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10 Things to Know About the Cast of "Gotham"

"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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Trivia

Tommy Flanagan, Michael Chiklis, Donal Logue and Niko Nicotera have also starred in Sons of Anarchy (2008). See more »

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James Gordon: G.C.P.D.
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The DC Comics logo features a comic-book image of Gotham City. See more »

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Detailed plot, Stunning cinematography, Thrilling experience!
23 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

Just watched the pilot and I daresay I've got a feeling it's gonna be a great success for the production and a treat for the viewers! Pre-Batman era never seemed so awesome! :D The plot seems elaborate and the way the story is spreading and building up suspenses, we can definitely expect a pretty epic ending. And I really don't want the ending to come anytime soon! The cinematography was absolutely awesome. Though it has a distinctive Dark Knight feeling, it also differentiates itself from any other Gotham city. The simultaneous filthy and sophisticated city is given a perfect amalgam of all other Gothams, picking the finest features! The series also has a subtle dark tone in it that really gives you a chill. The score was pretty good even for a movie, and definitely out-stands almost any TV series. The acting was well out of the league. I liked Jim Gordon's cast (Ben McKenzie). Robin Taylor (cast by Oswald Cobblepot) seemed promising too. The large chunk of antagonists would make for a great rivalry. And Falcone might as well turn out to be another mastermind villain like Jim Moriarty! And boy, wouldn't that be something! It's a Batman series without the Batman! Because he's the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now. For now, Gotham can do with Jim Gordon! :D


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