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The Bad Beginning: Part One 

After their parents perish in a fire that destroys their entire home, the Baudelaire orphans are sent to live with Count Olaf, who claims to be their distant relative and a renowned actor.

Director:

Barry Sonnenfeld

Writers:

Daniel Handler (based on the book series by) (as Lemony Snicket), Daniel Handler (teleplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Neil Patrick Harris ... Count Olaf
Patrick Warburton ... Lemony Snicket
Malina Weissman ... Violet Baudelaire
Louis Hynes ... Klaus Baudelaire
K. Todd Freeman ... Arthur Poe
Presley Smith ... Sunny Baudelaire
Will Arnett ... Father
Cobie Smulders ... Mother
Joan Cusack ... Justice Strauss
Usman Ally ... Hook-Handed Man
Matty Cardarople ... Henchperson of Indeterminate Gender
Cleo King ... Eleanora Poe
John DeSantis ... Bald Man
Jacqueline Robbins ... White Faced Woman #1
Joyce Robbins ... White Faced Woman #2
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Storyline

After the three young Baudelaire siblings are left orphaned by a fire in their mansion, they are carted off to live with their distant relative, Count Olaf. Unfortunately, Olaf is a cruel, scheming man and is only after the inheritance that the Baudelaire orphans are set to receive. Written by Anonymous

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Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 2017 (Germany) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Count Olaf says "Hello, hello, hello" in way that's similar to how Count Olaf said it in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When the children serve the pasta puttanesca, between almost every different camera angle, the amount of pasta and sauce on each plate changes. The appearance of the food on the plates differs too, as well as the positions of each diner. See more »

Quotes

Count Olaf: The stove is a bit like a servant - you have to whack it sometimes to get it to work.
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