Gotham "A Bitter Pill to Swallow" Review: A Series of Unintentionally Hilarious Events

Gotham S02E09: "A Bitter Pill to Swallow" 


So it's back to uneven quality and garbage punctuated by greatness, eh Gotham? Okay then. Fine. Be that way. But don't fault me for laughing at Jim Gordon's worst moments every chance I get, and historically, I've loved Jim Gordon. Gary Oldman Jim Gordon? Perfect. Paul Dini animated Jim Gordon? Classic. 

But Gotham Jim Gordon? May all bad things in life happen to this Jim Gordon. I haven't irrationally loathed a title character so hard since Glee and this level of disdain is kind of liberating in that I'm very rapidly approaching the point of being totally desensitized to Jim Gordon's status as people. Just stop talking, Jim, your opinion is usually crap. 

Jim is usually wrong and usually chin-deep in a bad decision that inevitably gets someone else killed, and yet his status as Cop Jesus is barely dented, even as the bodies and debris pile up. The general opinion over at mi casa is that Gordon will be commissioner by the end of the season, mostly because he'll be the only one still alive. 

This week, Barnes got knifed in the femoral and one of their little padawan police officers got her face chewed off by the Flamingo. Leslie gave Jim a poop face at the news, but that had more to do with his lingering feelings for Batshit Barbara and her coma routine than any kind of indictment on Gordon's WTF approach to police work. Emotions ran high, sure, but emotions always run high at the GCPD. Also: this one time, Barnes shot a child soldier (accidentally-ish) to make a point about... something... I hate everyone. 

At least we had Nygma and Penguin slowly becoming besties as Penguin recuperated from his botched camping trip and Nygma pontificated on the freedom of embracing your inner serial killer. Aww. He kept Miss Kringle's glasses. Aww. He gift-wrapped one of Galavan's lackeys for Penguin to slaughter because he was still sad about his mom and murder makes the best medicine. 

Between Jim being Jim and Bruce losing the ability to think with his upstairs brain for the time being, this episode would have been a total wash if not for Penguin and Riddler. Like so many legendary friendships, theirs got off to a rough start. Nygma had a Kathy Bates Misery vibe going on at first and Penguin teetered between being disturbed by or annoyed by, the goodie goodie nerd turned killer. 


And then: catharsis. After being on the run, plotting revenge, getting sick and depressed, and coping with the loss of his empire, Penguin never got the chance to mourn the saintly Mrs. Cobblepot (R.I.P.). There were feelings to be had and emotional exploitation on the part of Nygma to get there, but eventually, Penguin came to see his mother's tragic death as both the worst experience of his life, but also the moment at which he truly became "free." Losing his mother meant that the last person who genuinely cared about his well being was gone—and that's devastating, except that no one can never use her against Penguin again. He was dangerous before, but the new Penguin will make that other self look like a total softie 

Plus, Nygma and Penguin were just entertaining and fun.  Robin Lord Taylor and Cory Michael Smith have some of the best chemistry we've seen on the series. If there is only one thing to get excited about in this messy trainwreck of an episode, its the promise of a brave new Gotham underworld as Penguin returns to power having shed any lingering vestiges of the kind of criminal—and man—he used to be. 


NOTES FROM THE BATCAVE


— Bruce will never be able to pull one over on Alfred. As it should be. 

— Every time Ed plays some music in his murder pad, I'm expecting that Flaming Lips song from Batman Forever.

— No Bullock? RUDE. 

— Does this mean that Tabitha is going to betray slimy Theo? I'm okay with that. 

— What kind of half-trained cop waltzes right up to the group of like twelve creepy hooded dudes on the dock in the middle of the night without some kind of backup? 


