TV Club: With Cobblepot and Nygma, Gotham is ready to break our hearts

Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest episode, and open the comments for readers to share theirs.

  • I will not make this whole post about Cobblepot and Nygma, I promise, but once again their dynamic is the highlight of this week’s episode. I’ve never been one for ‘shipping anything too hard, but the tortured, unspoken love affair between these two characters has me questioning my hard, heartless stance.
  • What’s nice is that Gotham isn’t shying away from making their emotional and romantic connection, in some ways, explicit. After a boring cold open, the episode moves right to Cobblepot trying to work up the courage to tell Nygma that he loves …

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