Lucifer 3×01 – They’re Back, Aren’t They
Lucifer encounters a fleeing criminal and steals his clothes before getting the police to return him to Los Angeles. He asks Linda to remove his wings, but she refuses. Chloe brings him onto a new case, a dehydrated corpse found in the desert where Lucifer woke up, while overseen by her new lieutenant, Marcus Pierce. The body turns out to be that of a wealthy man and his close friend reveals that he paid “kidnappers” to prank the victim. While attempting to restore his wings, Amenadiel discovers a severed pair from Lucifer. Lucifer tries to show Chloe his true “devilface,” but cannot. To lure out the “kidnappers,” Pierce instructs Dan to get himself kidnapped, which Lucifer arranges. However, he makes himself the target at the last moment because he suspects the kidnappers to be behind his own abduction. He interrogates them and learns that the dead man was turned over to another kidnapper. The man reveals that he was hired by the Sinnerman, a mysterious crime boss, to abduct Lucifer. Lucifer, whose wings grew back after he cut them off again, initially suspects that God restored his wings as punishment for sending Charlotte to a void, but eventually comes to believe that it is “something darker” connected to Sinnerman.
Lucifer 3×02 – The One With The Baby Carrot
After failing to connect a recent murder to the Sinnerman, Lucifer is told by Chloe that he has to either bring her evidence that he exists or allow the case to die. Pierce assigns them a new case: a murdered comedian who accused his rival, Bobby Lowe, of stealing his jokes. Amenadiel asks Linda to help him destroy Lucifer’s severed wings. While attending one of Bobby’s shows, Lucifer storms the stage and accidentally shoots him with a gun hidden in a hand puppet. It turns out that Bobby did steal the jokes and wanted to be fired from the show. Pierce warns Lucifer that the Sinnerman is real and killed someone close to him during his previous posting in Chicago. Lucifer and Dan run a sting operation, netting an old friend of Bobby’s who reveals that the dead man was working on a new set with Sheila, Bobby’s warm-up act. They find and arrest her and Pierce makes an agreement with Lucifer to help find the Sinnerman so long as he keeps Chloe out of it. Inspired by something Sheila said, Lucifer decides to focus not on his regrowing wings or the loss of his “devilface,” but on his skill as a granter of favors.
Lucifer 3×03 – Mr. and Mrs. Mazikeen Smith
Bored with her life, Maze decides to hunt a more challenging target: a serial killer named Ben Rivers, who has evaded every attempt at capture. Tracking him to Canada, she eventually finds a witness and blackmails him into revealing the location of Rivers’ girlfriend. Lucifer and Chloe question Rivers’ former attorney and learn that he is a master manipulator. Against Chloe’s concerns that Maze might be in trouble, Lucifer sends her the bounty’s address. Rivers then reveals that he used to work as a bounty hunter for Lt. Herrera, the cop who sent Maze to catch him, and the two form an unlikely bond. Dan arrives at Chloe’s request, but Rivers escapes to avoid being returned to police custody. With Lucifer’s help, Chloe proves Rivers to be innocent, allowing them to bring Herrera, the real murderer, to justice. Despite her feelings for him, Maze decides to leave Rivers behind and return home. Rivers warns her that Herrera was working for someone very powerful and that she is likely now in danger. A shadowy figure is then shown placing a file on Maze into a drawer filled with files on all the protagonists.
Lucifer 3×04 – What Would Lucifer Do
When Amenadiel shares his insights with Lucifer, the latter suggests that Amenadiel needs to “walk in his shoes” in order to understand him. Marcus assigns Chloe a new case. The victim, a counselor who worked with troubled kids, is shown to have been murdered with a tool belonging to a missing resident. Lucifer calls in a favor, finds the resident, and brings him back to the station. He turns out to be innocent, despite Lucifer’s insistence that juveniles are incapable of reform. To prove his point, he sets up a marijuana distribution ring with the other kids, inadvertently providing Chloe with a lead that uncovers the murder weapon. Amenadiel gets arrested after assaulting a pimp, but Dan bails him out. The two talk and Amenadiel realizes that Lucifer’s excessive lifestyle just covers up how lonely he is. As Pierce and Chloe track the new murder suspect, Pierce is shot by the man while protecting Chloe. Lucifer, angered, tracks down the shooter and nearly kills him, but Amenadiel intervenes. Based on his experiences, Amenadiel concludes that his “test” is to have Lucifer’s back. Lucifer rebukes him, enraged by the thought that his feelings for Chloe are responsible for what he has become.
