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‘Gotham’ Hints Proto-Joker ‘Jerome’ Will Return for Another Last Laugh

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 13, 2016 @ 8:05 PM
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Anyone following FOX’s Gotham (those brave souls) well-remembers the proto-Batman series’ quick introduction of almost-Joker figure Jerome, before Season 2 seemingly put a cap on the character in the most eye-rolling setup possible. Well, get ready to stretch that grin once more, as Ben McKenzie hints we’ve not seen the last of Cameron Monaghan’s cackling madman.

Here’s Why ‘Gotham’s Jim Gordon is Basically Murdering People Now

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 1, 2015 @ 12:56 PM
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There’s no grappling away from the fact FOX Bat-prequel Gotham isn’t every DC fan’s cup of tea, though we can at least credit them with a unique spin on Batman’s history. That spin … may have become a tailspin with Monday’s fall 2015 finale “Worse Than a Crime,” as Ben McKenzie’s Gordon seemingly broke the comic character’s morality for good, but we’ll let the showrunner and McKenzie himself explain.

Review: ‘Gotham’ Season 2 Is Still the Worst Show on Television

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 21, 2015 @ 12:29 PM
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FOX's 'Gotham' Season 2' tries to narrow its focus with a "Rise of the Villains," but proves just as mean-spirited and messy as before. Our early spoiler-free review, before the Bat-prequel returns for another round in Monday's premiere!

New ‘Gotham’ Season 2 Clips Check in on Riddler, Penguin and Gordon

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 10, 2015 @ 1:55 PM
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Early clips of Gotham Season 2 haven’t instilled tremendous confidence in star Ben McKenzie’s claims the Bat-prequel drama had learned from its mistakes, so do the latest fare any better? Villains rule the day once again in three new sneak peeks, though we at least learn what Jim Gordon’s up to.

‘Gotham’ Catches You Up on Batman’s Beginning Before Season 2

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 3, 2015 @ 3:45 PM
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Love it or hate it, FOX’s Gotham covered quite a bit of ground across its (extended) first season, and it stands to reason fan(s) might need a refresher course before Season 2's “Rise of the Villains.” FOX has you covered, so catch up on the villains’ rise in Season 1 with a new video, before they … you know, keep rising in Season 2.

New ‘Gotham’ Season 2 Photos Reveal Our First Costumed … Well, Someone

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 1, 2015 @ 3:51 PM
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Yesterday’s first clip of Gotham Season 2 had things looking more or less the same, despite what series star Ben McKenzie says about an improved approach, though the full photo set from the premiere bring with them an intriguing new figure. Are citizens of Gotham finally suiting up, costume, cape and all?

The ‘Gotham’ Gang is (Almost) All Here in Full Season 2 Cast Photos

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 28, 2015 @ 3:22 PM
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Gotham hasn’t proven particularly shy with the lion’s share of Season 2 footage and teasers, but at least a few faces have been missing from its city streets. No longer, as the full character gallery for Gotham Season 2 brings Two-Face, Lucius Fox and more back into the fold, along with some new menace for our future Batman.

New ‘Gotham’ Season 2 Photo Takes Us Into Bruce’s Batty Future

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 24, 2015 @ 12:43 PM
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As Gotham Season 2's promotion ramps up, focus continually aims at the colorful villains emerging throughout the city, rather than young Bruce Wayne’s cowled future. Still, a new photo takes us inside the major Bat-revelation of Season 1's finale, while Ben McKenzie offers his take on when the series should introduce a full-grown Batman.

Ben McKenzie Says ‘Gotham’ Season 2 Won’t Make the Same ‘Mistakes’ As Last Year

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 20, 2015 @ 11:59 AM
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FOX’s Gotham clearly made enough Bat-fans happy to justify an extended first season order, as well as the Season 2 renewal, though many (like us) derided the show’s take on the Dark Knight’s early days. Series lead Ben McKenzie apparently agrees, calling Season 1 a “mistake,” and assuring this year will be “exactly what the fans want to see.”

‘Gotham’ Season 2 Posters: Villains Rise, Bats Fly, and Barbara’s Still Around

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 5, 2015 @ 2:24 PM
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Gotham has never shied away from hammering home its origins and imagery, and Season 2 seems no different by the first posters. Watch the villains rise (weren’t they already doing that?) with a batty first look at the new FOX season, complete with shots of our new big Gotham big bads.