5 TV series like Lucifer you must keep on your wishlist

By Kaya

Lucifer compiles the best example of crime, suspense, comedy, drama, mythology, and psycho-analytical series viewers love to watch. On January 25, 2016, the series first aired on TV by Fox. Lucifer, with its all entertaining elements, won the heart of the viewers. The fascinating story, the characters, the plots, and the settings all accustomed a perfect blend of storytelling with enjoyment. After transferring its broadcast rights from Fox ( 2016-2018) to Netflix ( 2019-2021), Lucifer successfully ran the show.

Since the beginning, the TV series Lucifer has got a massive response from the viewers. Earlier, Fox and then Netflix got accountable ratings due to the overwhelming response from the viewers.

Let's have a look over the team of Lucifer Morningstar.

The character Lucifer crafted by:

  • Neil Gaiman
  • Sam Keith
  • Mike Dringernberg

Directed by:

  • Tom Kapinos

Star casts:

  • Tom Ellis
  • Lauren German
  • Kevin Alejandro
  • D.B.Woodside
  • Racheal Harris
  • and others

Genre:  Detective fiction, Urban fantasy, Comedy-Drama  

Seasons: 6

Total episodes: 93

The brief synopsis of Lucifer


Lucifer Morningstar, a ruler of Hell, left heaven and settled down in Los Angeles. Owning a lavish pub cum nightclub Lux, Lucifer lives life on his own terms. He got a hitch when a pop-star whom he groomed murder in front of him. Out of his deep concern for the pop star, he persuades his power and helps Detective Chloe Decker apprehend the culprit. Meanwhile, he has to deal with his brother, dark-winged angel Amendiale, who constantly pressures Lucifer to return to Hell to finish the task he abandoned for the past five years.

The series started long back in 2016, and in 2021, viewers have observed season 6 with lots of twists and turns in the story. If you miss a few episodes and want to know what happened, read the summary here. Later we will inform you about the recap seasons to get revisited to the previous show.

Season 6 summary of Lucifer, the devil hero who won the hearts of many


Season 6 is probably the last season of Lucifer if no miracle happens anymore. Lucifer is now a god controlling his creatures with the moral furnishing of what should and should not. He is ready to depart to heaven, leaving the earth, and go back and acquire his position, what he left behind a few years back. As the story moves on with its flow, we come to know that Chloe and Lucifer become parents of a beautiful daughter Rory. Even the couple celebrate their last night together. Lucifer leaves for heaven, and Chloe remains on this earth, hoping that she will reunite Lucifer after 20 years.

The ending is not happy but sustains a ray of hope for the future that another story can be canvassing on heaven.

Let's give you a recap of its previous Seasons to revisit the devil god family.

Season 5:  Surprised to see he's still immortal


In Season 5, Lucifer discovered that bullets could not harm him as immortality remained with him though he left heaven. Dan also gets surprised when he shoots, but Lucifer isn't injured due to his power. Chloe gets kidnapped and kept in a secret place. Lucifer and Dan discovered her, and Chloe insisted on him saying the three words she wanted to listen to for a long time.

Season 5 was all about the intimacy between Lucifer and Chloe as they came closer unknowingly and discovered their unification as a couple.

Next move to season 4.

Season 4:  Lucifer has to deal with feminine emotional binding


From Season 4, Netflix took up its broadcasting rights, and they emphasized more on the development of the characters instead of the story or plot. The in-depth analysis of the characters from season 4 became a genuine sensation among the viewers. In this season, Lucifer's former lover Eve comes to reunite with him on the earth. Chloe Decker rediscovered his ability. Dr. Martin, Amenadiel, Eve, Chloe, all the characters, developed according to the story's demand. Love, rejection, exorcism, jealousy, such emotional layers viewers experienced in this season 4. Especially when Chloe and Eve come to know their existence, Lucifer's demon presence also creates pressure on himself.

After shifting the broadcast rights from Fox to Netflix, the show turned into the hype in popularity among the viewers. The complexity of the story and the appeal of the characters touched the viewers' hearts.

