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Worst episodes of Hannibal

Explore the comprehensive ranking of Hannibal episodes, meticulously evaluated through thousands of fan votes. Uncover the lowest rated moments of Hannibal!

Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him with a highly respected psychiatrist – a man with a taste for the criminal minded – Dr. Hannibal Lecter.
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#1 - Aperitivo

Season 3, Episode 4, 6/25/2015
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.

#2 - Secondo

Season 3, Episode 3, 6/18/2015
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.

#3 - Coquilles

Season 1, Episode 5, 4/25/2013
Jack and Will search for a killer who turns his victims into angels.

#4 - Su-zakana

Season 2, Episode 8, 4/18/2014
Will resumes his therapy with Dr. Lecter. The FBI investigates the murder of a woman whose body was found sewn inside a dead horse.

#5 - Dolce

Season 3, Episode 6, 7/9/2015
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.

#6 - Œuf

Season 1, Episode 4, 4/24/2013
A series of family murders takes place.

#7 - Potage

Season 1, Episode 3, 4/18/2013
Abigail Hobbs comes out of her coma with new information about her father.

#8 - Amuse-Bouche

Season 1, Episode 2, 4/11/2013
Will and Jack race to apprehend a serial killer using humans as fertilizer.
Trou Normand

#9 - Trou Normand

Season 1, Episode 9, 5/23/2013
Will, Jack and the BAU team hunt for a serial killer who creates a totem pole out of his victims' bodies.
Buffet Froid

#10 - Buffet Froid

Season 1, Episode 10, 5/30/2013
Will tracks a killer with mental instability similar to his own.

#11 - Rôti

Season 1, Episode 11, 6/6/2013
When Dr. Gideon escapes to terrorize Alana and Dr. Chilton, Hannibal and Will go on the hunt. Eddie Izzard guest stars.

#12 - Primavera

Season 3, Episode 2, 6/11/2015
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.

#13 - Entrée

Season 1, Episode 6, 5/2/2013
The Chesapeake Ripper taunts Jack Crawford with guilt from the past.

#14 - Apéritif

Season 1, Episode 1, 4/4/2013
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.

#15 - Shiizakana

Season 2, Episode 9, 4/25/2014
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

#16 - And the Woman Clothed with the Sun

Season 3, Episode 9, 7/30/2015
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

#17 - And the Woman Clothed in Sun

Season 3, Episode 10, 8/6/2015
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.

#18 - Sorbet

Season 1, Episode 7, 5/9/2013
Will races to stop a rogue surgeon extracting organs from his victims.

#19 - Sakizuke

Season 2, Episode 2, 3/7/2014
As the FBI seeks Will's help in tracking a killer who turns his victims' bodies into art, Will plots to reveal the truth about Hannibal.

#20 - Antipasto

Season 3, Episode 1, 6/4/2015
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.
And the Beast from the Sea

#21 - And the Beast from the Sea

Season 3, Episode 11, 8/13/2015
Convinced that the Red Dragon will strike at the next full moon, Jack and Will grow desperate, and Alana turns to Hannibal for help.

#22 - Relevés

Season 1, Episode 12, 6/13/2013
Hannibal convinces Jack and Alana that Will could be the copycat killer.

#23 - Naka-Choko

Season 2, Episode 10, 5/2/2014
Will's readiness to go to dark places strengthens his bond with Hannibal.

#24 - Tome-wan

Season 2, Episode 12, 5/16/2014
Bedelia returns and accepts immunity to testify against Hannibal. Mason Verger plots revenge after learning of Hannibal's manipulations.
The Great Red Dragon

#25 - The Great Red Dragon

Season 3, Episode 8, 7/23/2015
Dr. Hannibal Lecter has been under lock and key for three years at the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane, when a new villain arises in Francis Dolarhyde, also known as "The Tooth Fairy." As the investigation unfolds Jack Crawford approaches Will Graham to help catch this vicious serial killer who is targeting families.

#26 - Fromage

Season 1, Episode 8, 5/16/2013
A deadly symphony hall killing forces Will to hunt a defiant killer.

