The Best Episodes of A Series of Unfortunate Events
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2018
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.
#1 - The Carnivorous Carnival: Part Two
Season 2 - Episode 10
Still posing as conjoined carnival freaks, the Baudelaires brace themselves for a beastly fate. Will good fortune intervene ... for once?
#2 - The Carnivorous Carnival: Part One
Season 2 - Episode 9
Come one, come all to the creepiest circus the world has ever seen, a place where puzzling mysteries -- and a familiar face -- await.
#3 - The Miserable Mill: Part Two
Season 1 - Episode 8
Klaus just isn't himself after seeing Dr. Orwell, an optometrist with oddly optimistic patients. Meanwhile, Violet works to clear her parents' names.
#4 - The Hostile Hospital: Part One
Season 2 - Episode 7
Life on the lam leads the Baudelaires to a horrifying hospital with an enormous library that could hold the answers to all of their questions.
#5 - The Ersatz Elevator: Part One
Season 2 - Episode 3
Violet, Klaus and Sunny get new guardians in a fashionable building, where stairs are in -- and the elevator's out. Jacques Snicket trains a recruit.
#6 - The Reptile Room: Part Two
Season 1 - Episode 4
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.
#7 - The Miserable Mill: Part One
Season 1 - Episode 7
The children arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and unearth some unsettling accusations about their parents. Count Olaf courts an old flame.
#8 - The Hostile Hospital: Part Two
Season 2 - Episode 8
A bearded Klaus and Sunny comb the hospital's crumbling halls for Violet, who's being held prisoner under Count Olaf's questionable "care."
#9 - The Ersatz Elevator: Part Two
Season 2 - Episode 4
The Baudelaires find their friends -- and then lose them -- at the bottom of an elevator shaft. Count Olaf conducts an auction in disguise.
#10 - The Reptile Room: Part One
Season 1 - Episode 3
After the Baudelaires move in with Dr. Montgomery, a renowned expert in reptile behaviour, their new guardian hires a frighteningly familiar assistant.
#11 - The Austere Academy: Part One
Season 2 - Episode 1
The Baudelaires begin life at boarding school and meet a pair of mysterious siblings whose tragic lives sound eerily similar to their own.
#12 - The Vile Village: Part Two
Season 2 - Episode 6
The orphans find themselves under suspicion in the wake of a devastating murder. But time behind bars leads to an important realization.
#13 - The Austere Academy: Part Two
Season 2 - Episode 2
While the Quagmires keep up the search, the Baudelaires struggle to balance their studies with a punishing workout schedule, courtesy of Count Olaf.
#14 - The Bad Beginning: Part Two
Season 1 - Episode 2
While Mr Poe's secretary works overtime, Count Olaf casts Violet and Klaus in 'The Marvelous Marriage', a work of theater with alarming consequences.
#15 - The Wide Window: Part Two
Season 1 - Episode 6
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.
#16 - The Vile Village: Part One
Season 2 - Episode 5
Mr. Poe brings the Baudelaires to V.F.D., a bird-loving village with an Old West vibe. Jacques and Olivia continue their search for the Quagmires.
#17 - The Wide Window: Part One
Season 1 - Episode 5
The orphans arrive at the aptly named Lake Lachrymose to meet their widowed Aunt Josephine, a strict grammarian who's haunted by the past.
#18 - The Bad Beginning: Part One
Season 1 - Episode 1
The dreadful history of the Baudelaire children begins with a deadpan narrator, a terrible fire and the ominous arrival of a distant relative.