The Best Episodes of 'Lucifer'

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Vote up your favorite episodes of Lucifer to air.

There are so many good episodes of Lucifer, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "A Good Day to Die" the best, or is "Devil Is as Devil Does" your favorite episode of Lucifer? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Lucifer are, let's rank every Lucifer episode from best to worst.

Lucifer follows the story of revolves around Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), the Devil, who abandons Hell for Los Angeles where he runs his own nightclub and becomes a consultant to the LAPD, while also getting caught up in very human affairs. Lucifer, which premiered on Fox on January 25, 2016, was canceled after three seasons but then picked up by Netflix only a month later, releasing the fourth season of ten episodes on May 8, 2019, and was renewed for a fifth season shortly after.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Lucifer, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Lucifer episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like. Once you're caught up on every episode, you can also check out more shows like Lucifer to get hooked on.

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  •  A Priest Walks Into A Bar

    A Priest Walks Into A Bar

    March 21, 2016

      Season 1, Episode 9

      A priest seeks out Lucifer's help when he suspects an underground drug operation has set up shop at a neighborhood youth center. Meanwhile, Malcolm manipulates a way to keep an eye on Dan.

    •  A Good Day to Die

      A Good Day to Die

      January 30, 2017

        Season 2, Episode 13

        Lucifer must find the antidote to the Professor's poison before it kills Chloe. He travels to hell to find the Professor's soul and get him to turn over the antidote. While he's there, he is forced to confront his guilt about Uriel's death. Mom heads to hell to get Lucifer back, but Lucifer still feels betrayed by his parents because of something he discovers.

      • BluBallz


        August 21, 2020

          Season 5, Episode 6

          After a popular DJ is electrocuted on stage, Chloe searches for the killer while Lucifer tries to keep his jealousy over an ex-flame in check.

        •  Who's da New King Of Hell?

          Who's da New King Of Hell?

          May 8, 2019

            Season 4, Episode 10

            With murderous demons on the loose in Los Angeles, it's up to Lucifer to reign in the chaos and protect the people he most cares about.

          • Our Mojo

            Our Mojo

            August 21, 2020

              Season 5, Episode 7

              As a shocking side effect of his romance with Chloe throws Lucifer for a loop, the new couple pursues a murderer with a most unusual M.O.

            • A Devil of My Word

              A Devil of My Word

              May 14, 2018

                Season 3, Episode 24

                Shocked by someone's death, Chloe, Lucifer and the rest of the team work together to investigate and take down the killer. Then, Lucifer has an epiphany, Maze decides to mend a broken friendship and Chloe finally sees the truth.

              • Spoiler Alert

                Spoiler Alert

                August 21, 2020

                  Season 5, Episode 8

                  Chloe learns a serial killer may have embellished his crimes. Amenadiel worries about his son's health. Pete opens up to Ella.

                •  My Little Monkey

                  My Little Monkey

                  November 7, 2016

                    Season 2, Episode 7

                    When the prisoner convicted of killing Chloe's father is murdered, new evidence suggests he was actually framed. Meanwhile, Maze tries to find a job and Lucifer shadows Dan in order to learn how to be "normal".

                  • Daniel Espinoza Naked and Afraid

                    Daniel Espinoza Naked and Afraid

                    May 28, 2021

                      Season 5, Episode 12

                      A straightforward prisoner transport job turns into an increasingly dangerous, yet oddly invigorating, odyssey for Dan.

                    •  Wingman


                      March 7, 2016

                        Season 1, Episode 7

                        In attempt to find the contents of his stolen container, Lucifer enlists the help of an unlikely ally. Meanwhile, Chloe digs deeper into the Palmetto case, uncovering a lead that might finally expose the truth.

                      • Quintessential Deckerstar

                        Quintessential Deckerstar

                        May 7, 2018

                          Season 3, Episode 23

                          When Lucifer and Chloe investigate the death of a woman, they discover that they may be pursuing the wrong suspect. Then, Charlotte risks her safety when she decides to take matters into her own hands.

                        • Save Lucifer

                          Save Lucifer

                          May 8, 2019

                            Season 4, Episode 9

                            Lucifer's so-called epiphany has Chloe worried, but it's his physical transformation that's really freaking her out. Also, Maze gives Eve a pep talk.

