I say that we burn them at the stake! Rule #201 clearly says no murdering!
— Mr. Lesko wishing the death penalty on the Baudelaires

Mr. Lesko is an antagonistic citizen of the Village of Fowl Devotees.

The Vile Village

He is very rude towards the Baudelaire orphans and goes as far as to suggest burning them at the stake, as he believes that they had killed Count Olaf.[1]

The Carnivorous Carnival (TV series)

In the TV series adaptation of The Carnivorous Carnival, he, along with Mrs. Morrow and other village residents, go to Caligari Carnival to watch someone be eaten by lions.

The Penultimate Peril

He returns in The Penultimate Peril but it is unknown whether he survived the fire that destroyed the Hotel Denouement. During the trial of the Baudelaires and Count Olaf, he hands in rulebooks for evidence. He does not know anything about the organization V.F.D.

Behind the scenes

He is portrayed by Kevin Chamberlin in the TV series.



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