The Worst Episodes of Hannibal: A Devastating Dissection of the Most Disappointing Moments.

Are you a fan of the critically acclaimed TV show Hannibal? Do you love the thrill of chasing down twisted serial killers with FBI agents and their equally twisted psychiatrist consultant? Well, we’ve got some bad news for you. Not every episode of Hannibal is a masterpiece. In fact, some are downright cringe-worthy. But fear not, fellow fans, because we’ve compiled a list of the worst episodes of Hannibal so you can avoid the disappointment and stick to the good stuff. So grab some fava beans and a nice Chianti, and let’s dive into the most cringe-inducing moments of this otherwise brilliant show.
Aperitivo

Aperitivo

Season 3 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2015-06-25

After surviving a disfiguring gunshot, Dr. Fredrick Chilton is now focused on rallying support to capture Hannibal, using Will as bait. Jack is distracted by Bella’s failing health, but he implores Will to abandon the risky idea of finding Hannibal. Meanwhile, Alana Bloom entertains a different approach, potentially partnering with Mason Verger to utilize his vast resources.

Potage

Potage

Season 1 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2013-04-18

Abigail Hobbs comes out of her coma with new information about her father.

Coquilles

Coquilles

Season 1 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2013-04-25

Jack and Will search for a killer who turns his victims into angels.

Secondo

Secondo

Season 3 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2015-06-18

Will Graham continues his search for Hannibal Lecter, making his way to Hannibal’s childhood home in Lithuania. Meanwhile, Jack Crawford arrives in Italy, hoping to find Will and intervene before tragedy strikes again, and Bedelia warns Hannibal against unraveling his new life.

Amuse-Bouche

Amuse-Bouche

Season 1 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2013-04-11

Will and Jack race to apprehend a serial killer using humans as fertilizer.

Œuf

Œuf

Season 1 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2013-04-24

A series of family murders takes place.

Buffet Froid

Buffet Froid

Season 1 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2013-05-30

Will tracks a killer with mental instability similar to his own.

Su-zakana

Su-zakana

Season 2 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2014-04-18

Will resumes his therapy with Dr. Lecter. The FBI investigates the murder of a woman whose body was found sewn inside a dead horse.

Trou Normand

Trou Normand

Season 1 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2013-05-23

Will, Jack and the BAU team hunt for a serial killer who creates a totem pole out of his victims’ bodies.

Entrée

Entrée

Season 1 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2013-05-02

The Chesapeake Ripper taunts Jack Crawford with guilt from the past.

Rôti

Rôti

Season 1 – Episode 11

Air Date: 2013-06-06

When Dr. Gideon escapes to terrorize Alana and Dr. Chilton, Hannibal and Will go on the hunt. Eddie Izzard guest stars.

Primavera

Primavera

Season 3 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2015-06-11

With his wounds now healed, Will Graham heads to Europe eight months after the horrific event that almost took his life, in search of closure with Hannibal Lecter. Meanwhile an Italian inspector thinks that Lecter and a killer he pursued 20 years earlier are the same person.

Dolce

Dolce

Season 3 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2015-07-09

With Bedelia securing her alibi, Hannibal prepares to leave Florence just as Jack and Will begin to track him down. With Pazzi murdered, Mason and his cohorts consider a different course of action. However, Chiyoh has arrived in Florence with her own agenda.

Apéritif

Apéritif

Season 1 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2013-04-04

When the FBI takes on a case of disappearing college girls, Jack Crawford recruits Will Graham, a gifted criminal profiler with a unique view into the psyche of serial killers, to consult. Jack also seeks the help of Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist. After a copycat strikes, Will and Hannibal join forces to track down the culprit.

Sorbet

Sorbet

Season 1 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2013-05-09

Will races to stop a rogue surgeon extracting organs from his victims.

Shiizakana

Shiizakana

Season 2 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2014-04-25

Margot Verger seeks out Will as she tries to understand Hannibal. The FBI searches for an animalistic killer who tears his victims’ bodies apart.

And the Woman Clothed with the Sun…

And the Woman Clothed with the Sun…

Season 3 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2015-07-30

The FBI’s search for elusive serial killer Francis Dolarhyde intensifies as Will Graham begins envisioning himself in Dolarhyde’s tormented psyche. Wading deeper into dangerous territory, Will enlists the help of Hannibal Lecter to assist with the killer’s profile. Meanwhile, Alana Bloom reminds Will that the last time that he and Hannibal worked together things didn’t end well, but Will sees no other option. Elsewhere, a new woman comes into Dolarhyde’s life.

And the Woman Clothed in Sun

And the Woman Clothed in Sun

Season 3 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2015-08-06

Carvings symbolizing the Great Red Dragon, retrieved from crime scenes, help Will Graham and the FBI shed light on Francis Dolarhyde’s disturbing psychology. Meanwhile, Dolarhyde finds ways to communicate directly with Hannibal Lecter regarding his “becoming.” Will feels his bond with Hannibal growing uncomfortably stronger, and seeks out Bedelia Du Maurier, the only other person who fully understands the complexities of such a relationship.

Relevés

Relevés

Season 1 – Episode 12

Air Date: 2013-06-13

Hannibal convinces Jack and Alana that Will could be the copycat killer.

Antipasto

Antipasto

Season 3 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2015-06-04

After the devastating bloodbath at Lecters home Hannibal establishes a new life for himself in Italy along with the company of his own psychiatrist Bedelia.