Lucifer 3×05 – Welcome Back, Charlotte Richards
Simon Fisher, a chemist at a pudding company, is found dead in one of his vats and the company’s owner turns out to be represented by Charlotte Richards, for whom Lucifer still has conflicting feelings. He and Chloe learn that the dead man wanted to sell his secret formula to a rival company and identify a fixer who had been spying on him. An encounter with Dan inspires Charlotte to visit Lucifer for help filling in her missing memories; however, she mistakenly believes that they were romantically involved. After Lucifer clears things up, he discovers that she was trapped in Hell while his mother inhabited her body. He encourages her to confess her sins, which include withholding crucial evidence from Chloe. Using it, Ella determines that the pudding’s ingredients can cause renal failure and that Simon committed suicide to expose the company’s wrongdoing. Overwhelmed with guilt, Charlotte has a breakdown and holds the owner, fixer, and rival owner hostage to force them to reveal who killed Simon. Lucifer talks her down and Chloe uses a recording he made to charge them with endangering public health. Lucifer meets Charlotte and admits that she is not to blame for his mother’s actions; the two agree to start a professional relationship.
Lucifer 3×06 – Vegas With Some Radish
At Chloe’s birthday celebration, Lucifer receives word that Candy, his fake wife, has disappeared. Without telling Chloe, he and Ella travel to Las Vegas, where they find a woman dressed as Candy murdered in her apartment. Lucifer suspects that a loan shark who once tried to seize Candy’s father’s club was responsible, but he turns up dead as well. While investigating the loan shark’s wife, a pit boss at a nearby casino, Ella is caught counting cards at blackjack and she and Lucifer are thrown out. Candy, who had been posing as a waitress while following the same lead, admits that the dead woman was a friend of hers. Lucifer and Ella set a trap at the club and discover that Jedd, the bartender, was the killer; Ella subdues him and they return home. Entering his apartment, Lucifer discovers that Chloe, Dan, and Linda threw a party and attempted unsuccessfully to break into his safe. After admitting to Chloe that he was wrong not to tell her why he was leaving, he opens the safe and presents her with a gift: a necklace made from the bullet she shot him with when they first started working together.
Lucifer 3×07 – Off The Record
After waking up from a coma, Linda’s estranged husband Reese Getty, an investigative reporter, discovers her affair with Lucifer. Enraged, he decides to write an exposé to ruin his reputation. Lucifer and Chloe investigate a serial killer and Linda serves Reese with divorce papers. Lucifer confronts Reese and persuades him to drop his investigation; just as Reese accepts that Lucifer is right, he witnesses him use his Devil face to obtain a confession. A year later, a nearly deranged Reese is asked by Chloe to assist in the still-ongoing investigation and decides to kill Lucifer, shooting him in the middle of a therapy session. Linda explains that she knows Lucifer’s true nature and considers him her friend, but Reese storms out. He then tracks down the killer and gets him to target Lucifer, but an innocent woman is killed instead. Reese blames Lucifer for his actions. Lucifer counters that humans like Reese are responsible for damning themselves. After attacking Linda in a rage, Reese uses himself as bait to lure the killer out, accepting his fate. It is then revealed that the whole episode was Reese’s damned soul seeking redemption, trapped in a time loop in Hell.
