The WORST Episodes of Lucifer

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021

Network: FOX

Lucifer, the original fallen angel, is bored and unhappy in Hell and decides to retire to Los Angeles and open an upscale nightclub. After a murder takes place outside his club, he meets an intriguing homicide detective named Chloe, and partners up with her to solve cases.

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It Never Ends Well for the Chicken

#1 - It Never Ends Well for the Chicken

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 21, 2020

The year is 1946. The world is black and white. And Lucifer is the star of his own noir detective story featuring familiar characters in new roles.

star 6.86
1,221 votes
Directors: Viet Nguyen
Writers: Aiyana White
Once Upon a Time

#2 - Once Upon a Time

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired May 28, 2018

Lucifer’s dad creates an alternate dimension in which Lucifer now lives in a world where he not only has never met Chloe, but is granted the freedom of choice.

star 7.37
2,307 votes
Directors: Kevin Alejandro
Writers: Ildy Modrovich, Joe Henderson, Ricardo Lopez Jr.
Nothing Ever Changes Around Here

#3 - Nothing Ever Changes Around Here

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 10, 2021

Before Lucifer starts his new job, he and Chloe experience a magical night with a murderous end. Linda and Amenadiel host Maze and Eve for dinner.

star 7.51
454 votes
Directors: Kevin Alejandro
Writers: Mike Costa
Bloody Celestial Karaoke Jam

#4 - Bloody Celestial Karaoke Jam

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired May 28, 2021

It's a musical? Yep, it's a musical. Lucifer, Chloe and the gang sing and dance to a slew of popular tunes while investigating a referee's murder.

star 7.52
933 votes
Directors: Sherwin Shilati
Writers: Ildy Modrovich
Buckets of Baggage

#5 - Buckets of Baggage

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 10, 2021

Desperate to be helpful, Lucifer assists an exasperated Carol investigate a drag queen's death. Ella and Chloe look into Carol’s mysterious background.

star 7.55
349 votes
Writers: Jen Graham Imada
Boo Normal

#6 - Boo Normal

Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired May 28, 2018

Lucifer and the team investigate the murder of a child psychiatrist, while Ella thinks about a big childhood secret that she’s been hiding.

star 7.59
2,353 votes
Directors: Lisa Demaine
Writers: Jen Graham Imada
The Last Heartbreak

#7 - The Last Heartbreak

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 19, 2018

As Chloe and Lucifer go on the hunt for a serial killer targeting couples in love, Pierce realizes the case is connected to a murder he previously solved...in 1958. Then, Lucifer becomes upset when Pierce has a change of heart about an important decision.

star 7.61
3,023 votes
Writers: Alex Katsnelson, Mike Costa
A Lot Dirtier Than That

#8 - A Lot Dirtier Than That

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 10, 2021

Wanting to do well on his first day with the LAPD, Amenadiel crosses paths with a racist detective from his past. Lucifer tries to bond with Rory.

star 7.62
255 votes
Directors: Claudia Yarmy
Writers: Ildy Modrovich
Sweet Kicks

#9 - Sweet Kicks

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 22, 2016

After a shooting occurs at a fashion show and a young woman is killed, Lucifer becomes intrigued by the danger of the situation and begs Chloe to get in on the case. Meanwhile, when Maze admits to Amenadiel that she wants to go back to hell, he sets his sights on Dr. Linda.

star 7.63
5,652 votes
Directors: Tim Matheson
Writers: Sheri Elwood
High School Poppycock

#10 - High School Poppycock

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 26, 2018

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.

star 7.65
3,199 votes
Directors: Louis Milito
Writers: Chris Rafferty, Jen Graham Imada
Chloe Does Lucifer

#11 - Chloe Does Lucifer

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 20, 2017

When a murder is connected to a celebrity dating app, Lucifer and Chloe question all they know about the world of social media in order to solve the case. Meanwhile, Ella tries to avoid Charlotte, and Amenadiel helps Linda deal with the death of her ex-husband.

star 7.67
3,739 votes
Directors: Louis Milito
Writers: Julia Fontana
Et Tu, Doctor?

#12 - Et Tu, Doctor?