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Nov 21, 2015
I like elevator music!
"Who sent you?" "Your mother."
poor Forensics dude!
"You know what I like about those glasses?...they look like bullseyes"
that was nice of Nygma to play that song for Penguin!
No not Parks!! I was starting to like her!
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Nov 21, 2015
No Bullock no party.
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Nov 20, 2015
Well said, the ed-penguin scenes were the only good parts of this ep. I think had jim been killed, the person should be given an award. Since jerome was killed, maybe this isn't the real jim. Maybe e real jim got his identity stolen by this guy. Lol. I know i am being absurdist, but i just want a nice balance of e oldman gordon and the animated show gordon. Why this person on the brink of madness? Lee should dump him, she deserves better. Jim clearly doesn't seem like he wants to give up on barbra no matter how many times he says she is a vital witness against galivan.
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Nov 20, 2015
The*, not e, damn keys.
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Nov 19, 2015
Aside from Penguin/Nygma scenes and anytime Alfred spoke, this was a downer. No Bullock? Cannibal killers? And now what's on the pier - the Illuminati?

I think the entire GCPD has been killed twice over with the exception of the big name stars. That's some pretty serious carnage to not have Federal intervention and soldiers in the streets, but Gotham just starts each day anew. I'm going to have to give them a thumbs-down on Trip Advisor.
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Nov 19, 2015
I think it's safe to assume you're beginning to find that monster than Jim has. Your reviews have gradually got worse since S2 began (bar ep 2) it's nowhere near as bad as you're making it out to be. Bruce is a kid, he has no idea yet, what some people do to get their way.

Jim has had it pretty rough also..I don't see the issue there. Guy is trying his best with the Limited resources he has now.
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Nov 19, 2015
I ship it
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Nov 19, 2015
I loved this episode so much!!! Finally Ed and Oswald united to rock Gotham's underworld!!! The characters were just meant to be together and that made this my favorite episode of all. FATE!!! Also Oswald was so heartbreaking in all his scenes, please finally give Robin an award for his outstanding performance!!!!!! But I also thought the other storylines were very entertaining. Gordon's fighting scenes were so badass. Parks death was shocking and heartbreaking because she was a strong and brave character. Gotham is the best show on air atm, I enjoy nothing more and cry because just one left until mid-season break T___T
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Nov 18, 2015
Okay, there were more than a few issues with this episode, though I didn't have as big an issue with Jim as MaryAnn. He's still a bit of a dumbass that causes me to shake my head sometimes, but what bugged me most was him getting into the elevator to go fight Flamingo. He looked way more pouty Ryan Atwood than he did angry Jim Gordon.

I'm not quite sure what the angle here is with Barbara. I think Jim's feelings extend only so far as not wanting to see her dead, but that's about it. I'm not diggin' the whole rift it's putting between him and Lee.

Attention all Black people of Gotham! DO NOT go into any sort of police/security field...it's not going to end well for you. Captain Essen...dead. Rookie cop...dead. Shmuck security guard on the docks at the end...dead. C'mon Gotham. I know there's a tie in with Jada Pinket Smith playing a character in Scream 2 who literally dies before the opening credits, but does mean we can't have what few faces of colour to appear on this show survive? {shrug}

Oh, and good ol' Theo Galavan. I'm no criminal lawyer, but if somebody is in jail and in having a conversation with a visitor admits to a variety of crimes, past and future, within earshot of a prison guard, that's all admisible in court, ya? "Hey Theo, there's a guy right beside you that can hear EVERYTHING you're saying."
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Nov 20, 2015
It's heresay, re: the guard and Theo. The guard could say he heard all number of things, Theo would deny them, and there's no other evidence to back it up. (It doesn't seem like they use video cameras; Gotham is a mix of old and new tech. They have flip phones, yet still use 50s style cameras and tape recorders.)
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Nov 18, 2015
It would very inaccurate if those hooded guys are from the League of Shadows. First of all they seem to want Bruce Wayne dead and according to the comics, their first attempt to bring down Gotham was via Batman
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Nov 19, 2015
no, we are all speculating its The Order of St. Dumas
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Nov 18, 2015
While I thought this episode was fairly good, I didn't like Penguin needing Nygma to help him find his mojo again. I've always seen Penguin as a self-made villain, and needing a psychopath to make him see that his mother was his weakness annoyed me. It's not that I didn't enjoy those two hanging out, I just don't see Penguin walking away from his ultimate destiny as a supervillain.

