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  • 2017-01-13T08:00:00Z on Netflix
  • 50 mins
  • 6 hours, 34 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Family, Mystery, Adventure

The tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans – Violet, Klaus, and Sunny – whose evil guardian Count Olaf will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance. After the loss of their parents in a mysterious fire, the three extraordinary siblings must outsmart Olaf at every turn, foiling his many devious plans and disguises, in their fateful quest to unlock long-held family secrets.

8 episodes

1x01 The Bad Beginning: Part One

  • Series Premiere

    2017-01-13T08:00:00Z — 50 mins

The dreadful history of the Baudelaire children begins with a deadpan narrator, a terrible fire and the ominous arrival of a distant relative.

While Mr Poe's secretary works overtime, Count Olaf casts Violet and Klaus in 'The Marvelous Marriage', a work of theater with alarming consequences.

1x03 The Reptile Room: Part One

  • 2017-01-13T08:00:00Z — 48 mins

After the Baudelaires move in with Dr. Montgomery, a renowned expert in reptile behaviour, their new guardian hires a frighteningly familiar assistant.

1x04 The Reptile Room: Part Two

  • 2017-01-13T08:00:00Z — 44 mins

Klaus and Violet suspect Count Olaf and his evil cohorts when a lifeless body turns up in the reptile room. Sunny sees the inside of a suitcase.

1x05 The Wide Window: Part One

  • 2017-01-13T08:00:00Z — 43 mins

The orphans arrive at the aptly named Lake Lachrymose to meet their widowed Aunt Josephine, a strict grammarian who's haunted by the past.

1x06 The Wide Window: Part Two

  • 2017-01-13T08:00:00Z — 53 mins

Klaus and Violet look for clues in a suspicious note that passes custody to Captain Sham, a seafaring scam artist with clear ties to Count Olaf.

The children arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and unearth some unsettling accusations about their parents. Count Olaf courts an old flame.

Klaus just isn't himself after seeing Dr. Orwell, an optometrist with oddly optimistic patients. Meanwhile, Violet works to clear her parents' names.