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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 39 episodes, 2016-2019
Ted Danson ...  Michael / ... 39 episodes, 2016-2019
William Jackson Harper ...  Chidi Anagonye 37 episodes, 2016-2019
Jameela Jamil ...  Tahani Al-Jamil 37 episodes, 2016-2019
D'Arcy Carden ...  Janet / ... 37 episodes, 2016-2019
Manny Jacinto ...  Jason Mendoza / ... 37 episodes, 2016-2019
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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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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

19 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

When Janet (D'Arcy Carden) is away from her designated neighbourhood she loses all of her normal abilities. This does not appear to affect her knowledge of the universe. 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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Super Addicting
25 September 2016 | by mickdansforthSee all my reviews

When I saw Drew Goddard's name on this, I knew this show would be good.

It feels very much like a Bryan Fuller show. A mix of Dead Like Me and Pushing Daisies, maybe with a sprinkle of Wonderfalls hero angst.

CSI and the abysmal CSI Cyber proved I will watch Ted Dansen in anything, and Cyber was a whole new show with him on it. The irritating characters lost their irritating edge. House of Lies proved I can't watch Kristen Bell in anything. But both are great in this.

And the rest of the cast is interesting and exciting.

The show allows its creators to get creative and unleash their imaginations. And that is a good portion of the fun.

Can't wait for episode 4... and 5 and 6 and and and...


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