Lucifer is back, and unlike some shows that tend to lose touch over time, its new season is as entertaining as the last one. It’s been eight months since the first part of season 5 premiered. The second part was released recently on Netflix on May 28, 2021. And in just eight episodes, you’re gonna experience it all-family drama, musical numbers, good old-fashioned detective work, and well, God.
The first part of the season had ended on a cliffhanger with God coming down from heaven to stop his kids from fighting. However, even though God’s arrival after all these seasons in the final episode had built up the mystery, this season has handled it pretty well. Dennis Haysbert played the role of God, and we can say he understood the assignment. And besides God’s arrival, this season also had a lot of recurring characters.
So what to expect when You’re watching lucifer’s new episodes?
Well, in simple words, expect the unexpected. Get ready to watch a celestial family drama unfold after God decides to show up in front of his sons after a few millennia. Then, God thinks of a way to mend his broken relationship with his sons – a good old-fashioned family dinner. The interactions that Lucifer (Tom Ellis), Amenadiel (D.B. Woodside), Chloe(Lauren German), Linda, Ella, Maze, Trixie, and Dan all had with God were each unique and entertaining. The dinner was a very emotional affair showcasing how dysfunctional even God’s family is. Tom has done a pretty good job portraying a child who just longed for his dad’s acknowledgment and love. The good thing in the first episode was God sent Michael back home.
As the episodes unfold, we watch how Lucifer and God, in their weird ways, go about trying to mend their relationship. The highlight of this season was the episode “Bloody Celestial Karaoke Jam,” where we see God enjoy making people break into musical numbers. I’m thankful for this episode because we can never have enough Lucifer singing with his soulful voice. We see each character break into musical numbers as well, with the actors singing Another one bites the dust to Every breath you take.
We watch all of the characters grow throughout this season, miracles occur, love blossoms, and God retires. And there’s a war to become the new god. And, finally after a long will they or won’t they game Lucifer and Chloe get together.
Character development and cast members :
The next wonderful thing in this season was that all characters got their share of the limelight. Maze(Lesley-Ann Brandt), Amenadiel, Dan (Kevin Alejandro), Linda(Rachael Harris), and Ella(Aimee Garcia) received a little extra time in the limelight as we examined their innermost fears and insecurities. We got to know each of them a little better as the season progressed learning their thoughts and “desires”.
You can see lucifer become a tad bit more caring of the people around him- therapy can do wonders! Well, can’t say the same about Chloe though she acted quite impulsive this season. Maybe lucifer’s rubbing off on her. And, even though Dan has never been my favorite character, he gets some of the show’s most emotionally charged scenes. I sobbed and smiled at the same time.
The talented cast really manages to bring the show to life and make their victories and failures emotionally resonate. It’s not an easy undertaking, yet the series manages to pull it off again and time again.
Will there be a season 6?
The answer to that question is yes. Netflix has renewed Lucifer for season 6. We thought season 5 was the final season of the series because that’s what Netflix announced. Luckily, the streaming network changed its mind and renewed Lucifer for a new season. So, season 6 will be the final season for lucifer and will have ten magical episodes.
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