Gotham is a dark city full of violence and odd characters. James Gordon, a young police detective makes it his mission to clean up the streets. It won’t be easy because the darkness runs deep and those in power like the status quo. Gotham Season 1 introduces the audience to key players in the Batman universe as they begin their reigns of terror. It also introduces new characters who help Gotham’s biggest baddies grow into their evil selves.
Here is everything you need to know about the first season of the hit FOX fantasy/crime series Gotham.
Gotham Season 1
Season’s Netflix Release Date: September 19, 2016
Runtime: 42 minutes
IMDB Rating: 8
Season’s Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%
The first season of Gotham opens with the murder of Thomas and Martha Wayne, which is witnessed by both their son Bruce and a young woman, who seems to have a lot in common with cats. James Gordon is a new recruit to the Gotham Police Department. He’s handed the high-profile murder and tasked with solving it. As he digs into the investigation he meets some of the strange and dangerous characters that troll the streets of Gotham.
He also meets the Wayne’s young son Bruce, who is coming of age in the wake of his personal tragedy. With the help of veteran detective Harvey Bullock, Gordon learns the lay of the land and comes face to face with some of Gotham’s big crime families as well as crime players such as Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith), who is trying to hold on to her power. This series is shot in New York City. Ben McKenzie, who plays Gordon has worked in the DC Universe before. He voiced Batman in the animated movie Batman: Year One.
Gotham Season 1 Episode Guide
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 1: Pilot
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 2: Selina Kyle
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 3: The Balloonman
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 4: Arkham
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 5: Viper
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 6: Spirit of the Goat
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 7: Penguin’s Umbrella
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 8: The Mask
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 9: Harvey Dent
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 10: Lovecraft
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 11: Rogues’ Gallery
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 12: What the Little Bird Told Him
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 13: Welcome Back, Jim Gordon
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 14: The Fearsome Dr. Crane
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 15: The Scarecrow
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 16: The Blind Fortune Teller
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 17: Red Hood
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 18: Everyone Has a Cobblepot
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 19: Beasts of Prey
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 20: Under the Knife
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 21: The Anvil or the Hammer
Gotham – Season 1 Episode 22: All Happy Families Are Alike
Is Gotham Season 1 on Netflix?
Yes. Season 4 is streaming in the following countries and areas:
- North America: Canada & USA.
- Central & South America: Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Panama.
- Europe: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.
- Asia: Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.
- Africa: Egypt & South Africa.
- Australia & New Zealand.
Gotham Season 1 introduces the world of Batman from a prequel point of view. Before there could be a masked vigilante, there had to be a dangerous world full of villainy and a police force bogged down by the law. Perfect for binge watching, check out the Gotham TV show on Netflix.