Lucifer 3×08 – Chloe Does Lucifer
Lucifer grows concerned when Amenadiel calls him “boring” and sets out to prove him wrong. A woman named Kim Jones is murdered and Chloe traces the last call she made to Top Meet, a popular dating app. Chloe attends the company’s mixer and adopts Lucifer’s mannerisms to blend in. She and Dan locate a man who reveals that Kim was about to receive a large sum of money. It turns out that Kim founded Top Meet and wanted to make it more accessible, and that Mac, whom she chose as CEO, killed her to preserve the app’s exclusivity. While planning her ex-husband’s funeral, Linda has an existential crisis and reveals that Reese’s passing has made her fear death. Amenadiel manages to calm her by explaining that he once had a similar crisis, thus fixing their friendship. Wanting to avoid damnation, Charlotte lies to Ella about wanting to study forensics, giving her an excuse to follow the latter around. When Ella points out that being “good” means not just words, but actions, Charlotte decides to leave her practice and join the district attorney’s office. Lucifer briefly contemplates whether being boring is for him, before deciding it is not.
Lucifer 3×09 – The Sinnerman
Pierce rejects Chloe’s request for a personal day. Joey Pileggi, who asked Lucifer for a favor months before, winds up murdered. Lucifer reveals the favor was getting him work as a mob courier. Maze becomes uneasy about Linda and Amenadiel growing closer. Charlotte, as a prosecutor, joins Chloe and Lucifer as they question Frankie Ferrante, the mobster who mentored Joey, and learn that his death was not mob-related. Another body turns up, which Lucifer recognizes as another client. Ella identifies the killer as the Sinnerman, who lures Lucifer into an abandoned building and traps him inside. With Charlotte’s help, Chloe manipulates Frankie into going after the Sinnerman, but Charlotte feels hurt that Chloe didn’t tell her the plan. Maze finds Lucifer and forces him to acknowledge her feelings before freeing him. Pierce tells Chloe that he plans to get revenge against the Sinnerman for murdering his brother. The Sinnerman ambushes Frankie, but Chloe and Pierce manage to capture him. Maze asks Linda to stop seeing Amenadiel. Dan comforts Charlotte and tells her being “good” takes time and commitment. Lucifer tries using his powers on the Sinnerman, but the latter gouges his own eyes out before he can do so.
Lucifer 3×10 – The Sin Bin
The Sinnerman claims that a woman will soon be drowned in a spot only he knows. Chloe tracks a possible lead, which takes them to the woman’s car and a planted bomb. Realizing the only option, Chloe has Ella help her smuggle the Sinnerman out. Trixie encourages Charlotte to be a better mother. Pierce and Chloe manage to save the woman, but Lucifer and the Sinnerman vanish. The woman apparently owed the Sinnerman a debt, and set up her own kidnapping. The Sinnerman wakes up in Lucifer’s private estate, where Maze proceeds to torture him close to death. Despite a celestial rule dictating that angels may not take human lives, Lucifer concludes that killing him is the only solution. Maze abandons him in disgust. Lucifer realizes that the Sinnerman’s true desire is to die by his hand. Pierce arrives with Chloe and shoots the Sinnerman dead. Trixie gets Charlotte to go on a date with Dan. After deducing that the Sinnerman was working for someone more powerful, Lucifer calls Pierce to Lux. It is revealed that Pierce is in fact the immortal Cain, the world’s first murderer who is destined to wander the earth forever.
Lucifer 3×11 – City of Angels
In 2011, Lucifer leaves Hell for Los Angeles. His brother Amenadiel demands that he return to Hell, but Lucifer talks him into delaying their departure. Amenadiel is shot and his necklace is stolen. Knowing the danger of exposing humans to divinity, he persuades Lucifer to help him find it in return for a favor. Meanwhile, beat cop Chloe Decker and her husband, Det. Dan Espinoza, investigate the murder of MMA fighter Aiden Scott. Lucifer abducts the promoter who tried to fix Aiden’s last fight, summoning his demon torturer Mazikeen to interrogate him. Chloe visits the promoter’s lawyer, Charlotte Richards, and pressures her into setting up a sting operation with her client. Lucifer sets up a fight with Amenadiel to show that they are the same. Amenadiel dominates the fight, but allows Lucifer to win by submission to prove that, unlike Lucifer, he can control his pride. The sting nets Aiden’s mentor Gil, but Lucifer and Amenadiel snatch him up and force him to confess to murder and theft before leaving him to be arrested. Lucifer uses his favor to get Amenadiel to leave him on Earth. He also has Maze cut off his wings.
