Meanwhile, Oswald Cobblepot takes refuge in a rented trailer after his faked death, plotting his return to Gotham City.
After Patti and Doug escape, with Quillinformer worker Morry Quillan (Wayne Duvall) captured, Mayor Aubrey James (Richard Kind) announces plans to help Gotham's homeless kids, which involves rounding them up and shipping them out of town.
Rookie detective James Gordon and his partner Harvey Bullock are assigned to the case of the murder of Thomas (Grayson Mc Couch) and Martha Wayne (Brette Taylor), which was witnessed by street orphan Selina Kyle.
Gordon fakes Cobblepot's death, and tells him never to return to Gotham.
Gordon and Bullock are celebrated for solving the Wayne murders, but Gordon confesses the truth to Bruce and his butler, Alfred Pennyworth.
A the Dollmaker, and have been posing as members of the Mayor's Homeless Outreach Program.
The murder of a homeless man leads Gordon and Bullock to investigate the abductions of street kids by Patti (Lili Taylor) and Doug (Frank Whaley), who are underlings of Dr.
Mooney has them captured, but Falcone spares them upon his arrival.
In exchange, Falcone orders Gordon to kill Oswald Cobblepot, a low-level member of Mooney's gang and informant for Gotham MCU investigators Renee Montoya and Crispus Allen.
As originally conceived, the series would have served as a straightforward story of Gordon's early days on the Gotham City police force.
They discover that Pepper had been framed, leading them to mobster Fish Mooney, an associate of Don Carmine Falcone.
As Gordon leaves, Selina is seen lingering around the borders of Wayne Manor.
Gotham is an American crime-drama television series developed by Bruno Heller, based on characters appearing in and published by DC Comics in their Batman franchise, primarily those of James Gordon and Bruce Wayne.
The series stars Ben Mc Kenzie as the young Gordon, while Heller executive produces along with Danny Cannon, who also directed the pilot.