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I would recommend the Hannibal Blu-Rays they add removed scenes etc that might not have made it to the original airings. Plus they looks amazing

I remember an episode last season (or was it Season 1) which was taken off the air before it aired (because of the Newton school shootings)...I actually paid to watch that episode on Amazon...only TV series I've bought on Blu-ray has been every season of Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad...if Hannibal continues its run of excellence I might buy the box set
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I remember an episode last season (or was it Season 1) which was taken off the air before it aired (because of the Newton school shootings)...I actually paid to watch that episode on Amazon...only TV series I've bought on Blu-ray has been every season of Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad...if Hannibal continues its run of excellence I might buy the box set
I remember seeing somewhere that one S1 episode was pulled, but all 13 seem to be on Prime VOD...

I also seem to remember a SOA episode that aired pretty close to an actual shooting, though FX is obviously less squeamish about violence in general...

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But what the heck was up with Bedelia? In a flashback it looks like she murdered a patient for some unknown reason (while still carrying Hannibal as a patient) and that's what tied them together...? That's how he got his psychological hooks into her? That came out of nowhere; we had no idea Bedelia was a murderer as well. Or did we? Did I miss something in past seasons that was a tipoff?

They touched on it in a previous epsidoe, but they didn't fully explain it.

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'Hannibal' is back in all of its strange, beautiful glory. The look, the sound, the pacing -- there really is nothing else remotely like this on TV, maybe ever. Gads Mads, I love this show!

But what the heck was up with Bedelia? In a flashback it looks like she murdered a patient for some unknown reason (while still carrying Hannibal as a patient) and that's what tied them together...? That's how he got his psychological hooks into her? That came out of nowhere; we had no idea Bedelia was a murderer as well. Or did we? Did I miss something in past seasons that was a tipoff?
IIRC in previous season they talked about Bedelia being attacked by a patient. It seems now that it was not a clear cut case of self defense and Hannibal helped her concoct a story.

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I love the new season's first episode.


Finally, more Hannibal and less investigative procedure...


The cinematography and editing are incredible.
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IIRC in previous season they talked about Bedelia being attacked by a patient. It seems now that it was not a clear cut case of self defense and Hannibal helped her concoct a story.
The way Hannibal stepped right in after Bedelia killed the patient suggests that he set the stage for that event to occur, either by manipulating the patient or manipulating her.

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To the show chefs seasoning this season: too much Will, needs more Hannibal


Nice build up.....
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I have yet to see the 2nd episode of season 3 but the premiere was nothing short of great. It's a shame so few watched it. I'm concerned this show won't see a fourth season. If it does get picked up by Amazon or Netflix should it be cancelled, I hope there isn't too much of a delay between seasons.

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I have yet to see the 2nd episode of season 3 but the premiere was nothing short of great. It's a shame so few watched it. I'm concerned this show won't see a fourth season. If it does get picked up by Amazon or Netflix should it be cancelled, I hope there isn't too much of a delay between seasons.
I have a feeling the ratings will drop ever further this season, as they move even farther away from a killer of the week / procedural show and into full psycho opera mode.
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Second episode wasn't great. Honestly, hardly anything happens in it at all. I still like the show, but I hope it picks up.

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Patience, young Padawan. They're just "setting the table", as it were. The full buffet will be coming soon, I'm sure. This show has been nothing but brilliant from the first ep. As long as the network didn't carve up their budget for this season, there's no reason to think Fuller will let us down.
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sad to see ratings are at an all time low even with the later start date this year and the new Thursday timeslot...hate to say it but it looks like Season 3 might be the last
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sad to see ratings are at an all time low even with the later start date this year and the new Thursday timeslot...hate to say it but it looks like Season 3 might be the last

Most people probably are doing delayed viewing. Unfortunately the 1st episodes fell against monster ratings from NBA finals. Hoping to see an increase this week or next. This show has never really been huge on ratings, luckily it is cheaper for NBC due to its funding.


