A.V. Club

TV Club: The Red Hood Gang return to Gotham

Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest episode, and open the comments for readers to share theirs.

  • “Anything For You” opens with a montage of Cobblepot doing some community outreach in the city, clearly enjoying his new position as Mayor. There’s only one problem: he needs “someone to share it with.” He’s essentially in a rom-com, because he can’t see what’s right in front of him.
  • Speaking of which, I’m not the writer to handle this, but I’d love to read an examination of the queer subtext of Gotham, with a particular focus on the villains. Both the Nygma-Cobblepot and Barbara-Tabitha relationships are filled with material to dig …

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