Gotham - Season 1, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes

Harvey Dent



Critic Consensus: Despite a solid procedural plot -- and the introduction of Dent himself -- "Harvey Dent" is mostly an uneventful episode that adds little to the overall story arc.

Episode Info

Harvey Dent encourages Gordon to team up with Mayor James in an attempt to close the Wayne murder case. Meanwhile, Penguin makes contact with Mooney's secret weapon.


Benjamin McKenzie
as James Gordon
Donal Logue
as Harvey Bullock
David Mazouz
as Bruce Wayne
Zabryna Guevara
as Capt. Sarah Essen
Sean Pertwee
as Alfred Pennyworth
Robin Lord Taylor
as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin
Erin Richards
as Barbara Kean
Camren Bicondova
as Selina Kyle
Cory Michael Smith
as Edward Nigma
Jada Pinkett Smith
as Fish Mooney
Victoria Cartagena
as Renee Montoya
Andrew Stewart Jones
as Crispus Allen
John Doman
as Carmine Falcone
Richard Kind
as Mayor James
Drew Powell
as Butch Gilzean
Nick D'Agosto
as Harvey Dent
Leslie Odom Jr.
as Ian Hargrove
Luke Forbes
as John Hargrove
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Critic reviews for Harvey Dent

"Harvey Dent" delved deep into "I don't need to see this" territory, more so than any other episode of Gotham before it.

December 30, 2014 | Full Review…

Really underscored how much this show is going to struggle with being a Batman prequel.

July 19, 2018 | Full Review…

The best episode we've seen from Gotham. It's the most balanced, least gimmicky (mostly), sensible hour that they've managed to produce.

July 18, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

It presented a smart, tight story that was connected to the larger narrative, as opposed to the fractured episodes we've seen often in the first nine weeks. On top of that, it found a way to build its characters without detracting from its main plot.

July 17, 2018 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…

The work is being done to put together an acceptable show on a weekly basis, but for a series with lots of great potential, having an episode that barely features the titular character leaves me feeling pretty indifferent.

July 17, 2018 | Full Review…

The problem is, as aforementioned, this was supposed to be about Harvey Dent and the introduction of his character, and while we got some iconic moments... it felt so brief and almost tacked onto the episode, Dent barely registered.

July 17, 2018 | Full Review…

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