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Hannibal’s ‘Mizumono’ was directed by David Slade. Writers were Steve Lightfoot and Bryan Fuller.
The trap is set. It’s time for the final act of the play. Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) hopes he can catch Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen) trying to commit murder. When he does he’ll arrest the good doctor. Then Jack Crawford (Laurence Fishburne) and the FBI will have two witnesses.
Garrett Jacob Hobbs (Vladimir Cubrt) gives Will a pep talk of sorts. They hunt the blackravenstag. Can Will pull the trigger and sever its influence? Hannibal tries to rid himself of guilt. He visits Phyllis “Bella” Crawford (Gina Torres) to ask her for forgiveness.
Dr. Alana Bloom (Caroline Dhavernas) knows Will and Jack are up to something. Even without knowing the details she tries to talk Will out of it. The con may be over prematurely.
Jack is called into Kade Prurnell’s (Cynthia Nixon) office. Their methods of forcing Hannibal to reveal himself as the Chesapeake Ripper are illegal. They could go to jail instead. After another inquiry, Prurnell is placing Jack on compassion leave so he can take care of Bella.
Alana has insomnia. She feels poisoned by her relationship with Hannibal. Will repeatedly warned her but she remained blind. She and Will won’t be close like they were before. Hannibal saw to that.
The good: Oscars for the cast and crew. Everything was elevated to art. Fannibals were left in a state of shock by the ending. Beautiful dinner invitation. Hannibal and Will burn his notes to protect his patient’s privacy. Crawford vs Lecter bout: The Baltimore Slam2.
Best lines: Will you do what needs to be done? I’m here because I can’t abandon Jack. Not again. If I’m ever apprehended my memory palace will serve as more than a mnemonic system. I will live there. All I need is a stream. I was hoping you and I wouldn’t have to say goodbye.
An imago is an image of a loved one, buried in the unconscious, carried with us all our lives. I have a concept of you. Just as you have a concept of me. We could disappear now. Tonight. Then this will be our last supper. Of this life. To the truth then and all its consequences.
The bad: Shame Freddie Lounds (Lara Jean Chorostecki) isn’t around. This is the kind of story she’d kill for exclusive rights to.
The ugly: Your heart will feel like its “Inside Out” by Eve6. How will Fannibals survive until Season 3? We’ll be crying every day. In TV Guide’s Postmortem on Hannibal Finale Bryan Fuller states, “We’re significantly changing the Hannibal origin story from Hannibal Rising.”
Calling it now. Ponder this revelation that Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier (Gillian Anderson) is Mischa. She survived a near fatal injury but family told the world she died. After she recovered, Uncle began the siblings training. They celebrated each kill by eating them. Mischa became Bedelia after the last man was dead. She’s been his confidant and accomplice ever since.