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'Lucifer' on FOX

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Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, the original fallen angel, Lucifer Morningstar
has abandoned his throne and retired to L.A., where he owns Lux, an upscale nightclub.
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DC Comic Character Headed to Fox

Based upon the characters created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth and Mike Dringenberg
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http://www.fox.com/lucifer



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I dunno about this one, Wabo....
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Scary title!
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I dunno about this one, Wabo....
Lol. It could be a good replacement for Constantine. I like the idea of Beelzebub quitting his job and moving to L.A., which really isn't much different than his previous location.

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Lol. It could be a good replacement for Constantine. I like the idea of Beelzebub quitting his job and moving to L.A., which really isn't much different than his previous location.
Actually, L.A. is considerably different than Planet Wabo.
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i like the idea of beelzebub quitting his job and moving to l.a., which really isn't much different than his previous location.
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Actually, L.A. is considerably different than Planet Wabo.
They are different. We actually have water here.

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They are different. We actually have water here.
Who needs water when floating in margaritas (see Last Man on Earth)?


BTW, when does this series start?
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Could be amusing for a bit but not sure how an entire series will work. I'll probably give it a shot.

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Who needs water when floating in margaritas (see Last Man on Earth)?


BTW, when does this series start?
I could use a margarita or three right about now.

Lucifer airs in 2016. Plenty of time to find your blender and lost shaker of salt.

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I could use a margarita or three right about now.
ANOTHER excuse...

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Lucifer airs in 2016.
Dang, that's a long wait.

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From the sound of it, they're taking the cosmic themes and epic, eternity-spanning supernatural storyline of the Sandman and Lucifer books and turning them into...

a police procedural.

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Apparently the pilot episode has leaked online. I haven't seen it, but from what I've read people are saying it's pretty good. Too bad this isn't scheduled until 2016.

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Yeah it's up on many sites ATM. I haven't had a chance to watch it as yet but may do this weekend.
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LOL! Give it up to Fox to even twist and screw up the narrative of Hell itself! Lucifer isn't, never was, never will be Lord and Sovereign of Hell. That is scripturally God's dominion too. He's the GOD of EVERYTHING. Old Lucifer is just fated to be tossed in the Hell Jail with all of the other baddies from Mankind. To spend an "eternity of damnation". You don't have to fear or worship that Joker in Hell. He'll be cowering to the same Warden and Gatekeepers as everyone else there. He was supposed to be feared in life. Where he actually did take on and usurp the role of God on Earth (after being thrown down into it). Maybe Fox should have just focused this Demonic series on the truth. Which is pretty visible & evident all over the world.
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LOL! Give it up to Fox to even twist and screw up the narrative of Hell itself! Lucifer isn't, never was, never will be Lord and Sovereign of Hell. That is scripturally God's dominion too. He's the GOD of EVERYTHING. Old Lucifer is just fated to be tossed in the Hell Jail with all of the other baddies from Mankind. To spend an "eternity of damnation". You don't have to fear or worship that Joker in Hell. He'll be cowering to the same Warden and Gatekeepers as everyone else there. He was supposed to be feared in life. Where he actually did take on and usurp the role of God on Earth (after being thrown down into it). Maybe Fox should have just focused this Demonic series on the truth. Which is pretty visible & evident all over the world.
Fox? That narrative of Lucifer being in charge has been around (and culturally is far more popular) long long before Fox was even a concept in someone's mind.

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The best Devil (or Lucifer) was played by Ray Wise on the CW's Reaper.
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BTW, I'm still mourning the death of that series.
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Lol. It could be a good replacement for Constantine. I like the idea of Beelzebub quitting his job and moving to L.A., which really isn't much different than his previous location.

Can't replace Constantine!
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Can't replace Constantine!
You know me. I'm a glass is half full kinda guy. While true you can't replace Constantine, he will live again in season 4 of Arrow. As my friend Brian likes to say...


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Lucifer premieres on Monday, Jan 25 at 9:00pm ET following the X-Files.



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Anyone interested in watching this can probably set their dvrs now as it is within the two week schedule period.

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Another genre show on Fox.

Another genre show on Fox that has been turned into a cop show, even though the original story is different.

Usual Fox MO, so I expect the usual Fox outcome.
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Kind of bored tonight so I tuned in. Thought it was OK, kind of quirky, on some level it reminded me a bit of Limitless. I think I'll be back to see how it develops.
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Kind of bored tonight so I tuned in. Thought it was OK, kind of quirky, on some level it reminded me a bit of Limitless. I think I'll be back to see how it develops.

Not so much limitless, but The Mentalist definitely. I kept thinking that Lucifer was channeling Patrick.


There was a joke about this show on Supernatural last week or the week before. Someone (I can't remember who) asked Lucifer what he was going to do, and he answered something like, maybe go to LA and solve crimes.

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I recorded it, will wait to watch it when a few more reviews come in.

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Had it's ups and downs. Overall there's enough meat to have me tune in next week.
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From the sound of it, they're taking the cosmic themes and epic, eternity-spanning supernatural storyline of the Sandman and Lucifer books and turning them into...

a police procedural.

Network TV at its finest.

Spot on. As I was watching it, I was thinking they are turning this into another Fox buddy cop procedural. How many ways can they spin the straight cop with a fish out water partner?

It is funny that every time I see one of these Fox shows I think of a Bart Simpson quote "Take an idea and give it a Fox attitude." That is butchering the original quote, but gets the point across.
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Spot on. As I was watching it, I was thinking they are turning this into another Fox buddy cop procedural. How many ways can they spin the straight cop with a fish out water partner?

It is funny that every time I see one of these Fox shows I think of a Bart Simpson quote "Take an idea and give it a Fox attitude." That is butchering the original quote, but gets the point across.
Questionable whether this formula will hold interest. It was cute in the first show. Lucifer gets to make idiots answer his questions and then shags the therapist? How can that get old?
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