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First Air Date: September 19th, 2016
Last Air Date: January 30th, 2020
Created By: Michael Schur
Star Casts: Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto, D'Arcy Carden
Aired On: NBC
Episode Runtime: 22 minutes
Total Seasons: 4 Seasons
Total Episodes: 50 Episodes
Type: Scripted
Status: Ended
Homepage: NBC - The Good Place

Last Updated: Sun, 11 Feb 2024 10:30:12 +0000

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The Good Place

Eleanor Shellstrop, an ordinary woman who, through an extraordinary string of events, enters the afterlife where she comes to realize that she hasn't been a very good person. With the help of her wise afterlife mentor, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome (or at least the pretty good) person within.

Seasons and Episodes

Specials (8 Episodes)

1: The Selection: The Mission (1) - Aired: 2019-09-13

Shawn and his demon cohorts plot to destroy Michael’s new neighborhood. Shawn gets the demons briefed on their mission.

2: The Selection: The Candidates (2) - Aired: 2019-09-13

Shawn’s demon ding-dongs pitch their human choices for Michael’s new neighborhood.

3: The Selection: The Takeout Order (3) - Aired: 2019-09-13

Shawn’s demon ash-holes try to decide what to eat. Maybe some sludge from the inside of shoes that you don’t wear socks with?

4: The Selection: The Storm Out (4) - Aired: 2019-09-13

Tensions rise as the demons try to select the right “human fart bombs” for Michael’s new neighborhood. Glenn feels Shawn is being too mean.

5: The Selection: The Talk (5) - Aired: 2019-09-13

In a demon-to-demon chat with Glenn, Shawn is inspired to rethink the way he forks with Michael’s new neighborhood.

6: The Selection: The Solution (6) - Aired: 2019-09-13

When Shawn takes aim on a more personal attack on the humans, Glenn has some reservations.

7: Series Finale Aftershow - Aired: 2020-01-31

Holy motherforking shirtballs - this really is the end! In this series finale aftershow the main cast of the Good Place reminisces about filming the last episode and how each of them feels about the show ending. They also give quite emotional toasts to each other.

8: 2019 San Diego Comic-Con Panel - Aired: 2020-05-19

Marc Evan Jackson moderates a forking great conversation between stars Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, D’Arcy Carden, Manny Jacinto and executive producers Michael Schur and Drew Goddard at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con.

Season 1 (13 Episodes)

1: Everything Is Fine - Aired: 2016-09-19

Newly-deceased Eleanor Shellstrop is sent to the Good Place, but only by mistake; Eleanor is determined to become a better person in her afterlife with help from friends Chidi and Janet; Eleanor tries to prove to Chidi that she's worthy of his help.

2: Flying - Aired: 2016-09-19

Eleanor tries to prove to Chidi that she is worthy of his help. Meanwhile, Tahani and Jianyu try to help Michael feel better about the unknown flaw in his Neighborhood.

3: Tahani Al-Jamil - Aired: 2016-09-22

Chidi begins formally teaching Eleanor about ethics, and lesson No. 1 is: be kind to your neighbor. Michael and Janet help Chidi find a new, exciting hobby.

4: Jason Mendoza - Aired: 2016-09-29

Eleanor has a hard time remaining hidden. Michael asks Tahani to assist a neighbor in finding her true purpose.

5: Category 55 Emergency Doomsday Crisis - Aired: 2016-10-06

Eleanor's eagerness to learn ethics from Chidi becomes the full-time job he never wanted. Meanwhile, Michael and Janet focus their attention on a Neighborhood emergency.

6: What We Owe to Each Other - Aired: 2016-10-13

Eleanor is enlisted to help Michael with an important task that could determine her fate in the Good Place. Meanwhile, Chidi agrees to be the third wheel in an effort to help out his friend.

7: The Eternal Shriek - Aired: 2016-10-20

Eleanor puts Janet in her crosshairs to save Michael from eternal suffering.

8: Most Improved Player - Aired: 2016-10-27

Michael has a private meeting with Eleanor, who is put to the test. Also, Chidi harbors a secret and mulls over what to do.

9: ...Someone Like Me as a Member - Aired: 2016-11-03

Michael faces a challenge when he tries to resolve an unprecedented situation. In addition, Chidi makes a connection, to Eleanor's chagrin, and a different side of Janet emerges.

10: Chidi's Choice - Aired: 2017-01-05

Eleanor makes a surprising personal discovery. Meanwhile, Michael tasks an indecisive Chidi with coming to an important decision and Jianyu makes a big announcement.

11: What's My Motivation - Aired: 2017-01-12

Eleanor and Tahani hatch a plan while Michael makes a startling discovery. Meanwhile, Chidi confides in Eleanor after learning some interesting news.

12: Mindy St. Claire - Aired: 2017-01-19

With the help of Chidi and Tahani, Michael faces his biggest challenge yet. Meanwhile, Eleanor, Jianyu and Janet are faced with a monumental decision.

13: Michael's Gambit - Aired: 2017-01-19

Eleanor and her pals contemplate their fates.

Season 2 (12 Episodes)

1: Everything Is Great! - Aired: 2017-09-20

Having had their memories erased by ambitious master architect Michael, Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason again settle into the Good Place, unaware of what has previously transpired...except that Eleanor discovers the one clue she had left for herself and attempts to piece things together.

