'Gotham' Season 3, Episode 16 Preview: Where in the world is Bruce Wayne?

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After a several month hiatus, Gotham has finally returned, successfully setting the stage for the exciting final few episodes of season three. In the spring premiere, Edward Nygma devises an elaborate scheme, all so he can answer one of life's most pervasive questions: "Who am I?" And near the end of episode 15, Ed revealed his true self as none other than the Riddler. 

The Court of Owls also began to make some big moves in the spring premiere. The evil organization tries to recruit Jim Gordon to its cause, while also successfully replacing Bruce Wayne with his evil doppelganger. And it appears that the Court sent the real Bruce halfway across the globe — the young billionaire wakes up in a prison located high in the mountains. 

In season three, episode 16 of Gotham, the Court of Owls will further accelerate their plans for Gotham City — apparently its destruction — while Bruce is set to meet the temple Shaman, played by Raymond J. Barry, who will begin training him for a purpose that is not yet known. And while it is not confirmed that he will show up in next week's episode, Ra's al Ghul is set to be appearing on Gotham soon, and it is likely that he is not too far from where Bruce currently finds himself. 

Raymond J. Barry as the temple Shaman and David Mazouz as Bruce Wayne  Jeff Neumann/Fox

To hold you over for the week, here is the official synopsis for episode 16 of Gotham, titled "Heroes Rise: These Delicate and Dark Obsessions":

The Court of Owls devises a new plan regarding the future of 'Gotham,' as Gordon uncovers information about his father and uncle's past, connecting him back to the organization. Meanwhile, Bruce wakes up in the temple and learns of the Shaman's wish for him in the all-new "Heroes Rise: These Delicate and Dark Obsessions" episode of 'Gotham.'

Not enough Gotham? Check out the promo for next week's episode below:

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Season three, episode 16 of Gotham will air Monday, May 1 at 8 p.m. Eastern on Fox. 

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