The yr is 2021 and drag is in all places. RuPaul’s Drag Race is snatching up Emmys and has spinoffs throughout the globe, HBO’s altering lives one drag present at a time with We’re Right here, RuPaul’s filling in for Kimmel, and Drag Race alumni are popping up on TV reveals all of the rattling time. Now you can add Netflix’s Lucifer to the more and more lengthy listing of reveals with episodes dedicated to the artwork of drag.
It was actually solely a matter of time earlier than Lucifer acquired into drag. The present is a self-aware and campy romp with a knack for dabbling in different genres. The present did a jukebox musical earlier this yr, and Season 6 additionally has an episode that’s a riff on WandaVision. Now there’s an episode the place the lifeless physique of the week is a drag queen named Fiona Fierce, and her colleagues are performed by two icons of the drag world—nay, the popular culture world.
In “Buckets of Baggage,” the second episode of Season 6, Det. Carol Corbett (Scott Porter) is tasked with fixing the homicide of a drag queen named Fred (a.ok.a. Fiona). Fred’s discovered lifeless with a stiletto plunged into his neck, thus main Det. Carol to well-known Los Angeles drag venue Hamburger Mary’s. That is the place the Venn diagram overlap of Lucifer and Drag Race followers lights up like a neon signal. Det. Carol enters the joint and is greeted by none apart from Katya Zamolodchikova.
It is a second price a giant ol’ giddy scream. Katya’s a Drag Race fave, having competed on Season 7 and making it to the finale of the enduring All Stars 2. Actually, seeing Katya anyplace is a delight, particularly on a present as applicable as Lucifer. How applicable? Simply have a look at one among Katya’s signature RuPaul’s Drag Race runway moments.
Katya’s additionally the co-host of the hilarious and important web-series I Wish to Watch on Netflix’s YouTube channel. And simply final yr, Katya and Trixie Mattel watched and reacted to Lucifer.
From reacting to Lucifer onscreen to reacting to Scott Porter on the Lucifer set. We love that journey for Katya.
However Katya’s not the one queen on this episode! Det. Carol’s following a hunch that leads him all the best way to Suspect #1: a drag queen named Busty Bazoongas, performed by Drag Race royalty Bob the Drag Queen.
Along with enjoying Busty, Bob the Drag Queen was the winner of Drag Race Season 8 and at present stars on the HBO docu-series We’re Right here. Bob will get quite a bit to do on this episode, too! She performs “The Girl Is a Tramp” with Lucifer himself, Tom Ellis, and will get a dramatic, heartfelt monologue backstage. You need the vary? Bob’s right here to serve.
Like Katya, this additionally ain’t Bob’s solely connection to Netflix. The Drag Race queen beforehand recurred on Netflix’s revival of Tales of the City. Oh—and Katya had a visitor spot on that present, too! These divas are past booked and blessed.
For extra of Katya, try I Wish to Watch on Netflix’s YouTube channel and UNHhhh on WOW Presents Plus. For extra of Bob the Drag Queen, stream We’re Here on HBO Max and prep for the present’s return to HBO on October 11. You can too subscribe to Bob’s YouTube channel for content material like make-up tutorials and Drag Race recaps.
To seek out out who killed Fiona Fierce, although, you gotta watch Lucifer Season 6 Episode 2!
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