One of the most fascinating literary characters comes to life on television for the first time: psychiatrist-turned-serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. A new drama from creator Bryan Fuller (Creator of 'Dead Like Me," "Wonderfalls," and "Pushing Daisies"), based on the characters from Thomas Harris' classic novels.
Last Episode03x13 The Wrath of the Lamb Aired: Aug. 29, 2015
Will comes up with a cunning plan to kill Francis Dolarhyde using Hannibal Lecter. Bedelia shares her concerns about the plan as Will continues …
Series Fun Facts
- Lee Pace turned down a guest appearance in the first season, due to his commitments with a Broadway play.
- There is a common misconception that every episode in the series is the name of a different meal course. In actuality, the names are merely related to the culinary arts, with each season…
[show]There is a common misconception that every episode in the series is the name of a different meal course. In actuality, the names are merely related to the culinary arts, with each season having an ethnic association. - Season 01 uses French names. Episode 01, "Apéritif", is the name of a special cocktail to be consumed prior to a meal, whereas other episodes like 04 is "Oeuf" which translates to "egg." - Season 02 starts with episode 01, Kaiseki. This is a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner. Each episode name from 02-13 are named after different courses of a Kaiseki meal. Season 03 uses Italian words, such as Episode 01 which is "Antipasto", the name of the first course in a formal Italian meal, whereas Episode 02 is labeled "Primavera." Primavera is not a meal, it is in fact a cooking style that translates to "spring."
- Mads Mikkelsen has actually portrayed a character before with the exact same tendencies in the movie De grønne slagtere (2003).