Tread Perilously — Lucifer: Sweet Kicks

tp1400-1Tread Perilously’s next Patreon request leads to infernal Los Angeles for an early episode of Lucifer called “Sweet Kicks.”

Despite the possibility of becoming mortal, Lucifer Morningstar uses his connection to a new case as a means of ingratiating himself with the LAPD and becoming Decker’s partner. The case: a woman trampled to death after shots were fired at celebrity shoe designer Benny Choi’s latest fashion show (where Lucifer was a guest). Suspects include members of the Latin Kings and Asian Boys street gangs, but Decker’s gut and Lucifer’s ability to suss out desires make both options less likely. Is it really Choi’s old pal, recently released from prison for a crime Choi committed, or someone even closer to the shoemaker?

Justin cannot get over the fact the literal Devil is a character on this show. Erik expresses his love for the Lucifer comic book and his reservations about turning it into a Fox cop show. He also confuses Tim Matheson and Timothy Hutton. Justin finds himself tickled by the program’s revised premise. The “unreasonably sexy” quotient also helps. Decker gets diagnosed with Skyler White Syndrome. Erik’s knowledge about various Devils slips out. Original Tommy’s once again get thrown under the bus. Hilarious generic gang names lead to a wild discussion in the weeds and memories of The Warriors video game emerge.

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About Erik

Erik Amaya is the host of Tread Perilously and the former Head Film/TV writer at Bleeding Cool. He has also contributed to sites like CBR, Comics Alliance and Fanbase Press. He is also the voice of Puppet Tommy on "The Room Responds."
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