LOTUS is the 8th episode of Season 12. It aired on December 8th, 2016.


Lucifer’s search for power and influence in a vessel lands him in the White House. The President of The United States (guest star David Chisum) unknowingly makes a deal with the devil, leading Sam, Dean, Castiel, Crowley and Rowena (guest star Ruth Connell) to band together to fight the Dark Lord.




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  • The episode was watched by 1.73 million viewers and got a 0.6 rating.
  • This episode is the mid-season finale, and the last to air in 2016.
  • The title of the episode is a word play. The "LOTUS" is a pun of the acronym "POTUS," which stands for "President of the United States".
  • This is the first episode to have an Archangel sire a Nephilim.
  • This episode establishes that Lucifer has a weakness towards crosses and the Bible
    • Even more peculiar is that a demon named Raul suffered no side effects from wearing a cross around his neck, while Lucifer suffered a burn on his hand.  
  • This is the second episode to have an all-caps term or word. The first one was the Season 8 episode, LARP and the Real Girl.  
  • Lucifer's eyes glow pure red instead of reddish orange as they did in previous episodes.  
  • In the scene in which the Secret Service 2016 Chevy Suburban was blown up, the explosion and subsequent wreckage shows a much older 2004 Chevy Suburban.  



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