Bruce is going to have to learn some hard lessons if he's ever going to be the dark knight. He's too naïve right now.

Dayum, Gordon can fight like a sewer rat!!!
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Nov 18, 2015
To be honest...all the scenes with Gordon and Bruce didn't interest me at all this episode...
I just loved and enjoyed the mindgames between Nigma and Penquin...that was awesomely done...Nigma is really getting into his crazy isn't he....love it...
Ok...ok...Gordon kicked ass...
Bruce was again as stupid as ever...love Alfred doo..he has some brains...thanks for for Catgirl to show (again) Bruce how things really are..
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Nov 18, 2015
Anybody else found it curious that only Uncle Theo is in prison but Tabitha is walking out and apparently able to visit him in prison?

Remind me not to wake to Nygma staring down at me.
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Nov 20, 2015
Lol, love the 'logic' of the show sometimes. Speaking of her, she is a great sniper, but when shooting at point blank range wi a handgun, she can't do better than an arm wound or something?
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Nov 18, 2015
I agree about the Penguin/Nygma chemistry. Those two were great together. And Penguin should count his blessings, knowing that in his true moment of weakness, when he was about to leave behind his destiny, Ed was there to pick the pieces and rebuild Penguin together. That was touching. Awwwww!

So, the moral of the story is that... it turns out you SHOULD have blown that assassin's brains up in cold blood after all, Jim. What an idiot you must feel now. This is Gotham. OK, lesson learned. Next time I hope you don't forget.

By the way, it seems Gotham City cops have a very low life expectancy. Who would want a job like that? That "padawan" female police officer was visibly so terribly prepared for the task at hand. It was painful to see. But I guess it was more painful for her in the end.

So, basically Alfred told Bruce he was totally out of Silver's league. He's out of Selina's league as well. Basically, all the girls he knows. Oh, Bruce, you have so much to learn about the "fair sex."

Contrary to general opinions, I liked this episode quite a lot.
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Nov 17, 2015
Gotham is by far the most up and down rollercoaster-like show Im currently watching besides Sleepy Hollow (please dont get me started!) First of all: hands down for the Pengler! Awesome combination, a little insanity with down right NERDRAGE! Jim is becoming the same dragging on drama-drag-it-out-till-we-get-sick-of-it-dimwit we have come to see in the latest installments of the Dark Knight, so it pretty much seamlessly fits together. Anyhow, as for showratings, Im hoping they'll start doing the whole LOVE THE BAD BOYS-road, like we were rooting for the recently deceased Joker. At least they gave us something to laugh, awe and hide our face behind the pillow, for.

The trash bin for not watching another season of this, is getting more and more full.... *sigh*
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Nov 17, 2015
#Gotham is like #gta u can kill cops,anywhere,in police stations, docks,wherever&wenever& #brucewayne is a wuss,never thought would say that. Side note - flemingo aka Hannibal who eats his kill, supposedly d baddest ass assain in Gotham n Jim as a cop hasn't even heard of him! Total Nija this flemingo with his stealth huh or wat?
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Nov 17, 2015
I like this Jim Gordon. You crazy.
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Nov 17, 2015
How about a little equal opportunity for wasted extras. 2 Black extras downed in about 2 minutes is a bit much even for a city where every Black person leaves by murder. I hope Lucious Fox lives somewhere outside of Gotham.
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Nov 18, 2015
I've been saying the same thing for like months now! I'm glad someone else had the balls to also say it;-)
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Nov 17, 2015
So, with Parks dead at the end, it looks like the original members of the GCPD Strike Force are all gone (outside of Barnes and Gordon). Man, talk about bringing in new blood solely to be spilled...

