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The Best Episodes of 'Lucifer'

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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.

  • 1

    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.

  • 2

    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.

  • 3

    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.

  • 4

    Season 4, Episode 1

    While investigating a beekeeper's murder with Lucifer, Chloe insists that she's completely fine with his devilish revelation, thank you very much.

  • 5

    Expire Erect

    May 8, 2019

    Season 4, Episode 5

    After a collector of classic cars is killed, Lucifer and Chloe search for the culprit -- as well as some closure to their relationship.

  • 6

    Season 4, Episode 2

    Chloe and Lucifer look into a murder on the set of a reality show. Father Kinley presses forward with a plan. Amenadiel reconsiders his idea of home.

  • 7

    Season 4, Episode 7

    Eve takes a more active role in her main man's professional life. Meanwhile, Lucifer gets back to basics and Amenadiel fights for his family.

  • 8

    Season 3, Episode 20

    Lucifer and Chloe investigate a murder during which a witness claims a winged guardian angel saved her life, causing Lucifer to become paranoid about his own actions. Meanwhile, Pierce and Chloe's relationship takes an interesting turn and Lucifer discovers something that could change everything.

  • 9

    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.

  • 10

    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.

  • 11

    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.

  • 12

    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.

  • 13


    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.

  • 14


    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.

  • 15

    Love Handles

    January 23, 2017

    Season 2, Episode 12

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

  • 16

    Trip to Stabby Town

    November 14, 2016

    Season 2, Episode 8

    Lucifer links Azrael's stolen blade to a string of violent stabbings and enlists Ella's help in locating the sword.

  • 17


    November 21, 2016

    Season 2, Episode 9

    Following the murder of the owner of the building in which Lux is located, Lucifer and Chloe search for the killer, while Lucifer also deals with the fact that the new owner wants to evict him and demolish the place. Lucifer goes to great lengths to protect his home, and is entirely shocked when Chloe is supportive of him. Meanwhile, Maze and Amenadiel follow Charlotte around, as she comes up with a plan to upset Lucifer enough to want to leave earth and go back to Heaven.

  • 18

    City of Angels?

    January 1, 2018

    Season 3, Episode 11

    In a flashback episode that takes place when Lucifer first came to LA, Amenadiel comes to retrieve his fallen brother, but is shocked when he is mugged. Amenadiel enlists Lucifer's help to track down the mugger and Lucifer, in turn, offers his assistance - but only in exchange for a favor. Meanwhile, Chloe and Dan - who are still married - investigate the murder of an MMA fighter, Aidan Scott, at the hands of the same killer who mugged Amenadiel.


  • 19

    God Johnson

    May 15, 2017

    Season 2, Episode 16

    When a grisly murder takes place at an insane asylum, the prime suspect calls himself God. After realizing that this man could actually be his father, Lucifer struggles with his feelings towards him and tries to find the truth, all while trying to discover who the real killer is.

  • 20

    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.

  • 21

    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.

  • 22

    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.

  • 23

    High School Poppycock

    February 26, 2018

    Season 3, Episode 15

    When a best-selling novelist is murdered, Lucifer and Chloe discover that her books are based on real people from her past, and must infiltrate her high school reunion in order to catch her killer. Meanwhile, Amenadiel and Linda struggle with making their relationship public.

  • 24

    Candy Morningstar

    May 1, 2017

    Season 2, Episode 14

    Lucifer returns to the city with a new bride in tow, oblivious to the distress his absence has caused. Determined to restore his working relationship with Chloe, he inserts himself into the investigation of the murder of an up-and-coming band's lead singer.

  • 25

    Manly Whatnots

    February 15, 2016

    Season 1, Episode 4

    In an effort to get over his infatuation with Chloe, Lucifer decides that he must seduce her. Meanwhile the two team up on a missing girl case and Amenadiel confronts Maze about his concerns about Lucifer.