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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 51 episodes, 2016-2020
William Jackson Harper ...  Chidi Anagonye 51 episodes, 2016-2020
Jameela Jamil ...  Tahani Al-Jamil 51 episodes, 2016-2020
D'Arcy Carden ...  Janet / ... 51 episodes, 2016-2020
Manny Jacinto ...  Jason Mendoza 51 episodes, 2016-2020
Ted Danson ...  Michael 51 episodes, 2016-2020
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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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Michael (Ted Danson)'s powers & abilities: Immortality: As an Immortal Being, Michael cannot die. The only known way he could be "killed" is by the "Eternal Shriek" Extra Dimensional vision: Michael can see in 9 different dimensions. Memory Manipulation: Can erase the memories of any deceased human. Reality Warping: Michael at will can alter the reality of the afterlife to anything he desires, however this is most likely restricted to just the neighbourhood he himself has created. Simulation projection: Michael is able to construct any type of artificial simulation he desires no matter how complex. 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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Referenced in The InBetween: Where the Shadows Fall (2019) See more »

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A Good Place for a Good Show
28 September 2016 | by NarceSee all my reviews

First off, I have loved Kristen Bell's work ever since the late, lamented Veronica Mars series. Like Buffy, she is the perky blonde who saves the world. And perhaps in this series, she will have to do the same - literally! The whole "look and feel" reminds me very much of Pushing Daisies - the saturated colours, the segues into absurdity, even the life-after-death motifs. And that's not a bad thing - Daisies was one of my top favourite shows.

Ted Danson gets to put aside some of the gravitas that he had to bring to CSI, and return to his successful comedic abilities a la Cheers.

I'm looking forward to seeing more.


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