Watch the Trailer for Gotham: The Batman TV series

And then instantly regret that decision.

Here’s the official description:

“Gotham is an origin story of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has never been told.”

The series is officially green lit and ordered. Here is the proper response to that news:

Seriously though, I’m sure people who like Smallville and Arrow will eat this up.