Don’t read on unless you’ve seen “Michael’s Gambit,” the Season One finale of “The Good Place
Who knew we were going to get two versions of “Westworld” — one comedic, the other dramatic — in the past five months? Peak TV, you secretive minx, you.
The parallels between “The Good Place
” and the HBO show were strong even before the arrival of the episode that ended the season. The train that serviced Eleanor and Chidi’s town was an old-timey engine that could have had a walk-on (rail-on?) role in “Westworld,” and in Thursday’s other episode, “Mindy St. Claire,” the train chugged through a dusty desert only to pull up at a station framed by wide open spaces. Whenever Eleanor was sitting on those wooden benches inside the train, I half-expected Teddy to amble up to her and say “Howdy, ma’am.” (And speaking of HBO Westerns, true TV nerds will remember that Kristen Bell