Lucifer 3×12 – All About Her
Lucifer accuses Pierce of working for God, but he denies it. A surfer’s body is found on a private beach. Chloe, furious with Lucifer for going behind her back, blocks him from the investigation. Charlotte chastises Pierce for yelling at Ella, and Amenadiel learns, falsely, that he has contracted chlamydia. Linda advises Lucifer to pay more attention to Chloe’s needs and Dan tells him to be helpful without getting in her way. Chloe suspects that a surfer gang may have been involved in the murder, sending Dan to go undercover and work their leader, Wild Child. After learning that Pierce intends to skip town, Lucifer discovers that he wishes to die, and had previously put himself and Chloe in danger hoping to be killed after learning that Lucifer is vulnerable around Chloe. Wild Child tells Dan that the gang had nothing to do with the murder, and Chloe deduces that the “owners” of the beach were framing them to cover up their illegal acquisition of the land. Linda tells Amenadiel that she is not comfortable dating him due to Maze’s objections, but they kiss, and Maze sees them. Lucifer makes a deal with Pierce to end his life.
Lucifer 3×13 – Til Death Do Us Part
Pierce loses faith in Lucifer’s lack of progress. Maze theorizes that he must have an exploitable weakness. Murdered woman, June Lee, turns out to be a criminal named Sandra Jiang, whose death is found to be connected to her role cooking ecstasy. Lucifer collects the mobster who once employed Sandra. He agrees to cooperate with the investigation in return for one of Sandra’s recipes. To prove that Sandra was selling her product independently, Chloe decides to have Lucifer and Pierce pose as a married couple in order to infiltrate her neighborhood. Dan and Charlotte go on their first date, but Maze crashes it due to her attraction to Charlotte’s pain. The cops learn that a “watchdog” who has been terrorizing the neighborhood is connected to Sandra’s death. Lucifer lures him out, but he turns out to be innocent. His wife is revealed to be the killer, having mistakingly believed Sandra to be having an affair with her husband. Charlotte decides that she needs some time away from relationships in order to refocus. Pierce notes that as much as Lucifer wants to help him, he is more interested in using him to get revenge on his father.
Lucifer 3×14 – My Brother’s Keeper
Lucifer, realizing that he understands nothing about Cain’s Mark, decides to ask Amenadiel for help, but he refuses. Ella’s older brother, Jay Lopez, disappears after a man he was meeting with is murdered. Chloe asks Ella to recuse herself from the investigation, but she and Maze go off to find him anyway. Charlotte is turned down by Linda when she asks for a consultation, as she still fears her. The victim is tied to a jewelry store heist, and Lucifer and Chloe check with the owner, who reveals that the “robbery” was actually insurance fraud. Pierce tracks down Amenadiel, who he knows gave him the mark, and assaults him in anger. Chloe and Dan confirm that Jay was, in fact, hired to “clean” the stolen diamonds. Jay flees, and goes after the real killer, the store’s investigator, but gets captured. Pierce points out that he and Amenadiel both tried to kill their brothers, but that Amenadiel’s failure makes him worse. Maze eliminates the killer and saves Jay. Linda decides to treat Charlotte. Lucifer catches Jay stealing the diamonds, and vows to punish him if he ever commits a crime again. Amenadiel decides that he will do whatever it takes to protect his brother from Pierce.
Lucifer 3×15 – High School Poppycock
Lucifer has a nightmare about Chloe dying. On his quest to help Pierce, Lucifer uses murdered author Kathleen Pike’s latest work to overcome his lack of ideas. Linda and Amenadiel continue their romance in secret, unaware that Maze already knows. Chloe learns that the characters in Kathleen’s books are based on people from her high school days. Lucifer agrees to go undercover with her at an upcoming reunion to find the killer. Maze intentionally sets up Linda and Amenadiel on blind dates with herself and Todd, the man Lucifer impersonates at the reunion, as revenge for their deception. Maze angrily storms out after Linda defends her actions. Chloe and Lucifer discover that all of the party attendees have an alibi except for Todd, who explains that Kathleen had a different ending for her book from what her editor wanted. Chloe uses that information to set a trap for him. Lucifer has a breakdown when he realizes that Kathleen’s work was destroyed, and leaves. Linda breaks up with Amenadiel for Maze’s sake. Lucifer throws Chloe the prom she never had and also has an epiphany: to break Pierce’s curse, he has to prevent the circumstances that caused it.