#27 - Digestivo

Season 3, Episode 7, 7/16/2015
Captured in Italy by police on Mason Verger's payroll, Will Graham and Hannibal Lecter are delivered to Muskrat Farm to await Mason's revenge. Alana, distressed that Will has been endangered along with Hannibal, plots a rescue. And Hannibal, once again in contact with his old patient Margot, finds it irresistible to remind her that Mason will never make good on his promises. Meanwhile, Jack informs Chiyo of Hannibal's location.
The Number of the Beast is 666

#28 - The Number of the Beast is 666

Season 3, Episode 12, 8/20/2015
Will Graham and the FBI enlist the expertise of Dr. Fredrick Chilton in the hopes of luring Francis Dolarhyde into an ambush, using Freddie Lounds as their mouthpiece. As Will's empathy for Dolarhyde begins to affect his fragile psyche, Bedelia Du Maurier warns that the killer Will should be most concerned about at the moment is himself. Meanwhile, Dolarhyde senses that the FBI is closing in and launches a horrifying endgame.

#29 - Futamono

Season 2, Episode 6, 4/4/2014
Jack suspects Hannibal might be the Chesapeake Ripper as two more victims turn up. Hannibal and Alana distance themselves from Will.

#30 - Savoureux

Season 1, Episode 13, 6/20/2013
Hannibal frames Will, convincing Jack and Alana that Will's the copycat killer.

#31 - Hassun

Season 2, Episode 3, 3/14/2014
As Will's murder trial begins, a copycat killer sends a gruesome message. Jack is under pressure to wrap up Will's case while Hannibal hopes for his friend's exoneration.

#32 - Contorno

Season 3, Episode 5, 7/2/2015
The hunt for Hannibal begins. Will travels via train with Chiyoh to Florence, as Alanna and Mason use Hannibal's fine tastes to track his whereabouts. Pazzi tries to get in close to find out if Hannibal is the man he's looking for, but his greed may get the better of him.

#33 - Kaiseki

Season 2, Episode 1, 2/28/2014
With Will Graham in prison, the FBI investigates his claims against Hannibal. A new serial killer emerges.

#34 - Takiawase

Season 2, Episode 4, 3/21/2014
Emboldened after drug therapy from Dr. Chilton, Will sets a deadly plan in place to expose Hannibal. A new killer is turning victims into beehives.

#35 - Yakimono

Season 2, Episode 7, 4/11/2014
As Miriam Lass begins her recovery, Will is released from prison and resumes his pursuit of Hannibal.
Kō No Mono

#36 - Kō No Mono

Season 2, Episode 11, 5/9/2014
Will and Margot hide her pregnancy from Mason. After Freddie's gruesome murder, Alana's doubts about Will and Hannibal grow stronger.
The Wrath of the Lamb

#37 - The Wrath of the Lamb

Season 3, Episode 13, 8/27/2015
In a desperate bid to slay Francis Dolarhyde, Will Graham engineers a cunning ploy utilizing Hannibal Lecter. Upon learning of his plan, Bedelia Du Maurier voices concerns that Will's actions may not only put his life in peril, but the lives of those around him. As the end draws near, Will remains unflinching in his game with Hannibal-even when it means coming face-to-face with his own darkest fears?

#38 - Mukōzuke

Season 2, Episode 5, 3/28/2014
The BSU investigates Beverly's death after her body is found displayed in a gruesome tableau. Abel Gideon returns to the Baltimore Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Will seeks a horrific revenge for Beverly's death.

#39 - Mizumono

Season 2, Episode 13, 5/23/2014
Springing their trap, Jack, Will and Alana face off with Hannibal in a bloody final showdown, but the doctor has a few surprises of his own.


The worst rated episodes are:
S3E4 - Aperitivo - 7.3
S3E3 - Secondo - 7.5
S1E5 - Coquilles - 7.6
S2E8 - Su-zakana - 7.6
S3E6 - Dolce - 7.6
S1E4 - Œuf - 7.6
S1E3 - Potage - 7.6
S1E2 - Amuse-Bouche - 7.8
S1E9 - Trou Normand - 7.8
S1E10 - Buffet Froid - 7.8

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