The Baudelaire children are coming back — Netflix has renewed “A Series of Unfortunate Events” for Season 2

The Netflix series based on a book series A Series of Unfortunate Events has fortunately been renewed for Season 2! The series premiered on Netflix in January and apparently drew enough praise from audiences and critics to warrant another season.

Netflix announced the decision in an unusual way: They released a video on YouTube that creates a secret message that once decoded, leads to another website. Can you figure it out? Here’s the video:

The video directs you to a URL where you can find news on from Lemony Snicket himself. In case you missed it, check out “” to see all of the details but here’s an excerpt from the letter:

 "Dear Viewer, It has come to my attention that, despite my repeated warnings, you have viewed the Netflix adaptation of my distressing work, known collectively as A Series of Unfortunate Events. Some of you have even binged, a word which here means, "Watched several episodes right in a row, despite having much better things to do with your time."

The letter continues on to announce the second season and ends with:

 "I hope you're happy. Because you won't be, ever again. With all due respect, Lemony Snicket"

On the other hand, the star of A Series of Unfortunate Events, Neil Patrick Harris, was happy actually!

Does anyone else get totally creeped out when he’s dressed like Count Olaf?! I guess that’s kinda the point.


No news on when Season 2 will be available but at least now we can celebrate! Unless you’re one of the Baudelaire children, of course.

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