one of the reasons I think people don't like this series is because they don't understand that its simplicity and hokeyness is deliberate and an homage to the 60's batman show. this isn't trying to be a prequel to chris nolan's interpretation. using ebert's metric that a movie (show) should be judged by what it is trying to do, gotham really does a great job imo.
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