The XO and Chandler are riled. There is no plausible moral dilemma and Chandler screams with utmost gravity and treats the unrepentant Scott with disturbing vitriol. This was completely unconvincing and full of un-Herzogian off-the-peg tropes. Chandler and his self regard cause more problems when the Nathan James reaches New Orleans. The ship is damaged and the immunes act with impunity and no moral dimension.
The immunes create a misperception. Is the POTUS on the level? He dropped the crazed limpet act pretty quick. There are ructions and Eric Dane can’t deliver an angry line with aplomb. Scott is shunned and threatened. No honest emotional interaction, shame really.
“My XO tells me you’re the smart one.”
“He died too quickly.”
“No sign of immune activity.”
“The mouse survived. We have a contagious cure.”
“Now the whole country thinks we’re the enemy.”
“The propaganda war to come.”
“What goes better together than guns and drinking?”
“I don’t see scat anywhere.”
“What are bats doing in Antarctica?”
“Locked himself in a motel room because he thought squirrels were trying to attack us.”
“The better the stuffer.”
“The Bible comes in very handy on death row.”
“Level 3 walkthrough.”
Bedelia annoys and then loses her mind. Will does his evil tastes good act. Chilton whines and if there had been a season 4 - he may have become the "It puts the lotion in the basket" guy. Hannibal leaves his big cell. Why did he get such a big cell and Will got a box? Hannibal is happy. Jack clenches his jaw. There is an unspeaking cameo from Margot Verger as she, Alana and their son flee. Hannibal takes Will to his cliff house without anyone noticing. Where is Miriam Lass?
Hannibal puts on a nice suit to continue his and Will’s troubling intimacy. Will is seemingly unshockable due to all the traumatic memories, gaslighting, brainwashing and obsessive abuse inflicted on him. Hannibal is shot and Will is stabbed in the face by the Red Dragon. Blood flies as the trio fight. It’s like a certain scene in ‘V For Vendetta’. The Red Dragon dies, nobody cares. Will and Hannibal look like they’re about to make out and then Will pulls another psychotic move. This was okay.
“You didn’t get to kill anybody.”
“I admired it enormously.”
“Think about me Will.”
“He will hardly be caught a second time.”
“What you’re becoming is pathological.”
“Hope he won’t be very ugly.”
“I might escape in earnest.”
“My compassion for you is inconvenient Will.”
“Don’t run. I’ll catch you.”
“Twitchy little man.”
“Why don’t you have accents?”
“What are your real names?”
“It’s nice to see you.”
“They’d scream back. She always won.”
“We do hard things.”
“Lower your voice Philip.”