- Season 1, Episode 1
Unorthodox profiler Will Graham is enlisted by the FBI’s Jack Crawford to catch the Minnesota Shrike, a serial killer who targets young women.
- Season 1, Episode 2
Will and Jack hunt a killer who is burying his victims alive as fertilizer for his intricate garden of fungus.
- Season 1, Episode 3
Determined to give Abigail closure, Will and Hannibal travel with Abigail back home to the scene of her father's crimes.
- Season 1, Episode 4
After the brutal murder of an otherwise happy family, Will and Jack uncover a string of child kidnappings.
- Season 1, Episode 5
The Team tracks a killer who is turning his victims into “angels,” while Jack deals with a personal crisis.
- Season 1, Episode 6
Dr. Abel Gideon, an inmate at the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane, claims to be the real Chesapeake Ripper.
- Season 1, Episode 7
After a man is found dead in a hotel room with his kidney missing, Jack believes the serial killer known as the Chesapeake Ripper has resurfaced.
- Season 1, Episode 8
Will and Jack pursue a murderer who makes instrument strings from the gut of humans.
- Season 1, Episode 9
A human totem pole is found on a beach, comprised of seventeen different bodies. The Team works to find a common thread between the victims.
- Season 1, Episode 10
Will questions his sanity as he gets inside the mind of a killer who believes that she herself is already dead.
- Season 1, Episode 11
Having escaped custody, Dr. Abel Gideon seeks revenge on his former therapists, as Will battles his own escalating mental crisis.
- Season 1, Episode 12
Hannibal consults his therapist about his complex relationship with Will. Will’s newly expanded theory on the Copy Cat killer makes Jack doubtful.
- Season 1, Episode 13
Will’s mental decline results in tragedy, when it appears he may have murdered Abigail Hobbs. He tries to prove he’s being framed by the real killer.