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What The V.F.D. Is Really All About, According To The ‘Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Cast

Spoilers for A Series Of Unfortunate Events Season 2 follow. It took two seasons, but Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire finally know what V.F.D. stands for in Netflix's A Series Of Unfortunate Events. But the name "Volunteer Fire Department"…
By Caitlin Gallagher

Even The Costumes Are Clues To The Mystery In 'A Series Of Unfortunate Events'

Count Olaf, the infamous villain in A Series Of Unfortunate Events, is notorious for taking on disguises that only the Baudelaire orphans seem to see through. However, the clues in the A Series Of Unfortunate Events costumes don't end there.…
By Leah Thomas

All The Lemony Snicket Easter Eggs You Missed In ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Season 2

One of the most enjoyable things about Netflix's A Series Of Unfortunate Events for fans of Lemony Snicket's novels is that the secret organization operating in the shadows behind Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire was introduced early on in Season…
By Leah Thomas

These ‘Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Sugar Bowl Theories Are Wretchedly Intriguing

A Series Of Unfortunate Events concluded its run as a book series in 2006, but one object has been lingering in the minds of fans ever since the story's conclusion. The sugar bowl in A Series Of Unfortunate Events is central to the story, and proves…
By Jack O'Keeffe

This Theory About Allison Williams’ ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Character HAS To Be Right

Spoilers for Season 2 and the book series ahead! As fans of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events well know, there seems to be not end to the conspiracy plot at the center of the orphans' misfortune. And as of Season 2, some characters…
By Drew Koch

Why Everyone In ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Wants To Get Their Hands On The Sugar Bowl

Spoilers ahead for A Series Of Unfortunate Events Season 2 and the book series. One of the most significant plot points in Season 2 of Netflix's A Series Of Unfortunate Events has to do with one of its smallest details — a sugar bowl. Esme (Lucy…
By Taylor Maple

One Sneaky Clue Could Reveal Who Allison Williams Plays In ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’

There are major spoilers for the A Series Of Unfortunate Events books and Season 2 ahead. A Series Of Unfortunate Events is not just a story of three unlucky children, it is also the woeful tale of the unlucky author, his former comrades, and his…
By Leah Thomas

Some Fans Hope ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Will Leave Out This Character Completely

Season 2 of A Series Of Unfortunate Events is on Netflix as of March 30, but you may already be anxiously awaiting Season 3 and the conclusion of the Baudelaires' tale. Spoilers for A Series Of Unfortunate Events Season 2 and the book series follow.…
By Caitlin Gallagher

Allison Williams’ ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Character Is Going To Be Vital In Season 3

There are more terrible mysteries to unravel as one of Netflix's most cryptic series debuts its second season, and plenty of important characters to the books' plot have not yet been introduced. And now, a new casting announcement has people…
By Taylor Maple

The Quagmires’ Fate In ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Is Another Lemony Snicket Puzzle

A Series Of Unfortunate Events makes a strong case for being the most appropriately-titled television show of all time. Things start bleakly for the Baudelaire orphans at the beginning of the series, and things only seem to get worst. In Season 2 of…
By Jack O'Keeffe

Someone Assumed Dead In ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Is Coming Back — But Not Who You Think

A Series Of Unfortunate Events Season 1 almost pulled the wool over the audience's eyes, a phrase which here means "deliberately mislead using editing and vague family-related dialogue," by positing that the Baudelaire parents were alive. In fact,…
By Leah Thomas

‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Fans May Not Have Seen The Last Of This Heroic Character

Spoilers for all of A Series Of Unfortunate Events Season 2 follow. While viewers are familiar with the primary Snicket in the Baudelaires' story, Season 2 introduces a new Snicket into the mix. Lemony's brother Jacques (Nathan Fillion) shows up,…
By Caitlin Gallagher

This Sketchy ‘Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Book Character Is COMPLETELY Different In The Show

Although she may be referred to as simply "the librarian" during the first two episodes of A Series Of Unfortunate Events Season 2, Sara Rue's character has a complicated backstory. Spoilers for all of Season 2 follow. Sara Rue is credited as Olivia…
By Caitlin Gallagher

This Helpful V.F.D. Member Could Be The Orphans’ Best Bet In ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’

In A Series Of Unfortunate Events, the Baudelaire orphans are often told by well-meaning adults not to worry about the evil villains chasing them — that everything will be taken care of by the authorities and grown-ups. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny's…
By Leah Thomas

There’s Some Good & Some Truly Terrible News About ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Season 3

By the time Netflix drops A Series Of Unfortunate Events Season 2 on March 30, the young adult literary adaptation will sadly be two-thirds finished. A Series Of Unfortunate Events Season 3 was announced by TVLine only a few weeks after the…
By Kayla Hawkins

THIS Is The Key To The Whole Conspiracy In ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’

Netflix's adaptation of the young adult book series A Series of Unfortunate Events is a testament to the original books' dense mythology. The storyline is constantly raising questions for the intrepid siblings to puzzle over and occasionally solve.…
By Kayla Hawkins

In The Bustle Booth With Patrick Warburton

When celebrities come into Bustle HQ in New York, whether it's for a photoshoot, videoshoot, or a Facebook Live, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them…
By Hannah Shapiro

'A Series Of Unfortunate Events' Trivia

By Cristina Arreola

Esme Squalor May Appear In 'ASOUE' Season 2

At first glance, some people may dismiss Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events as a series that's best-suited to young children — after all, it's based on series of middle grade books. But, adults who skip the show are seriously missing out,…
By Caitlin Flynn

The 'ASOUE' Baudelaire Arsonist Is Still At Large

Much like the brilliant book series it's based on, Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events certainly lives up to its name — it's a seriously hard-knock life for orphans Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire, who are passed from one sinister, bumbling…
By Caitlin Flynn