New 'Gotham' Clip Shows Barbara & Jerome Becoming Friends in Arkham

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Posted by gmanfromheck (42524 posts) - - Show Bio

A new clip has been released for Gotham. Seeing one of the previous Villains Rising clips got me thinking and this clip furthers the thought.

Last season, Jim's girlfirend,Barbara Kean, kind of went off the deep end. We also saw a character that it seems the producers want to groom into becoming the Joker. Check out the clip below featuring their first encounter in Arkham.


Is it me or does anyone else think the show might be crazy enough to turn Barbara into Harley Quinn? If they can rewrite Joker's origin, I wouldn't be surprised if they changed Harley's as well. Either way, these two together are bound to create a ton of trouble for the guards and Gotham City in general.

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#1 Posted by TakeLuutzen (230 posts) - - Show Bio

"The uploader has not made this video available in your country"..

'Murica.. ;)

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#2 Posted by inferiorego (25734 posts) - - Show Bio

This is the first time I've actually liked what's going on with Barbara. She's finally not a cardboard cutout of a damsel in distress.

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#3 Posted by staphin (379 posts) - - Show Bio

real intersting

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#4 Posted by Mfundroid (2916 posts) - - Show Bio

I will officially hate this show if they turn Barbara into Harley Quinn. They promised to actually give fans what they want this season.

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#5 Posted by Mark_Stephen (2616 posts) - - Show Bio

Hard to see that Barbara becoming Jim Gordon's wife.

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#6 Edited by KritikalMassX (1510 posts) - - Show Bio

IMHO, the show's bad enough already, so they don't really need to do something that outrageous by turning Gordon's girlfriend into Harley Quinn. Then again....

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#7 Posted by Catty_Spider1 (224 posts) - - Show Bio

Wasn't Harleen Qunizell a psychiatrist ? Wouldn't the Dr who loves dangerous guys be more suitable as Harley Mk1 rather than Barbara (still not got a real character yet) Gordon ?

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#8 Edited by gmanfromheck (42524 posts) - - Show Bio

@catty_spider1: I agree Barbara shouldn't become Harley. But Joker also wasn't a kid that lived in the circus...that we know of. The show is clearly going down its own path.

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#9 Posted by staphin (379 posts) - - Show Bio

we have no idea if they are going to change her into harley that just speculation

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#10 Posted by Catty_Spider1 (224 posts) - - Show Bio

@g_man: Hi G-Man I don't mind them going down different paths, they are comic book characters, it's going to happen but at least have it make sense. Which I guess for Barbara is probably not going to happen any time soon. That was the thing that bugged me about the Finale with Selina too, She got the haircut of evil and suddenly she was joining Mrs Smith and going to murder Jim because it was fun!!

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#11 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (18984 posts) - - Show Bio
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Gotham will last forever, i deal with it.

So far Smallville didnt had a huge impact, taking that Gotham is way worst, its not going to have any impact at all in the Batman Mythos.

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#12 Posted by Deliritori (2 posts) - - Show Bio

Why don't give that woman some shoes...at least little socks?

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#13 Posted by Nufious (611 posts) - - Show Bio

"The uploader has not made this video available in your country"..

'Murica.. ;)

same here

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#14 Posted by mickeymayhew (426 posts) - - Show Bio

can't see the video in the UK :-(

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#15 Posted by deadpool25mm (864 posts) - - Show Bio

The uploader has not made this video available in your country

2015... wtf is wrong with this world.

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#16 Posted by greeneagle (280 posts) - - Show Bio

This is the first time I've actually liked what's going on with Barbara. She's finally not a cardboard cutout of a damsel in distress.

I agree

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#17 Posted by ArtisticNeedham (2730 posts) - - Show Bio

What happened to her last season? How did she go off the deep end? How did she end up in prison?

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#18 Posted by amazing_webhead (9821 posts) - - Show Bio

"by the way, if you ever have a daughter, can i shoot her through the spine to prove a point?"

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#19 Posted by NightFang3 (12362 posts) - - Show Bio
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#20 Edited by Joey_Destroyer_of_Worlds (3392 posts) - - Show Bio

That dialogue between Barbara and that one guy was...

Ugh.

Jerome's cool though. Despite how he shouldn't even be in this show, he's cool.

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#21 Edited by IndomitableRegal (15898 posts) - - Show Bio

@artisticneedham: Short answer? Over the span of about 4 episodes, Barbara got romantically involved with someone that turned out to be a serial killer known by the codename Ogre (who was after her because of Jim), who doesn't kill her, but keeps her captive because he "sees something special in her". He breaks her down psychologically (though it can definitely be argued that he simply got her to let go of her inhibitions), and kills her parents. Except it turns out that he simply watched while she quite willingly did it herself (which she confessed to before trying to kill Dr. Thompkins).

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#22 Posted by Stahlflamme (5733 posts) - - Show Bio

So James Gordon Jr.s mom and the Joker, huh?

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#23 Posted by roaris87 (404 posts) - - Show Bio

I stopped watching this show at the episode where they introduce this Jerome guy, I'm not seeing anything that is making me regret that decision. I feel this show has so much potential, a cop drama starring Gordon and Bullock, based in a pre Batman Gotham City. Sounds great on paper, but in actuality it seems to just be an origin story for every villain Batman has ever faced, many of which are being changed just to fit the show. This seems to be more geared toward non-comic fans, I have a co-worker who doesn't read comics and loves the show. I'm glad people can enjoy it, but it bugs me too much when I watch it

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