The Best Episodes of Gotham

Heroes Rise: HeavyDirtySoul

#1 - Heroes Rise: HeavyDirtySoul 8.37

Season 3 - Episode 22

As the third season concludes, Gordon tries to win back Lee, and past alliances within Gotham City are broken, while new alliances are formed.

Directors: Rob Bailey
Penguin's Umbrella

#2 - Penguin's Umbrella 8.30

Season 1 - Episode 7

As violence between Maroni and Falcone continues to escalate, Penguin reveals a new element of his manipulative strategy, forcing Gordon to deal with the consequences of his decision to spare Penguin’s life.

Directors: Rob Bailey
Heroes Rise: Destiny Calling

#3 - Heroes Rise: Destiny Calling 8.26

Season 3 - Episode 21

With the deadly virus spreading throughout the city, the search for the antidote continues, as Fish Mooney, The Riddler and Penguin reveal plans of their own. Bruce meets Ra's Al Ghul and completes his last task in order to fulfill his destiny, but realizes he can't let go of his past.

Directors: Nathan Hope
All Happy Families are Alike

#4 - All Happy Families are Alike 8.23

Season 1 - Episode 22

As Gotham City’s gang war reaches its boiling point, Fish Mooney goes head-to-head with Maroni and Penguin in an attempt to re-stake her claim on the city. Meanwhile, Barbara and Leslie Thompkins are brought together after recent events, and Bruce searches Wayne Manor for any hints that his father might have left behind.

Directors: Danny Cannon
Rise of the Villains: Worse Than A Crime

#5 - Rise of the Villains: Worse Than A Crime 8.09

Season 2 - Episode 11

When Bruce Wayne is kidnapped, Gordon must look to some unlikely and dangerous allies for help. It is a battle of the villains, and not everyone makes it out alive.

Directors: Jeffrey Hunt
Rise of the Villains: The Son of Gotham

#6 - Rise of the Villains: The Son of Gotham 8.07

Season 2 - Episode 10

Gordon confronts a suspect who is connected to Galavan, but falls short of obtaining any information. Meanwhile, Bruce gets one step closer to discovering the name of his parent's killer.

Directors: Rob Bailey
Rise of the Villains: Knock, Knock

#7 - Rise of the Villains: Knock, Knock 8.05

Season 2 - Episode 2

On the heels of his reinstatement, Gordon is thrust onto the high-profile case tracking the deadly inmate escape from Arkham Asylum. Meanwhile, Galavan plans his next move, while Bruce asks for help from his fathe's old friend to unlock the secrets in his office, and Nygma asks out Kristin Kringle on a date.

Directors: Rob Bailey
Mad City: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies

#8 - Mad City: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies 8.04

Season 3 - Episode 14

With Jerome on the loose with one target in mind, Bruce and Alfred's safety is compromised. Meanwhile, Gordon's uncle Frank pays him a visit, and Nygma and Penguin are forced to confront their issues face-to-face, with possible deadly consequences.

Directors: Louis Shaw Milito
Heroes Rise: Pretty Hate Machine

#9 - Heroes Rise: Pretty Hate Machine 8.03

Season 3 - Episode 20

Gordon races against the clock to save the city from the Alice Tetch virus, when Lee Thompkins (Morena Baccarin) intercepts with a plan of her own. Also, Alfred sees a big change in Bruce Wayne after his work with The Shaman (guest star Raymond J. Barry). Meanwhile, some of Gotham's most deranged villains band together.

Directors: Danny Cannon
Spirit of the Goat

#10 - Spirit of the Goat 8.03

Season 1 - Episode 6

When a killer begins targeting the first born of Gotham's elite, Bullock is forced to confront traumatic memories from a nearly identical case he worked in the past. Gordon is confronted by past decisions.

Directors: T.J. Scott
Wrath of the Villains: Into the Woods

#11 - Wrath of the Villains: Into the Woods 8.02

Season 2 - Episode 17

In an attempt to clear his name, Gordon steals his case file and approaches Nygma for help. Meanwhile, Penguin discovers his step-family's role in his father's death, and awakens from his conditioning.

Directors: Oz Scott
Rise of the Villains: The Last Laugh

#12 - Rise of the Villains: The Last Laugh 8.02

Season 2 - Episode 3

Gordon and Bullock track down a nemesis from the past, leading to a standoff between Jerome and Gordon. Meanwhile, a magic show at the Gotham Children's Hospital gala turns into a hostage situation.

Directors: Eagle Egilsson
Wrath of the Villains: Transference

#13 - Wrath of the Villains: Transference 8.01

Season 2 - Episode 22

While Gordon, Bruce and Lucius remain at Indian Hill, the city of GOTHAM will be met with a new threat as Hugo Strange's inmates devise a plan to escape and start their new lives.

