Show Rundown: In this week’s episode, we review the new Netflix series, A Series of Unfortunate Events,” based on the books by Lemony Snicket aka Daniel Handler. In our second segment, my husband David Tracy, the biggest Sherlock fan in the all the land, joins us to solve the mystery of what to do when a show you love goes off the rails. All of that, plus our favorite headlines of the week. We’ve got a lot to dork out about, so let’s get this podcast started.
Topic 1: A Series of Unfortunate Events
So January 13 saw the arrival of season 1 of Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events based on a series of books by Daniel Handler. It’s a black comedy about three orphaned children who live through, well, the title of the show.
This Netflix version stars Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes and guest stars a heavy hitting cast with Joan Cusack, Aasif Mandvi, Catherine O'Hara, Don Johnson and Alfre Woodard.
Topic 2: Sherlock - What to do when a story you love goes off the rails
Sherlock finished its fourth season on PBS last week. Sherlock’s seasons are comprised of three 90-minute movies based on the books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and it stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as Sherlock and Watson.
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