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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kristen Bell ...  Eleanor Shellstrop 37 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
Ted Danson ...  Michael / ... 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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What the fork?! (Season 1) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Jason Mantzoukas (Derek) and Adam Scott (Trevor) previously worked on Parks and Recreation (2009) as Dennis Feinstein & Ben Wyatt respectively. See more »

Quotes

Chidi: I am not going to have sex with someone to get them to stop talking to me.
Eleanor: Really? You and I are very different.
Chidi: Yeah, I noticed.
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Featured in 76th Golden Globe Awards (2019) See more »

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Entertaining enough to drag me into binge-watching
24 October 2016 | by roughacresrlmckeeSee all my reviews

I thought this would be boring, but watched the pilot... then the second episode... then the third... fourth... fifth... sixth... seventh... and came full-stop only because those are the only episodes I could watch now On Demand.

Smart, funny, and thoughtful, with diverse characters and a quirky premise. Fun to see Ted Danson in a comedy again, too.

Not the usual, run-of-the-mill comedy, but also not just an off-the-rail-whatever show. Always seems to be an ethical point made.

I especially like the "Welcome" movie. Wondering about MY score.

Hey, Janet?


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