Lucifer 3×16 – Infernal Guinea Pig
To break Pierce’s curse, Lucifer proposes resurrecting Abel from Hell. However, the plan goes awry when Abel is revived in the body of Bree Garland, the assistant to B movie producer Alexa Lee, whose office was recently blown up by a bomb. Based on information provided by Maze, Lucifer and Pierce track Abel to a pool party. Amenadiel arrives and tries to persuade Abel to commit suicide by claiming he is still in Hell. Chloe’s investigation uncovers links between Alexa’s film studio and a Bolivian drug cartel, and she realizes that Bree, who had been aware of her employer’s crimes, was trying to expose her. Abel encounters Pierce and shoots him, but he is unharmed. Chloe takes Bree and Lucifer to Alexa’s office for evidence, where they narrowly manage to defuse another bomb. Using a recovered fingerprint, Chloe has Alexa arrested for money laundering. Charlotte makes progress in therapy with Linda, while Amenadiel, after fighting with Maze, calls her childish for ruining his chance at romance. Abel, having somewhat reconciled with his brother, asks for some space to figure himself out. Lucifer, concerned about Chloe’s safety, informs Pierce that he is ending their partnership and Abel is killed by an ambulance.
Lucifer 3×17 – Let Pinhead Sing!
Pop singer Axara sees her life threatened when one of her backup dancers (wearing a mask and the same outfit as Axara) gets killed by a high-powered firework. Chloe investigates without much help from Lucifer, who is still worried about putting Chloe in danger and tries to avoid her. He does offer to quarantine Axara at Lux until the killer is found, though. Suspicion falls on a crazed fan, who is soon found dead himself, then to Axara’s manager, before evidence ultimately leads Chloe to Axara’s former high school friend and current tour manager, Cece. Elsewhere, Pierce is dejected over Lucifer backing off on helping him die and the fact that Abel could not kill him either. Ella convinces him to talk to Dan, which does no good, and Pierce also has a conversation with Amenadiel that seems to help. Pierce starts to believe again that Chloe is the key, and he asks her out on a date in full view of Lucifer. Meanwhile, Linda tries to reconcile her friendship with Maze, even getting Charlotte to mediate their dispute, but Maze will not budge off her high horse.
Lucifer 3×18 – The Last Heartbreak
In 1958, Pierce, an LAPD detective, is assigned to investigate a serial murderer known as the “Broken Hearts Killer”. In the present, two new victims are found that match the killer’s MO. Lucifer tries to get between what he suspects is a growing romance between Chloe and Pierce. Dan tells a drunken Maze to pull herself together for Chloe’s sake. More victims turn up, validating Pierce’s belief that a copycat is responsible. Amenadiel runs into Charlotte, and Linda advises him to keep his distance. Pierce visits the granddaughter of his partner in 1958, getting back his files on the case. Maze and Dan argue, and Maze ends up insulting Trixie unaware that she is behind her. Using a radio call-in show to set up a sting, Chloe and Pierce pose as a cheating couple and lure out the killer, who turns out to be a man who found the original killer’s journals and became obsessed with them. Charlotte persuades Amenadiel to reveal the truth to her. Pierce decides to pursue a relationship with Chloe, with Lucifer’s blessing.
