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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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Series cast summary:
Kristen Bell ...  Eleanor Shellstrop 46 episodes, 2016-2020
William Jackson Harper ...  Chidi Anagonye 46 episodes, 2016-2020
Jameela Jamil ...  Tahani Al-Jamil 46 episodes, 2016-2020
D'Arcy Carden ...  Janet / ... 46 episodes, 2016-2020
Manny Jacinto ...  Jason Mendoza / ... 46 episodes, 2016-2020
Ted Danson ...  Michael / ... 46 episodes, 2016-2020
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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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Release Date:

19 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Tahani (Jameela Jamil) was once asked by Anderson Cooper to co-host Anderson Cooper 360° (2003). See more »

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Michael: You humans take something wonderful and ruin it just a little bit so you can have more.
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Everything was great until.......Season 3
18 August 2019 | by juhimittal-23082See all my reviews

This show made me laugh and think and introspect about moral philosophy more than anything. Even the silliest of scenes and dialogues raised some very philosophical questions. It wasn't 'laughing your stomach out' funny but yeah it was interesting and overall a fun watch. One could easily write a essay on the moral philosophy in the first two seasons. It made sense and it was fun to watch.

But from from season 3 onwards it became extremely dull and unintelligent , and it just completely stopped being funny. Season 3 was this endless chaos where I am not sure what the writers are trying to portray/ ask/ or even try to convey anymore.

The thing that made the show special for me was its ability to convey something meaningful but with a bit of humor. But it seems that the writers are just dragging along the story line now just for the sake of extending this show to a certain number of seasons.


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