Penguin's Father Returns! Paul Reubens on Gotham

Luke Watson| Jan 14, 2017

Penguin's Father Returns! Paul Reubens on Gotham

It was so exciting for children of the 80s and early 90s when Paul Reubens, aka Peewee Herman, joined the cast of Gotham. He briefly played the part of the Penguin's father in 1992's Batman Returns movie, and 20 years later would reprise the role in the Batman-inspired TV series. Not only did he look the part of Robin Lord Taylor's Oswald Cobblepot's father, but the two actors had such chemistry that it was sad to see him leave the show after just two episodes. Fortunately he is returning when season 3's Mad City resumes on January 16 in an episode called "Ghosts".

Here's the summary:

Falcone places a hit on Gordon after learning that he shot Mario. Gordon and Bullock discover a follower of Jerome (guest star Cameron Monaghan), who plans to bring him back to life. Meanwhile, Penguin spirals out of control before the biggest television interview of his Mayoral career, and Bruce and Selina deal with Selina’s mom’s return to Gotham.

It seems that Penguin's dad isn't the only character who will return from the grave in the episodes to come!


Detective Jim Gordon navigates the corrupt world of Gotham City.

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