Hannibal (2013–2015)
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The head of the FBI Behavioral Science unit, Jack Crawford, calls on profiler Will Graham to assist them catch a serial killer. The killer has now kidnapped eight women, all similar in ... See full summary »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Hugh Dancy ... Will Graham
Mads Mikkelsen ... Dr. Hannibal Lecter
Caroline Dhavernas ... Dr. Alana Bloom
Hettienne Park ... Beverly Katz
Laurence Fishburne ... Jack Crawford
Scott Thompson ... Jimmy Price
Aaron Abrams ... Brian Zeller
Dan Fogler ... Franklin
Kacey Rohl ... Abigail Hobbs
Vladimir Jon Cubrt ... Garret Jacob Hobbs (as Vladimir Cubrt)
Sarah Evans Sarah Evans ... Mrs. Nichols
Wayne Ward Wayne Ward ... Mr. Nichols
Krista Patton Krista Patton ... Louise Hobbs
Bernadette Couture ... Theresa Marlow
Wayne Downer Wayne Downer ... Thomas Marlow


The head of the FBI Behavioral Science unit, Jack Crawford, calls on profiler Will Graham to assist them catch a serial killer. The killer has now kidnapped eight women, all similar in appearance and always on a Friday. His most recent victim is Elise Nichols. Graham has been teaching at the FBI academy and isn't too keen on going out into the field. He is particularly empathetic and has a tendency to get far too involved in these types of cases. Crawford arranges for a well-known psychiatrist, Hannibal Lecter, to work with him and ease the stress. It seems Lecter has his own plans for Will. Written by garykmcd

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Release Date:

4 April 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Though he is the titular character Hannibal Lecter doesn't appear on screen for a full 22 minutes. See more »


All the victims of Garret Jacob Hobbs are said to match the exact profile of his daughter, down to eye color, but all the victims had brown eyes while Abigail has blue eyes. See more »


Special Agent Will Graham: What are you smiling at?
Dr. Hannibal Lecter: Peeking behind the curtain. I'm just curious how the FBI goes about its business when it's not kicking in doors.
Special Agent Will Graham: Well, you're lucky we're not doing house-to-house interviews. We found a little piece of metal in Elise Nichols' clothes; a shred from a pipe threader.
Dr. Hannibal Lecter: There must be hundreds of construction sites all over Minnesota.
Special Agent Will Graham: A certain kind of metal, certain kind of pipe, certain kind of pipe coating, so we're checking all the construction sites that use that kind of ...
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References Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) See more »


Goldberg Variations, BMV 988: Aria
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
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30 October 2018 | by patrick-raphaelSee all my reviews

That is how do an excellent precedural episode. We have a true mistery, a lot of blood, grey characters and a good final.

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