Gotham – Season 2 Episode 9

“Rise of the Villains – A Bitter Pill to Swallow” Penguin and the Riddler-yet-to-be-so-named join forces in this episode of Gotham, whilst Jim’s flirtation with his dark side is pushed right to the wire and Bruce and Alfred go head to head in a disagreement about Bruce’s safety. Forgetting how they randomly came together last…

Gotham – Season 2 Episode 8

“Rise of the Villains – Tonight’s the Night” Gotham has Galavan offer Bruce his heart’s desire in ‘Tonight’s the Night’, letting Barbara loose as a distraction to keep Jim Gordon out of the way. There’s also some tiny subplot with some other characters but you’d be forgiven for not noticing. I was quite hopeful as…

Gotham – Season 2 Episode 7

“Rise of the Villains – Mommy’s Little Monster” Gotham season 2, episode 7’s “Mommy’s Little Monster” is Oswald Cobblepot, who is finally drawn into a full confrontation with Galavan that had to happen if they both insisted on taking the title ‘King of Gotham’. However, though Penguin may have the name of the episode, we also see…

Gotham – Season 2 Episode 6

“Rise of the Villains – By Fire” Gotham season 2’s 6th episode – ‘By Fire’ – puts several characters through a trial to see how far they are prepared to push or be pushed. Penguin has been visibly on the edge the last couple of episodes with his mother imprisoned, freely taking out his frustrated…

Gotham – Season 2 Episode 5

“Rise of the Villains – Scarification” “Scarification”, the fifth episode of season two of Gotham, gives us the true identity of Theo Galavan: Turns out he’s really part of the Dumas family, a family that was destroyed almost a couple of centuries ago by the Waynes. It was a nice reveal, playing out with a…