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  • 2017-01-13T00:00:00-08:00 on Netflix
  • 50 mins
  • 6 hours, 34 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Family, Mystery

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

    2017-01-13T00:00:00-08:00 — 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.

1x02 The Bad Beginning: Part Two

  • 2017-01-13T00:00:00-08:00 — 64 mins

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

  • 2017-01-13T00:00:00-08:00 — 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

  • 2017-01-13T00:00:00-08:00 — 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

  • 2017-01-13T00:00:00-08:00 — 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

  • 2017-01-13T00:00:00-08:00 — 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.

1x07 The Miserable Mill: Part One

  • 2017-01-13T00:00:00-08:00 — 45 mins

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

1x08 The Miserable Mill: Part Two

  • 2017-01-13T00:00:00-08:00 — 47 mins

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