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.
Secrets will be revealed, one unfortunate event at a time.
Did You Know?
Of the books adapted for the first season, the Miserable Mill is the only book to have an on screen adaptation that has not been seen on film before. The Bad Beginning, The Reptile Room and The Wide Window were all included in "A Series of Unfortunate Events" (2004) See more
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
[produces an hourglass
When the sand runs out, the Baudelaire fortune will be mine!
[the sand runs out
...I bought it online. You need to turn it over a few times.
The opening credits are composed of a collage of records (articles, photos and videos) that chronicle the adventures of the Baudelaire children. See more