Directors: Eagle Egilsson
Wrath of the Villains: Unleashed

#14 - Wrath of the Villains: Unleashed 8.00

Season 2 - Episode 20

Azrael is on the loose in Gotham City, which sparks Penguin's need for revenge. Meanwhile, Bruce enlists the help of Selina Kyle to help track down Professor Strange, as he evades arrest for his experiments.

Directors: Paul Edwards
Lovecraft

#15 - Lovecraft 7.99

Season 1 - Episode 10

Selina leads a new friend on a perilous journey through Gotham to evade the assassins who are on her trail. Following a misstep, Gordon is reassigned to duty at Arkham Asylum.

Directors: Guy Ferland
Mad City: Smile Like You Mean It

#16 - Mad City: Smile Like You Mean It 7.99

Season 3 - Episode 13

On the run from Gordon and Bullock, Dwight tries to revive Jerome and, in turn, activates his acolytes around Gotham City. Meanwhile, Selina's mom's intentions in Gotham are revealed, and the power play between Penguin and Nygma escalates as Barbara's plans are set in place.

Directors: Olatunde Osunsanmi
Mad City: Beware the Green-Eyed Monster

#17 - Mad City: Beware the Green-Eyed Monster 7.96

Season 3 - Episode 11

As the virus begins to spread in Gotham, the laboratory that is developing a cure is compromised. Mario and Gordon face off before the wedding, Selina meets an unexpected face and Barbara comes to Nygma with information about Isabella.

Directors: Danny Cannon
Wrath of the Villains: A Legion of Horribles

#18 - Wrath of the Villains: A Legion of Horribles 7.96

Season 2 - Episode 21

Hugo Strange welcomes a familiar face to Gotham after he resurrects Fish Mooney in Indian Hill. Later, Bruce discovers a friend is in danger and teams up with Gordon, Alfred and Lucius, while uncovering more of Strange's experiments.

Directors: Rob Bailey
Rise of the Villains: Mommy's Little Monster

#19 - Rise of the Villains: Mommy's Little Monster 7.93

Season 2 - Episode 7

Butch leads Penguin and his men to the warehouse where Gertrude is being held, as Penguin plots his revenge on Galavan for kidnapping his mother. Meanwhile, Nygma deals with the aftermath of a deadly accident.

Directors: Kenneth Fink
Rise of the Villains: Damned If You Do...

#20 - Rise of the Villains: Damned If You Do... 7.92

Season 2 - Episode 1

Penguin is King of Gotham and after a shakeup at the GCPD, Detective James Gordon's moral compass wavers, as he seeks help from Penguin. Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne continues to explore the secrets from his father's office, and Gotham newcomers Theo Galavan and his sister, Tabitha, make friends with some unlikely allies - a group of dangerous inmates from Arkham.

Directors: Danny Cannon
The Anvil or the Hammer

#21 - The Anvil or the Hammer 7.92

Season 1 - Episode 21

The Ogre breaks down Barbara’s emotions, while Gordon and Bullock go to great lengths to track him down. Meanwhile, Penguin leads a massacre, beginning an epic war, while Bruce learns the truth about Wayne Enterprises and Nygma deals with his recent actions.

Directors: Paul Edwards
The Mask

#22 - The Mask 7.91

Season 1 - Episode 8

Gordon and Bullock investigate a Gothamite who runs a deadly fight club for candidates applying for a job at his financial firm. Meanwhile, Bruce returns to school and gets a visit from a new friend.

Directors: Paul A. Edwards
Selina Kyle

#23 - Selina Kyle 7.91

Season 1 - Episode 2

Detectives Gordon and Bullock investigate a child trafficking ring preying on Gotham's street kids, including Selina Kyle. Penguin resurfaces in the countryside and begins to make his way back to Gotham.

Directors: Danny Cannon
Wrath of the Villains: Azrael

#24 - Wrath of the Villains: Azrael 7.91

Season 2 - Episode 19

Gordon and Bruce question Professor Strange about Project Chimera, which leads Strange to send the newly resurrected Galavan to confront Gordon. Meanwhile, Nygma investigates who Professor Strange is.

Directors: Larysa Kondracki
Wrath of the Villains: Pinewood

#25 - Wrath of the Villains: Pinewood 7.91

Season 2 - Episode 18

After leaving Arkham Asylum, Barbara attempts to make amends with Gordon. Then, Bruce and Alfred track down one of Thomas Wayne's former friends from Project Chimera, but Hugo Strange disrupts their plans.

Directors: John Stephens