Critic Consensus: "Pretty Hate Machine" benefits from a literal countdown to ramp up the tension and a storytelling daffiness that is so crazy it kind of works.
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 Capt. Nathaniel Barnes
as Selina Kyle
as Edward Nigma
as Tabitha Galavan
as Lucius Fox
as Butch Gilzean
as Poison Ivy/Ivy Pepper
as Jervis Tetch/Mad Hatter
as Carmine Falcone
as Valerie Vale
as Ra's Al Ghul
as Fish Mooney
as Temple Shaman
as Victor Fries/Mr. Freeze
as Hugo Strange
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Critic reviews for Heroes Rise: Pretty Hate Machine
I'm just having trouble looking past the doomsday dirty bomb aspect of Ra's introduction and, you guys, I am so sick of the Tetch virus constantly popping back up.
I have no idea how this season is going to wrap up, but I'm loving the unpredictability and uncertainty heading to the finale.
Gotham jumped off the deep end this hour, and I absolutely love them for it.
"Pretty Hate Machine" was a non-stop hour of action, comic villainy, and absurd fun.
"Pretty Hate Machine" has a lot of storylines going on tonight which is a bit concerning... That being said, I tend to think that Gotham works best when it throws everything at the fan, as long as the craziness is fun, active, and constantly moving.
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