Lucifer is in LA in a leisure suit. He’s a little behind on the times. Turns out he hasn’t been here in a while. He quickly finds a few women to party with. Things are going well until Amenadiel crashes the show. He’s there to take Lucifer back to hell.
They argue and Amenadiel walks outside. He hears gunshots and then gets confronted by a ski-masked man. The man shoots him and Amenadiel goes down. Dude steals his necklace and takes off. Amenadiel is not happy when he comes to.
He goes back inside and borrows clothes before heading to the police station to report the crime. Officer Chloe Decker takes the report. She’s still talking to him when she gets a call. It’s her husband, Detective Dan. He’s going to be late. He’s got a body. Chloe is already connecting the dots. It’s near where Amenadiel got mugged.
Amenadiel goes to Lucifer for help. He’s better with humanity. Chloe goes to the scene and finds a bloody dog tag. She tracks down Dan and tells him about it. Then she takes the initiative because she wants to make detective.
Lucifer and Amenadiel go to a bar. Amenadiel thinks they are tracking his necklace but Lucifer just wants to drink. They argue until a picture of the murder victim from Dan’s case is shown on television. Amenadiel recognizes him. He was running nearby right before he was mugged.
Suddenly Lucifer can help, for a price to be named later. Amenadiel agrees. They still a car and head out. They head to a film set, a porn film set. Apparently Lucifer recognized a woman’s boobs in the newscast. They talk to a porn star about the victim. She sends them to the gym. The victim was a fighter.
Chloe tracked the symbol on the dog tag to a gym. She talks to a coach and finds out about the dead guy’s fighting and a guy he has a beef with. Lucifer and Amenadiel are watching a match at a gym. Also there? Chloe.
She’s chasing a guy around. Meanwhile, Lucifer gets Amenadiel to take the dead guy’s spot in the fight. The brothers head to gym to train so that Amenadiel doesn’t raise suspicions. The organizer is willing to make a deal for them to lose on purpose. Lucifer knocks him out.
Dan thanks Chloe for her efforts but everything she’s brought in, including a gym with multiple warrants, is circumstancial. She’s not happy. Amenadiel wants Lucifer to have a go at the fight organizer. They took him home with them after Lucifer knocked him out. Lucifer says no though. He delegates the torture and he actually brought along a friend. Enter Maze.
She does her thing and then informs Lucifer and Amenadiel that the organizer isn’t the killer and doesn’t know anything about the necklace. They come with a plan to draw out more information from the
Meanwhile, Chloe is still trying her hand atdetective work. She goes to see Charlotte Richards, her suspect’s attorney, and learns a thing or two about negotiating. Amenadiel makes a comment about the devil being evil. Lucifer takes it to heart. He takes down the opponent and steps in to fight Amenadiel himself.
Chloe has a stakeout set up with Dan. She got some information from Charlotte and they are running with it. Lucifer and Amenadiel are also staking out in the neighborhood. They are waiting for the guy that bet on Amenadiel to pick up his winnings.
The guy is one in the same. It’s the coach Chloe talked to at the gym. He’s the one that mugged Amenadiel and killed the other guy. He admits as much to Amenadiel and Lucifer when they kidnap him. He tells them the whole story and that the necklace is at the gym.
They drop the coach back off at the beach and he confesses to Chloe and Dan. Amenadiel is ready to take Lucifer back to hell but the latter says he isn’t going back and their father can take it up with him. Lucifer has Maze chop off his wings. She cries.
I loved this. It was one of my favorite episodes honestly. It went back to it’s roots and told the story of just Lucifer and Chloe and how this all came to be. I really think this was just great. Poor Maze chopping the wings.