On The Late Show, Gotham star Ben McKenzie breaks down why Jim Gordon is the first “true” Batman.
The Late Show host Stephen Colbert asked McKenzie if playing Jim Gordon felt disappointment from his children, since they know he can never play the Batman role himself. McKenzie revealed his secret plan to brainwash his kids.
“I’m working on that, they’re the perfect ages to be brainwashed. I explained to them the truth, which is that without Jim Gordon, there would be no Batman. If you really think about it, and I encourage you to really think about, you could almost argue that Gordon was the first Batman. He’s the first lawman in Gotham City, and he’s keeping it together.”