Despite his many pleas against viewing the Baudelaire’s misfortunes in Netflix’s adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events, Lemony Snicket announced the addictively depressing show based on his addictively depressing book series has been picked up for a second season:
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 mans, “Watched several episodes right in a row, despite having much better things to do with your time.”
To my horror, Netflix has been encouraged by this, and funneled their ill-gotten gains toward a second season of this unhappy and unnerving series. Even as we speak, set buildings, costume designers and trauma specialists are snapping into action, the better to bring you even more upsetting episodes, all because of your reputed enthusiasm for this grim so-called family programming.
I hope you’re happy. Because you won’t be, ever again.
With all due respect,
Even though Snickett is horrified with the renewal, Neil Partrick Harris — who plays the eccentric villain Count Oalf in the series — celebrated the news by tatting Oalf’s hallmark ankle tattoo to his very own ankle:
Olaf’s infamous eye tattoo is pretty spot-on compared the fake ink Patrick sported while filming the first season:
I’ll be on my couch patiently waiting to binge Season 2 to if you need me.