Netflix first announced it would be turning the popular children’s series “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” written by Daniel Handler under the pseudonym Lemony Snicket, into a show November 2014. A little over two years later, the first season of the series was finally released on January 13, 2017. Consisting of eight episodes that cover the first four books, viewers follow the tale of the Baudelaire orphans, Violet, Klaus and Sunny, from guardian to guardian as they seek both a home, and an escape from the treachery and any harm of Count Olaf. This treachery follows, however, affecting them and each guardian. The series begins with the death of the Baudelaire parents by a mysterious fire; this leads to the children being placed in the care of Count Olaf, their guardian shortly turned enemy.