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Tell me it's not true, Lucifer! I know you'll tell me cause you never lie. So tell me it's not true!
— Trixie to Lucifer
in "Is This Really How It's Going To End?!"

Beatrice Espinoza, better known as Trixie, is a central character in Lucifer. She is the only daughter of Chloe Decker and Detective Dan Espinoza. She is a very excited, happy young lady that loves meeting new people, is not the slightest bit shy, and loves hugs. We have also learned through multiple episodes (and bribery attempts) that Trixie is a massive chocolate cake lover. Early in the series, she develops a liking towards Lucifer Morningstar and befriends the Devil along with his former assistant, Mazikeen.

History[]

Trixie was born on March 1st 2008. She was seven in the "Pilot" and celebrated her 8th birthday in "Favorite Son".

Her parents are Chloe Decker and Dan Espinoza. They unofficially separated when she was seven, and got officially divorced when she was eight. She is never shown with feelings of distress over this, rather she acts very adult about the situation. In some cases she even manages to use the other parent as a basis for a bribe regarding whoever she is with.

Throughout the Series[]

In the "Pilot", Lucifer meets Trixie at her school, whilst following a hot teacher and ends up waiting by the principal’s office. When asked the reason for her actions, Trixie replies that the girl made a fake Snapchat account and made fun of Trixie, so she kicked her in the "no-no touch touch square". After Lucifer tells the mean girl she'll go to Hell and uses his powers to scare her, Trixie begins to like him.

In "Lucifer, Stay. Good Devil.", her mom tells her about the Hot Tub High School film, and, to her surprise, Trixie had already seen it since she has Internet and states that she enjoyed the part where Chloe's character vomits on the cute guy.

In "The Would-Be Prince of Darkness", it is revealed that Trixie gave Chloe's number to Lucifer.

In "Manly Whatnots", when Chloe came home after shooting Lucifer, Trixie compared her action to the boy Noah in her class, who kept throwing French fries at her at lunch, and that meant Chloe "must really like" Lucifer.

In "Pops", Trixie gets upset after her mother and grandmother begin arguing over how she looks. So she steals her mother’s phone and uses it to order an Uber and goes to Lux. In her search for Lucifer, she finds Maze behind the bar and strikes up a conversation. When Maze asks her what she wants to be when she grows up, rather than focusing on what other people want her to be, she reveals her ambitious career choice: to be the first President of Mars.

In "Deceptive Little Parasite", we follow Chloe and Dan as they investigate a murder, as well as Trixie and Lucifer as they explore a new possible school. While at the prospective school, the two join an in-progress class where the students are encouraged to share their feelings, good or bad. Trixie shares that she is sad “because my mommy almost died. Her job is scary. But she has helped so many other people with their problems, I don’t want her to worry about mine. So I pretend I’m okay.”

At now eight years old, Trixie is situationally aware and knows that her mother has a high stress job that requires her to solve a lot of problems for a lot of people. She does not want her mom to come home after having to help other people all day, just to have to worry about her problems as well.

In "High School Poppycock", Maze is at odds with Amenadiel. So when he drops by the home she shares with Chloe, she has Trixie open the door and send him away. When she walks back into the living room, Trixie asks Maze why she does not want to see him. Maze reveals it is because he has lied to her, prompting Trixie to share some wisdom: “Mommy says that sometimes people are just scared to tell the truth. Maybe they need a little help.”

Once again, Trixie is proving she is wise beyond her years, and that kids do pay attention to what is going on with their parents and are always listening. Despite Maze taking a sharp left turn with this advice, it was well intentioned.

In "Once Upon a Time", God creates an alternate universe where John Decker was never murdered. This meant that Chloe remained an actress, which meant Dan never met Chloe and became a corrupt cop. Because of this, Trixie doesn't exist in the alternate universe.

In "Everything's Okay", upon Chloe's return to LA, a remorseful Maze asks to see Trixie. Chloe claims that Trixie is still upset with her and does not want to see her. Maze believes this and when she sees Trixie at the police station later she avoids talking to her, only for Trixie to notice her and immediately make amends, prompting Maze to realize Chloe was trying to protect Trixie from her.

