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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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"Gotham" tells the story of Detective Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City. Discover 10 things you might not know about the cast of the show.

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Series cast summary:
...  James Gordon 88 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Harvey Bullock 88 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Bruce Wayne / ... 88 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Alfred Pennyworth 88 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Oswald Cobblepot / ... 88 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Selina Kyle 88 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Edward Nygma / ... 88 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Barbara Kean 87 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Leslie Thompkins 75 episodes, 2015-2018
...  Butch Gilzean / ... 74 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Tabitha Galavan 66 episodes, 2015-2018
...  Lucius Fox 66 episodes, 2015-2018
...  Gotham City Police 65 episodes, 2015-2018
...  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 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 justice against the evil of Gotham as The Batman. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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The first Batman-related TV show to appear on the Fox Network since Batman: The Animated Series (1992), which also featured Harvey Bullock and Renee Montoya, and whose opening title sequence featured the blimps over the city that were featured in the show's early promotional material. See more »

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Nygma-Stic
22 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

Gotham is basically about how Jim Gordan along with his accomplices solve homicide crimes, etc. If you think it's about Batman, you're wrong.

I was skeptical to watch this show, as I thought since Batman would not be there, it'll be boring. Well, I found it later I was so wrong. So Wrong. It got me hooked on.

I watched a couple of episodes and it wasn't too bad. I started watching more episodes, then I loved it. You really don't need Batman actually. Many villains come such as the Penguin, etc are there in the show . Penguin is portrayed by Robin Taylor ( Oswald Cobblepot ) . He surely deserves an Emmy for his acting. I also loved the acting of Cory Michael Smith ( Edward Nygma ) . He's bit a weird though, with all his strange riddles. Nonetheless, he is great. Ben Meckenzie did a good job in portraying Jim Gordon . I think the acting of Jada Smith was a bit too much. Sometimes it was just too bad but at times it was good.

Well, I must say Gotham is a very promising show. I simply LOVE it. I hope they also renew for many more seasons. Again, I would suggest you to watch at least the first three episodes.


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