Season 3:  Rebel by his attitude but an angel with his nature


In Season 3, when Lucifer cut off his wings, viewers had mixed responses. But in the end, Lucifer claimed that he never liked serving god staying in heaven. Out of the rebel attitude, he cut off his wings and led a life with his telepathy ability to serve humanity among the people on this earth. During the investigation, Chloe Decker encountered a severe problem, and Lucifer saved her. In this season, he confessed that he is a demon and angel who came on the earth to help people by extracting their dark thoughts, negative emotions, and hostile attitudes.

The summary of season 2 is the next read.

Season 2: Discovery of a new angle in murder mystery revealed up


In Season 2, Lucifer and Chloe engaged in an investigation of crimes in the city. Lucifer and Chloe came closer emotionally but had clashed and argued over the findings of the research. Lucifer's mother, Charlotte, visits earth to watch her son but eventually messes up with the crimes and the criminals. In the analysis, they have found that Chloe's father might have a connection with the criminals.

In the 2nd season, it was more a family drama than a cult detective story. Let's see what was in Season 1.

Season 1: Lucifer started his earthly life, left behind the heavenly discipline


Lucifer Morningstar landed in Los Angeles, was living a simple life with his right-hand demon Mazikeen. He owned a pub cum club Lux, groomed talented individuals, and helped people. Eventually, he landed in a crime scene, was involved with the detective Chloe, and surprisingly discovered that he could help terminate humankind's devil aspects. He decided to use LAPD as the channel to punish the sinners.

As the series consists of 93 episodes, several characters and layers of stories glued the viewers all these years. The pandemic hit gave the show a temporary pause, but the series was again back on track after being lifted.  

Season 6 is the last season of Lucifer, and viewers send off their favorite show with teary-eye.

What are the twisting elements in the last season of Lucifer?

The happy moment the couple experienced is that their angel daughter Rory comes to meet her parents by time-travel. Chloe expressed overjoy to know that they get married in the future. Rory expressed her anger towards her father Lucifer, who was absent in her whole life and was not present when she needed him. But the hard blow would hit the viewers when he revealed that he never compromises with his duty, especially when his daughter needs him; Lucifer doubts that he must have been killed by someone, which is the reason for his absence in her life.

Characters played heroic roles in this TV series and made the audience crazy. The show became a megahit and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy awards for outstanding choreography. The nomination indicates that the cast of Lucifer put their whole efforts into this series and became notably attention grabbers from its audience.

Despite the significant hype in the city regarding Lucifer, there are more series you must keep on your wishlist. Let's check in.

Shadow and Bone


Shadow and Bone is a fantasy novel by Israeli- American author Leigh Bardugo. The book is a trilogy, followed by the two parts are Siege and Storm and Ruin and Rising. Netflix adapted the first part and named it Shadow and Bone.

Directed by:

  • Eric Heisserer

Based on:

  • Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows written by Leigh Bardugo

Star casts:

  • Jessie Mei Li
  • Archie Renaux
  • Ben Barnes and others


  • Dark Fantasy
  • Mystery

Season: 1 ( Season 2 work is under progress)

Episodes: 8

A brief synopsis of Shadow and Bone  

The story of Shadow and Bone depicts good versus evil and the victory of good over evil, love, and friendship, controlling one's destiny and looking forward to moving on. Alina and Mal are two who lead the story growing together in the orphanage in Karamzin in Ravka. Arina is not aware of her magical power, while Mal is wholly trained with his tracking ability. As the story goes on, viewers can see Mal saves Alina; later, she realizes that she can conquer the darkness over the evil, but she prefers not to kill the magical stag. When she finally realizes she can overcome the power of Darkling, her best friend feels relieved that, in the end, she can control her Fate.

The Season 2 production work has already started. If everything goes as planned, the show will be aired in the 2022 Summer or the beginning of the year 2022. Watchers have been waiting to welcome the show.

The Witcher


The first season of The Witcher already got a massive response from the viewers. Now the 2nd season is ready to hit the screen on December 17, 2021.

Directed by:

  • Lauren S. Hissrich

Based on:

  • Polish writer Andrez Sapkowski's fictional novel The Witcher

Star casts:

  • Henry Cavill.
  • Freya Allen
  • Eamon Farren
  • and others


  • Fantasy
  • Mystery

Seasons: 1

Episodes: 8

The brief view of the story

In a medieval setting on the Continent, the story's hero, Geralt Rivia, a muted monster hunter, found that men are more dangerous than wild beasts in his adventurous journey. Crown Princess Ciri and Yennefer of Vengenberg are also supported in his exploration and termination of darkness from society.

