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Hannibal 

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Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.

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Top Rated TV #179 | Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 23 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »
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Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.

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Agent Will Graham's new partner has a killer appetite. See more »


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On the 22nd June 2015, NBC cancelled Hannibal due to a decline in ratings. The network will allow the drama to finish out it's currently airing third season. After that, NBC will show no more episodes. See more »

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Despite being head of the behavioral sciences unit within the FBI, Jack Crawford displays gaps in expertise that should be a given. For instance, when Will Graham fails the clock test, he asks whether this is something that Will could fake. See more »

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Dr. Hannibal Lecter: I've always found the idea of death comforting. The thought that my life could end at any moment frees me to fully appreciate the beauty and art and horror of everything this world has to offer.
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Referenced in Community: Basic Intergluteal Numismatics (2014) See more »

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Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor (doubtful), KK Anh.Ia/6
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Written by Frédéric Chopin
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The thriller you've been waiting for on T.V
5 April 2013 | by See all my reviews

If you are a bit skeptical about this show like me, do not worry. With all the sequels and prequels we've seen regarding Hannibal Lecter, it's an understatement to say there are lots of areas where the creators, directors and actors to over play the gore and story arcs. However, they've managed to balance all these superbly. The title may be Hannibal, right from the start this show is very much a vehicle for Hugh Dancy. Who as Will Graham gives an excellent perspective on his character and i dare say he does a better job than Edward Norton. Mads Mikkelsen with his subtle approach on Dr.Hannibal Lecter is a revelation. His sophisticated and stylish portrayal is captivating and very unpredictable. The show delivers on every front- the writing, editing etc is as good as it gets. Can't wait to see the next episode. Highly recommended it you're looking for a clever and engaging physiological thriller.


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