Critic Consensus: "Follow the White Rabbit" pits James Gordon directly against the season's overarching villain Mad Hatter, played with devilish aplomb by Benedict Samuel.
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 Selina Kyle
as Edward Nigma
as Tabitha Galavan
as Lucius Fox
as Butch Gilzean
as Poison Ivy/Ivy Pepper
as Capt. Nathaniel Barnes
as Jervis Tetch/Mad Hatter
as Valerie Vale
as White Rabbit
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Critic reviews for Mad City: Follow the White Rabbit
The episode's ending... was surprisingly, impressively low-key dark for a show like Gotham. My reaction, in short: "Whoa."
Luckily for fans, Tetch is perhaps the strongest new villain to hit the show since Hugo Strange arrived on the scene in mid-season 2.
Speaking of love, I also applaud the show for making the Penguin/Riddler relationship be much more than a tease. Even if it is just one-sided right now.
"Follow the White Rabbit" was a significant step forward in the Gordon/Tetch rivalry making for another highly engaging episode.
But "Follow The White Rabbit" falls into old, familiar feelings - all the rage of a dramatic story with no kind of beating heart to make us fall in love.
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