Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Unfortunate Events - General
Biting things. Sam the Clam is not real. I made him up. So you don't have to worry about him.
Mr. Poe. Count Olaf is the Bauldelaire's distant cousin who wants to steal their fortune, Esme Squalor is the city's sixth most important financial advisor, and Sam the Clam is a giant clam.
none. Too bad Sam the Clam isn't in any... :(
The Orphan Shack. The Orphan shack is a nasty place with fungus dripping from the walls and crabs who walk around on the floor pinching you.
Lemony Snicket. Sam the Clam would be a good writer, but the only problem is that he doesn't have any fingers so he can't use a pen correctly.
She was eaten by leeches. The Larchymose Leaches, to be specific.
they don't have a pet. Clams don't make good pets.
Sam the Clam. Sam the Clam should be in his theatre troop.
Volunteers Fighting Disease. The Volunteers Fighting Disease go around singing to people and giving out heart-shaped balloons.
Esme Squalor. Esme Squalor is Count Olaf's new girlfriend. I feel sorry for her!
Cakesniffer . I'm not sure what this word means, but the book said that it was a rude name.
Shirley. He was disguised as Shirley the Receptionist.
Banana. The leeches ate her in the end.
Peru. Monty was murdered before they could go.
Sunny. He refused to let her down until after he and Violet got married.
All of these (Both are orphans, Both have loved ones that died in a fire, Both have large fortunes). The Quagmires are the Baudelaires' only friends.
13. Unlucky number 13. There will be 13 books in this series, also.
Eleanora. There was a transcript of a conversation between the Poe siblings in this book.
Heimlich Hospital. The Heimlich Hospital ended up getting burned down in a fire, thanks to Count Olaf.
Mexican. Hector always made Mexican food for himself and the Baudelaires.
Sapphires. Count Olaf kidnapped Duncan and Isadora so he could get their fortune, too.
gum . Sunny, being an infant, couldn't chew gum, so she gnawed on little pieces of wood instead.
Anwhistle. Josephine's husband, Ike Anwhistle, was the only person Josephine knew who could whistle with crackers in his mouth.
Coconut cream cake. Uncle Monty was very kind to the Baudelaires.
The Marvelous Marriage. Count Olaf tried to marry Violet so he'd be in control of the Baudelaire fortune.
Snow gnats. In the "Series of Unfortunate Events," snow gnats are stinging insects found in cold, mountainous areas. They group themselves in recognizable shapes.
Carmelita. Hugo is a hunchback, Colette is a contortionist, and Kevin is ambidextrous. Carmelita Spats is actually a character from "The Austere Academy" who reappears in "The Slippery Slope."
Paperwork. The Baudelaire orphans do paperwork with Hal in the Library of Records at Heimlich Hospital.
Hector. Hector is a repairman in the Village of Fowl Devotees. He is often very "skittish," especially in front of the Council of Elders.
The city's sixth most important financial advisor. Esmé Squalor is the wealthy guardian of the Baudelaires in "Ersatz Elevator". She is also Count Olaf's girlfriend!