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Must Be Tuesday: Lucifer Reviews

Alli and Mary are back to talk Lucifer season 6 starting 9/21. Check out our back catalogue for all prior Lucifer seasons. Previously on Must Be Tuesday: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Veronica Mars, Firefly, Dollhouse, iZombie, Star Wars and Fringe. Find us: mustbetuesdaypodcast@gmail.com @mbtpodcast on twitter
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Now displaying: 2020
Oct 7, 2020

This week on the pod we're predicting the fate of each of the characters. We don't know any spoilers, so it's all speculation on our end. The big questions: how long is Ella going to have be the odd man out celestial info-wise? Can Maze finally progress? Are we being foreshadowed about Lucifer's potential mortality, or is it just a red herring? Will Linda give god therapy?? We discuss. 

Sep 30, 2020

All this talk about getting mojo, losing mojo, stealing mojo... how could we not make an Austin Powers reference? Anyway, powers and their meaning are the talk of the episodes here; misunderstandings abound and Chloe tragically assumes Lucifer knows what the f*ck he's talking about. Meanwhile, Amenadiel angsts about human baby Charlie, Ella's boning a murderer, Michael's causing chaos and Maze well, the plot needs her for things so there she is. Oh, and God has arrived. 

Sep 23, 2020

Would that I could attach gifs to this description section, so you will just have to imagine the gif of Holt in Brooklyn Nine-Nine yelling BOOOOONNNNNEEE??? Because that's where we're at! Finally! But before we can get there, we have to have the celestial himbo squad confusing poor Chloe about her ostensible "gift" status, Amenadiel pulling an explanation from his ass that Chloe is horny enough to go with, Chloe freaking out and Lucifer acting like a dumbass, so pretty much business as usual over at the LAPD. 

Sep 15, 2020

**LUCIFER 5B SPOILERS**: we briefly discuss the genre of an episode in 5B from 2:00 to 5:30. If you've watched the promo for 5B this will not spoil you. 

This week we're discussing two episodes that are admittedly not our favorite of the season. Lucifer's back, but things are not as copacetic with his friends in LA as he might have hoped. After we trudge through some meta, Chloe lays down the facts. In the next ep, we travel back to 1946 and learn about Lilith and not much else. 

Sep 8, 2020

We are back and pumped to be talking about Lucifer's long-awaited S5! This week we've got our cocktails ready to discuss Chloe's bangs, celestial "genius", Maze's growth and kind of specifically none of the episode of the week stuff. The Mars plot was cool & all, but but there's so much more going on, especially with our new season villain: twin bro Michael. Although he's found out basically immediately (hurrah!), he does succeed in sowing the seeds of fear in the main cast, just in time for Lucifer's return. 

Jul 21, 2020

Well, we recorded this about three days before the promo dropped, so feel free to listen in on our guesses good and bad. Obviously, this episode contains NO SPOILERS, but does contain speculation about where season 5 might go, and what we hope to see out of our main characters. When will Lucifer escape hell? How is Chloe going to react? Will Dan and Ella finally find out the truth? Can Maze finally come into her own? One month to go before we officially find out. Cheers!

Jul 14, 2020

Hey guys! In May we had the pleasure of speaking with Sheri Elwood, a writer and executive producer for season 1-3 of Lucifer. We had cocktails and chatted about the show via zoom, from behind the scenes writers room action to what she hoped might one day make it into the show. If you like getting into the heads of the people that bring you TV, listen in! Big thanks to Sheri for digging in with us. Cheers!

Jul 7, 2020

Lucifer works on forgiving himself just in time for everything to fall apart: adorable baby Charlie is kidnapped, and hell has come to Earth. Everyone needs to work on their decision making and communication in these eps, but that's ok, the drama is pretty fun. We get a musical number (meh), a fight scene, and Lucifer going full devil. Hard to complain too much about a great season. Check us out next week for our interview with Sheri Elwood, followed by a season 5 predictions ep. Cheers!

Jun 30, 2020

On today's episodes, Lucifer breaks up with Eve and begins to define himself outside of his relationship with her or Chloe. After going to bat for humanity, Amenadiel is faced with his first experience with systemic racism and police brutality. During the course of this discussion, the movie Mary mentions is The Hate U Give and the case Alli discusses of the wrongfully imprisoned black teen is Kalief Browder. You can read more about him here or watch the Netflix documentary series telling his story (tw: prison abuse and suicide).

Jun 24, 2020

After Chloe puts her life on the line to save him, Lucifer realizes that he's maybe, not quite ready to be done with their partnership. This leads to an attempt to split his life in half: relishing in his devilish ways outside of work via partying with Eve and responsibility/maturity via his work with Chloe. Go back to therapy, Lucifer! You need it bud! Over with team angel baby, Linda assures Maze she's part of the family, while Amenadiel grows further from his. Up with Demon Auntie!

Jun 17, 2020

This week we're introduced to someone I like to think of as the anti-Cain: a side to a love triangle that doesn't suck. Welcome to the show, Eve! Chloe and Lucifer's relationship implodes after Chloe considers poisoning Lucifer, lies to him and remains generally freaked out by his devil-ness. Linda, Maze and Amenadiel have a wonderful B plot involving Linda's pregnancy. Ella and Dan are also there, but... are they though? Eve shows up just in time to encourage all of Lucifer's bad behaviors in the best way. Cheers!

Jun 9, 2020

After discussing what it means to be an admittedly imperfect & blithe podcast about a (supernatural) police procedural, we have decided to continue on with Lucifer. That being said, we will be discussing the implicit pro-police bias that a show like has a byproduct of its heroes being cops. Dissecting this bias is something we should have been doing before, & will be a feature of the show from here on out. We wanted to jump into this topic immediately, and as such postponed our Sheri Elwood interview. 

