TV Club: Lucifer welcomes each and every one of us to “Devil Time”

Lucifer: “Welcome to Devil Time.”
Chloe: “What are you doing?”
Lucifer: “Trying out my new catchphrase.”
Dan: “‘Welcome to Devil Time’? What the hell does that mean?”
Lucifer: “She knows what it means.”
Jamie: “I have no idea what it means.”

“Devil Time” isn’t as intimidating as Lucifer would like everyone to believe. In fact, the true “Devil Time” moment in this episode, “Weaponizer,” is pretty much the reaction of a frightened son/partner/brother who finds himself stuck between a rock and a hard place.

Coincidentally, the concept of the “Welcome to Devil Time” catchphrase is the result of Lucifer once again espousing the healing qualities of distractions. Here, it’s in the form of the wonderfully crappy action franchises introduced in this episode (Body Bag and The Weaponizer). As Lucifer explains them: “It’s a chance to escape your reality for a moment. Some people need that …

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