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Yes he is cooking human flesh. You see it at various points in the show. He has a Rolodex of whose body parts he has kept in his freezer, and chooses certain ones on account of his current mood and dish he is creating. I believe it's shown the most in episode 7 "Sorbet".


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Is it real? Yes, it is. It's called Sabrage Sabrage is a technique for opening a champagne bottle with a saber, used for ceremonial occasions. The wielder slides the saber along the body of the bottle to break the top of the neck away, leaving the neck of the bottle open and ready to pour. The force of the blunt side of the blade hitting the lip breaks the ...


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Jack: All of them abducted on a Friday so they wouldn't have to be reported missing until Monday. Now, however he's covering his tracks, he needs a weekend to do it. Will: Number eight? Jack: Elise Nichols. St. Cloud State on the Mississippi. Disappeared on Friday. Was supposed to house sit for her parents over the weekend, feed the cat. She never made it ...


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The TV show depicts the events before the movie trilogy, in particular before Red Dragon (or Michael Mann's 1986 take on it, Manhunter, for that matter), showing Will Graham's work as FBI profiler under assistance (and care, given that the TV show depicts a significantly more deranged version of Will Graham) of Dr. Hannibal Lecter and thus the events before ...


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TL;DR Will was looking for the emotional motive in the murders, but Hannibal's motive lacks emotion. Will was looking for something that doesn't exist. Will is an empath. He is able to recreate someone's emotional state of mind. The simpler the emotion, the easier it is for Will to define it. If we take a simple example: A woman and man's bodies are ...


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Because it isn't important. It's worth noting that the extra digit on Hannibal's left hand isn't the only remarkable feature that Hannibal chose to not portray - in the books, he is also described as having red eyes. The most obvious reason for the lack of his extra finger/red eyes is simply that the person in charge of the show (Bryan Fuller) was not ...


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You need to take a moment to think about how anybody notices that a person is missing. A roommate or close neighbor notices that they haven't come home yet. They are not showing up for class (the victims in this episode are all college students). They are not showing up for scheduled work. They are not showing up for social events. They are not responding ...


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Hannibal was trying to add credibility to his self-defence story If the statue was found to have fingerprints on it, Hannibal would have to explain how and why he hit Tobias in the back of the head with it, ultimately delivering the killing blow. The FBI might wonder: If Hannibal was behind Tobias long enough to be able to grab the statue, pick it up, and ...


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This matches up with the experience of some investigators, according to the 2001 article Do crime scene investigators really draw a chalk line around the body?: We also heard from cops and other crime-scene investigators in Los Angeles, New York city, New York state, Washington state, the District of Columbia, Ohio, North Carolina, New Mexico, and a few ...


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It's possible but somewhat amorphous. Is there love? Or are they "In Love"? ...there's a difference. Bryan Fuller explained to TVLine.com TVL: In the first two seasons, their relationship — or the possible romance between them — was mostly between the lines. In the last few episodes of Season 3, though, it started to feel a little more like, “The ...


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Looks like the Royal Ontario Museum of Natural History which is, as you thought, in Toronto. On the page linked, there's a series of stills from the James and Louise Temerty Galleries of the Age of Dinosaurs which includes the image below: Which looks to be the same room as the second image in your question.


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The post below contains a lot of spoilers, so stop reading now if you want to enjoy the show. I'm not convinced that anyone other than Will Graham was 100% sure that Hannibal was the Chesapeake Ripper until the season 2 finale. Will Graham - Will began to suspect that Hannibal was a killer at the end of season 1, when he figured out that it was Lecter who ...


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Do you need to watch the movies? No. The show is self-contained and has its own variations upon Thomas Harris, let alone the movies. But will it enhance your ability to appreciate what's being done in the series by being familiar with the films and the books? Possibly. The number of direct quotes from the books Red Dragon, Silence of the Lambs, and ...


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I think the whole story of feeding "meats" to eventually change their taste does not refer to himself, it is more of a foreshadowing for the following events: 1) (Spoiler of S03-ep01) 2) (Spoiler of the Last episode) However, what you suggest in indeed an interesting idea. Hannibal has proven to attack or/and eat people that he appreciates, so he could ...


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It means she's about to pull the trigger...that it won't take much more to pull it.


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To better understand all of the symbolism and themes, one has to put this into context. Will Graham, now free from incarceration via Hannibal attempting to frame him, leading to a situation where Hannibal nearly killed Will and has fled to Europe, has woken up and is now traveling to find Hannibal, which he recently had in Italy prior to this. Their ...


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Depending on jurisdiction, and the age of the person who disappeared, often times a parent or friend is told to wait a day or two. An apparent TV trope that has become a myth on it's own, one is often told to wait to build tension in the episode/story. The reasoning behind this may be because often enough the person simply ran away (or just ignores social ...


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Will Graham would probably be an accessory to or an accomplice to murder, since Will Graham didn't physically do anything, being behind bars at the mental institution. These alleged charges might have dropped with all of others, when they were able prove that Hannibal was the Chesapeake Ripper & the (Hobbs) Copycat killer and that Will Graham was ...


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