Last night, Lucifer and Chloe solved another murder despite their constant squabbles. But “The Would-Be Prince of Darkness” also introduced the amusing but provocative concept of someone trying to steal the Devil’s identity. Demons: they’re just like us!

Lucifer is horrified, mostly because his imitator is a “cheap knock-off” who’s “diluting the Lucifer brand” (and endangering Lucifer’s reputation with the ladies!)

The fake Devil is said to have committed the following offenses:

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  • Performed at a rap battle in the Valley
  • Destroyed the honeymoon suite at the Budget Hut in Tarzana
  • Skipped out on a $2,000 tab at “Zany Wings”
  • Started a modeling agency
  • Pitched a web series
  • Been a “two-pump chump” who cries after sex

HORRORS!

Of course, Lucifer’s identity being stolen is mostly used as a way for the character to literally confront himself; his surprising evolution into something more human than demon is clearly going to be a major theme going forward ... along with, of course, those incessantly show biz-themed homicides that Los Angeles apparently has no shortage of.

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Top image: Tom Ellis in the “The Would-Be Prince of Darkness” episode of LUCIFER on FOX. ©2016 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: FOX