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Bryan Fuller to adapt American Gods for Starz. Neil Gaiman will be exec producer

http://arstechnica.com/the-multivers...ries-on-starz/

Intriguing!
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Bryan Fuller to adapt American Gods for Starz. Neil Gaiman will be exec producer

http://arstechnica.com/the-multivers...ries-on-starz/

Intriguing!
Saw that, and it does look interesting indeed.
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Bryan Fuller to adapt American Gods for Starz. Neil Gaiman will be exec producer

http://arstechnica.com/the-multivers...ries-on-starz/

Intriguing!

sounds like an interesting show...not sure it'll translate well from book to screen but I trust Fuller...so does this put the final nail in the coffin as far as a Season 4 for Hannibal?...maybe but I think the low ratings will play a bigger part
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sounds like an interesting show...not sure it'll translate well from book to screen but I trust Fuller...so does this put the final nail in the coffin as far as a Season 4 for Hannibal?...maybe but I think the low ratings will play a bigger part
Should't have any impact on the renewal of Hannibal. Greg Berlanti has 6 shows on next year (Flash, Arrow, Blindspot, Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Mysteries of Laura), Dick Wolf has three Chicago shows plus SVU, Shonda Rhimes has four shows next year. Bryan Fuller looks downright lazy compared to those juggernauts!
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Should't have any impact on the renewal of Hannibal. Greg Berlanti has 6 shows on next year (Flash, Arrow, Blindspot, Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Mysteries of Laura), Dick Wolf has three Chicago shows plus SVU, Shonda Rhimes has four shows next year. Bryan Fuller looks downright lazy compared to those juggernauts!
Neither Berlanti, Wolf nor Rhimes are the actual show-runners for any of the series they produce (at least, not anymore). They have each essentially become production "brands" that help get new shows launched and then leave them in other people's hands to do the day-to-day work.

Fuller isn't that kind of producer. He has never been very prolific, and he has a lot of difficulty keeping shows on the air, even when he does one at a time. I worry that he'll spread himself too thin if he tries to juggle both Hannibal and American Gods.

Hannibal is the first show he's created that has made it past two seasons, and it just barely did so.

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Most people probably are doing delayed viewing.
I stopped watching around the beginning of season two. I set up a series recording for this season just in case I wanted back in although so far I have only made it through a few minutes of the first episode. I like the fact that this show is aired as it adds some diversity and one can't argue it has (its own) style.

However as I have posted in the past I think it would have played great as a movie or mini-series. For me there is zero investment in the characters. After a season I couldn't have cared less what happened to any of them. Style only goes so far even if it is well done and or different. Without any investment in the characters after a while regardless of how stylish it may be it's rather boring. There is always something I care about more waiting to be viewed...

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Enjoyed last nights episode, we are starting to move forward as all of the parties "arrive". This show continues to be axing to look at and listen to.


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Absolutely love the show. Even though it is pretentious, it is lusciously filmed and langurous.
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loved the last episode.

Quit failing to flip the switch
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Bryan Fuller actually tells his directors they are making a pretentious art film. I say mission accomplished. They should ease up a bit

I still enjoy it.
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Bryan Fuller actually tells his directors they are making a pretentious art film. I say mission accomplished. They should ease up a bit

I still enjoy it.
Fine with me to tell them to make an art film. Compared to many European TV shows US products are rather lame and dumbed down. Of course DeLaurentis is a European production company though doesn't seem to like the idea of at least licensing the show to Hulu as it has in the past.
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I love Hannibal. Its production values are peerless and I love its elegant creepiness. Mads Mikkelsen and Gillian Anderson are wonderful together.
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Now I'm confused, is Will about to turn killer?


Nice kill Hannibal...
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Now I'm confused, is Will about to turn killer?


Nice kill Hannibal...

Technically he didn't do it.... Another one of his many tests.....

Not sure why you're confused we have seen this behavior from Will for a long time now..


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But he ruined the current dish with the next dish-to-be will all the blood...

yeah Bedelia still eating clams... she's not touching any red meat for sure..

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