- Season 01 uses French names. Episode 01, Hannibal: Apéritif (2013), is the name of a special cocktail to be consumed prior to a meal, whereas other episodes like 04 is Hannibal: Oeuf (2013), which translates to "egg."
- Season 02 starts with episode 01, Hannibal: Kaiseki (2014). This is a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner. Each episode name from 02-13 are named after different courses of a Kaiseki meal.
- Season 03 uses Italian words, such as Episode 01 which is Hannibal: Antipasto (2015), the name of the first course in a formal Italian meal, whereas Episode 02 is labeled Hannibal: Primavera (2015). Primavera is not a meal, it is in fact a cooking style that translates to "spring."