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The Good Place: The Answer  Season 4, Ep 9

In an attempt to plan a better future, Chidi considers his past.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Nov 21, 2019 - 65 comments

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

The group awaits the judge's final decision on the fate of human existence.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Nov 14, 2019 - 108 comments

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

On the last day of the experiment, Chidi is faced with one final ethical dilemma.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Nov 8, 2019 - 87 comments

Podcast: The Good Place: The Podcast: Ch. 45: Ben Koldyke, "Brent" | Lizzy Pace, Writer | Steve Day, Director

The Good Place: The Podcast's host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Ben Koldyke (Brent), writer Lizzy Pace and director Steve Day to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 6, "A Chip Driver Mystery." Ben talks about auditioning for Allison Jones, his time as a quarterback at Dartmouth College and how he got into acting at a late age. Lizzy reveals how Mike Schur surprised her by giving her an episode to write, the inspiration for "Chip Driver" and how the character is an homage to Michael Scarn from The Office. Steve describes the difference between directing and assistant directing on The Good Place and his excitement when Mike Schur told him he'll be directing a Season 4 episode. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and shirt-ton more!
posted by bq on Nov 7, 2019 - 2 comments

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

One of the new residents creates a division in the ranks.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 31, 2019 - 72 comments

Podcast: The Good Place: The Podcast: Ch. 44: Jameela Jamil, Actress | Joe Mande, Writer

The Good Place: The Podcast's host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Jameela Jamil and writer Joe Mande to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 5, "Employee of the Bearimy." Jameela talks about the faux-abusive email she sent to Mike Schur; Joe describes the green screen process behind filming Michael (Ted Danson) and Jason's (Manny Jacinto) hand car scene and reveals a writers' room Easter egg. They also talk about Jason Mantzoukas' insatiable impulse to ad-lib in scenes and the Easter eggs in the Bad Place that contain a Parks and Recreation crossover. [more inside]
posted by bq on Oct 28, 2019 - 4 comments

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

Michael and Jason hatch a plan; Eleanor learns firsthand the difficulties of running the neighborhood.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 24, 2019 - 45 comments

Podcast: The Good Place: The Podcast: Ch. 43: Cord Jefferson Tom Zawacki Josh Siegal

The Good Place: The Podcast's host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Tom Zawacki from the props department, writer Cord Jefferson and Josh Siegal, who plays "Glenn," to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 4, "Tinker, Tailor, Demon, Spy." They discuss the origin of Daisy the blob-horse, how Ted Danson pulled off playing "Vicky," who's playing "Michael," Team Cockroach's reaction to Michael when he admits to lying and many other great forking topics. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019 [more inside]
posted by bq on Oct 23, 2019 - 5 comments

Podcast: The Good Place: The Podcast: Bonus Episode: Our Hot Girl (Not a Girl) Summer

The Good Place's D'Arcy Carden (Janet), Kirby Howell-Baptiste(Simone) and writer Andrew Law shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) before the final season premieres. They take a look back at their summers and at shooting the final season of The Good Place. They also chat about their experiences at Comic-Con. Marc shares a touching story about Mike Schur giving him a very personal gift, and Andrew shares some details about a writers' trip to Las Vegas. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
posted by bq on Oct 17, 2019 - 1 comment

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

Uncertainty abounds when an unexpected visitor arrives.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Oct 17, 2019 - 78 comments

The Good Place: A Girl from Arizona, Part 1  Season 4, Ep 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, 2019 - 73 comments

The Good Place: Webisodes - The Selection  Season 3, Ep 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, 2019 - 24 comments

Podcast: The Good Place: The Podcast: Ch. 2: Allison Jones & Ben Harris, Alan Yang

The Good Place casting directors Allison Jones and Ben Harris join comedy writer Alan Yang and host Marc Evan Jackson to discuss Jameela's audition performance for Tahani, writing for demons, anecdotes about acting and writing and a fork-ton more. NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018 [more inside]
posted by bq on Jul 10, 2019 - 2 comments

