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The Good Place Season 2 Episode 5 Review: Existential Crisis

Tonight's episode of The Good Place finally breaks the repetitive cycle of the beginning of the season. The Good Place Season 2 Episode 5 is the perfect mixture of hilarity, physical comedy, and ethical complexity that makes this one of the best comedies on television. Among the most exciting surprises of this episode, Michael's dalliance with humanity turns deep, and Tahani and Jason find a spark between them.   ...Read More...

The Good Place Season 2 Episode 4 Review: Team Cockroach

While not its best, The Good Place Season 2 Episode 4 is still packed with the laughs and moral dilemmas that make this series irresistible. The Good Place at its worst is still better than most comedies on television. Although this wasn't my favorite episode, it provides necessary exposition to inform the season and plenty of laugh-out-loud moments. ...  Read More...

The Good Place Recap: Roach Motel

Can you really trust a demon whose sole purpose is to torture you for eternity? Thats the dilemma facing Eleanor and company this week on The Good Place. We pick up where we left off, with Michael asking the gang to team up with him. Eleanors instantly suspicious of his offer, and can sense that []

The Good Place Recap: The Better Battle

Will Eleanor agree to team up with Michael?   ...

The Good Place Recap: The Show That Never Ends

There is no shortage of Bad Places in this weeks episode.   ...Read More... //

The Good Place Season 2 Episode 3 Review: Dance Dance Resolution

While The Good Place Season 2 Episode 3 is a solid expository episode, it isn't destined to become a fan favorite. Even with a few fantastic one-liners, the montages of failed Good Place attempts are exhausting to watch. You can only watch the same characters do essentially the same things so many times before it becomes tiresome, although I wouldn't mind watching full episodes of the attempts with Tahani and a golden retriever as Eleanor's soulmates.   ...Read More...

The Good Place Recap: Soul Cycle

Michael is determined to make Eleanor and her friends afterlives in The Good Place a living hell but looks like it might be the other way around. Michael starts off Attempt #3 at his faux Good Place plan feeling confident, hoping theyll hang his portrait in the Bad Place Hall of Fame right next to [] //

The Good Place Season-Premiere Recap: Starting Over (and Over)

Everything Is Great! is a fiendishly clever way to blow everything up.  ...Read More... //

The Good Place Season 2 Episode 1 Review: Everything Is Great!

Fans of NBC's The Good Place will rejoice in the hilarious, jam-packed season two premiere. Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason, whose memories were wiped in the season one finale, re-experience most of last season's biggest twists over the course of The Good Place Season 2 Episode 1 , but these are not the same characters we met in the pilot. If we learned one thing from this episode, it's that Michael can erase their memories, but he can't erase their character growth.  ...Read More...

The Good Place Season 2 Premiere Recap: Hell Is Other Soulmates

What fresh hells does Michael have cooked up for Eleanor and company in Season 2 of The Good Place? Well, his evil plan (version 2.0) starts out with pairing each of them up with about the worst person possible. Wednesdays one-hour premiere kicks off with Michael trying to convince his boss Shawn that Take 2 [] //