Against the advice of his colleagues, FBI behavioral science chief Jack Crawford recruits former special investigator Will Graham to help find a group of missing college students. Will left active duty after his ability to get inside killers' heads nearly drove him to madness. Also consulting on the case is respected psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, who leads his own secret double life of murder and cannibalism. Together, the unlikely pair are tasked with finding both the perpetrator, and his copycat.
Episode number: 1x1 Airdate: Thursday April 04th, 2013
The episode begins with the Police at a crime scene. A woman is lying on the floor in her pool of blood and the unit carries away a dead man to the ambulance. Special Agent Will Graham is present at the scene. He is a criminal profiler and has a unique ability to replay the entire incident from the killer’s point of view. He closes his eyes and re-enacts the crime scene where he is the killer. He has the ability to empathize with sociopaths and also has an active imagination. The scene shows how the killer enters the house, shoots the husband and then the wife, who is trying to call Homeland Security. ..