The Good Place

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  • TV-PG
  • 2016
  • 4 Seasons
  • 8.2  (185,417)

The Good Place is a highly rated comedic television series that aired on NBC for four seasons, from 2016 to 2020. Created by Michael Shur, the show stars Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, D'Arcy Carden, Manny Jacinto, and Ted Danson. The series follows the story of Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), an ordinary woman who dies and finds herself in the afterlife, only to realize that she has been mistakenly sent to "The Good Place" instead of "The Bad Place." The series is set in a fictional good place, a utopian afterlife, where people are rewarded for their good deeds during their lifetime. The Good Place is a heaven-like community where everything is perfect, and everyone has everything they want.

Eleanor is initially shocked and confused, as she had not led a very good life on earth and does not deserve to be in The Good Place. She eventually teams up with her new friends, the philosophical and introverted Chidi Anagonye (William Jackson Harper), the charming and self-absorbed Tahani Al-Jamil (Jameela Jamil), and the dim-witted but lovable Jason Mendoza (Manny Jacinto). The group works together to navigate the afterlife, figure out why they were sent to The Good Place, and ultimately discover the true nature of the universe.

Over the course of the series, viewers are taken on a wild ride filled with twists and turns, as the story takes unexpected turns and introduces bizarre and hilarious characters. The show is known for its absurd and intelligent humor, which requires its viewers to pay attention to the details and catch the many Easter eggs and references hidden throughout the series.

One of the major themes of the show is the exploration of what makes a person truly "good" or "bad." As the characters grapple with their own moral and ethical dilemmas, they learn the importance of making choices that benefit others and embody the values of compassion, empathy, and kindness. The show also explores themes of redemption, forgiveness, and the power of friendship.

The Good Place is known for its creative and unique storytelling, with each episode featuring a twist that leaves viewers itching for the next installment. The show is never boring, as it is constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible within network television.

The series has received widespread critical acclaim, earning a 97% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Critics and audiences alike have praised the show for its originality, wit, and heart. The series has also been nominated for numerous awards, including multiple Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe win for Kristen Bell's performance.

Overall, The Good Place is a must-watch for anyone who loves smart, funny, and heartwarming television. It is a show that will make you think, laugh, and perhaps even shed a tear or two. It is an exploration of what it means to be human, and a celebration of the power of love, friendship, and personal growth.

The Good Place is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (51 episodes). The series first aired on September 19, 2016.

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Whenever You're Ready
13. Whenever You're Ready
January 30, 2020
Various conversations occur, between various groups of people.
12. Patty
January 23, 2020
The group makes some new friends.
Mondays, Am I Right?
11. Mondays, Am I Right?
January 16, 2020
Michael runs some tests and Chidi gets some good advice from Jason.
You've Changed, Man
10. You've Changed, Man
January 9, 2020
The group works to negotiate an afterlife plan with Sean and the judge.
The Answer
9. The Answer
November 21, 2019
In an attempt to plan a better future, Chidi considers his past.
The Funeral to End All Funerals
8. The Funeral to End All Funerals
November 14, 2019
The group awaits the judge's final decision on the fate of human existence.
Help Is Other People
7. Help Is Other People
November 7, 2019
On the last day of the experiment, Chidi is faced with one final ethical dilemma.
A Chip Driver Mystery
6. A Chip Driver Mystery
October 31, 2019
One of the new residents creates a division in the ranks.
Employee of the Bearimy
5. Employee of the Bearimy
October 24, 2019
Michael and Jason hatch a plan. Eleanor learns firsthand the difficulties of running the neighborhood.
Tinker, Tailor, Demon, Spy
4. Tinker, Tailor, Demon, Spy
October 17, 2019
Uncertainty abounds when an unexpected visitor arrives.
3. Chillaxing
October 10, 2019
Michael and Eleanor discover something troubling and turn to an unusual source for help. Tahani lends her expertise to assist with one of the new residents.
A Girl from Arizona, Pt. 2
2. A Girl from Arizona, Pt. 2
October 3, 2019
Eleanor, Michael, Janet and Tahani have their hands full when the new residents begin to show their true colors. Jason receives some unsettling news.
A Girl from Arizona
1. A Girl from Arizona
September 26, 2019
With Eleanor assuming the role of the architect, the group adapts to the challenges facing them when four test subjects inhabit a new neighborhood under their supervision.
The Selection
102. The Selection
September 30, 2019
The Good Place Presents: The Selection is a storytelling bridge from season three to season four, the final season of The Good Place. This six-episode, digital exclusive series features the demon Shawn (Marc Evan Jackson) and his heinous cohorts as they decide which deceased humans to send to Michaels (Ted Danson) newly formed afterlife neighborhood to thwart his benevolent plan.
Where to Watch The Good Place
The Good Place is available for streaming on the NBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Good Place on demand at Netflix, Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 19, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (185,417)
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