Lucifer 3×19 – Orange is The New Maze
Maze asks Lucifer to send her back to Hell; Lucifer refuses and suggests that she needs to blow off some steam. Linda warns Charlotte not to see Amenadiel again. Security footage of a new murder seems to implicate Maze as the killer, and Chloe learns that the victim was one of her bounties. Maze subsequently turns herself in, claiming guilt, and even hands over the murder weapon. However, when Chloe presses her, it becomes clear that Maze only wants to take the fall. Charlotte forces Lucifer to tell her about his mother. Maze escapes custody, and Chloe determines that someone is framing her. Pierce becomes increasingly jealous of the “special relationship” between Lucifer and Chloe. A conversation with a former bounty leads them to a wealthy winery owner, who blames Maze for getting her son killed. Chloe persuades Maze to spare the owner’s life; instead, she stabs her in the foot. Lucifer, prompted by Amenadiel, reveals his true self to Charlotte. When Lucifer tries to persuade her to stay, Maze, angry that he refuses to consider her feelings, prepares to leave town. However, Pierce stops her, and promises to help her if she helps him.
Lucifer 3×20 – The Angel of San Bernardino
A man is killed during a home invasion, but the homeowner survives due to the intervention of a “guardian angel”. A news story then surfaces of a guardian angel rescuing a victim in San Bernardino, leading Lucifer to wonder whether he could be responsible, even though he has no memory of the deeds. Pierce’s relationship with Chloe is strained by her refusal to let him meet Trixie. Linda suggests that Lucifer may not be aware of his actions because he is unconsciously trying to distract himself; both he and Amenadiel suspect that God is responsible. Charlotte starts behaving outlandishly, as she believes that she will end up in Heaven no matter what she does. Chloe finds a video of a fight involving the victim, which leads them to an actor who was hired to keep him from breaking his addiction to heroin. Lucifer’s refusal to sleep interferes with his work, and Chloe accuses him of being jealous. Lucifer forces the murderer to confess, after which Maze visits him and reveals that she is the “angel”, having done so to keep Lucifer from figuring out Pierce’s plan to use Chloe. However, Pierce changes his mind and dumps Chloe, breaking her heart in the process. Furious, Lucifer attacks Pierce, whose mark has vanished, rendering him mortal.
Lucifer 3×21 – Anything Pierce Can Do I Can Do Better
Pierce contemplates suicide, but realizes he truly loves Chloe. Seeing a chance for a normal life where he can grow old with her and die, he tries to win her back. A new murder case comes in: Reina Markova, a prima ballerina who was strangled while practicing. Lucifer decides that the only way to get Chloe back is to outshine Pierce in every way. Pierce reneges on his plan to frame Lucifer for his murder, which angers Maze. Reina’s former understudy reveals that she was set to host a reality competition show, but ultimately backed out; it then turns out that the show’s creator was blackmailed into offering her the job. Amenadiel recruits Charlotte to help him expose Pierce as the Sinnerman. Lucifer and Chloe uncover an affair between Reina and the ballet company chairman, while Charlotte is caught trying to follow Pierce and attempts to seduce him, but fails. Ella and Dan deduce that Reina’s partner Miguel was behind the blackmail and killed her to protect himself. Pierce and Lucifer both invite Chloe to have dinner with them, but Pierce makes the decision to tell Chloe how he feels and proposes to her, just as Lucifer arrives to tell her how he feels about her.
Lucifer 3×22 – All Hands on Decker
Ella plans Chloe’s bachelorette party. Lucifer and Dan investigate the murder of a dog trainer, with Lucifer taking the lead to “understand” Chloe better. Pierce’s Mark reappears, which Maze interprets as a sign that Chloe is unsure of her love. Amenadiel recruits Charlotte to break off the engagement. Dan enters a gambling den in search of a suspect, before Lucifer stages a surprise police raid. Maze intentionally throws a boring party, and Linda, Ella, and Charlotte hire a party bus instead. Amenadiel tries to persuade Pierce against losing his immortality. The murder suspect reveals that he is an amateur trainer, and that his purebred mastiff is expecting puppies which could fetch high prices. Ella figures out that Maze and Charlotte are both trying to manipulate Chloe, and stops the party. A drunken Chloe rides off in the bus, while Dan and Lucifer deduce that the victim’s partner is the killer and arrest him. Maze learns that Pierce’s Mark is fake and tries to kill him, but he uses Trixie to force her to leave. Dan expresses his feelings for Charlotte, and they begin a real relationship. Chloe ends her engagement and resumes working with Lucifer, to Pierce’s anger.
Lucifer 3×23 – Quintessential Deckerstar
Charlotte continues to have nightmares of Hell. Lucifer struggles to tell Chloe how he feels. Retired baseball player Forest Clay’s wife is murdered. Charlotte identifies him as the killer, revealing that she destroyed evidence of another murder for him years before. Amenadiel tries to restore his wings. Ella discredits Clay’s alibi, and Chloe discovers that both he and his wife were cheating on each other. Pierce and Maze plan to kill Amenadiel so Pierce can get his Mark back. Charlotte stages a distraction while Amenadiel steals information from her former law firm, which leads them to a murder matching Charlotte’s version of events. Chloe contemplates her feelings for Lucifer. Charlotte assists Chloe in apprehending Clay. When Maze turns on Pierce, he sedates her and shoots at Amenadiel, only to kill Charlotte when she shields him. Lucifer confesses his feelings and that he is the Devil to Chloe, who says he is not, at least not to her, and they kiss. A grieving Amenadiel regains his wings, using them to bring Charlotte’s soul to Heaven as Lucifer and Chloe receive a phone call, leading to Chloe, Lucifer, and Dan arriving at the crime scene where they find Charlotte’s body.
Lucifer 3×24 – A Devil Of My Word (Season Finale)
Pierce takes control of the investigation into Charlotte’s death. Dan finds Charlotte’s notes on Pierce, and informs Chloe and Lucifer that Pierce is the killer. Pierce arranges for one of the criminals Charlotte was prosecuting to be framed for her murder. Dan has Ella tip off Pierce on their progress, prompting him to send a hitman for Dan, but the hitman is captured. Believing that Linda is in danger, Maze escapes Pierce’s men to find her. Maze and Linda reconcile. Lucifer tells Ella that he suspects Amenadiel is right; God is not responsible for changing him, he is. The captured hitman gives Chloe information that leads her and Lucifer into an ambush. Chloe is shot and Lucifer uses his wings to shield her. He carries her to safety before using his wings to subdue Pierce’s henchmen. Pierce confronts Lucifer with one of Maze’s daggers, but Lucifer kills Pierce with it instead. Pierce believes that he will be going to Heaven as he feels no regrets, but Lucifer reveals that Pierce will be haunted by the murder of Charlotte for eternity in Hell. The anger Lucifer feels causes his devil face to return, allowing Chloe to see his true nature.
Lucifer 3×25 – Boo Normal
As Ella contemplates moving back to Detroit, she assists on the case of a murdered psychologist. While doing so, she is visited by Rae-Rae, a “ghost” who first appeared to Ella when she survived a car crash at the age of 8. However, Ella had not seen or heard from Rae-Rae since leaving Detroit five years ago, and she tries to figure out why she has reappeared. After hearing the story, Lucifer realizes that Rae-Rae is Azrael, the Angel of Death. In a conversation between the two, Azrael tells Lucifer that she was behind Ella moving to California and working for the LAPD. She explains that because she could not be in either one’s lives, she wanted to ensure her “favorite brother and favorite human” would be together in the same place.
Lucifer 3×26 – Once Upon a Time
God narrates events in an alternate timeline, where Chloe’s father, John Decker, survived the shooting that was supposed to take his life. Thus, Chloe is not inspired to become a cop and has instead remained an actress. The story ponders if Chloe and Lucifer would have still found each other. They do when Chloe’s friend, a stunt man in her current film, is murdered at Lux, and both Chloe and Lucifer become interested in finding the killer. They manage to solve the case with the help of Ella (who in this reality is a professional carjacker and mechanic), and John confesses that while he is proud of his daughter, he does not want her to follow her dream of joining the police because of his fear that she would be in harm’s way. Nevertheless, Chloe decides that she wants to consider the possibility, and Lucifer jokes that perhaps they will get to work together again. The episode ends with God reflecting on the fact that, despite being in completely different circumstances, Chloe and Lucifer are destined to be together as in the original timeline.