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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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 James Gordon / ... (68 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Harvey Bullock (67 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Penguin / ... (67 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Edward Nygma / ... (67 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Bruce Wayne / ... (66 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Alfred Pennyworth (66 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Barbara Kean (66 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Selina Kyle (66 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Butch Gilzean (56 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Leslie Thompkins (53 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Tabitha Galavan (44 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Lucius Fox (44 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Nathaniel Barnes (41 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Carmine Falcone (29 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Fish Mooney (28 episodes, 2014-2017)

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In crime ridden Gotham City, Thomas and Martha Wayne are murdered before young Bruce Wayne's eyes. Although the idealistic Gotham City Police Dept. detective James Gordon, and his cynical partner, Harvey Bullock, seem to solve 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 supervillains. All the while, young Bruce observes this war with a growing obsession that would one day drive him to seek his own revenge as The Batman. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Jessica Lucas (Tabitha Galavan/Tigress) was part of the cast of the short-live CW series Melrose Place (2009), where her co-star, Katie Cassidy, also portrays a DC comics character in another series Arrow (2012) as the heroine Black Canary. See more »

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Better than season 1 give it a chance
15 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

I must say, if you have an...average opinion of season 1, I don't blame you. The show was decent, good at times but it lacked continuity and it had way too many "Villain of the week" scenarios and all the side story lines were seen as irrelevant mostly.

Now after watching a few episodes of Seasons two, I can say that just the first episode is way better than maybe the entirety of season 1 ( maybe a stretch but I just think it's amazing ). So if you are done with Gotham after the first season, please give it a go as I feel that the makers of this series have injected some new life into it and it shows in every episode so far.


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