“Hannibal” season 2, episode 9: “Shiizakana” airs tonight on NBC.
On this episode, the FBI is called in to investigate the discovery of a truck driver’s body, seemingly torn apart by two separate species of animals working in tandem, neither of which consumed their kill. After one of his therapy sessions, Will meets Hannibal’s strange new patient, Margot Verger. Will and Margot compare notes on Hannibal and his unconventional advice. Continually encouraging his patients to revel in what they are, Hannibal aims to determine Will’s true self by sending him a test, the results of which surprise even Hannibal.
NBC describes the show as follows:
“Will Graham (Hugh Dancy, ‘The Big C’) is a gifted criminal profiler who is on the hunt for a serial killer with the FBI. Graham’s unique way of thinking gives him the astonishing ability to empathize with anyone — even psychopaths. He seems to know what makes them tick. But when the mind of the twisted killer he’s pursuing is too complicated for even Will to comprehend, he enlists the help of Dr. Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen), one of the premier psychiatric minds in the country. Armed with the uncanny expertise of the brilliant doctor, Will and Hannibal (known as a serial killer only to the audience) form a brilliant partnership, and it seems there’s no villain they can’t catch. If Will only knew…”
“Hannibal” season 2, episode 9 airs April 25 at 10 p.m. EDT on NBC. Spoiler video below: