Is Lucifer leaving Netflix in May 2022?

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The devil is not leaving, not so soon.

2021 was not a great year for Netflix fans as a great deal of Netflix shows were canceled and came to an end. Fans are worried about the chances of their favorite show getting removed and one such fan-favorite show is Lucifer, which has already ended but fans are anxious about the possibility of the show leaving Netflix.

For the unversed, Lucifer is a fantasy series that is based on the DC Comics character created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg taken from the comic book series The Sandman. The series follows the life of Lucifer Morningstar, a devil who abandons Hell to run his own nightclub named Lux in Los Angeles and also, becomes a consultant to the Police Department.

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He finds himself involved in some murder investigation there he meets Detective Chloe Decker. He helps the Department to solve the case by using his supernatural powers and gets an invitation to work with Chloe as a consultant. As the story progresses, they solve many cases together with all sorts of supernatural beings, while developing their relationship into something more.

Season 1 of Lucifer was released on January 25, 2016, and it was canceled due to a poor rating after 3 seasons by Fox. It was picked up by Netflix in June 2018 by Netflix and ran for another three seasons. The final Season 6 premiered on September 10, 2021. To put it bluntly, Netflix saved Lucifer and now, fans are worried about the series leaving Netflix as several shows are being removed by the streaming platforms.

Here’s everything you need to know about Lucifer and its removal from Netflix.

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Is Lucifer leaving Netflix?

No, the series is not leaving Netflix anytime soon. But instead, we have a piece of good news as the show is heading to basic cables in the States and fans will be able to enjoy encores of the first three seasons on TNT from May 4, 2022.

On May 4, TNT is going to air a four-hour Lucifer programming block as part of a supernatural drama block that also includes reruns of Supernatural and the OG Charmed.

While fans will be able to enjoy the series on cable, the series will remain on Netflix for all its 6 seasons.

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Another great news for Lucifer fans is, that the show’s first three seasons are coming to Netflix UK on May 29 as Netflix has finally managed to secure the international streaming rights to the series.

What is the plot of Lucifer?

*Major Spoilers Ahead*

The series tells us about the story of Lucifer Morningstar, the Lord of Hell who abandons his Hell and starts his own nightclub in Los Angeles. When he finds himself involved in a murder investigation, he meets LAPD homicide detective, Chloe Decker and instantly becomes intrigued by her compassion for humanity, which causes a struggle between his temptation toward the side of Good and his original calling toward Evil.

In the second season, Lucifer and Chloe are back to solve murder cases in LA’s streets, while their relationship is growing closer and deeper. Lucifer’s mom Charlotte escapes from hell and brings a lot of emotional baggage with her. Now, Lucifer and his angel brother must deal with their mom and they have some serious issues of their own. The whole series is a wild ride consisting of many emotional, action-packed, and romantic moments.

The last season of the series deals with the appearance of Rory, Lucifer, and Chloe’s daughter from the future. The finale shows us some heart-warming moments between the father and daughter and how Lucifer has to leave for Hell permanently and leave Chloe behind. In the end, we see Chloe dies and goes to heaven where she meets Lucifer once again and this time, to spend an eternity together.

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Check out fans’ reactions to the series emotional finale.

Who’s in the cast of Lucifer?

The main characters are as follows:

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Tom Ellis as Lucifer Morningstar.

Lauren German as Detective Chloe Decker.

Kevin Alejandro as Detective Daniel “Dan” Espinoza.

D. B. Woodside as Amenadiel.

Scarlett Estevez as Beatrice “Trixie” Espinoza.

Rachael Harris as Dr. Linda Martin.

Aimee Garcia as Ella Lopez.

Tricia Helfer as “Mum” / Goddess.

Brianna Hildebrand as Aurora aka Rory.