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Mad City: Ghosts



Critic Consensus: "Ghosts" serves more to whet viewers' appetites rather than push Gotham in bold new narrative strands, but solidly entertains with the welcome appearance of Victor Zsasz.

Episode Info

Penguin spirals out of control! -- (C) FOX


Benjamin McKenzie
as James Gordon
Donal Logue
as Harvey Bullock
David Mazouz
as Bruce Wayne
Morena Baccarin
as Dr. Leslie Thompkins
Sean Pertwee
as Alfred Pennyworth
Robin Lord Taylor
as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin
Erin Richards
as Barbara Kean
Michael Chiklis
as Capt. Nathaniel Barnes
Camren Bicondova
as Selina Kyle
Cory Michael Smith
as Edward Nigma
Jessica Lucas
as Tabitha Galavan
Chris Chalk
as Lucius Fox
Drew Powell
as Butch Gilzean
Maggie Geha
as Poison Ivy/Ivy Pepper
Benedict Samuel
as Jervis Tetch/Mad Hatter
John Doman
as Carmine Falcone
Jamie Chung
as Valerie Vale
Ivana Milicevic
as Maria Kyle
Paul Reubens
as Elijah Van Dahl
Cameron Monaghan
as Jerome Valeska
David Dastmalchian
as Dwight Pollard
PJ Marshall
as Cole Clemons
Jan Maxwell
as Margaret Hearst
Dave Quay
as Tarquin
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Critic reviews for Mad City: Ghosts

Really, the only way to understand my disappointment [in "the birthday boy" and Ray Salinger] is by comparing the two characters side-by-side.

January 17, 2017 | Full Review…

"Ghosts" kicked off the downfall of Penguin's empire and the potential return of Gotham's Joker stand-in. That's a promising way to launch the second half of the season, but getting there was rougher than usual.

July 18, 2018 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Lee, even with all she'd recently been through, behaved in an extremely uncharacteristic manner throughout the bulk of this one, almost flipping switches as fast as Barbara did back in the second half of Season 1.

July 18, 2018 | Rating: 6.4/10 | Full Review…

The quality of these stories varies about as wildly as we've come to expect from the show, but for once the drama finds its balance where it matters.

December 12, 2017 | Full Review…

One of the storylines that worked best in "Ghosts" came not in the main plot points, but in the slow teasing of the cult of the Joker.

January 17, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Victor Zsasz is such a welcome presence on this show. Anthony Carrigan's performance is a near-perfect balance of menacing and charming.

July 18, 2018 | Full Review…
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