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The Good Place 

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Four people and their otherworldly frienemy struggle in the afterlife to define what it means to be good.

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Michael Schur
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Thursday, January 24

Michael's crisis forces Eleanor to assume the title of the neighborhood architect. Tahani makes a discovery about the new humans.


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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kristen Bell ...  Eleanor Shellstrop 39 episodes, 2016-2019
Ted Danson ...  Michael / ... 39 episodes, 2016-2019
William Jackson Harper ...  Chidi Anagonye 37 episodes, 2016-2019
Jameela Jamil ...  Tahani Al-Jamil 37 episodes, 2016-2019
D'Arcy Carden ...  Janet / ... 37 episodes, 2016-2019
Manny Jacinto ...  Jason Mendoza / ... 37 episodes, 2016-2019
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Storyline

The Good Place is a town where those who have been good throughout their lives go once they have passed away. Michael (Danson) is the architect who oversees the town--and this is the first one he has been in charge of creating. Eleanor (Bell) arrives at the Good Place and realizes they have her name right, but everything else is wrong. She isn't meant to be there at all. With the help of Chidi, her soul mate (Harper), Eleanor tries to right her wrongs, seeking to finally earn her spot in the Good Place. Written by carly lawless

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Welcome to The Good Place. Everything is fine. (Season 1) See more »


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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Eleanor (Kristen Bell) has a thing for sexy mailmen. The deeds which contributed to her entering The Bad Place included deliberately setting a mailbox on fire to get a mailman to remove his shirt, and at one point she replaces one of the disliked clown portraits in her Neighborhood 12358W house with one of a sexy mailman. See more »

Quotes

Michael: You humans take something wonderful and ruin it just a little bit so you can have more.
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Connections

Referenced in The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience (2019) See more »

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A feel good show with a stronger message underneath
27 October 2016 | by hfreexxSee all my reviews

I love this show. It's a feel good comedy that's lighthearted and will make you laugh while still trying to get some good life lessons across. You also don't need to search to find the deeper meaning in the show, its made blatantly obvious, but its not heavy.

Kristen Bell is quirky and lovable in this, and the rest of the cast is an odd blend of characters that just mix so well together. The acting and writing is phenomenal and the production is bright and cheerful and pleasant to watch.

NBC is winning this season with new shows.

I definitely recommend it.


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