In "Devil Is as Devil Does", Trixie learns from Chloe that Lucifer is "going through something" and decides she needs to help him out, and walks in on him and Eve at the penthouse having a conversation about Chloe being too involved in his life. Upon meeting Eve, she is immediately distrustful and interrogates her to ensure she has the best intentions and eventually warms up to her. Soon, assassins arrive to kill Lucifer, prompting Eve to immediately protect Trixie and an enraged Lucifer to deal with the would-be killers. After the situation is sorted out, Lucifer assures Chloe that he would do anything to protect Trixie.

In "My Best Fiend's Wedding", Trixie attends Maze and Eve's wedding. Rory finds her at the punchbowl and asks Trixie if she still spikes the punchbowl, confusing Trixie as she has no idea who Rory is.

In "Goodbye, Lucifer", Dan's ghost, possessing the body of his killer Vincent Le Mec, visits Trixie at summer camp, pretending to a friend of her father's named Belios. By sharing his knowledge of Trixie, Dan earns her trust and expresses his pride and love for his daughter and apologizes for leaving her so soon. Dan tells Trixie that he's sorry that he never got to be the father that she deserves, but Trixie tells her father off, stating that Dan was a great father before expressing her love, pride and admiration in him. Trixie's words cause Dan to finally let go of the guilt that has been keeping him from moving on to Heaven and as Trixie walks away, his soul finally ascends to its rightful place.

In "Partners 'Til the End", after learning that Dan's soul has finally made it to Heaven, Chloe realizes that Trixie was responsible in some way since she'd heard about Dan's visit from the camp and Dan had been avoiding visiting his daughter. When Chloe wonders what made Dan finally visit and talk to Trixie, Lucifer explains that it was him, Lucifer having encouraged Dan to take advantage of the time that he has by spending it with the people who matter the most to him.

In the flashforwards, Trixie is there when her little sister comes home for the first time. In the pictures at an elderly Chloe's bedside, Trixie is shown to have fulfilled her dream of becoming an astronaut, but for some reason, she is not present when her mother dies.

Personality[]

Being so young, Trixie is innocent and full of wonder. She seems unbothered by her parents' separation and seems to be more aware of the world than she lets on, such as in "Lucifer, Stay. Good Devil.", when she revealed to her mother that she already knew about her short-lived career as an actress, thanks to the internet.

Despite his uncomfortable stance towards children, Trixie seems to enjoy Lucifer's company, having felt a bond with him when he scared off a bully in "Pilot". She runs up to hug him when he comes to visit, and even thinks he is "funny." She seems to see him as a "cool uncle" figure, taking his bad influence to heart, such as in "Favorite Son", where she takes a bite out of her birthday cake behind her parent's back because Lucifer told her "if you want something, just take it". Trixie is unfazed by several things that would disturb or scare most children of her age, and she even viewed them as "awesome", for example when Maze took Trixie trick or treating. Trixie said she wished that Maze had brought a costume to wear. Maze responded, "Well, I did bring something", and reveals her true face. Trixie said it was cool.

Trixie is easily bribed. When Maze needed information on Lucifer's ring (which belonged to Lily Rose first), Trixie used her natural annoying of Lucifer to get him to agree; Maze paid Trixie for the information in the story.

Family[]

To edit this section, go to Chloe Decker/Family.