                          •  Stewardess Interruptus

                            Stewardess Interruptus

                            January 16, 2017

                              Season 2, Episode 11

                              Lucifer and Chloe investigate the murder of two victims, who happen to be Lucifer’s ex-flames.

                            •  Pilot


                              January 25, 2016

                                Season 1, Episode 1

                                Upon leaving hell, Lucifer Morningstar retreats to Los Angeles for a more exciting life. When the murder of a friend connects him with LAPD detective Chloe Decker, Lucifer becomes intrigued with the idea of punishing criminals, sending the devil himself into a struggle between good and evil.

                              • Vegas With Some Radish

                                Vegas With Some Radish

                                November 6, 2017

                                  Season 3, Episode 6

                                  When Lucifer discovers Candy has gone missing, he hightails it to Las Vegas with Ella in tow. They work to find her, but interesting secrets could compromise the investigation. Meanwhile, Chloe is upset that Lucifer left on her birthday.

                                •  Love Handles

                                  Love Handles

                                  January 23, 2017

                                    Season 2, Episode 12

                                    Lucifer and Chloe investigate a mysterious masked killer who is poisoning college students.

                                  •  The Good, The Bad And The Crispy

                                    The Good, The Bad And The Crispy

                                    May 29, 2017

                                      Season 2, Episode 18

                                      After Charlotte accidentally charbroils a man to death in self-defense, Lucifer must try and keep Chloe from figuring out the truth. Lucifer puts Maze in charge of finding Charlotte and Amenadiel, who have both gone missing in light of recent circumstances, while he finds a permanent solution for the ticking-time-bomb he calls Mom.

                                    • A Chance at a Happy Ending

                                      A Chance at a Happy Ending

                                      May 28, 2021

                                        Season 5, Episode 16

                                        The end is nigh! Lucifer, Chloe, Maze and Amenadiel prepare for battle with Michael and his not-so-angelic army of supporters.

                                      • Is This Really How It’s Going to End?!

                                        Is This Really How It’s Going to End?!

                                        May 28, 2021

                                          Season 5, Episode 15   

                                          Lucifer learns that not all of his siblings want him to land the big promotion. Also, Dan offers to set Ella up with an old friend.

                                        •  Monster


                                          October 31, 2016

                                            Season 2, Episode 6

                                            Guilty and self-destructive, Lucifer clashes with Chloe during an investigation, leading her to team up with Dan instead. Meanwhile, Amenadiel bonds with Charlotte, and Maze takes Trixie trick-or-treating.

                                          • O, Ye Of Little Faith, Father

                                            O, Ye Of Little Faith, Father

                                            May 8, 2019

                                              Season 4, Episode 3

                                              An ex-gang member's murder may mask an even darker crime. Lucifer catches Chloe in a lie. Dan and Maze go rogue. Linda braces for looming motherhood.

                                            • Super Bad Boyfriend

                                              Super Bad Boyfriend

                                              May 8, 2019

                                                Season 4, Episode 8

                                                Lucifer and Chloe investigate a teacher's murder. Meanwhile, Lucifer goes to extremes to convince Eve to dump him, and Amenadiel mentors a teen.

                                              •  Take Me Back To Hell

                                                Take Me Back To Hell

                                                April 25, 2016

                                                  Season 1, Episode 13

                                                  When Lucifer is framed for murder, he and Chloe must work together to clear his name and prove the identity of the true killer.

                                                • Detective Amenadiel

                                                  Detective Amenadiel

                                                  August 21, 2020

                                                    Season 5, Episode 5

                                                    Amenadiel helps Chloe investigate a nun's untimely demise. Meanwhile, Lucifer lends Dan a hand, and Linda reveals a painful part of her history.

                                                  •  Quid Pro Ho

                                                    Quid Pro Ho

                                                    November 28, 2016

                                                      Season 2, Episode 10

                                                      Charlotte is determined to get Lucifer to leave Earth by turning Chloe against him. Meanwhile, Amenadiel has begun working as Charlotte's soldier, which makes Maze question his loyalty.