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Janet and Michael 

When the neighborhood experiences a small glitch, Michael has to resolve the issue with Janet before it gets out of control.

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Janet tells Michael that she has been glitching, the latest glitch which is the obvious cause of the earthquake. Janet says the glitches threaten the existence of the neighborhood. Janet being a true Good Place creation (the Bad Janet which could not have pulled off the ruse over Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason), Michael is uncertain what is causing the glitches and has to do his research clandestinely as he knows if Vicky finds out, she would use it to blackmail him further or tell Shawn. After consulting the Janet user guide and speaking to her about the timing of the glitches, Michael believes he has found the cause which does not have an easy fix. Janet comes up with a drastic measure to fix the problem, the drastic nature of it which may be difficult even for Michael to carry out. As the cause is related to human emotions more in line with one of the sins, Michael turns to Eleanor who may greater insight into the situation. Eleanor added to the mix has unintended consequences of... Written by Huggo

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The character of Derek exists to "forget about Jason" according to Janet. The actor who plays Derek is actually named Jason. See more »

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Just another guy who now knows who Kate Gersten is.
27 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

I just had to IMDb the writer of this episode because it was so fresh, inventive, imaginative and funny that I needed to know the responsible.

I was surprised to see she didn't write that many different things, so I'll be keeping and eye for her work. That gigantic sandwich falling out of nowhere foreshadows some kind of writing greatness in the future.


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