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05/16/2013 (10:15PM - 11:00PM) (Thursday) : HANNIBAL IS FORCED TO FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE, WHILE WILL REACHES OUT ROMANTICALLY TO ALANA - The BAU investigates a murder in which the killer exposes the victim's vocal cords to literally play them like a cello. Meanwhile, Hannibal (Mads Mikkelsen) discovers that the killer, Tobias, (Demore Barnes) murdered the victim as an attempt to gain Hannibal's attention but then makes an attempt to take Lecter's life. Will (Hugh Dancy) is driven to distraction by strange noises in his head and turns to Alana, in a romantic way, seeking peace and stability. Hannibal describes his relationship with Will to his therapist, Dr. Bedilia Du Maurier (Gillian Anderson).
Vladmimir Cubrt, Dan Fogler, guest.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2013-14 season (the show's second of 13 episodes) on 5/30/13
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, May 2013) NBC has given a 13-episode second-season renewal to its critically applauded drama "Hannibal." The new season will air no earlier than midseason. "Hannibal" is based on the characters from the novel "Red Dragon" by Thomas Harris and was developed for television by Bryan Fuller, who also serves as writer and executive producer. The series stars Hugh Dancy as expert criminal profiler Will Dancy, who has a unique ability to peer into the mind of serial killers. Mads Mikkelsen stars as Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist who is helping with the cases and, unbeknownst to Will, is also a serial killer himself. Laurence Fishburne stars as Jack Crawford, the head of the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit. Caroline Dhavernas and Hettienne Park also co-star.