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GOTHAM: Season 5, Episodes 1-3 Plot Synopses & Air Dates [Fox]

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Gotham Season 5 Episodes 1-3 Plot Synopses and Air Dates

A press release has been issued for Gotham, which will airs on Fox. The press release consists of the plot synopses of the first three episodes of Season 5 of Gotham entitled Year Zero, Trespassers, and Penguin, Our Hero respectively. The contents of that press release can be found below.

Gotham Season 5 Episodes 1-3 Press Release

Episode 1

THE RESURRECTION OF GOTHAM CITY ON THE ALL-NEW SEASON PREMIERE OF “GOTHAM” THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, ON FOX

Jim Gordon and Bruce Wayne face the chaos Gotham City has become. Their mission to keep the city safe becomes more complicated as the villains who survived the attack on the city begin to resurface and claim various territories. Meanwhile, Selina Kyle grapples with how to deal with her uncertain future in the all-new “Year Zero” season premiere episode of GOTHAM airing Thursday, Jan. 3 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (GTH-501) (TV-14 L, V)

Cast: Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Detective Harvey Bullock, Morena Baccarin as Dr. Leslie Thompkins, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/The Riddler, Jessica Lucas as Tabitha Galavan, Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox

Guest Cast: David W. Thompson as Scarecrow, Kelcy Griffin as Det. Harper, Hunter Jones as Will Thomas, Jamie Murray as Walker

Episode 2

THE GANGS RULE THE STREETS ON AN ALL-NEW “GOTHAM” THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, ON FOX

Gordon and Bullock investigate a location where several kids have been kidnapped. Barbara proves to be an unlikely ally to Gordon. Meanwhile, Bruce looks into an alleged witch with healing powers for Selina, and Nygma deals with demons of his own in the all-new “Trespassers” episode of GOTHAM airing Thursday, Jan. 10 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (GTH-502) (TV-14 L, V)

Cast: Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Detective Harvey Bullock, Morena Baccarin as Dr. Leslie Thompkins, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/The Riddler, Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox

Guest Cast: Peyton List as Ivy Pepper, Benjamin Snyder as Boy, Alex Morf as Sykes, David Kallaway as Tank, Will Meyers as Gabriel, Hunter Jones as Will Thomas

Episode 3

GORDON CREATES A SAFE HAVEN ON AN ALL-NEW “GOTHAM” THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, ON FOX

With the creation of Haven as a safe place for refugees, Gordon hopes to stop the gang fighting in Gotham. Meanwhile, Selina is determined to find Jeremiah (guest star Cameron Monaghan) and she convinces Bruce to help her. Then, Penguin goes to Haven to reclaim his staff in the all-new “Penguin, Our Hero” episode of GOTHAM airing Thursday, Jan. 17 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (GTH-503) (TV-14 D, L, V)

Cast: Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Detective Harvey Bullock, Morena Baccarin as Dr. Leslie Thompkins, Sean Pertwee as Alfred Pennyworth, Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/The Riddler, Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox

Guest Cast: Andrew Sellon as Mr. Penn, JW Cortes as Det. Alvarez, Hunter Jones as Will Thomas, Jamie Murray as Walker

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