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Heroes Rise: These Delicate and Dark Obsessions



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Episode Info

The Court of Owls devises a new plan regarding the future of Gotham; Gordon uncovers information about his father's and uncle's past, connecting him back to the organization; and Bruce wakes up in the temple and learns of the Shaman's wish for him.


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
Alexander Siddig
as Ra's Al Ghul
James Remar
as Frank Gordon
Raymond J. Barry
as Temple Shaman
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Critic reviews for Heroes Rise: These Delicate and Dark Obsessions

The lesson, in the end, which is important to keep in mind while Gotham keeps Bruce trapped in a faraway cell, is that the bats always came back, baby.

May 2, 2017 | Full Review…

It's not enough to know that all of these storylines might end up someplace pretty cool. In this filler of an episode, they're just kind of predictable, with the audience one step ahead of the game every step of the way.

July 18, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

It's starting to look like Gotham's recent hot streak isn't a fad, but the new status quo.

July 18, 2018 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…

While Jim's and Bruce's journeys were interesting, the best part of the hour was Penguin and Ivy. They make a great team.

July 18, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

They stole away what makes Batman into Batman.

May 17, 2018 | Full Review…

Gotham has always struggled to make Gordon's storylines compelling, and this nonsense with Uncle Frank is just the latest example. It's a mess of convoluted storytelling...

July 19, 2018 | Full Review…
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