Gotham season 3 episode 16 is titled “Heroes Rise: These Delicate and Dark Obsessions.” According to the episode synopsis, “The Court of Owls devises a new plan regarding the future of Gotham; Jim Gordon uncovers information about his father and his uncle’s past; Bruce Wayne learns of the Shaman’s wish for him.” For a refresher on what happened last week, read my recap of episode 15.
In the Gotham season 3 episode 16 promo video, Kathryn tells the rest of the Court of Owls, “Gotham must fall.” Later, Frank Gordon tells Jim that a weapon is en route that will destroy the city. It’s shown that whatever the weapon is, it came from Indian Hill. Then, the Shaman tells Bruce that he’s been waiting a long time for him. Bruce says he’s not scared of him. The Shaman says, “I have so much to teach you, Bruce.” Watch the Gotham season 3 episode 16 promo video below.
Gotham season 3 episode 16 is also Ben McKenzie‘s directorial debut. In a behind-the-scenes video, McKenzie discusses the episode. The video shows more footage of Bruce working with The Shaman. It also goes behind-the-scenes of a scene in which Jim holds a gun to Frank’s head to get answers from him. Watch the Gotham season 3 episode 16 behind-the-scenes video below.