 
 
John Decker
 
Penelope Decker
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lucifer Morningstar
 
Chloe Decker
 
Dan Espinoza
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aurora Morningstar
 
Trixie Espinoza
 
 

Notes:

  • Solid lines denote parent-child blood relationships
  • Dashed lines denote romantic relationships
  • denote deceased individuals

Appearances[]

Season One
#1 "Pilot" Appears
#2 "Lucifer, Stay. Good Devil." Appears
#3 "The Would-Be Prince of Darkness" Appears
#4 "Manly Whatnots" Appears
#5 "Sweet Kicks" Mentioned
#6 "Favorite Son" Appears
#7 "Wingman" Credit only
#8 "Et Tu, Doctor?" Mentioned
#9 "A Priest Walks Into a Bar" Mentioned
#10 "Pops" Appears
#11 "St. Lucifer" Credit only
#12 "#TeamLucifer" Appears
#13 "Take Me Back to Hell" Appears
Season Two
#1 "Everything's Coming Up Lucifer" Mentioned
#2 "Liar, Liar, Slutty Dress on Fire" Appears
#3 "Sin-Eater" Appears
#4 "Lady Parts" Mentioned
#5 "Weaponizer" Appears
#6 "Monster" Appears
#7 "My Little Monkey" Appears
#8 "Trip to Stabby Town" Credit only
#9 "Homewrecker" Credit only
#10 "Quid Pro Ho" Credit only
#11 "Stewardess Interruptus" Appears
#12 "Love Handles" Mentioned
#13 "A Good Day to Die" Appears
#14 "Candy Morningstar" Mentioned
#15 "Deceptive Little Parasite" Appears
#16 "God Johnson" Credit only
#17 "Sympathy for the Goddess" Credit only
#18 "The Good, the Bad and the Crispy" Appears
Season Three
#1 "They're Back, Aren't They?" Credit only
#2 "The One with the Baby Carrot" Mentioned
#3 "Mr. & Mrs. Mazikeen Smith" Appears
#4 "What Would Lucifer Do?" Pictured
#5 "Welcome Back, Charlotte Richards" Appears
#6 "Vegas with Some Radish" Pictured
#7 "Off the Record" Mentioned
#8 "Chloe Does Lucifer" Appears
#9 "The Sinnerman" Credit only
#10 "The Sin Bin" Appears
#11 "City of Angels?" Mentioned
#12 "All About Her" Mentioned
#13 "Til Death Do Us Part" Mentioned
#14 "My Brother's Keeper" Appears
#15 "High School Poppycock" Appears
#16 "Infernal Guinea Pig" Mentioned
#17 "Let Pinhead Sing!" Credit only
#18 "The Last Heartbreak" Appears
#19 "Orange is the New Maze" Mentioned
#20 "The Angel of San Bernardino" Appears
#21 "Anything Pierce Can Do I Can Do Better" Credit only
#22 "All Hands on Decker" Appears
#23 "Quintessential Deckerstar" Appears
#24 "A Devil of My Word" Credit only
#25 "Boo Normal" Credit only
#26 "Once Upon a Time" Mentioned
Season Four
#1 "Everything's Okay" Appears
#2 "Somebody's Been Reading Dante's Inferno" Mentioned
#3 "O, Ye of Little Faith, Father" Appears
#4 "All About Eve" Appears
#5 "Expire Erect" Credit only
#6 "Orgy Pants to Work" Credit only
#7 "Devil Is as Devil Does" Appears
#8 "Super Bad Boyfriend" Credit only
#9 "Save Lucifer" Mentioned
#10 "Who's da New King of Hell?" Credit only
Season Five
#1 "Really Sad Devil Guy" Appears
#4 "It Never Ends Well for the Chicken" Appears
#6 "BlueBallz" Mentioned
#7 "Our Mojo" Mentioned
#8 "Spoiler Alert" Mentioned
#10 "Bloody Celestial Karaoke Jam" Appears
#11 "Resting Devil Face" Appears
#15 "Is This Really How It's Going To End?!" Appears
#16 "A Chance at a Happy Ending" Mentioned
Season Six
#1 "Nothing Ever Changes Around Here" Mentioned
#4 "Pin the Tail on the Daddy" Appears
#5 "The Murder of Lucifer Morningstar" Mentioned
#6 "A Lot Dirtier Than That" Mentioned
#7 "My Best Fiend's Wedding" Appears
#8 "Save the Devil, Save the World" Flashback
#9 "Goodbye, Lucifer" Appears
#10 "Partners 'Til the End" Appears
  • Although Trixie appears in a promo image for "Quid Pro Ho", she doesn't actually appear in the aired version of the episode.