In the new season, Geralt Rivia is coming with more power and twist in his action. Stay alert to catch him in December 2021 on Netflix.

Fate the Winx Saga


It's a teen drama that compiles drama, supernatural elements, fantasy with lots of fun, enjoyment, and a message.

Directed by:

  • Brian Young

Based on:

  • Winx Club by Iginio Straffi

Star casts:

  • Abigail Cowen
  • Hannah Van Der
  • Westhuyzen
  • Eliot Salt
  • and others


  • Supernatural
  • Fantasy

Seasons: 1

Episodes: 6

A summary of the Fate

Bloom, a girl with fiery power, enrolls at Alfea college, a magical boarding school in the other world. She encountered Stella with light fairy power, Aisha with water fairy power, and Musa with mind fairy power. These four friends help each other to protect from evil and help Bloom to know her past lives. During their exploration and staying in Alfea College, the ancient creature Burned Ones returns and threatens everyone to face the consequences if anyone tries to go against his will.

In January 2021, Fate the Winx Saga first appeared on Netflix. Season 2 is under production and expected to release in the first half of 2022. After the grand success of season 1, viewers eagerly wait to watch its season 2 with more twists and turns in the story.

The Umbrella Academy


A fantasy family along with super powerful family members engaged themselves to protect the world. After the groundbreaking success of seasons 1 & 2, the series is getting ready to hit the screen very soon. Let's know the team of The Umbrella Academy.

Directed by:

  • Steve Blackman

Based on:

  • The Umbrella Academy by Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba

Star casts:

  • Elliot Page
  • Aidan Gallagher
  • Tom Hopper
  • David Castaneda
  • Emmy R. Lampman
  • and others


  • Fantasy
  • Drama
  • Black Comedy
  • Science Fiction

Seasons: 2

Episodes: 20

The summary of the two seasons

The story started with 43 infants by 43 mothers worldwide with no sign of pregnancy on October 1, 1989. Out of 43, seven children were adopted by the billionaire Sir Reginald Hargreeves and established the umbrella academy with superheroes elements in those seven children.

The two seasons compiled the incident of heroic acts and protected the world from evil. The story evolves time travel, supernatural activities, and a complete package of actions to entertain the viewers.

The Season 3 production wrapped up by the end of August, but it will hit the screen in Spring 2022.

Locke and Key


After 12 years of screening season 1, Season 2 is ready to knock the Netflix screen this year in October. The first season was entirely hit, and viewers are waiting to welcome season 2. Here is the team.

Directed by:

  • Carlton Cuse
  • Meredith Averill
  • Aron Eli. C

Based on:

  • Locke & Key by Joe Hill and Gabrial Rodriguez

Star cast:

  • Darby Stanchfield
  • Connor Jessup
  • Emilia Jones
  • Jackson R. S.
  • and others


  • Horror fantasy
  • Supernatural

Seasons: 1

Episodes: 10

The summary of the story

It's a story about a Locke family who has been protecting the world by not entering the demons on the earth through an Omega Key. The other creatures tried every possible way to get back the metal their mortal soul had been kept for several years. The family and the young kids get into the other dimension and realize the family secret they need to keep.

Season 2 will be aired from Oct on Netflix. The horror fantasy won the viewers' hearts, and season 2 will hit hard as new surprises await the watchers. Stay tuned!

If you feel bored watching supernatural elements and have a keen interest in intense crime thrillers,  Money Heist like the show could be on your wishlist. Or else horror is your favorite genre, and you can keep Stranger Things on your watch list. Both the shows are the megahit on Netflix in terms of the complex plots, spine-chilling storylines that feed your intelligence caliber.

Final thoughts

Viewers will remember Lucifer for a long time due to the subject line of the stories in every season. Unfortunately, the show is coming to an end this year. But your entertainment should not get affected, and Netflix is ready to set forth more shows like Lucifer that entertain you to the fullest with their interesting subject line, catchy dramatic elements, and top of that, you can watch your favorite star play your favorite characters. What else do you want?