It looks like most critics don’t find Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events that unfortunate.
The Netflix show, which launches on the streaming service on Jan. 13, is an adaptation of a series of books penned by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler).
It follows the Baudelaire orphans Violet, Klaus, and Sunny and their evil guardian, Count Olaf, who stops at nothing to get their inheritance. The siblings have to outsmart Olaf to discover clues to their parents’ mysterious death.
The eight-episode series stars Emmy- and Tony Award-winner Neil Patrick Harris as Olaf. Co-stars include Patrick Warburton (Snicket), Joan Cusack (Justice Strauss), Malina Weissman (Violet Baudelaire) and Louis Hynes (Klaus Baudelaire). …