not for people with high anxiety and just can't deal with shows playing off on your disbelief. Each episode is basically the same. The kids are great, but I can't keep watching the show like this. I just can't take it.


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13 January 2017 (USA) See more »

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

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