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Rob Harris

With moviegoers poised to receive, dissect and judge Jared Leto's upcoming Joker performance, TV audiences are awaiting a much different Clown Prince of Crime.

Gotham's Jerome, who many believe to be the proto-Joker, has appeared in a newly released clip titled 'Damned If You Do,' in which he tries to beguile James Gordon's ex, Barbara Kean. He's played by Cameron Monaghan (Shameless) who delivers a delightfully unhinged performance. Take a look below and let me know what you think in the comments:

Pre-Joker backstory? Consider me intrigued.

You'll have to wait to get your fix until Gotham returns for Season 2 on Fox, September 21.


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