Critic Consensus: Edward Nygma steals the show in an episode that generously gives every member of the core cast a moment to shine.
as James Gordon
as Harvey Bullock
as Bruce Wayne
as Dr. Leslie Thompkins
as Alfred Pennyworth
as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin
as Barbara Kean
as Selina Kyle
as Edward Nigma
as Tabitha Galavan
as Lucius Fox
as Butch Gilzean
as Poison Ivy/Ivy Pepper
as Capt. Nathaniel Barnes
as Jervis Tetch/Mad Hatter
as Mario Calvi
as Carmine Falcone
as Luka Volk
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Critic reviews for Mad City: Time Bomb
Well, surprise surprise, it turns out you can't even get engaged to the son of a notorious crime boss in Gotham City anymore without having to worry about him getting infected with magical carnie blood and turning into a hulking rage-monster.
Jim and Lee just aren't that interesting or sympathetic compared to literally everyone else on this show right now.
Whether you're a good guy like Jim Gordon, an innocent bystander like Lee's fiance Mario, or even a villain like Edward Nygma or Tabitha Galavan, you're always ending up with the short end of the stick.
"Time Bomb" wasn't a great episode, but it did use just about every Gotham performer in a meaningful way.
That grotesque zig-zag style served this week's "Time Bomb" episode well.
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