2: Dance Dance Resolution - Aired: 2017-09-28

Michael continues to work out the kinks in his grand plan. Meanwhile, Eleanor stumbles across a secret.

3: Team Cockroach - Aired: 2017-10-05

Michael approaches things from a new angle. Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason struggle to make a collective decision.

4: Existential Crisis - Aired: 2017-10-12

Tahani throws a dinner party to impress. Eleanor and Jason both have to lend a hand when things don't go as planned.

5: The Trolley Problem - Aired: 2017-10-19

Chidi and Eleanor tackle a famous ethical dilemma, leading to a conflict with Michael. Meanwhile, Tahani harbors a secret and confides in Janet.

6: Janet and Michael - Aired: 2017-10-26

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

7: Derek - Aired: 2017-11-02

Janet creates a big problem for Michael. Meanwhile, Eleanor lets Chidi in on a secret, and Jason puts Tahani in a difficult position.

8: Leap to Faith - Aired: 2018-01-04

Michael receives a surprise visitor. Meanwhile, Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason attempt to solve a riddle.

9: Best Self - Aired: 2018-01-11

Michael finds himself in a bind. Meanwhile, Eleanor sparks an idea that has Chidi, Tahani, Jason and even Janet laying their feelings on the line.

10: Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent - Aired: 2018-01-18

Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, Janet, and Jason head to a destination that may have lasting implications.

11: The Burrito - Aired: 2018-01-25

Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason consider just how much they have (or have not) improved. Michael is left to deal with the consequences of his recent actions.

12: Somewhere Else - Aired: 2018-02-01

Michael makes a plea. Eleanor looks to take the high road. Michael tries to pull a rabbit out of a hat.

Season 3 (12 Episodes)

1: Everything Is Bonzer! - Aired: 2018-09-27

Michael intervenes in the near-death accidents of Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason on Earth, in hopes that a second chance at life allows them to become better versions of themselves.

2: The Brainy Bunch - Aired: 2018-10-04

Michael's grand scheme hits an unexpected snag and forces him to take drastic measures.

3: The Snowplow - Aired: 2018-10-11

A surprising announcement from one of the humans threatens to dissolve the group.

4: Jeremy Bearimy - Aired: 2018-10-18

The group explores the three main branches of ethical thought.

5: The Ballad of Donkey Doug - Aired: 2018-10-25

Jason visits with some people from his past while Chidi gets help in resolving a problem.

6: A Fractured Inheritance - Aired: 2018-11-01

Eleanor makes a startling discovery that tests her resolve, Tahani looks to make amends and Janet does some bonding.

7: The Worst Possible Use of Free Will - Aired: 2018-11-08

Eleanor recalls some forgotten events from her past.

8: Don't Let The Good Life Pass You By - Aired: 2018-11-15

Michael and Janet visit the person they believe to be the blueprint for how to live a good life on Earth; Eleanor turns to Tahani for advice.

9: Janet(s) - Aired: 2018-12-06

While Eleanor and the gang contend with an intense out-of-body experience, Michael hatches a plan with Janet's help.

10: The Book of Dougs - Aired: 2019-01-10

Michael's resolve is put to the test. Meanwhile, Jason wrestles with his feelings and Chidi surprises Eleanor.

11: Chidi Sees the Time-Knife - Aired: 2019-01-17

Michael arranges an important meeting and Janet makes a reconnection.

12: Pandemonium - Aired: 2019-01-24

Michael's crisis forces Eleanor to assume the title of the neighborhood architect. Tahani makes a discovery about the new humans.

Season 4 (13 Episodes)

1: A Girl from Arizona (1) - Aired: 2019-09-26

With Eleanor assuming the role of the architect, the group adapts to the challenges facing them when four test subjects inhabit a new neighborhood under their supervision.

2: A Girl from Arizona (2) - Aired: 2019-10-03

Eleanor, Michael, Janet and Tahani have their hands full when the new residents begin to show their true colors. Jason receives some unsettling news.

3: Chillaxing - Aired: 2019-10-10

Michael and Eleanor discover something troubling and turn to an unusual source for help. Tahani lends her expertise to assist with one of the new residents.

4: Tinker, Tailor, Demon, Spy - Aired: 2019-10-17

Uncertainty abounds when an unexpected visitor arrives.

5: Employee of the Bearimy - Aired: 2019-10-24

Michael and Jason hatch a plan. Eleanor learns firsthand the difficulties of running the neighborhood.

6: A Chip Driver Mystery - Aired: 2019-10-31

One of the new residents creates a division in the ranks.

7: Help is Other People - Aired: 2019-11-07

On the last day of the experiment, Chidi is faced with one final ethical dilemma.

8: The Funeral to End All Funerals - Aired: 2019-11-14

The group awaits the Judge's final decision on the fate of human existence.

9: The Answer - Aired: 2019-11-21

In an attempt to plan a better future, Chidi considers his past.

10: You've Changed, Man - Aired: 2020-01-09

The group works to negotiate an afterlife plan with Shawn and the judge.

11: Mondays, Am I Right? - Aired: 2020-01-16

Michael runs some tests and Chidi gets some good advice from Jason.

12: Patty - Aired: 2020-01-23

The group makes some new friends.

13: Whenever You're Ready - Aired: 2020-01-30

Michael works with the Joint Council of Afterlife Affairs to smooth out kinks in the system. Jason and Tahani move on. Eleanor tries to influence Chidi.