Unless, there was another guy right? Three guys and one woman, iirc. Does anyone know what happened to him? I didn't bother to learn any of their names, but I know the first guy was killed by the fire-bug girl and the second guy was killed by Galavan's sister's spiked heel. So, with Parks dead, that leaves one dude left.
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Nov 18, 2015
he gets killed next week he breaks his neck falling down the stairs, he forgot to do up his shoelaces lol
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Nov 17, 2015
what a great episode ! I thoroughly enjoyed it. Originally I gave it a seven point five .After reviewing I changed to a nine out of ten. Their were many good points in the episode. To me the Penguin and Nygma was the stars of this particular episode. The dynamics between Nygma and Penguin is humorously sanction. I guess they are as close to being brothers as two criminally psychotic people could be and with Penguin definitely being the leader of the two. When they join forces they will make a pretty unstoppable team. The humorus banter between them may be psychotic but it makes me laugh every time I see them together. I hope Gotham put them together in more scenes in the future. If the Penguin and the Riddler are the stars of the show then Alfred comes in a close second. Finally after waiting for so long he finally stood up to Bruce and said "You may be the master but you are still a child and for right now you need to do as I tell you to do." I positively love the part when Alfred kick Silver out of the mansion and said " off you pop" that was spectacularly British and brilliant. He firmly took his stand and defined who is in charge. He made a firm statement to Bruce that getting information from Silver requires a level of skill that he does not yet possess. All I can say to that is its about time. I find it humorously hilarious that Bruce thinks he is smarter than everyone when really for at least at the moment he is the most naive person in the entire setup. He thinks he knows everything but really he knows nothing. He is still a kid who happens to think he is an adult. In all honesty.
Galavan being a criminal does not mean his niece is a criminal but it would make me cautious . Especially in this case since his niece is a criminal and just thought I would point that out. Last but not least i have not forgotten my buddy, my pal Jim Gordon. One of my favorite scenes was the fight in the elevator between Jim and the hired assassin. That was one of the most comical scenes I,ve seen in a long time and in any show not just Gotham. I do not envy Gordon at all. He is in a percarious situation no matter what he does. Even when he does the right thing by spearing the hit man life. Even though that was the right and just thing to d o he is sort of responsible for the death of the rookie cop. Now he has to live with it because of the choice he made she is dead. Even when you do right some time their is still a hefty price. The part where the captain says" their is no line ,their is just the law. I understand what he was referring to but Gordon is still going to blame himself and at least for a while question all the decisions he has ever made as a cop and in his life. This might spiral him into a little bit of anger and depressive state. Poor Jim!
The only thing that i did not like about this episode is that my girl Selina was only in one scene. How dare you! She needs more respect than that. However the one scene that she was in she was spectacular. What are you doing here Bruce ask? she replied in true Selina fashion " to save your A from making a big mistake. I have proof do you want to see it? Over all I give the episode a nine out of ten . If Selina was in more than one scene I would have given it a ten. I have one question for you all , In the future Bruce becomes Batman when will we start seeing that level of maturity. I am not saying he needs to be perfect in everything I think its about time a little progress in shown. He is looking very stupid! That's it from me for now until next time.
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Nov 17, 2015
Does this mean that Tabitha is going to betray slimy Theo? I'm okay with that.

If it means she gets to do more than just look sexy and make out with Barbara, then yes, that would be awesome. C'mon, writers!
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Nov 17, 2015
I actually really enjoyed this episode mainly seeing the interaction between the penguin and the riddler (yes I know he's not there yet but still) as I never saw that play in a Batman film of the 90's forward (yes i know about the adam west batman movie). I hope we see more that.
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Nov 17, 2015
MORE OF THE DONAL!!!!
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Nov 17, 2015
WoW! Another violent Gotham episode, that was really enjoyable!!!

Penguin's psychological manipulation by Nygma was well played. Very good scenes, mostly thanks to Nygma and NOT to the crybaby Penguin.

The hannibal-ish assassin was kind of... LOLL... from over-played, to burnt-out degree.

Alfred-Bruce relation and interaction is always fun to watch! Their scenes are usually well scripted and well acted! Such was this one, too!

Good! Fun! Gorey! Very good episode!
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Nov 17, 2015
"Gorey!"
Oh yeah. Gotham can be really "dark" and violent, like last night with gunfights, lots of stabby-stabby, and chopping off pieces of people and eating them.

