Catherine O'hara appears in the series as Dr. Georgina Orwell. She also portrayed Justice Strauss in the 2004 film.
Three children lose their home and go to live with someone awful / He tries to steal their fortune with a plot that's not quite lawful / It's hard to fathom how the orphans managed to live through it / But how a decent person, like yourself, would ...
In the theme song it is mentioned that the show is based on the series by Lemony Snicket. The book series was actually written by Daniel Handler. However, Lemony Snicket is his pen name, therefore the series is, actually, created by Lemony Snicket.
The opening credits are composed of a collage of records (articles, photos and videos) that chronicle the adventures of the Baudelaire children.