I expected to be annoyed by a six-minute collection of all the riddles that Edward Nygma has posed so far on Gotham, mainly because they were all lifted from a 1955 Child’s Treasury of Riddles book. But I’m happy to report this video is delightfully entertaining, because it’s also a supercut of people getting really goddamned annoyed with him.

It’s actually a perfect encapsulation of what makes Gotham so insane. The show is ostensibly trying to tell us how Edward Nygma developed into the genius supervillain the Riddler that would prove such a difficult, deadly foe for Batman. And yet this supercut reveals the following:

1) The Riddler’s riddles are neither clever nor difficult

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2) A shocking amount of them have the answer “nothing”

3) Some of them aren’t even riddles

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And that’s not even pointing out that literally everyone in the GCPD knows that ol’ Ed Nygma is obsessed with riddles, which is going to make his career as a riddle-themed supervillain just a mite difficult to kick off. Case in point! Here’s part of the summary for tonight’s episode of Gotham:

Gordon and Bullock investigate a trail of clues left in a museum robbery, which, unbeknownst to them, were left by Nygma in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.

Um, if one of those clues is a riddle, it shouldn’t take Gordon more than a minute or two to realize who’s responsible. Of course, Gotham, being Gotham, might decide that Nygma’s inaugural crime outing won’t actually include a riddle, which would be completely insane, but insane in a way that Gotham quite enjoys being.

The other alternative is that the show might decide that Gordon is actually too stupid to realize the riddles and the creepy riddle-loving forensic scientist might be connected. Why? No idea. Same reason it thought having its hero Gordon murdering an unarmed man was a good idea.

Gotham is its own riddle, and no one’s going to solve it.