7 Reasons to Watch 'Hannibal' Now That It's Finally on Netflix

Dan Clarendon
Hannibal Lecter Mads Mikkelsen
NBC

NBC’s canceled-too-soon Hannibal is finally streaming on Netflix, and the three-season horror show will make you forget all about Anthony Hopkins' movie version of Hannibal Lecter.

Serving as a quasi-prequel to The Silence of the Lambs, the series follows FBI profiler Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) as he hunts serial killers under the supervision of psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen), not realizing that the good doctor is a killer himself.

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If that premise isn’t enough to hook you, read on. Below, we present our best arguments for why you ought to take a bite out of this series.