“Thanks for coming down,” she said. Her voice was clear, with a faint ring of iron in it. “You’re head of processing over in the big building, right?” “Um-humm.” “The same ‘Mr. D.’ who sends the rockets when the requisitions are filed wrong?” “The very one.”
You, you have no traceable motive… Which is why you were so hard to see. You were just curious what I would do. Someone like me. Someone who thinks how I think. Wind him up and watch him go. And apparently, Dr. Lecter this is how I go.
No More Bound by Fear or Kindness: The Silence of the Lambs, Thomas Harris and Hannibal, Episode 312, “The Number of the Beast is 666,” written by Jeff Vlaming & Angela LaManna and Bryan Fuller & Steve Lightfoot, dir. Guillermo Navarro
Like a Fly Walked Out With Him: Red Dragon, Thomas Harris and Hannibal, Episode 309, “…and the Woman Clothed With the Sun,” written by Jeff Vlaming & Helen Shang and Bryan Fuller & Steve Lightfoot, dir. John Dahl
Is it true that The Silence of the Lambs was inspired in part by Ted Bundy?
Yes. Thomas Harris based the different meetings between Clarice and Hannibal on Ted and Bob Keppel’s conversations about the Green River Killer. Also, Buffalo Bill used a cast on his arm as a bait to lure his victims.
Fun fact : Thomas Harris actually attended some parts of Ted’s Chi Omega trial and used it for Red Dragon.