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A woman struggles to define what it means to be "good".

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The Good Place: Derek  Season 2, Episode 7

Michael struggles to behave ethically and more humanly as the gang address the problem of Janet's new creation.
posted by zachlipton on Nov 2 at 6:55 PM - 67 comments

The Good Place: Janet and Michael  Season 2, Episode 6

Janet and Michael address recent disturbances and reveal some backstory. A new person is made. And needles.
posted by zachlipton on Oct 26 at 6:42 PM - 90 comments

The Good Place: The Trolley Problem  Season 2, Episode 5

Chidi and Eleanor tackle a famous ethical dilemma, leading to a conflict with Michael; Tahani confides in Janet.
posted by everybody had matching towels on Oct 19 at 6:28 PM - 106 comments

The Good Place: Existential Crisis  Season 2, Episode 5

Michael struggles with an existential crisis and a mid-life crisis as the gang contends with conflicting parties
posted by zachlipton on Oct 12 at 7:42 PM - 76 comments

The Good Place: Team Cockroach  Season 2, Episode 4

Michael looks at things from a different angle as Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason try to make a collective decision.
posted by everybody had matching towels on Oct 5 at 6:58 PM - 51 comments

The Good Place: Dance Dance Resolution   Season 2, Episode 3

Michael continues working out the kinks in his plan and Eleanor discovers a secret.
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 28 at 5:52 PM - 113 comments

The Good Place: Chapter 15  Season 2, Episode 1

Everything is great! [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 20 at 8:04 PM - 71 comments

The Good Place: Season 1 (Rewatch)  Rewatch   Season 1 (Full Season)

Discuss what the fork was happening with Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason in the Good Place. [more inside]
posted by gladly on Aug 30 at 5:49 PM - 30 comments

The Good Place: Michael's Gambit  Season 1, Episode 13

Fake Eleanor, Tahani, Chidi, and Jason face a grave choice.
posted by Small Dollar on Jan 19 at 6:10 PM - 105 comments

The Good Place: Mindy St. Claire  Season 1, Episode 12

Fake Eleanor, Jason, and Janet escape to the Medium Place inhabited by Mindy St. Claire, but their refuge is short-lived.
posted by Small Dollar on Jan 19 at 6:10 PM - 14 comments

The Good Place: What's My Motivation  Season 1, Episode 11

Tahani comes up with a plan for Fake Eleanor's defense. Jason confesses to Michael. Chidi has conflicted feelings towards Real Eleanor. [more inside]
posted by Small Dollar on Jan 12 at 6:40 PM - 16 comments

The Good Place: Chidi's Choice  Season 1, Episode 10

Chidi's indecision causes problems when both Tahani and Fake Eleanor confess their feelings towards him. Jason has fewer hangups.
posted by Small Dollar on Jan 5 at 7:28 PM - 41 comments

The Good Place: ...Someone Like Me as a Member  Season 1, Episode 9

Michael tries to manage The Bad Place crew in advance of negotiations over Fake Eleanor's fate. Real Eleanor and Chidi go on a double date with Fake Eleanor and Trevor. [more inside]
posted by Small Dollar on Nov 3, 2016 at 6:23 PM - 29 comments

The Good Place: Most Improved Player  Season 1, Episode 8

Michael tries to get to know the real Eleanor before his Bad Place counterpart Trevor (special guest star Adam Scott!) claims her.
posted by Small Dollar on Oct 27, 2016 at 8:16 PM - 27 comments

The Good Place: The Eternal Shriek  Season 1, Episode 7

Michael, concluding his unusual presence as an Architect in his Neighborhood caused all the trouble, decides to retire - to an eternity of torture. Eleanor figures the only way to stop this is to press a failsafe button that will kill Janet. Chidi is less than enthusiastic.
posted by Small Dollar on Oct 20, 2016 at 6:12 PM - 10 comments

The Good Place: What We Owe to Each Other  Season 1, Episode 6

Eleanor helps Michael with his investigation. Chidi runs interference for Jianyu on his date with Tahani.
posted by Small Dollar on Oct 13, 2016 at 6:19 PM - 15 comments

The Good Place: Category 55 Emergency Doomsday Crisis  Season 1, Episode 5

Eleanor and Chidi are stuck inside with another couple as the growing sinkhole threatens. Tahani's inferiority complex is aggravated when she finds out she has the second lowest score of anyone in the neighborhood.
posted by Small Dollar on Oct 6, 2016 at 6:18 PM - 10 comments

The Good Place: Jason Mendoza  Season 1, Episode 4

Tahani's soulmate reveals himself not to be Jianyu the silent Taiwanese Buddhist monk, but Jason Mendoza the Filipino-American Jacksonvillian EDM DJ, Vine star, and small-time fake drug dealer. Eleanor struggles to keep both their secrets from Michael, who meanwhile enlists Tahani's help planning the grand opening of a restaurant.
posted by Small Dollar on Sep 29, 2016 at 9:03 PM - 11 comments

The Good Place: Tahani Al-Jamil   Season 1, Episode 3

When Tahani gives Eleanor a housewarming present, Eleanor tries to dig up dirt on her. Michael tries to introduce Chidi to a new hobby. Janet tries to find herself. [more inside]
posted by Small Dollar on Sep 22, 2016 at 7:01 PM - 14 comments

The Good Place: Pilot; Flying  Season 1, Episode 1

Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) enters the afterlife and begins her process of becoming a better person in the series premiere; in episode 2, Eleanor tries to prove that she's worthy of Chidi's help, and a flaw emerges in Michael's Neighborhood. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 19, 2016 at 9:35 PM - 26 comments