Lucifer Season 5 should be that far away now, and fans are desperate to know more about the show’s final season, including stuff like how many episodes will Season 5 have?
This is a particularly interesting question because each season of Lucifer hasn’t had the same number of episodes. It almost seems as though they’re making it up as they go along sometimes when it comes to how many episodes each season will consist of, and they probably are to be honest.
The first season of the show had 13 (interesting number to start off with). The second season had 18, the third season had a whopping 26 episodes which is a lot, even for a FOX TV show.
The show was then cancelled by FOX and Netflix stepped in to save Lucifer after a huge social media campaign by the shows fans to try and get someone to pick it up following its cancellation.
It was Netflix who became Lucifer fans’ Knight in Shining Armour. They then made Season 5 of the show which only consisted of ten episodes.
Lucifer Season 5 will have more episodes than usual
However, that’s about standard for a Netflix show since they don’t have to make their episodes shorter. That’s why Lucifer Season 4’s episodes were ever so slightly longer than usual, coming it at around 48 minutes each, as opposed to 45 minutes back when the show was on FOX.
Yet, the season as a whole was a lot more thought out than previous seasons, and there was a clear story arc running the whole way through, which wasn’t always the case with Lucifer back when it was on FOX.
Anyway, how many episodes will Lucifer Season 5 have? Well, Tom Ellis himself recently revealed that Lucifer Season 5 would be 16 episodes long, which is great news.
He revealed this during a conversation with Kelly Clarkson on her show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, as she and her mother and sister were being shown around the set.
Ellis said: “Season five of Lucifer is going to be split into two halves.
Sounds like Lucifer fans will get their money’s worth with Season 5
“Netflix is going to drop eight episodes, and then there’s going to be a little break, and then they’re going to drop another eight episodes.”
This means that Lucifer Season 5 will be the second-longest season of Lucifer ever, and honestly, this did surprise me slightly.
Netflix aren’t known for making very long shows. They tend to stick to ten or eight episodes per season.
I think this could be the first time they’ve ever made 16 episodes in one season of a TV show.
It isn’t the first time that they’ve split a season into two, however. They did this with Arrested Development and Breaking Bad’s final season as well.
That said, it’s still rather unusual for them to do something like this. I certainly wasn’t expecting it.
Lucifer Season 5 will be 16 episodes long
What it means is that Lucifer’s showrunner and writers will be allowed more time to tell the story they wanted to tell.
That means Lucifer Season 5 will have a proper ending, which I think the character, the actors, all the people who have worked on the show and the fans deserve.
We all deserve a proper and well-thought-out ending to Lucifer, which has meant so much to so many people.
What do you make of this? Are you looking forward to watching all 16 episodes of Lucifer Season 5 on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below.
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