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, who, unbeknownst to him, is not only one of the most successful serial killers of all time, but also a cannibal. After a copycat strikes, Will and Hannibal join forces to track down the culprit.
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. ..