Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Poster

Air Date: January 13th, 2017

Network: NETFLIX

Series Summary
Siblings investigate the mysterious death of their parents while outsmarting their evil guardian.

Rating: TVPG

Genres: Drama, Mystery

Episodes

  • Season 1 - Episode 8 : The Miserable Mill: Part Two Jan 13, 2017

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    Klaus doesn't seem like himself after a visit to Dr. Orwell, an optometrist with unusually optimistic patients; Violet works to clear her parents' names.

  • Season 1 - Episode 7 : The Miserable Mill: Part One Jan 13, 2017

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    The children uncover some unsettling accusations about their parents when they arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill; Count Olaf courts an old flame.

  • Season 1 - Episode 6 : The Wide Window: Part Two Jan 13, 2017

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    Klaus and Violet look for clues when a suspicious note passes custody to Captain Sham, whose ties to Count Olaf are obvious.

  • Season 1 - Episode 5 : The Wide Window: Part One Jan 13, 2017

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    The children arrive at Lake Lachrymose, where they meet their strict grammarian Aunt Josephine, a woman who's haunted by the past.

  • Season 1 - Episode 4 : The Reptile Room: Part Two Jan 13, 2017

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    When a dead body is discovered in the reptile room, Klaus and Violet immediately suspect Count Olaf and his evil cohorts; Sunny sees the inside of a suitcase.

ratings & reviews

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  • The former Doogie Howser knows how to expertly milk a laugh from a mugging glower, a sarcasm-tinged line reading, or an extended bit of physical comedy (there's some especially funny work with O'Hara in this regard). And none of that counteracts the slight twinges of pathos he allows to break through the cartoonish veneer whenever the series tantalizingly references Olaf and the Baudelaires's backstory. Show More

  • What’s best of all about A Series of Unfortunate Events is how every element of it--from the performances and set pieces to the detailed production design and steady pacing--come together to form a complete, considered vision. Show More

  • By breaking the books into digestible chunks, it goes down smoothly and, yes, makes you want more. Show More

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