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Review: 'The Good Place' solves the mystery of 'Jason Mendoza'

HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "Jason Mendoza," the latest episode of NBC's "The Good Place," starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson. ...Read More... //

The Good Place: "Flying" Review

Though The Good Place is still working hard to fully build up its premise, and is in need of a stronger supporting cast of characters, "Flying" improved on the pilot by showing us just how hard it might be to convert Kristen Bell's Eleanor into a slightly less-selfish person. You'd think the threat of the "Bad Place" would be enough to set her straight, but therein lies the humor. She's so used to being self-absorbed, and not caring what others think, that it's an utter uphill climb to get her to embrace empathy. Because of this, William Jackson Harper's Chidi was a lot funnier this time around since he had to decide, on purely ethical grounds, whether or not she was worth the effort. The test? Could Eleanor pick up trash (that her mere presence caused) while resisting the urge to fly around in the sky? READ MORE...

The Good Place Recap: Better and Bitter

"Tahani Al-Jamil" answers two burning questions about The Good Place . ...Read More... //

Review: 'The Good Place' has more wrong with it in 'Tahani Al-Jamil'

HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "Tahani Al-Jamil," the latest episode of "The Good Place," starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson.  Read More... //

The Good Place Premiere Recap: A Good Forking Time

The Good Place , fall's most ambitious new comedy, had its series premiere Monday, with a two-part episode that laid out the rules for the world it's building. It also introduced us to our antiheroine Eleanor Shellstrop, played with mischievous charm by Kristen Bell .   Read More... //

The Good Place: Is Kristen Bell's New NBC Comedy Giving You Afterlife?

Mondays two-part series premiere of The Good Place found Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) awakening in the afterlife, where she was welcomed by a calming message: Everything is fine! Unfortunately, that message also came with an expiration date. You see, Eleanor wasnt technically supposed to end up in the Good Place, the final destination for decent, [] //

The Good Place's Kristen Bell and Ted Danson Reveal Their Forkin' Favorite Alternative Curse Words

We forking love The Good Place. No, that wasn't a typo, it's just how NBC's new sitcom The Good Place, which stars Kristen Bell and Ted Danson, rolls. As viewers learned in...   Read More... //

Review: Kristen Bell gets a tour of 'The Good Place' in two-part series premiere

HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "Everything Is Fine" and "Flying," the first two episodes of "The Good Place," a new NBC comedy starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson.   Read More... //

The Good Place Series Premiere Recap: You Dont Belong Here

Michael Schur's new afterlife sitcom is clever, funny, and pleasantly familiar.   Read More... //

Kristen Bell's Afterlife Comedy The Good Place Isn't Just Good, It's Great

There are three things you need to know about NBCs new sitcom The Good Place : 1) It has a very complicated premise thats not well explained in the ad campaign. 2) Its very, very funny. 3) It premieres tonight at 10:00 pm ET, and you should absolutely watch it. ...Read More... //