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Gotham 

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The story behind Detective James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival.

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Bruno Heller
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Series cast summary:
Ben McKenzie ...  James Gordon 100 episodes, 2014-2019
Donal Logue ...  Harvey Bullock 100 episodes, 2014-2019
David Mazouz ...  Bruce Wayne / ... 100 episodes, 2014-2019
Sean Pertwee ...  Alfred Pennyworth 100 episodes, 2014-2019
Robin Lord Taylor ...  Oswald Cobblepot / ... 100 episodes, 2014-2019
Camren Bicondova ...  Selina Kyle 100 episodes, 2014-2019
Cory Michael Smith ...  Edward Nygma / ... 100 episodes, 2014-2019
Erin Richards ...  Barbara Kean 99 episodes, 2014-2019
Morena Baccarin ...  Leslie Thompkins 82 episodes, 2015-2019
Chris Chalk ...  Lucius Fox 78 episodes, 2015-2019
Kelly P. Williams ...  Gotham City Police 78 episodes, 2015-2019
Drew Powell ...  Butch Gilzean / ... 74 episodes, 2014-2018
Jessica Lucas ...  Tabitha Galavan 67 episodes, 2015-2019
Michael Chiklis ...  Nathaniel Barnes 41 episodes, 2015-2017
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In crime ridden Gotham City, Thomas and Martha Wayne are murdered before young Bruce Wayne's eyes. Although Gotham City Police Department detectives, James Gordon, and his cynical partner, Harvey Bullock, seem to solace's the case quickly, things are not so simple. Inspired by Bruce's traumatized desire for justice, Gordon vows to find it amid Gotham's corruption. Thus begins Gordon's lonely quest that would set him against his own comrades and the underworld with their own deadly rivalries and mysteries. In the coming wars, innocence will be lost and compromises will be made as some criminals will fall as casualties while others will rise as super villains. All the while, young Bruce observes this war with a growing obsession that would one day drive him to seek his own justice against the evil of Gotham as The Batman. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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From Madness comes Clarity. From Love comes Hatred. From Darkness comes Light. See more »


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Country:

USA

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Release Date:

22 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gotham: Heroes Rise See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Ben McKenzie suffered an accident while shooting a fight scene, in which he slammed his head onto a concrete pillar. See more »

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Season 1 to Season 4 Review
30 December 2017 | by fakhruddin-64916See all my reviews

I've never really watched any batman related stuff before except BatMAn trilogy of Christoner Nolan, so I don't really have any expectations on what characters should be.

Season 1 is decent, boring forgettable characters, the mafia bosses were super lame even Gordon and Bullock didn't do anything memorable, all I cared about was what Penguin, Master Bruce and Alfred would get up to, and they had about 10 minutes of screen time every 2 episodes.

Season 2 however is way better, probably the best super hero show for that season. Some very interesting villains come along that actually do stuff for a change, they start killing about 10 red shirt cops every week, and you feel like the characters are actually impacting the story and the city rather than which mafia boss runs the local fish and chip shop from season one.

Season 3 and Season 4 reached Pinnacle of Awesomeness.

Not a Comic Reader, so I found the TV series too good.


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