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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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Official Sites:

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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

When Eleanor (Kristen Bell) removes Tahani's (Jameela Jamil) diary, the bottom of it it reads "Foreword by Malala Yousafzai and Kylie Minogue." Malala Yousafzai won a Nobel Peace Prize for her human rights activism; Kylie Minogue is an Australian singer and songwriter. 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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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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