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

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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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