Meet the Wonderfully Absurd Devil From Fox's Lucifer

Lucifer is a gleefully camp take on the devil to the point where it feels like it belongs back in the mid-90s weekend afternoons on the WB. That is not an insult. It is my highest form of compliment.

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Is this particularly true to the DC comic it’s based on? I don’t care! It’s so much fun. Embrace the weird, Fox.

Here’s an additional feature on Lucifer, both the show and the character:


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I just can’t get over how derivative the premise is. A procedural featuring a guy who is special in some way solving crimes with a beautiful, yet tough, lady cop. We’ve seen this a million times before, I even like some of those shows (Castle), but can’t they think of some other kind of premise?