The BEST Episodes of A Series of Unfortunate Events
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021
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 - Carnivorous Carnival: Part Two
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 30, 2018
Still posing as conjoined carnival freaks, the Baudelaires brace themselves for a beastly fate. Will good fortune intervene ... for once?
#2 - The End
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 1, 2019
The final chapter takes the orphans to a deserted island: a place of lost lives, old stories and new beginnings. It all ends here.
#3 - Carnivorous Carnival: Part One
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 30, 2018
Come one, come all to the creepiest circus the world has ever seen, a place where puzzling mysteries -- and a familiar face -- await.
#4 - Penultimate Peril: Part Two
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 1, 2019
Big secrets are revealed when Count Olaf goes on trial in the hotel lobby. The Baudelaires are the first to take the stand, but will justice be served?
#5 - The Hostile Hospital: Part One
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 30, 2018
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.
#6 - The Ersatz Elevator: Part One
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 30, 2018
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.
#7 - The Hostile Hospital: Part Two
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 30, 2018
A bearded Klaus and Sunny comb the hospital's crumbling halls for Violet, who's being held prisoner under Count Olaf's questionable "care".
#8 - Penultimate Peril: Part One
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 1, 2019
Various parties converge at the Hotel Denouement, where the mysterious "J.S." has called the V.F.D. together -- and things aren't always what they seem.
#9 - The Ersatz Elevator: Part Two
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 30, 2018
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 Austere Academy: Part One
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 30, 2018
The Baudelaires begin life at boarding school and meet a pair of mysterious siblings whose tragic lives sound eerily similar to their own.
#11 - The Vile Village: Part Two
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 30, 2018
The orphans find themselves under suspicion in the wake of a devastating murder. But time behind bars leads to an important realization.
#12 - The Miserable Mill: Part Two
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 13, 2017
Klaus just isn't himself after seeing Dr. Orwell, an optometrist with oddly optimistic patients. Meanwhile, Violet works to clear her parents' names.
#13 - The Austere Academy: Part Two
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 30, 2018
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 Miserable Mill: Part One
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 13, 2017
The children arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and unearth some unsettling accusations about their parents. Count Olaf courts an old flame.
#15 - The Reptile Room: Part Two
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 13, 2017
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.
#16 - The Reptile Room: Part One
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 13, 2017
After the Baudelaires move in with Dr. Montgomery, a renowned expert in reptile behaviour, their new guardian hires a frighteningly familiar assistant.
#17 - The Vile Village: Part One
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 30, 2018
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.
#18 - The Wide Window: Part Two
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 13, 2017
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.
#19 - Slippery Slope: Part Two
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 1, 2019
Sunny sends a signal from Count Olaf's camp, where a sinister duo is awakening old insecurities. A clue at V.F.D. HQ points the way to a fateful meeting.
#20 - The Bad Beginning: Part Two
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 13, 2017
While Mr Poe's secretary works overtime, Count Olaf casts Violet and Klaus in 'The Marvelous Marriage', a work of theater with alarming consequences.
#21 - The Wide Window: Part One
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 13, 2017
The orphans arrive at the aptly named Lake Lachrymose to meet their widowed Aunt Josephine, a strict grammarian who's haunted by the past.
#22 - Grim Grotto: Part Two
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 1, 2019
With Sunny's fate hanging in the balance, Violet and Klaus race to find a life-saving antidote and learn the location of the Last Safe Place.
#23 - Slippery Slope: Part One
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 1, 2019
While Count Olaf makes his way to V.F.D. headquarters with Sunny, Klaus and Violet are exactly where we left them: careening toward the edge of a cliff.
#24 - Grim Grotto: Part One
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 1, 2019
A young submarine captain with ties to the V.F.D. reveals she's looking for the sugar bowl. But so is Esmé Squalor, who's on a mission to find it first.
#25 - The Bad Beginning: Part One
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 13, 2017
The dreadful history of the Baudelaire children begins with a deadpan narrator, a terrible fire and the ominous arrival of a distant relative.