Down Down Down
Batwoman Season 1

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Critic Ratings: 11
Critics Consensus

"Down Down Down" is up, up, up in terms of character development, with the protagonist and the show itself finally feeling confident enough to show who they really are.

Episode Info

Alice continues to taunt Kate with a secret but also sets her sights on Jacob and Catherine. Kate is visited by Tommy Elliot, a childhood friend of her cousin who has finally realized his lifelong dream of being wealthier than Bruce Wayne and throws a party so all of Gotham can celebrate his success. Mary gets an unexpected new bestie when Sophie is assigned to protect her. Luke and Kate work together to uncover who may have taken a valuable weapon from Batman's arsenal.

Cast

Ruby Rose
as Kate Kane/Batwoman
Dougray Scott
as Jacob Kane
Meagan Tandy
as Sophie Moore
Nicole Kang
as Mary Hamilton
Camrus Johnson
as Luke Fox
Elizabeth Anweis
as Catherine Hamilton-Kane
Gabriel Mann
as Tommy Elliot
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Critic Reviews for Down Down Down

For the most part, the Kate/Beth/Alice stuff here is pretty good. It's the most interesting dynamic on the show so far. Everything else is still very clunky, but this episode at least crafts some compelling stories without going into exposition overdrive.

Dec 11, 2019 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

In its third episode, Batwoman finally delivers the flame-haired crusader we all came to see.

Dec 11, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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We're finally relaxing a bit and seeing these characters stretch in new and interesting ways, including many of the supporting cast members.

Feb 25, 2020 | Full Review…

This week's episode saw Kate coming into her own as a hero - and getting her proper costume - in a pretty unique way.

Feb 6, 2020 | Full Review…

On Batwoman Season 1 Episode 3, "Down Down Down," the first villain of the week appears, and unfortunately, Tommy Elliot doesn't really work. He's not that engaging. There's no intrigue involved.

Dec 12, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Batwoman is finally out and swinging with the confidence of its main character. She may not be the hero Gotham expected, but she's the hero TV needs right now.

Dec 12, 2019 | Full Review…

It's a work-in-progress. In a lot of ways, that's a meta-juxtaposition with the show which is still finding its feet.

Dec 11, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Batwoman continues to struggle in Episode 3, as Kate Kane remains the only memorable character in Gotham.

Dec 11, 2019 | Rating: 5.8/10 | Full Review…

Kate and Alice's relationship is building; let's hope to a worthy breaking point. It's nice to have Thomas Elliott in this world but all of the Kate relationship drama feels like it should be in Riverdale or something.

Dec 11, 2019 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

There are certainly more pieces that must fall into place, but Kate coming to understand her value as someone who shows up for people is a good theme to have in place as the show and its hero figures itself out.

Dec 11, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

"Down Down Down" is still laying the groundwork, but it manages to keep things interesting while it does. And with new villains and mysteries popping up, the world is sure to be expanded upon even more next week.

Dec 11, 2019 | Full Review…