Comics, TV

Paul Reubens Will Play the Penguin’s Dad Again…This Time on Gotham



The show has already had a few visual nods to Batman Returns, but this is the most blatant and best yet – the man we know best as Pee-wee Herman is once again playing Cobblepot Sr., this time with a very different son whom he did not dump down the sewer to be rescued by birds. Robin Lord Taylor Tweeted the news – which I presume was also announced at NYCC – an hour ago along with the comment “Unreal. I have the best tv parents.”

I know you do but what have I?

And here’s a new Gotham sizzle reel – skip to 3:30 for the new stuff.

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist