| I am NOT a MONKEY!
The following article or section concerns information that is considered even less canonical than the chance of a happy ending. Any information following should not be used as a source for the canon of the book series.
|“||Hey! You haven't payed for that!||”|
— The Gruff Grocer to the Baudelaires
The Gruff Grocer works at the Damocles Dock near Lake Lachrymose. When Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire attempt to follow their Aunt Josephine out of the grocers without first paying in order to warn her that the man she has just met is actually Count Olaf, the gruff grocer shouts them and reminds them that they have yet to pay.
Behind the scenes
- The Gruff Grocer is portrayed by Lenny Clarke in the film adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events. He made no appearance in the original book version of The Wide Window, nor was the scene in which he appeared in the book.