Special Sub-Topic: "Count Olaf's Faces"
|In which book did Olaf play Stephano?|
The Reptile Room. Stephano was tall, and had long beard, but his shoes without socks and shiny eyes made it easy for the orphans to tell who he really was.
|How did Count Olaf think up the names for his disguises? |
Anagrams. Some examples include:
|Which one of Count Olaf's henchmen died in "The Hostile Hospital"?|
The one who looked neither like a man nor a woman. Craig Ferguson portrays this henchman in the 2004 movie.
|In which book did Count Olaf disguse himself as Gunther?|
The Ersatz Elevator. When Olaf was Gunther, he was an auctioneer, and Esme knew who he was. This is because he taught her to act.
|Who was Count Olaf's adopted daughter?|
Carmelita Spats. Carmelita was introduced in book five, "The Austere Academy". She redeems herself in book ten, "The Slippery Slope", as a Snow Scout. Also, in "The Grim Grotto", she is a tap dancing, fairy princess, vet ballerina.
|What accessory did Olaf wear all the time in "The Austere Academy"? |
A turban. He was pretending to be a coach for the boarding school that the orphans went to.
|What is the secret orginazation Olaf burnt down?|
V.F.D.. At the end of "The Austere Academy", Duncan Quagmire screams, "V.F.D." The children have been trying to figure out what it stands for. They think they have discovered in "The Vile Village", but it turns out only to be a strict village.
|How does Olaf know Esme?|
He was her acting instructor. They are romantically involved for a while, but in the twelfth book, "The Penultimate Peril", they break up.
|In which book did Olaf and Esme start dating?|
The Vile Village. Esme's orginal husband was Jerome Squalor.
|What was the name of the play in the first book?|
"The Marvelous Marriage". Count Olaf set up this play to marry Violet to get their fortune, and he almost got it, but Violet signed with her left hand. She is quite clever, and at the end of the chapter you know it's illegal because at the beginning it says Violet is right handed and cannot use her left hand at all.
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