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Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.

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Top Rated TV #178 | Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 23 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »
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Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.

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Alana helps Will through hearing imaginary animals. And for those familiar with Bryan Fuller's plans for later seasons of Wonderfalls, someone is wrongly institutionalised by their psychiatrist. See more »

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Will Graham is put in mental prison in because of accusations of him murdering various girls. But he says that he is autistic which first of all doesn't make sense since his gift is to be able to replace in other peoples minds and think the way they do since autists generally have huge trouble with that. But a psychopath is able to act charming and social while Will has trouble looking into people's eyes and is far from social. But a psychopath did the murders which does not fit him. See more »

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Dr. Hannibal Lecter: Before we begin, I must warn you... nothing here is vegetarian.
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Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor (doubtful), KK Anh.Ia/6
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Absurdist nonsense posing as gritty psychodrama
10 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

1. In real life, profiling is basically worthless. It has never, ever led to the apprehension of a serial killer. (Indeed, no sort of police work has ever caught a serial killer. The only way we ever catch them, ever, is when a victim escapes.) All TV shows about successful profilers are thus shows about people with magic powers.

2. The Will Graham of this show may be the most magic of all, immediately guessing the amazingly complex (and utterly unfathomable) motives of the craziest imaginable killers. But of course it comes at price: spending so much time in the mind of crazies makes Will a very sad boy. So the lead character is mopey all the time, which gets old.

3. The FBI of this show centers its efforts to find serial killers on this seer of questionable sanity.

4. The Hannibal of this show is obviously barking mad, yet the FBI also trusts him to work cases, never questioning why he'd abandon a thriving practice to work basically full-time as an unpaid consultant. (This is nearly as absurd as the idea that the Hannibal of this show could have a thriving practice. People don't really like spending huge amounts of money to talk to creepy guys.)

5. The tabloid journalist is almost as magical as the protagonists. She can get into any building, get any bit of police information and generally investigate just as effectively as an entire police force. She repeatedly breaks the law in front of police officers but never gets into trouble.

6. Doors, walls, and all other means of keeping people at bay do not work in this show. When it's convenient for a person to magically get into a room, that person magically appears, even if the room would have been surrounded by cops.


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