Season 2 Episode 5: “Scarification”
Directed by Bill Eagles
Written by Jordan Harper
Created by Bruno Heller
Starring Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, Sean Pertwee, Robin Lord Taylor, David Mazouz, Camren Bicondova, Morena Baccarin, Cory Michael Smith, Erin Richards, James Frain, Jessica Lucas, Chris Chalk, Michael Chiklis
Air Date: Monday, October 19th, 2015, 8pm
Last week on Gotham, there’s a new captain, and he won’t take any s***. His name is Captain Nathaniel Barnes (Michael Chiklis). He immediately fires a bunch of corrupt cops and forms a “Strike Force,” headed by Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie), made up of newbies. He wants to hit Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor). You know who also hits Penguin? Theo Galavan (James Frain). He kidnaps Mommy Cobblepott (Carol Kane), and forces Penguin to take out the mayoral competition, using the fake attempt on his life (also by Penguin) to declare his candidacy. Jim knows it’s Penguin, but they have that dirty little deed between them. Bruce (David Mazouz) meets Silver St. Cloud – his new love interest and also Theo’s niece. Alfred (Sean Pertwee) is cruel to Selina (Camren Bicondova), and actually hits her. Nygma and Ms. Kringle (Cory Michael Smith and Chelsea Spack) have dinner, and it’s a surprising and creepy success (the creepy is not the surprising part).
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