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 14, 2016

When a therapist is murdered, Lucifer and Chloe enlist the help of Dr. Linda to look into possible suspects. Meanwhile, Malcolm confronts Chloe about the night he was shot, and Lucifer experiences his first bout of jealousy.

star 7.67
5,438 votes
Directors: Eagle Egilsson
Writers: Jenn Kao
Family Dinner

#13 - Family Dinner

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired May 28, 2021

Chloe and Ella investigate a mini-golf murder. Lucifer, Michael, Amenadiel and Linda prepare for the holiest of family dinners.

star 7.68
944 votes
Directors: Nathan Hope
Writers: Joe Henderson
All Hands on Decker

#14 - All Hands on Decker

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 30, 2018

When Chloe takes some time off, Lucifer is forced to work with Dan on a murder case involving a dog show. Meanwhile, Charlotte and Maze have differing ideas for Chloe's party and after a wild night, Chloe rethinks a life-changing decision.

star 7.68
2,783 votes
Writers: Sheri Elwood
Welcome Back, Charlotte Richards

#15 - Welcome Back, Charlotte Richards

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 30, 2017

When a food chemist is found dead, Lucifer and Chloe's investigation pits them against an unexpected face - criminal defense attorney Charlotte Richards. Everyone is caught off guard when they see her back in the precinct. As Lucifer tries to understand her return, he makes a shocking discovery that helps solve the case.

star 7.68
3,987 votes
Directors: Nathan Hope
Writers: Chris Rafferty
Lucifer, Stay. Good Devil.

#16 - Lucifer, Stay. Good Devil.

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 1, 2016

When a movie star's son is killed after being chased by the paparazzi, Chloe takes a deep look into the case with a little help from Lucifer. Meanwhile, Maze and Amenadiel continue to encourage Lucifer to go back to hell.

star 7.69
6,816 votes
Directors: Nathan Hope
Writers: Joe Henderson
City of Angels?

#17 - City of Angels?

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 1, 2018

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.

star 7.70
3,508 votes
Directors: Mark Tonderai
Writers: Jason Ning, Jenn Kao
¡Diablo!

#18 - ¡Diablo!

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 21, 2020

Lucifer — the real one this time — helps Chloe investigate a murder committed on the set of a TV show inspired by his own life.

star 7.70
1,174 votes
Directors: Claudia Yarmy
Writers: Mike Costa
Daniel Espinoza: Naked and Afraid

#19 - Daniel Espinoza: Naked and Afraid

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired May 28, 2021

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

star 7.71
841 votes
Directors: Greg Beeman
Writers: Mike Costa
The Would-Be Prince of Darkness

#20 - The Would-Be Prince of Darkness

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 8, 2016

When a 22-year-old future superstar quarterback wakes up to find a dead girl floating in his swimming pool, he turns to his friend, Lucifer, for help. Lucifer enlists Chloe to investigate the case, which leads to the world of big money sports and people who will literally kill to be number one.

star 7.71
6,147 votes
Directors: Louis Milito
Writers: Jason Ning, Jenn Kao
Anything Pierce Can Do I Can Do Better

#21 - Anything Pierce Can Do I Can Do Better

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 23, 2018

When a prima ballerina is brutally murdered, Lucifer helps Chloe solve the case and attempts to keep her focus away from Pierce. Amenadiel begs Charlotte to help him with an important plan, and Maze remains devoted to a task from which Pierce asked her to back away.

star 7.71
2,880 votes
Directors: Jim Vickers
Writers: Alex Katsnelson
What Would Lucifer Do?

#22 - What Would Lucifer Do?

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 23, 2017

When a youth counselor is found murdered, Lucifer and Chloe venture into the world of high-end reform programs to find the killer. Meanwhile, Amenadiel adjusts his lifestyle in an attempt to help Lucifer, and Chloe questions Lt. Pierce's feelings towards her.

star 7.71
4,226 votes
Directors: Eagle Egilsson
Writers: Jason Ning
The One with the Baby Carrot

#23 - The One with the Baby Carrot

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 9, 2017

After Lucifer removes his wings yet again, Linda becomes concerned that he is too focused on tracking down the Sinnerman and neglecting his own well-being. Tensions continue to rise between Lucifer and Chloe, but they realize they must put their differences aside to solve a case in which Lucifer takes a sudden interest. Once Detective Pierce's past is revealed though, everyone realizes that the Sinnerman is much more dangerous than they thought.

star 7.72
4,549 votes
Directors: Louis Milito
Writers: Joe Henderson
Sin-Eater

#24 - Sin-Eater

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 10, 2016

Lucifer and Chloe investigate a gruesome murder after a video of the crime surfaces on social media. When a second video appears, they realize they have a serial killer on their hands. Meanwhile, Lucifer’s mom returns as Charlotte Richards. Also, Amenadiel, struggling with his loss of power, has an appointment with Linda.

star 7.73
6,081 votes
Directors: Mairzee Almas
Writers: Alex Katsnelson
Infernal Guinea Pig

#25 - Infernal Guinea Pig

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 5, 2018

When a murder investigation reveals the dark side of Hollywood, Chloe puts her life on the line to protect an innocent victim. Then, Lucifer comes up with a hell-raising scheme to help Cain, but when Amenadiel and Maze get involved, things don't quite go as planned.

star 7.74
3,118 votes
Directors: Eagle Egilsson
Writers: Jenn Kao, Julia Fontana