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A 2013 horror/thriller TV series based on the Hannibal Lecter novel series by Thomas Harris. The series follows Dr. Hannibal Lecter, his patients, the FBI agents he assists and the serial killers they're tracking.

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Do people really open wine bottles with an army sword?

In Hannibal, season 3, ep 1, Antipasto, There is a scene where waiters open sealed wine bottles with an army sword by cutting them open. Do people really do this in real life? I am not even sure this ...
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Is it true that police only do an outline of a body with chalk if that person is alive and taken to hospital?

Season 1, Ep 3, Hannibal, Abigail returns home after waking up from her coma and sees the word "cannibals" painted on their garage door. Then Abigail asks Will if a place is where her mom ...
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Why did Will Graham turn this man into a moth?

At the end of S03E03 of Hannibal, Will Graham 'designs' the man that Chiyo had been keeping captive as a moth (after he was killed, of course). Throughout the entire series, all other kills / later ...
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Abducted on Friday, only to be reported on Monday, how does it work?

In the TV show, Hannibal, ep 1, Jack tells Will that all the girls were abducted on a Friday, so that they would have been reported missing until next Monday? What does he mean? My understanding is:...
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Why was Hannibal killing in sounders?

I have been re-watching the TV series Hannibal and while discussing the MO of the Chesapeake Ripper (Hannibal Lecter), it was revealed that he had been previously killing his victims in groups of 3, ...
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Who was the dead body that the Red Dragon left for the FBI?

In the TV show Hannibal, season 3, the FBI found a body, after the blind woman (Reba) escapes from a burning building. Since this body's head was shot off with a shogun and badly burnt, FBI ...
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Why was Will Graham not charged with the attempted murder of Hannibal?

In TV show Hannibal, season 2. Will Graham makes a friend out of another murderer whose day job is a hospital orderly at the mental hospital. Will Graham asks this orderly to murder Hannibal, which ...
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Why did Hannibal hide his fingerprints on the elk when killing Tobias?

In the TV series Hannibal, season 1, episode 8, Hannibal kills Tobias by picking up his elk statue in his handkerchief and throwing it on Tobias, then overturning the elk's stand. Since they very ...
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Why can Will Graham not visualize Hannibal's murder scene?

In the TV show Hannibal Will Graham has this special ability to visualize how a murder is committed by taking on the murderer's perspective. But when Will is presented with Hannibal's first murder ...
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Is Hannibal Lecter in love with Will Graham?

True mystery is the only word that can describe the intimate and complicated relationship between Dr Hannibal Lecter and Will Graham, at least as described in the TV series. There are many ...
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What does Chio mean in S3E03?

In Hannibal S03E03 Chio, an Asian woman, says to Will: I need to press the trigger 3 pounds. I'm pressing 2. What does she mean? That she is currently pressing 2 pounds or at most 2 pounds?
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Where is Hannibal's extra finger?

In the TV series Hannibal, a prequel to Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal clearly has a normal set of digits. But, in the book Hannibal, set after Silence of the Lambs, there is great discussion about ...
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Is Hannibal's last will to eat himself?

In the early episodes of Hannibal season 3, I understood that Dr. Lecter believes we can change the taste of meats (humans and animals) while they are still alive by feeding them with refined flavors. ...
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Could someone confirm this filming location?

I was watching Hannibal, and thought I recognized the museum from a visit to Toronto years ago (which is where I know they film most of the show). The episode is called "Naka-choko", but I couldn't' ...
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Facts revealing Hannibal

I have watched both seasons of the Hannibal series, although with some pauses between various "sessions", so there is no problem with spoilers. My question is: how do the protagonists (Will, Jack, ...
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Do I need to watch the Hannibal movies before I watch the show?

I want to watch the TV show Hannibal (2013). Do I need to watch the movies before I watch it, or are they independent?
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Was Dr. Lecter really cooking human flesh?

In the TV-series Hannibal in one of the episodes we see Dr. Lecter killing a man and there are many incidents throughout the season about Hannibal killing people. But I didn't understand or could not ...
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Who is the copycat in the Hannibal series?

I have just finished the pilot of Hannibal. My question is: Is Hannibal the copycat? Did he call the killer of empathy or what? Was the killer a cannibal too, given that he returned the victim because ...