Podcast: The Good Place: The Podcast: What’s Good: Lin-Manuel Miranda

During the show's hiatus, host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with celebrity fans of The Good Place. In this episode, Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about his role opposite William Jackson Harper as a rapping apple in The Electric Company, playing Amy Santiago's brother on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, his inspiration and process for writing Hamilton and much more.The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019 [more inside]
posted by bq on Jul 9, 2019 - 0 comments

Podcast: The Good Place: The Podcast: Ch. 1: Michael Schur

Host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with storytelling mastermind, show creator and architect of The Good Place (the show, not heaven) Michael Schur. They discuss the backstory of Mike getting carte blanche to make the TV show he's always wanted, the inner workings of Janet, dark corners of fringe ethics, plot development, behind-the-scenes anecdotes about writing and a fork-ton more.NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018 [more inside]
posted by bq on Jul 8, 2019 - 1 comment

The Good Place: Pandemonium  Season 3, Ep 12

Various events occur in a specific order. [more inside]
posted by fluffy battle kitten on Jan 24, 2019 - 195 comments

The Good Place: Chidi Sees the Time-Knife  Season 3, Ep 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, 2019 - 137 comments

The Good Place: The Book of Dougs  Season 3, Ep 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, 2019 - 125 comments

The Good Place: Janet(s)  Season 3, Ep 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 - 189 comments

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

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

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

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

What to do about the Good Place podcast?

The Good Place podcast is great and adds a ton of cool detail to the show. It comes out on Friday morning after the Thursday night episode. But is it okay to post about it in the episode Fanfare? [more inside]
posted by k8t on Nov 2, 2018 - 17 comments

The Good Place: A Fractured Inheritance  Season 3, Ep 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 - 99 comments

The Good Place: The Ballad of Donkey Doug  Season 3, Ep 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 - 69 comments

The Good Place: Jeremy Bearimy  Season 3, Ep 4

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

The Good Place: The Snowplow  Season 3, Ep 3

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

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

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

The Good Place: Everything is Bonzer!  Season 3, Ep 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 - 167 comments

The Good Place: Somewhere Else  Season 2, Ep 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 - 198 comments

The Good Place: The Burrito  Season 2, Ep 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 - 128 comments

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

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

The Good Place: Best Self  Season 2, Ep 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 - 63 comments

The Good Place: Leap to Faith  Season 2, Ep 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 - 68 comments

The Good Place: Derek  Season 2, Ep 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 - 87 comments

The Good Place: Janet and Michael  Season 2, Ep 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 - 93 comments

The Good Place: The Trolley Problem  Season 2, Ep 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 - 108 comments

The Good Place: Existential Crisis  Season 2, Ep 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 - 76 comments

The Good Place: Team Cockroach  Season 2, Ep 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 - 54 comments

The Good Place: Dance Dance Resolution   Season 2, Ep 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 - 115 comments

The Good Place: Chapter 15  Season 2, Ep 1

Everything is great! [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 20, 2017 - 79 comments

The Good Place: Season 1 (Rewatch)  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 0

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 - 46 comments

The Good Place: ...Someone Like Me as a Member  Season 1, Ep 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 - 29 comments

The Good Place: Most Improved Player  Season 1, Ep 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 - 28 comments

The Good Place: The Eternal Shriek  Season 1, Ep 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 - 11 comments

The Good Place: What We Owe to Each Other  Season 1, Ep 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 - 16 comments

The Good Place: Category 55 Emergency Doomsday Crisis  Season 1, Ep 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 - 10 comments

The Good Place: Jason Mendoza  Season 1, Ep 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 - 15 comments

The Good Place: Tahani Al-Jamil   Season 1, Ep 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 - 21 comments

The Good Place: Flying  Season 1, Ep 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 - 27 comments

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