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Mad City: The Executioner



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Episode Info

Suspicious of Barnes, Gordon and Bullock examine the evidence of the murder at Lee and Mario's engagement party; Nygma turns to Penguin when he hasn't heard from Isabella; and Ivy reveals her identity to Selina and Bruce.


Benjamin McKenzie
as James Gordon
Donal Logue
as Harvey Bullock
David Mazouz
as Bruce Wayne
Morena Baccarin
as Dr. Leslie Thompkins
Sean Pertwee
as Alfred Pennyworth
Robin Lord Taylor
as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin
Erin Richards
as Barbara Kean
Camren Bicondova
as Selina Kyle
Cory Michael Smith
as Edward Nigma
Jessica Lucas
as Tabitha Galavan
Chris Chalk
as Lucius Fox
Drew Powell
as Butch Gilzean
Maggie Geha
as Poison Ivy/Ivy Pepper
Michael Chiklis
as Capt. Nathaniel Barnes
Benedict Samuel
as Jervis Tetch/Mad Hatter
James Carpinello
as Mario Calvi
Chelsea Spack
as Isabella
Costa Ronin
as Luka Volk
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Critic reviews for Mad City: The Executioner

It was a great character episode.

November 15, 2016 | Full Review…

The Executioner proved Gotham is all the better for not going the slow and steady route with hot story lines.

November 26, 2016 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

While there's no telling where Barnes will go from here, the show has certainly transformed him into a far more interesting character with its most recent string of episodes.

November 15, 2016 | Full Review…

Gordon having to face off against psycho vigilante Barnes was a fun, satisfying way to invoking Jim's own past as a someone who's murdered in the name of "justice."

November 15, 2016 | Rating: 7.3/10 | Full Review…

The script leaves a lot of the pressure of the execution of this storyline on Ben McKenzie's acting ability, which the veteran leading man pulls off.

November 15, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The good of Gotham City have killed and done other unsavory things, yet they're still holding it down for Team Righteous. And in the best cases, our villains are three dimensional enough to inspire a great deal of empathy.

November 15, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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