The book being repaired by Dewey Denouement in the sub-basement is "Introduction to MacGuffins." A MacGuffin is an object that is desired by and serves as motivation for characters in a story but is ultimately worthless, or unexplained to the reader/viewer. A prime example in the books: the sugar bowl. However, the show changes this when Kit Snicket reveals the contents of the sugar bowl in A Series of Unfortunate Events: The End (2019). See more »
[one of the brothers, to Kit Snicket]
I never want to be apart from you again, except in the restroom, at work, and when one of us is at a movie the other one doesn't want to see.
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