FANDOM


Episode   Cast   Crew    
"I know you... all of you. And I'm pretty sure I hate you."
Selina Kyle to Ivy Pepper

"A Dark Knight: Pieces of a Broken Mirror" is the twelfth episode of the fourth season of Gotham. It aired on March 1, 2018.

Synopsis

Gordon is called to the scene after Griffin Krank is hired to assassinate Lee Thompkins as she begins to try to rebuild the Narrows, with Nygma as her partner. Meanwhile, Alfred's new life in the Narrows becomes complicated and Ivy reveals her new persona to Selina.[1]

Plot

Jim Gordon visits a brothel to look for Harvey Bullock, for which he leaves a note to the owner. Meanwhile, a group of drug addicts sneak into an abandoned lab to look for drugs. However, they discover Ivy Pepper getting herself out of a cocoon-like state in a new physical form. When one of the addicts tries to touch her, she sedates him.

After getting kicked out, Alfred Pennyworth has been living in the Narrows and fends off thugs who try to rob him with the help of Gordon. Lee Thompkins meets with the Narrows citizens to discuss their business when a man orchestrates a toy plane equipped with an explosive and sends it after her. Grundy throws it off a window and it explodes, causing a fire in the building. Alfred and Gordon help everyone escape from the building while Lee, Edward Nygma and Grundy escape. Grundy has flashes of his past life and proclaims himself again as Butch Gilzean.

Alfred wins the respect of the thugs who tried to assault him and hailed as a hero in a local diner. Gordon and Lucius Fox interrogate toy maker Cosmo Krank, whose dad manages the workshop. His dad Griffin gets a toy to shoot bullets and also distracts them with an explosive before escaping. Ivy sneaks into a house and steals clothes and food but watches a commercial for The Sirens, for which she recognizes Selina Kyle and Barbara Kean. She goes to the Sirens where she's kicked out for her behavior. Selina also confronts Bruce Wayne for his reckless behavior. She recognizes Ivy and follows her to her apartment where they make an alliance.

Gordon is called to investigate a murder, a waitress called Tiffany whom Alfred befriended. She showed signs of a beating and Alfred is the prime suspect after confronting her boyfriend who abused her. However, Alfred escapes before getting arrested. Alfred goes after the boyfriend in a bar and beats him but is then subdued by his friends just when Harvey Bullock saves him and get the boyfriend arrested. Gordon continues his investigation into saving the target and discovers Lee is the target.

Nygma is confronted by Krank, who claims that he hired him to kill Lee using the "Riddler" name, something of which Nygma has no memory of. Gordon arrives and when Krank tries to attack, Gordon shoots him, killing him. When questioned by Gordon, Nygma does not mention his involvement while he sees his Riddler persona in a mirror. Gordon visits Bullock, who now works in the bar. He tries to get him back on the GCPD but he refuses to go back.

Trivia

References

  1. Gotham - Episode 4.12 - Pieces of a Broken Mirror - Press Release - SpoilerTV