Lucifer’s co-showrunner Joe Henderson explains why God banished his son from heaven if he was never mad at him in the first place.
Lucifer Co-showrunner Joe Henderson provided information on God’s banishment of his son from heaven.
In an interview with John Siuntres at the Word balloon podcast, a fan asked Henderson why God kicked out Lucifer if he was never mad at him. “I think for me God, working in a mysterious way, realized that Lucifer needed to find his own way,” he said. “And so he basically decided … there is no room in the sky for two alphas, to a certain percentage, two heads pounding, and whether rightly or wrongly, I think it sent him on the only journey Lucifer could go on to find. the same.”
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God made his first appearance on the series in season 5, episode 8, “Spoiler Alert”. Played by Dennis Haysbert, God appeared on Earth to prevent a great fight between three of his angelic children. After many years apart, Lucifer wasted no time criticizing his father, but despite the separation, Lucifer quickly learned how similar he is to God, inheriting some of his main traits from his father.
Lucifer’s relationship with his father underwent a massive transformation throughout season 5B. By moving from anger and resentment to love and respect, Lucifer overcame many of the God-induced emotional issues that held him back.
Lucifer stars Tom Ellis as Lucifer Morningstar, Lauren German as Det. Chloe Decker, DB Woodside as Amenadiel, Rachael Harris as Dr. Linda Martin, Kevin Alejandro as Det. Dan Espinoza, Lesley-Ann Brandt as Mazikeen Smith and Aimee Garcia as Ella Lopez. Season 5B is now on Netflix.
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