Trivia[]

  • In the volume 1 of the Lucifer comic series, there is a character named Beatrice Wechsler, an adult waitress that worked at the Lux and eventually became Mazikeen's lover.
  • Her name could also be a reference to Beatrice Portinari, Dante's "love interest" in The Divine Comedy.
  • Trixie loves chocolate cake, her favorite flavor being double fudge.
  • In a cosmic sense of irony, Trixie only exists because of her grandfather's death. Without John's death to motivate Chloe, she would have never met Dan and had Trixie.
  • Chloe and Dan call Trixie "little monkey" which was Chloe's father nickname for her.
  • In "Pilot", Lucifer told Trixie that her name was a hooker's name. This is a possible reference to a prostitute named Trixie who was a frequent guest character on the show Californication, which was created by Tom Kapinos. Kapinos also developed the TV series Lucifer from the comics and wrote the pilot episode.
  • In Trixie's bedroom door at her grandmother's house, a sign can be seen that reads: "Trixie's Room, No Boys Allowed except for Lucifer and daddy."
    • A side note that "and daddy" is squished underneath considering that Dan hasn't been around much since he had been focusing most on work and she got a liking to Lucifer since their first encounter
  • Trixie loves all things related to outer space and aliens. In addition to wanting to be the first President of Mars, she loves to draw and color pictures of aliens, which it is later revealed she and Mazikeen use to cover knife-throwing marks in Chloe's house. Trixie also has a stuffed alien name Ms. Alien, whom she lovingly loaned to Maze when Maze took her bounty-hunting trip to Canada.
  • Trixie's dad Dan Espinoza dies in "Is This Really How It's Going To End?!" when Trixie was only eleven years old. Her and her mom Chloe Decker both lost their father at a young age.
  • Her western zodiac sign is Pisces and his Chinese zodiac sign is a Rat.
  • The name Beatrice is a girl's name of Italian, Latin origin meaning "she who brings happiness; blessed".
  • As an adult, Trixie spikes punch bowls.
  • Trixie is 7 at the beginning of Season 1, she celebrates her 8th birthday in "Favorite Son", Dan Espinoza mention she's 9 in "The Last Heartbreak", she is 10 in Season 4, she is 11 in Season 5, she is 13 in Season 6 and 14 in the flashforward in "Partners 'Til the End".

Gallery[]

Images of Trixie Espinoza.

To edit this section, go to Trixie Espinoza/Images.

Links[]

Main Characters

Lucifer MorningstarChloe DeckerDan EspinozaAmenadielMazikeenTrixie EspinozaLinda MartinMalcolm GrahamElla LopezGoddessCharlotte RichardsMarcus PierceEveMichaelAurora Morningstar

Humans

Major
Chloe DeckerDan EspinozaTrixie EspinozaLinda MartinElla Lopez
EveCharlotte RichardsMarcus PierceMalcolm GrahamWilliam Kinley

Minor
AbelAdamJamie Lee AdrienneJimmy BarnesRoberta BeliardSergei BokJosh BryantBurtCacuzzaJason CarlisleBenny ChoiCorazonCarol CorbettPaola CortezHank CutterPete DailyDetective DancerRose DavisJohn DeckerPenelope DeckerDelilahDougieVanessa DunlearCandy FletcherLee GarnerReese GettyCarmen GrantJoe HansonSonya HarrisHectorTy HuntleyEarl JohnsonJustinWilly KincannonFrank LawrenceVincent Le MecAlexa LeeCaleb MayfieldJulian McCaffreyMcMillanJack MonroeOlivia MonroeShirley MonroeJed MooreBeth MurphyAdriana NassarLuis NavarroOnyxOwenAnthony PaolucciSuki PriceDani RamirezDiego RamirezRennyBen RiversTJ RossChet RuizErwin ScovellSinnermanPerry SmithMichelle TourvelJacob WilliamsYellow Viper

References[]

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