Oddly enough, here in the US it airs on the first prime-time time slot, which has been traditionally seen as a "family-friendly" time slot.
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Nov 17, 2015
The best thing going for this episode is the warning label of a title. "Highlights" include Alfred and then Selina preventing Bruce from sneaking off. Really, that was the most engaging thing for me.

Even Penguin and Nygma were kind of a letdown. I expected more from Penguin (the character/writing, not the actor), and even from Nygma. There should have been a lot more intensity, of, well, anything. Call it chemistry, anti-chemistry, whatever.

And worst, they called on the talented Michelle Gomez to basically rehash her Master/Missy character, but as little more than comic relief, in charge of a room full of "balloon man"-caliber "assassins".
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Nov 17, 2015
Wait wait wait...does title character not mean character in the title? Have I been wrong about that for years? Disaster.
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Nov 17, 2015
For me, far and away the best characters on the show are Alfred and Bullock. They're the ones that keep me watching. Jim Gordon is an unlikable jerk, as is Bruce Wayne. If the moron on the elevator with Gordon had used a blade instead of wire, then Gordon wouldn't be around to annoy me next week.

Michelle Gomez as The Lady was flirting with excellence.
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Nov 17, 2015
Remember when Alfred and Bullock teamed up in the field? It was beyond excellent. Also, Michelle Gomez is great, but I was sad to see her called upon to do little more than rehash her Master/Missy role.
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Nov 17, 2015
I just checked out Michelle Gomez's list of credits, and this is the only thing I've seen her in. Perhaps I should have a look at Dr. Who.
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Nov 17, 2015
I hear Michelle Gomez was brilliant on the odd comedy series Green Wing, though it is hard to find in the US. I'm told Hulu has season 1. (I haven't seen it.)

She is only in about 3 episodes of Doctor Who over the course of the last two seasons (8 and 9), so you would see much more of, let's say, "not the best of seasons of Doctor Who", than Michelle Gomez.
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Nov 17, 2015
Thanks for the heads up.
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Nov 17, 2015
The show has its flaws for sure. Bruce being a kid bothers me solely because I want to see batman and I don't think that will happen til season 19. I feel like his storyline is not really a focus on this show if it's not intensive character build - and it's not. He also seemed very smart at the beginning of this show and has almost gotten dumber over time. Ditching him would help, but then we lose Alfred whom I love on this show. That epi with him and his buddy I think was one of the strongest. Agree with the lot that penguin/nygma work great together - can't wait to see where it goes. As for jim, yeah he's annoying but in an age where 2 broke girls is STILL on the air, I think this show is still good. I mean, I used to watch helix and under the dome, so this shit is downright Emmy worthy. Lol
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Nov 17, 2015
Realizing I said 'this show' a billion times in my post. This is what happens when your coffee is too strong. :P
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Nov 17, 2015
With this Gordon in control of the GCPD it's no wonder Gotham becomes the type of city that needs a vigilante dressed as a giant bat. That is not the way things are supposed to go down. Gordon is supposed to be the example that Bruce tries to live up to, the unwavering beacon of justice that Batman tries to be. He does not come off like that here. I understand that he is young but he has made so many compromises and bad decisions that I just can't see him becoming the man that Batman chooses to help him in his mission to save Gotham like the Animated or Nolan versions, though the Nolan version did make some compromises later on.

I know I might be in the minority but I am not really in to how the writers have handled Eddie in this version of the mythology. First they went with the split personality thing which really seemed like it should have been saved for Harvey Dent. Then they made him a cereal killer. Sure, that it not the first time he has been depicted as such but they seem to have forgotten the most important aspect of The Riddler's persona. To me The Riddler has always been driven by the need for an intellectual challenge, the need for someone to push him to up his game. This is why he leaves riddles with clues that can lead to his capture, so there are a rules to the game. I can only hope that with this version they will show that he is killing not for the joy but for the challenge and that he will begin to get bored and start developing the riddles. I would be fine if they did not show him actually become The Riddler though and have him only develop it to challenge Batman who he sees as his great intellectual equal.

