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04/25/2013 (10:01PM - 11:00PM) (Thursday) : WILL MAKES A CHILLING DISCOVERY ABOUT CHILDREN AND HANNIBAL GOES AGAINST A DOCTOR'S ADVICE - A string of family murders takes place and Will (Hugh Dancy) determines they were conducted by each of the families' missing children, who were abducted and brainwashed into killing their old families for their sinister "new family." Against Alana's (Caroline Dhavernas) recommendation, Hannibal (Mads Mikkelson) checks Abigail (Kacey Rohl) out of the hospital for some frightening psychiatric practices that ultimately align her loyalty with him.
Molly Shannon and Gina Torres guest star
ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2013-14 season (the show's second of 13 episodes) on 5/30/13
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, May 2013) NBC has given a 13-episode second-season renewal to its critically applauded drama "Hannibal." The new season will air no earlier than midseason. "Hannibal" is based on the characters from the novel "Red Dragon" by Thomas Harris and was developed for television by Bryan Fuller, who also serves as writer and executive producer. The series stars Hugh Dancy as expert criminal profiler Will Dancy, who has a unique ability to peer into the mind of serial killers. Mads Mikkelsen stars as Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist who is helping with the cases and, unbeknownst to Will, is also a serial killer himself. Laurence Fishburne stars as Jack Crawford, the head of the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit. Caroline Dhavernas and Hettienne Park also co-star.