Top 10 Differences Between A Series of Unfortunate Events Books & TV Show // Subscribe:

We loved the book series and Netflix’s adaptation has done a pretty good job in keeping with the source material! However, here are the top 10 differences between the books and the Netflix series! For one, The Miserable Mill’s backstory. In the fourth novel of this most unfortunate series, little is learned about the Lucky Smells Lumbermill. The show offers more backstory, as the Baudelaire’s parents are implicated in a fire that scorched the town. Sir and Charles’ Partnership is also adapted differently. Find out more in the video!

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  • CORA BUCHHOLZ 01 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    If you've watched season 2 on netflix and read book 13, the name of the school librarian was Olivia Caliban. In The End, Friday's mother was Mrs. Caliban. Could there be a connection?

  • Dream Topia 01 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    You made me realize that they were the parents of the quagmires

  • Filmflicker Cinema 01 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    I loved the books. I like the aesthetic, soundtrack and style of the film better, but the television series is way better story wise, so I guess the TV show is my favourite of the two.
    But I was kinda disappointed about Sir's face being shown. It would be such a unique visual if he had stayed always behind a puff of smoke

  • Nick McCabe 01 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Olaf Is Looking For The Sugar Bowl For His Morning Coffee And The Woman In Season 2 Is Looking For A Sugar Bowl Lemony Stole In Was In The Hospital Connected I Think

  • Alvina ho 01 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    V.F.D Volunteer Fire Department

  • Morgan C. 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    The second season is soooooo goooood

  • Universal Griffin 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Just binged the second season

  • BBQ Corn Nuts 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    SPOILER: I’m kind of upset that Jacquelyn isn’t Kit Snicket (she appears in the last episode of season two)

  • Michael Smithson 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    The thing I like about Neflix doing the show is that they fill in the plot hole that the book series has

  • Mrs Horan 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    The show is so much better than the movie

  • StitchTastic 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    What I love yet scares me about their new made characters is what their faith can be

  • mora was her 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Season 2 left on such a cliff hanger cant wait for season 3

  • yikes 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    I'm a big fan of the books but I didn't particularly enjoy the shows adaptation. All the scenes were over acted, the characters(even the Baudelaires) were obnoxious and it was annoying because they changed a lot of things from the books. I mean no disrespect to any fans of the show and maybe I'll try watching it later on but right now, I just don't like it.

  • Grace ' 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    am I the only one annoyed at how stupid all the adults are in this show?

  • Raxicoriocofallapatorius 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    The inherent problem with this particular list is that a lot of changes were made with the difference in medium in mind. The show runners had Snicket himself assist with the changes to keep it on brand. But the changes were deliberate and purposeful.

  • milly balletshoes 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    I watch this show so much that i can't stop watching it.i love it so much😀😀😁😁😀😀

  • MrShaun42088 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    LOVE the show!!

  • Joung Hwa Seok 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    i just want to say that the parents were actually the quagmire parents not the baudelaires because later when they meet with their children you can see its the quagmires

  • Joung Hwa Seok 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    oh nvm that just tells me to always see the whole video

  • stone sherrill 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Note that Daniel handler works on the netflix version

  • WoodsyPeak13 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    It's not an eye!!! It's V.F.D. (volunteer fire department).

  • Sophia_ Galaxy 17 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    I know what spoiler means 😂
    great video ! 😀 Netflix does stick close to the book

  • nathan devlin 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Very Firmly Dedicated, very sly! I love it.

  • Lil pump Is boss 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Very.Fully.Dedicated fans V.F.D

  • Adam Cornish 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    The one with the parents what downright cruel! It was so sad

  • KirstenLily 314 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Next time, I just had to mention that Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler) wanted to change a lot of stuff and fix some plot holes in the TV series, so it is explainable that there's a lot of differences in the TV series.

  • chandzus218 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    The books are so amazing. I have not started the Netflix series yet though.

  • _ TheBigPig _ 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    I read Series of Unfortunate Events books in 3rd grade and love the series

  • Lexi Hansen 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    I love the "A word which here means…" Very Lemony Snicket of you…

  • sharon 1661 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    yeah i was kind of disappointed when we could see sir’s face.

  • Simsfan9911 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Oh i never noticed the gay romance while watching the miserable mill episode! Thats pretty awesome!

  • Audrey Moran 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply


  • FlickeredWithFlames 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Underrated on Netflix! It's so good!

  • Kirsten Lilly 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    very firmly dedicated fans………… VFD

  • Socially unacceptable Dragons 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    facepalm the lemony Snicket in the show is Patrick Warburton. The actual lemony Snicket played a person selling fish heads in the wide window.

  • LunaDiggory Tennant 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Can't wait to see season 3. I hope we get more answers than in the books buuuut I doubt it will…

  • Phantomshadow224 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    I want to have faith in Mr. Poe because the few rays of competence about the children’s care in awful places like by the end of the miserable mill, austere academy and the middle of vile village (before saying “sorry I can’t help you, goodbye”)

  • Jessica Villar 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    For what I see in the comments I am the only one sad that Netflix turn this story into a "spy adventure" instead the dark thing is in the books. I am guessing Netflix will show what was inside the sugar pot, take away that the parents killed Olaf's family and make the triplets rescue the Baudelaires with the fliying house from the island where Olaf die after help the pregnant lady. Well, maybe that will be good, the twist with the triplets parents was good, even when I hate they were such a James Bond. And maybe Olaf's actor hear the audience and try to actually change his interpretation so he stop being Barney with make up.

  • The ZombieMan 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Biggest difference is the forced diversity

  • Kawaii Unicorn 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    I love the show and they cast amazing actors .

  • VeeEatsFood 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Spoiler: One of the Baudelaire parents are alive

  • Jay Or Chex 02 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Who thinks Beatrice was the Baudelaire mother?

  • Bendi Senpai 03 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    “I told them to cry with their inside voices” there for the best line of the show

  • LuxrayTheGuitarist 03 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    Um… We know what spoiler means.

  • Annika K. 03 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    A bit of recommended reading if you want to learn a bit more about the V. F. D. and Snicket's character, is "All the Wrong Questions." I feel like it's really underrecognized for such a good series.

  • DANIMATIONS 03 / 04 / 2018 Reply

    its not an eye symbol. Its three letters VFD (learned in season 2)

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