When it comes to Bruce I find myself getting bored or frustrated when he is on screen. His whole quest to find his parents killer is just so overblown at this point. Maybe the show would have done better if after the first episode where the Waynes were killed they showed Bruce only rarely, showing the broad strokes. Show his grief, show him coming to realization that no matter who killed his parents that they are just a symptom of the greater disease, and show him making his vow to become Gotham's protector and then send him away. Have him leave Gotham to begin his intellectual and physical training across the world. Once and a while show him studying science or training with masters of martial arts but that is it and use the screen time to develop the other characters.
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Nov 17, 2015
Yep. The Penguin/Nygma scenes were great... and weird.
I don't know. I would never wish for Penguin's place in this episode. Nygma is just weird and annoying. But these scenes were still great.
Well, Nygma said what I've said a few weeks ago. Penguin's mother was his leash. Her death meant we were going to see the Penguin we know from the comics and movies. The awful Penguin.
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Nov 17, 2015
Except the Penguin isn't typically that awful in the comics. He was originally a thief, and then became a Kingpin-like mob boss who did everything he could to seem legitimate. There have been a few variations on that, but for the most part that's what the Penguin is.

There was the Tim Burton/Danny DeVito Penguin, but he wasn't anymore consistent to 30+ years of comics than the Gotham one is. Ditto for the Jim Carrey Riddler.

The problem is that they're turning the Riddler and the Penguin into Joker-like serial killers. Which a) isn't really true to the characters, and b) tends to water down the Joker when/if he appears. And it's difficult to imagine them "evolving" into more stable less homicidal characters.
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Nov 17, 2015
Well, I can't argue with you about the comics coz I haven't read enough of them to be able to.

I hate that Nygma on Gotham is just imitating Jim Carrey. Come on, man, be original.

Well you think this would make the Joker not bad enough, maybe they're planning to make him even worse than he already is. I wouldn't be surprised if we saw worse on Gotham.
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Nov 19, 2015
He isn't imitating Carey.
He strikes me as a blend of Carey's civilian side (nygma) but he's nowhere near being 'the riddler' just yet.
He sounds very similar to the arkham games version however.
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Nov 17, 2015
Penguin and Nygma were amazing this episode. Loved the dynamic. I fear it's the only thing the show has going for it in the long run.

Bruce is boring without Cat.

Gordon is boring without Bullock.

Is it sacrilegious to say this is the best Alfred? I want a prequel.
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Nov 17, 2015
Sorry, Michael Caine remains my favorite Alfred.

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Nov 17, 2015
How slow is GCP response time that apparently three death squads can stroll into a building and not even an ambulance?
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Nov 17, 2015
At this point, how would you rehab Gordon - his lack of charisma is shocking
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Nov 17, 2015




I'm getting a kick out of this Nygma! And who knew Freddy Mercury was a hitman?


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Nov 19, 2015
"Dont stop me, nooooow!!"
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Nov 17, 2015
The captain about to bleed out from a legwound reminded me instantly of Yang Wenli. Now I'm sad.
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Nov 17, 2015
Jim Gordon is the worst! Can they just get rid of him and just focus solely the friendships and rivalries of rising criminals.
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Nov 19, 2015
You clearly have no idea what's best for this show! You can't base a show on criminals etc when 1) that's more or less what S1 did wrong and 2) half the criminals are of similar age to batman (bar penguin/riddler/Dent) Gordon is the one thing that keeps this show getting too far ahead of itself with the villains!!
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Nov 23, 2015
Given that the show is only good when we see the various relationships and rivalries between the competing and alligned villains - namely Penguin vs the mob, and now Penguin/Riddler vs Galavan - I think my idea makes a whole lot of sense. Gordon does nothing to stop things, the villains are already way ahead of Bruce. He's pointless, and their attempt to have a Batman in a Batman-less show. The best part of S1 was the first half, with Penguin's masterplan. After that, it went to to shit and never recovered. If Penguin had one, and immediately gone to battle with another villain and so on, it would have been more interesting. If you can't base a show on villains, you've clearly not watched Breaking Bad or Sopranos or numerous others that do just that.
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Nov 17, 2015
Sorry, Maryann, I missed all of the contrivances and other debris you referred to, because I never stopped doing the Snoopy happy dance once Michelle Gomez took over the camera.

