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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Gotham'

Updated September 13, 2019 1.3k votes 321 voters 9.4k views5 items

This list features the best seasons of Gotham, listed from best to worst with pictures of season posters when available. Fans may debate which season of Gotham is the best, but each installment of the crime drama series features memorable episodes. Some Gotham seasons focus on Bruce's investigation into his parents' murders and other good seasons feature more on Cobblepot's crime ring in Gotham.

This list of Gotham seasons has been voted on by fans from all over the world, helping to decide once and for all which collection of episodes starring Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, and David Mazouz are the best. Season One introduced viewers to Detective Gordon and young Bruce Wayne while later seasons focused on a variety of criminal masterminds including Oswald Cobblepot and Edward Nygma.

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    The fourth season of Gotham premiered on September 21, 2017, and contains 22 episodes. This season focuses on the Penguin's crime ring.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Pax Penguina," "They Who Hide Behind Masks" and "Hog Day Afternoon."

    Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

    • The Riddler escapes.
    • Jeremiah joins forces with Ra's al Ghul.
    • Selina gets shot.
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    The second season of Gotham premiered on September 21, 2015, and contains 22 episodes. This season continues to focus on crime in the city.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Knock, Knock," "Damned If You Do..." and "A Dead Man Feels No Cold."

    Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

    • The Galavans lead a breakout at the Arkham Asylum.
    • Professor Hugo Strange experiments on Theo Galavan.
    • Gordon prevents an explosion.

     

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    The fifth season of Gotham premiered on January 3, 2019, and contains 12 episodes. This season still focuses on Gordon and Bruce's quest to rid the city of crime.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Year Zero," "Trespassers" and "Penguin, Our Hero."

    Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

    • Bruce asks Ivy for help.
    • Barbara gives birth to Barbara Lee Gordon.
    • Bruce becomes Batman.
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    The third season of Gotham premiered on September 19, 2016, and contains 22 episodes. This season continues to focus on Bruce's search for answers.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Better to Reign in Hell...," "The Executioner" and "Ghosts."

    Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

    • Gordon becomes a bounty hunter.
    • Bruce dates Selina.
    • Bruce becomes a vigilante.
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