A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Wide Window: Part Two   Show Only 
January 15, 2017 3:38 PM - Season 1, Episode 6 - Subscribe

Klaus and Violet look for clues in a suspicious note that passes custody to Captain Sham, a seafaring scam artist with clear ties to Count Olaf.

Plot developments:
*The orphans find the coded message "Curdled Cave" in Josephine's suicide note, then barely escape from Josephine's house before it topples off the precipice into the sea, saving only a lone photograph (showing a group of people including Josephine, Monty, Mother and Father, in front of Lucky Smells Lumbermill) from the wall-safe.
*After stealing a sailboat and braving Hurricane Herman, they find Josephine hiding in the cave, and convince her to return to town, but the sailboat is set upon by Lachrymose Leeches. Violet fashions a torch from Josephine's scarf, which Klaus ignites by refraction (with a boost from the reflection from Father's binoculars as he and Mother fly overhead), which attracts a rescuing ferry, which is unfortunately captained by Count Olaf, and Josephine is thrown overboard to the leeches and dramatic irony doom.
*Back at the dock, after Sunny gnaws off Count Olaf's peg-leg, Mr. Poe is finally convinced of his true identity. The children sneak away by hiding in the back of a Lucky Smells Lumbermill pick-up truck, after seeing the mill's smokestacks in the not-too-distant horizon.

Defined by Lemony Snicket this episode: fine print, plethora, usage of the 'schm' prefix

Inventions this episode: distress call signal fire

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” - Haruki Murakami


Mr. Poe: It's like I said, Baudelaires. You're letting your imagination get the best of you. Imagination's all well and good for children's books or digital entertainment, but this is real life.

Lemony Snicket: Everyone is allergic to something. Whether it is gluten, injustice, dark chocolate, corruption, pollen... or common decency. The Baudelaire orphans were allergic to peppermint. Their allergies were notoriously quick-acting and powerful. Of course, if you are allergic to a thing it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats.

Taxi driver: Believe me, I've had this conversation a million times. If you look at the white whale in terms of post colonialism--
Violet: [paying fare] Thank you, sir.
Taxi driver: Call me Ishmael.

Klaus: Do you think we made the right choice?
Violet: Doesn't matter if we made the right choice. What matters is what happens.
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