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TOP 10 Controversies of NetFlix Lucifer:
  • On May 28, 2015, the American Family Association (AFA) website One Million Moms launched a petition to prevent the series' airing. The petition stated that the series would "glorify Satan as a caring, likable person in human flesh." It launched the petition and 31,312 people had signed it by the series' premiere date. Posted the same date on the main AFA website, the petition garnered 134,331 signatures by the premiere date. In response to the petition, character creator Neil Gaiman commented on his Tumblr page:
  • Ah. It seems like only yesterday (but it was 1991) that the "Concerned Mothers of America" announced that they were boycotting The Sandman because it contained lesbian, gay, bi-***ual, and trans characters. It was Wanda that upset them most: the idea of a trans-woman in a comic book... They told us they were organizing a boycott of The Sandman, which they would only stop if we wrote to the American Family Association and promised to reform. I wonder if they noticed it didn't work last time, either..."Regardless of the campaign, Fox renewed the series in April 2016 for a second season
  • On May 11, 2018, following the series' initial cancellation, co-showrunner Joe Henderson indicated that the third-season finale would feature a "huge cliffhanger" that was meant to deter Fox from cancelling the series and encouraged fans to "make noise" with the hashtag #SaveLucifer. Fans, as well as the cast and crew, rallied on Twitter and #SaveLucifer soon became the #1 trending topic. A second hashtag, #PickUpLucifer, emerged as a trending topic as well. An online petition also began circulating aimed at renewing Lucifer for a fourth season on a new network.[136] Warner Bros. Television subsequently began shopping the series around to premium cable and streaming services.[137][138][139] On June 15, 2018, Netflix picked up the series for a fourth season.[35] The penultimate episode of the fourth season is titled "Save Lucifer" in honor of the campaign
  • Lucifer Morningstar makes a cameo appearance in The CW's Arrowverse crossover event Crisis on Infinite Earths, which is featured throughout the TV shows Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Batwoman, and Legends of Tomorrow.[141] The events of his cameo were 5 years before the events of his show. The event also retroactively establishes the world of the series as Earth-666, confirms that Lucifer is aware of the multiverse, and elaborates how Mazikeen came to work for him (pre-Crisis) thanks to John Constantine. It is also revealed he has history with Constantine as well
  • The pilot episode was screened in July at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con. The pilot was met positively by the viewers, with Bleeding Cool's Dan Wickline praising the episode, saying "the show itself is enjoyable because of the great dialogue and flawless delivery from its lead" and "This version of Lucifer refuses to take almost anything seriously and the show is better for it."[107] Max Nicholson of IGN rated the pilot episode a 6.9/10, praising Tom Ellis's performance as Lucifer and the lighthearted tone of the series, but criticizing the series for essentially being another crime procedural series.[108]
    The first season received mainly negative reviews. The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reports that 49% of critics gave it a positive review based on 43 reviews, with an average rating of 5.36/10. The site's critics consensus reads, "Lucifer's got *** appeal, but the show's hackneyed cop procedural format undermines a potentially entertaining premise."[101] Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 49 out of 100 based on 25 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews."[102]
    Critics have been much more receptive to the rest of the series. The second season currently has a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 9 reviews, with an average rating of 7.83/10. The site's critics consensus reads, "Tom Ellis continues to shine as the Morning Star, though perhaps he could fly higher if he weren't locked into such a familiar format."[103]
    Ed Power of The Telegraph gave the second-season premiere a 4/5, stating that "It is entirely beguiled by its own preposterousness."[109] Bernard Boo of We Got This Covered gave the premiere 3.5/5 stars, saying "Lucifer's second season gets off to a nice start, building on the show's strengths while retaining some of the weaknesses. It remains an unapologetically sordid, demonically fun hour of TV."[110] LaToya Ferguson of The A.V. Club gave it a B, calling the episode funny with "genuinely funny moments to come from" and saying that the premiere "starts the season off on a good note." She praised Tom Ellis' performance calling it "pitch perfect.
  • In February 2015, it was announced that Tom Ellis had been cast as Lucifer Morningstar, and that Tom Kapinos would write the pilot, to be directed by Len Wiseman.[5] Approximately one month after, Lauren German was cast as LAPD-detective Chloe Decker.[53] Lina Esco was originally cast as Maze (Mazikeen),[54] however, the role was later recast with Lesley-Ann Brandt.[10] Nicholas Gonzalez portrayed Dan in the pilot episode.[55] In June 2016, it was announced that Tricia Helfer had been cast as Lucifer and Amenadiel's mother, Charlotte, and that she was to appear in multiple episodes in the second season.[56] The character was promoted to series regular in July 2016.[57] Aimee Garcia had also been cast as a regular in the second season, playing L.A.P.D.'s forensic scientist Ella Lopez.[58] In August 2016, executive producer Ildy Modrovich announced the casting of Michael Imperioli as the angel Uriel, Amenadiel and Lucifer's younger brother with "a chip on his shoulder".[59] For the fourth season, Graham McTavish and Inbar Lavi were cast as Father Kinley and Eve respectively.[60][61] For season 5, Netflix announced the casting of Matthew Bohrer as Donovan Glover.[62]
    In February 2020, Netflix and Warner Bros. were reported to have began talks to renew the show for a sixth season. In March 2020, Tom Ellis and other stars of the series were reported to have signed up for a sixth season.[63] However, a contract dispute led Ellis to not be officially signed on until late May
Netflix confirms release date for Lucifer season 5

While Lucifer will come to an end with its final and last season, we do have fresh new episodes to the second last season of the show coming in May.



Tom Ellis starrer Lucifer is all set to return with fresh new episodes for the second part of season 5. Tom takes the role of the Devil in the show and runs a nightclub in Los Angeles in the show. The show was canceled after its run of three-season on Fox, however, Netflix then picked it up and we already have confirmation on season 6, post which, the series will reach its end.


We saw the first part of Lucifer season 5 arrive on Netflix in August 2020, and we will now see the return of the show with the second part in May. The streaming platform has confirmed the dates for the new episodes and it will hit the screen on May 28. As for the story of the show, we last saw Lucifer's evil twin (yep, evil) Michael come to L.A. while he goes around pretending to be Lucifer. At the end of it all, the last episode finally gave us a glimpse of their father, God himself, played by none other than Dennis Haysbert.


Returning with the remaining parts of Lucifer, the story will pick from where it left and the wait is less than that of two months. Netflix shared a photo on social media where we saw Lucifer and Chloe Decker (Lauren German) share a rather adorable moment. While this is all we know as of now, the next big event for the show is when Netflix decides to roll out the trailer of the show and we definitely can't wait!

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