Wrath of the Villains: This Ball of Mud and Meanness
Alfred and Selina help Bruce search for his parents' killer, Matches Malone; Gordon goes to Edward Nygma with Kristen Kringle's whereabouts; Hugo Strange continues working to reduce the Penguin's aggression.
Maniax obsessed singer, Jeri, points Bruce toward Matches Malone, his parents' killer.
Bruce confronts Matches Malone, but doesn't kill him. Leaves a gun and Matches kills himself.
Jim closes the Wayne murder case with Matches' confession and death, but doesn't know who paid him.
"People are afraid of progress, Ms. Peabody, and yet, somehow, we keep progressing."
- Hugo Strange
"I'm strong as a rock, but a word can destroy me. What am I? Silence. I've heard nothing."
- Edward Nygma/The Future Riddler
"See, Master Bruce, big muscles require lots of blood. Strength costs wind. Now, if you're gonna beat a big man, all you have to do... is outlast him."
"Pick your battles. Don't let them pick you."
"Ain't no point in an unloaded gun. Guns aren't for show, Bruce. And they're not for protection. They're only for one thing."