In the last weeks episode of Gotham, we  saw Jerome ( Joker ) take a new role by creating the Maniax Gang, which was helped and funded by Theo Galavan. This week we see a  The producers of Gotham have stated that Jerome is the future Clown Prince of Crime, so to me, this debate seems like a moot point.

Here’s the official synopsis for “Rise of the Villains: The Last Laugh”:

Gordon and Bullock track down a nemesis from the past, leading to a standoff between Jerome (guest star Cameron Monaghan) and Gordon. Meanwhile, a magic show at the Gotham Children’s Hospital gala turns into a hostage situation in the all-new “Rise of the Villains: The Last Laugh” episode of GOTHAM.

However this week we saw how, Theo Galavan used Jerome to become a kind of Hero for Gotham. He stabbed Jerome in the neck which might have killed him, or he may return in the future, we don’t know yet. Watch the full episode find out more…