Downside of that was of course it made me want to fast forward through the Penguin-Riddler scenes to get to her next one--fortunately, I'd already tossed the remote behind the couch.
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Nov 17, 2015
Horny teenage boys are the worst. Selina fortunately found proof.
I wonder what that is?

Always handy to got something to aim at. Bullseye :)


Later on in the episode she got bitten really badly by Flamingo. Did she survive? I guess not. R.I.P Officer Parks (Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut). Gordon should have pulled the trigger or at least shoot him in the leg or something. Another bad decision. I loved the "pep talk" about weaknesses Nygma gave to Penguin. He's not wrong. Always good to see Michelle Gomez. Yes Missy on Doctor who if you like. But here she's called The Lady.


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Nov 17, 2015
I think Parks died. Mostly because Lee said 'Flamingo killed officer Parks'. Gotham is full of those subtle little clues.
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Nov 17, 2015
Wow, this episode was something else. First Jim is one LUCKY S.O.B. to be still alive. Second, WHY are all the cops in this city so damn STOOPID? That rookie det. almost made it out alive, but NOPE this Gotham baby. Unexpected, and UNREALISTIC is how this show gets down!

Third I really enjoyed the Penguin/ Ed scenes, they do make the show for me as well. Bruce on the other hand I look at as comic relief, because if this kids gonna be Batman. Well then IMHO Gotham's REALLY SCREWED. Fourth they had to kill off one more dumb ( BLACK) cop for good measure, no matter how unrealistic. Just to have a DUN DUN DUN! scene at the very end. When I assume the writers would be thinking the audience will say "Who are these new threatening men in hoodies? I better tune in next wk. for the midseason finale to see if they kill Bruce, DERRR";-P

Lol. GOT HAM? U SOOOOO CRAZY, can't wait to see what crap Det. Jim McClain miraculously makes it out of alive next week, when he punches out the MOST powerful man in Gotham in a packed court room, LOL;-) This is the BEST comedy in years!
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Nov 17, 2015
i know this may sound weird, but it's kind of nice she was upset that babra got hurt, seems like she cares for her.... and also it was so cool to see MISSY!!!, ya should have mentioned her :)
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Nov 17, 2015
The text recap is up, as soon as it clears the cache.
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Nov 17, 2015
Young Bruce is seriously starting to annoy me. So dumb and naiive. I get that he's just a kid, but I seriously have a hard time believing that this supposed to be the future Batman. After all this time, he STILL thinks Silver's innocent?
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Nov 17, 2015
I can get Bruce. He hasn't been touched by the world I mean he's seen his parent murdered and he's gotten threatened by Jerome but he doesn't get the real bad guys don't need them

that and he is a teenage boy and Silver is a REALLY HOT girl.
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Nov 17, 2015
the actress is 15, lol
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Nov 18, 2015
She seems to be very precocious. Very well cast for the role.
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Nov 20, 2015
Agreed I think she would make a better villain than Theo; so I hope she outlasts her uncle and aunt.

That said when the time comes that Selina deals with her I hope Selina bites her index finger off (Maybe too violent but it has a some level of appeal)
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Nov 17, 2015
And Bruce is a 15 year old boy with hormones. LOL
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Nov 18, 2015
Exactly. Mad-pac
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Nov 18, 2015
Indeed, and only a young, naive boy who has lived an entire sheltered life could believe for a minute that her interest was sincere and that she was innocent.
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Nov 17, 2015
I haven't seen it yet but I'm expecting Silver and crocodile tears on Bruce's shoulder. Basically her maintaining her innocent act on Bruce.
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Nov 17, 2015
Hey Missy. You so fine.

Imdont recall all seeing this actress in anything and now she's in two of my favorite shows :-)
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