Fan Discovers Netflix's Gotham Subtitles List Jerome as 'Joker'

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​Gotham antagonists the Valeska brothers, Jeremiah and Jerome, are both influenced by ​the Joker, but the show's production team has been adamant that neither brother is actually the famous Batman villain.

​With the official trailer for season five being released this past Sunday, fans are rewatching the fourth season on Netflix, and they are noticing that the streaming service isn't following suit with the show's producers when it comes to Cameron Monaghan's Valeska characters.

One Gotham fan took to Reddit (the usual move) after watching Episode 13 of the fourth season this week, posting a screenshot of the subtitles from a scene in the episode. Jerome, off-screen, is saying the words, "...till I strangled him," with his character being attributed as "Joker."

It's important to note that subtitles aren't officially licensed by the show, and ultimately the show's creators have the final say on the character's name. However it's satisfying to know that not only the fans see Jerome and Jeremiah as the Clown Prince of Crime.

Both characters have obvious Joker qualities and Monaghan, who portrays the twins, recently went in-depth on the differences in playing the two.

"I've enjoyed them both for different reasons," Monaghan, who recently announced he is leaving the hit show Shameless, ​told ComicBook.com. "It was cool with Jerome how it was so heightened and kind of cartoony and insane and I could go in any direction with it because he was just this weird ball of destructive energy. It's nice with Jeremiah to find some glimpses of humanity within him and to bring him back and to make him colder and more chilling in his [methods]."

Gotham's fifth and final season is set to premiere in 2019.

Peter Dinklage Can't Say Benevolent in This Game of Thrones Blooper Reel

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Helen Sloan, HBO

There are many adjectives one might use to describe HBO's Game of Thrones. While hilarious isn't usually one of them (though the series certainly has its moments of levity), that's the best way to describe the Game of Thrones blooper reel below, in which some of your favorite throne-seekers momentarily break character—and Peter Dinklage has a problem pronouncing the word benevolent. (Warning: profanity ahead!)

Ralph Fiennes Almost Turned Down Voldemort Role in Harry Potter Movies

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Ralph Fiennes has earned Oscar nominations for Schindler's List and The English Patient, but his best-known role might be his performance as He Who Must Not Be Named, otherwise known as Voldemort, in the Harry Potter film series. While the movies introduced Fiennes and his work to a new generation of moviegoers, he recently revealed that he almost said no to the project altogether.

We first saw Fiennes as Voldemort in the fourth film in the series, 2005's Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and he continued to play the Dark Lord of the Harry Potter universe until the series' conclusion in 2011.

Though fans would argue that it was the role Fiennes was born to play, saying "yes" was not an immediate decision for the celebrated actor.

"The truth is I was actually ignorant about the films and the books," the actor recently admitted while appearing on The Jonathan Ross Show when asked about his relationship to the Potterverse prior to taking on the role. "I was approached by the production. Mike Newell was directing the film that they wanted me to be in ... the first time Voldemort was going to appear physically."

"Out of ignorance I just sort of thought, this isn’t for me," Fiennes continued. "Quite stupidly I resisted, I was hesitant. I think the clincher was that my sister Martha—who has three children who were then probably about 12, 10, and 8—said, 'What do you mean? You’ve got to do it!' So then I rewound my thinking."

Potterheads everywhere owe a debt of gratitude to Fiennes's sister—and her kids.

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