The Best Episodes of Hannibal

Over 100 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Episodes of Hannibal

There are so many good episodes of Hannibal, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Mizumono" the best, or is "Digestivo" your favorite episode of Hannibal? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Hannibal are, let's rank every Hannibal episode from best to worst.

Developed by Bryan Fuller and based on the novels Red Dragon and Hannibal by Thomas Harris, Hannibal explored the relationship between an FBI criminal profiler and Dr. Hannibal Lecter. The psychological thriller aired for three seasons on NBC, from April 4, 2013 to August 29, 2015, and starred Hugh Dancy as agent Will Graham and Mads Mikkelsen as Lecter. During its run, Hannibal garnered numerous nominations at the IGN Awards, Saturn Awards, and Online Film & Television Association Awards.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Hannibal, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole or any of Hannibal's meals. It can be painful to put one Hannibal episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like. After you've made your voice heard, make sure to check out any of these other shows like Hannibal.

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  • Mizumono


    97 votes
    Season 2 Episode 13: The trap has been set for Hannibal and as he prepares for his departure, he thinks Will is coming with him. Will though is tying up loose ends and preparation for a different kind of departure, not sure if he'll survive the trap he's set. Both Will and Hannibal feel that Jack ought to have the truth. As loyalties are tested, the fated battle between Hannibal and Jack has arrived
  • The Wrath of the Lamb

    The Wrath of the Lamb

    78 votes
    Season 3 Episode 13: Will Graham maneuvers Hannibal Lecter and Francis Dolarhyde into position for their final showdown.
  • Digestivo


    53 votes
    Season 3 Episode 7: Following their capture in Italy by mercenaries, Will Graham and Hannibal Lecter are delivered to Muskrat Farm, where Mason Verger prepares to inflict his own form of justice.
  • Fromage


    48 votes
    Season 1 Episode 8: Will and Jack pursue a murderer who makes instrument strings from the gut of humans.
  • Savoureux


    41 votes
    Season 1 Episode 13: Will's mental decline results in tragedy, when it appears he may have murdered Abigail Hobbs. With himself as his only defender, Will desperately tries to prove he's being framed by the real Copy Cat killer.
  • Aperitif


    37 votes
    Season 1 Episode 1: Unorthodox profiler Will Graham is enlisted by the FBI's Jack Crawford to catch the Minnesota Shrike, a serial killer who targets young women.