thread? hannibal thread, babey! i have a lot of thoughts and that's about to be everyone's problem

first of all, news to no one who has seen the show, the ableism in the show is hard to watch sometimes; the episode with the trial was especially hard for me to watch as an autistic person.

ableism, spoilers for s2e8 

and bernadone, with his brain damage, meant to be a parallel to will with his autism was kind of :/

spoilers for s2e8 

BUT!!!!!!!!!! the fact that the episode so blatantly had bernadone as will's parallel and the social worker as hannibal's, allowing will to engage in Recognition of Self Through Recognition Of Other...

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the fact that the police procedural facade is simply a backdrop against which to highlight the named/important characters is something i noticed immediately and it's just (chef kiss). it's so funny bc it's happening the whole time, from the very beginning with hobbs/hannibal and on and on... but this episode is the first time that any of the main characters REALIZE this

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will sees bernadone and sees HIMSELF there, his relationship with hannibal in stark relief. he RELATES to someone whom due to his disability and his predicament that will sees as a victim. but will doesn't seem to want to see himself as the victim. he fights back. sent the orderly after hannibal.

i absolutely adore will graham as a character.

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also when i realized the time lapse they did to set scene changes was meant to mirror the flashing lights hannibal conditioned will and miriam with i HOLLERED

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hannibal as a show is just. extremely Fantastical. there are not this many bombastic serial killers irl and like, thank god, of course. everything is overdramatic, absolutely everything, and it's entirely on purpose. because again, it's not the point of the show. it's set dressing for the main characters, for hannibal and will, for the fbi crew.

i'll leave off here for now, gonna watch more episodes in the next two days on my day off and i will have More Thots then

anyway im excited for will and hannibal to kiss

putting this gif in my hannibal thread bc it fucking kills me every time

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