A big element of the Batman story is the idea that Batman’s existence causes the rise of the freaks and weirdos in Gotham. Prior to the Bat there were only gangsters and corruption. The appearance of Batman causes the escalation to the cartoon-y villains that fill the comics now. Gotham is playing it the other way around. If the shows continues for years down the line I think we will see that these freaks and weirdos are going to be what creates Batman.
And the review? Another entertaining, capable episode (and no Barbara!) that continues to showcase the series’ potential.
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