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

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The Good Place: The Answer  Season 4, Episode 9

In an attempt to plan a better future, Chidi considers his past.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Nov 21 at 7:33 PM - 65 comments

The Good Place: The Funeral to End All Funerals  Season 4, Episode 8

The group awaits the judge's final decision on the fate of human existence.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Nov 14 at 7:41 PM - 108 comments

The Good Place: Help Is Other People  Season 4, Episode 7

On the last day of the experiment, Chidi is faced with one final ethical dilemma.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Nov 8 at 4:15 AM - 87 comments

The Good Place: A Chip Driver Mystery  Season 4, Episode 6

One of the new residents creates a division in the ranks.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 31 at 6:34 PM - 72 comments

The Good Place: Employee of the Bearimy  Season 4, Episode 5

Michael and Jason hatch a plan; Eleanor learns firsthand the difficulties of running the neighborhood.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 24 at 7:06 PM - 45 comments

The Good Place: Tinker, Tailor, Demon, Spy  Season 4, Episode 4

Uncertainty abounds when an unexpected visitor arrives.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 17 at 7:15 PM - 78 comments

The Good Place: Chillaxing  Season 4, Episode 3

The gang continues to try and figure out their new subjects.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 10 at 8:06 PM - 56 comments

The Good Place: A Girl from Arizona, Part 2  Season 4, Episode 2

Eleanor, Michael, Janet and Tahani have their hands full when the new residents begin to show their true colors; Jason receives some unsettling news.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 4 at 4:14 AM - 62 comments

The Good Place: A Girl from Arizona, Part 1  Season 4, Episode 1

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.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 26 at 8:15 PM - 73 comments

The Good Place: Webisodes - The Selection  Season 3, Episode 13

These six webisodes watch Shawn and his team of four dingdongs as they figure out their approach for selecting the four non-serial killer, non-boy band-managing humans who will reside in Michael's medium place experiment. They also order food, despite being immortal demons. [more inside]
posted by phearlez on Sep 17 at 8:45 AM - 24 comments

The Good Place: Pandemonium  Season 3, Episode 12

Various events occur in a specific order. [more inside]
posted by fluffy battle kitten on Jan 24 at 7:12 PM - 195 comments

The Good Place: Chidi Sees the Time-Knife  Season 3, Episode 11

The gang meets the judge at the crossroads of all dimensions, time and space to plead their case and Janet makes a reconnection.
posted by numaner on Jan 17 at 6:53 PM - 137 comments

The Good Place: The Book of Dougs  Season 3, Episode 10

Michael's resolve is put to the test. Meanwhile, Jason wrestles with his feelings and Chidi surprises Eleanor.
posted by duffell on Jan 10 at 7:02 PM - 125 comments

The Good Place: Janet(s)  Season 3, Episode 9

Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason are in a new place. Michael and Janet try to get information on how the points work.
posted by numaner on Dec 6, 2018 at 5:50 PM - 189 comments

The Good Place: Don't Let the Good Life Pass You By  Season 3, Episode 8

Michael and Janet take an important journey. Eleanor ponders whether she should share a secret.
posted by numaner on Nov 15, 2018 at 5:32 PM - 191 comments

The Good Place: The Worst Possible Use of Free Will   Season 3, Episode 7

Eleanor recalls some forgotten events from her past. [more inside]
posted by numaner on Nov 8, 2018 at 6:04 PM - 80 comments

The Good Place: A Fractured Inheritance  Season 3, Episode 6

Eleanor makes a startling discovery that tests her resolve, Tahani looks to make amends and Janet does some bonding.
posted by numaner on Nov 1, 2018 at 5:32 PM - 99 comments

The Good Place: The Ballad of Donkey Doug  Season 3, Episode 5

Michael and Tahani join Jason for a mission to Florida to help some people from Jason's past, while Janet creates a virtual reality simulation to help Chidi resolve a problem.
posted by fluffy battle kitten on Oct 25, 2018 at 11:38 PM - 69 comments

The Good Place: Jeremy Bearimy  Season 3, Episode 4

The group explores the three main branches of ethical thought. [more inside]
posted by numaner on Oct 18, 2018 at 6:05 PM - 144 comments

The Good Place: The Snowplow  Season 3, Episode 3

An announcement from someone in the group threatens to tear them apart.
posted by numaner on Oct 11, 2018 at 6:01 PM - 82 comments

The Good Place: The Brainy Bunch  Season 3, Episode 2

Michael is forced to take drastic measures when his grand scheme hits a snag. [more inside]
posted by numaner on Oct 4, 2018 at 5:49 PM - 94 comments

The Good Place: Everything is Bonzer!  Season 3, Episode 1

Michael prevents the deaths of Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason, hoping a second chance at life will allow them to become better people. [more inside]
posted by numaner on Sep 27, 2018 at 4:47 PM - 167 comments

The Good Place: Somewhere Else  Season 2, Episode 12

Michael and Judge Gen agree to a new plan to test Eleanor, Chidi, Jason, and Tahani.
posted by GCU Sweet and Full of Grace on Feb 1, 2018 at 6:12 PM - 198 comments

The Good Place: The Burrito  Season 2, Episode 11

The gang endure personalized tests to assess their moral development, and a judgement is rendered. [more inside]
posted by zachlipton on Jan 25, 2018 at 6:06 PM - 128 comments

The Good Place: Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent   Season 2, Episode 10

Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, Janet and Jason go to a place with potentially lasting implications.
posted by jeather on Jan 18, 2018 at 6:39 PM - 92 comments

The Good Place: Best Self  Season 2, Episode 9

Michael gets into a bind; Eleanor has an idea that leads Chidi, Tahani, Jason and even Janet to put their feelings on the line. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Jan 11, 2018 at 5:57 PM - 63 comments

The Good Place: Leap to Faith  Season 2, Episode 8

A promotion means it's time for the Good Place experiment to end, or is it? Also, Mindy gets a thank you present. [more inside]
posted by zachlipton on Jan 4, 2018 at 6:06 PM - 68 comments

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, 2017 at 6:55 PM - 87 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, 2017 at 6:42 PM - 93 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, 2017 at 6:28 PM - 108 comments

The Good Place: Existential Crisis  Season 2, Episode 4

Michael struggles with an existential crisis and a mid-life crisis as the gang contends with conflicting parties
posted by zachlipton on Oct 12, 2017 at 7:42 PM - 76 comments

The Good Place: Team Cockroach  Season 2, Episode 3

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, 2017 at 6:58 PM - 54 comments

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

Michael continues working out the kinks in his plan and Eleanor discovers a secret.
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 28, 2017 at 5:52 PM - 115 comments

The Good Place: Chapter 15  Season 2, Episode 1

Everything is great! [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 20, 2017 at 8:04 PM - 79 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, 2017 at 5:49 PM - 46 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, 2017 at 6:10 PM - 109 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, 2017 at 6:10 PM - 15 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, 2017 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, 2017 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 - 28 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 - 11 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 - 16 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 - 15 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 - 21 comments

The Good Place: Flying  Season 1, Episode 2

Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) enters the afterlife and begins her process of becoming a better person in the series premiere (pilot); 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 - 27 comments