Jun 2, 2020

Hello listeners! We had planned on releasing our interview with Sheri Elwood this week, but circumstances in the United States being what they are, we did not feel it's the appropriate time for our general lighthearted discussion, when the focus should be on the protests and Black Lives Matter. Television is a reprieve, but there are times when we have to look at painful reality, and we feel this is one of them. We will reassess next week. Best, Alli and Mary. 

Jun 2, 2020

Hello listeners! We had planned on releasing our interview with Sheri Elwood this week, but circumstances in the United States being what they are, we did not feel it's the appropriate time for our general lighthearted discussion, when the focus should be on the protests and Black Lives Matter. Television is a reprieve, but there are times when we have to look at painful reality, and we feel this is one of them. We will reassess next week. Best, Alli and Mary. 

May 26, 2020

Things are AMPED for the season three Lucifer finale: Pierce is exposed as a dick and Lucifer is exposed as the devil. Other big changes are afoot as Charlotte shuffles off this mortal coil to heaven, with Amenadiel regaining his angel wings to escort her. RIP girl! These episodes are a wall to wall blast. Also, stay tuned for a special ep next week: our interview with former Lucifer writer and exec producer, Sheri Elwood! Cheers. 

May 19, 2020

This week on the pod, we discuss the semi-dreaded Chloe/Cain relationship, which goes from 0 to 80 back to 0 to 100 and finally back once again to 0. While Chloe is dealing with the emotional whiplash, Lucifer is off losing his sh*t during an attempt at an emotional breakthrough. Maze is still pissed, Charlotte and Amenadiel are friends now, and Dan is somehow the most emotionally mature around. Congrats on your win by default, Dan!

May 12, 2020

Season three continues its own little hell loop for Lucifer, as he gets close to chloe-->get scared and push chloe away-->oops she's too far away--->looks like I've blown it. Unfortunately for him, Pierce/Marcus/Cain is there to pick up the pieces as Chloe semi-reluctantly agrees to date him. Meanwhile, Maze takes a dive off the deep end and Charlotte gets the deets on her missing time.

May 6, 2020

Lucifer and Chloe work through their issues while Pierce/Cain becomes moderately more interesting this week, but that's sure to change again soon enough. Amenadiel is on fire this week: he kicks Cain's ass, successfully predicts the end of the season and avoids getting dumped. Congrats pal! Cheers.

Apr 28, 2020

Lucifer S3's first arc comes to an end, & while it's not exactly a whimper, it's also definitely not a bang. The sinnerman is just some guy, working for Cain, who is Pierce & actually the Sinnerman, except we don't really care about the sinnerman now. Linda & Amenadiel are horny & Maze notices; she's displeased. Chloe agrees to an Ocean's 11-style stunt to appease Lucifer, only for him to double back and betray her trust. But really, all you need to know is Pierce=Cain and the sinnerman is nothing. Cheers!

Apr 21, 2020

Lucifer season three continues it's flirtation with an overall plot; this week, we're in the playing hard-to-get phase. Sinnerman who? Never heard of him. Instead, we're spending some time getting to know the real Charlotte Richards while Lucifer regresses to his early season two emotional state. Still, there are some great eps and moments here so we're nowhere near iZombie levels of plot frustration. Cheers to that!

Apr 14, 2020

We're getting into Lucifer season 3 this week by talking about the first four episodes. The season plot isn't much more than a blip on the radar: we're briefly introduced to the concept of the sinnerman, but it's mostly dropped for episodic murders. Lucifer has wings, but no devil face; Chloe's got problems with Pierce, the new boss; and everyone else is mostly just treading water. Kinda makes you miss mum, doesn't it? But hey, it's quarantine, so grab a drink and let's get through it together. Cheers!

Apr 7, 2020

We've reached the end of Lucifer season two, and the end our time with Mum, long may she reign in her own universe. Chloe investigates mum's various accidental crimes while team supernatural is deciding what to do with mum and the blade. Linda gets caught in the crossfire, with Amenadiel to the rescue. Lucifer boots mum out of our reality, and promises Chloe that for real this time, he's gonna come clean. But oops, he's dropped into the desert with a back full of surprise. 

Mar 31, 2020

Week two of remote recording continues as we near the end of Lucifer season 2. Lucifer, in what we discuss as misguided attempt to protect Chloe's power of choice, gets married to someone else. Chloe is endlessly forgiving, so they return to being work partners. Later, in one of the show's best one-off eps, we meet God. Or do we?? Send us your thoughts if you have them! Cheers.

Mar 24, 2020

To start, we want to acknowledge the audio quality for this ep is not up to our usual standard. Due to COVID-19, we are under a safer in place order here in LA & are working through recording remotely. Things will improve every ep. Thanks for sticking with us! Over on Lucifer, things have escalated greatly. Deckerstar is basically a go, until Chloe's miracle status is revealed. Lucifer takes a quick trip to hell with the help from team supernatural, & then peaces from Los Angeles entirely. Poor Chloe. 

Mar 17, 2020

As we talk about constantly on the show, Lucifer is great for a Netflix binge. We suspect with the goings-on in the world currently and various quarantines this will be more true than normal. Join us, you'll have a blast! This week, we've got Chloe and Lucifer growing closer, much to Mum's chagrin. Dan gets it on with the goddess of all creation. Maze learns that satisfaction comes from within. Oh, and Chloe is a miracle. Cheers!

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