Reviews

Dec 12, 2018

This is The Good Place. Not The Good Placein "Janet(s)," everyone finally makes it to the actual Good Place. But it doesn't come easily. More

Nov 15, 2018

The Good Place is losing its footing somewhat, but at least it's having fun doing it. In "Don't Let the Good Life Pass You By," Michael and Janet travel to rural Canada to visit the man, the myth, the legend himself: Doug Forcett. More

Nov 08, 2018

Free will: Does it exist? Although this question may seem bizzare to ask, it isn't off limits in philosophy. The Good Place's latest episode, "The Worst Possible Use of Free Will," goes deep on it. More

Nov 01, 2018

In last week's The Good Place episode, "The Ballad of Donkey Doug," the show introduced Jason's terrible father, Donkey Doug; in this week's episode, "A Fractured Inheritance," it reintroduces Eleanor's terrible mother, Donna (Leslie Grossman).  More

Oct 25, 2018

In "The Ballad of Donkey Doug," The Good Place's first episode since shifting its plot to focus on the Soul Squad (fka the Brainy Bunch) saving people other than themselves, the show asks a question it's previously explored only superficially. Are some people not worth saving?  More

Oct 18, 2018

"Michael. They've seen through the door into the afterlife. They heard how it works. It's over. More

Oct 11, 2018

"The Snowplow," the third episode of The Good Place's third season, is an early contender for funniest episode of the season. It's also guilty of greatly accelerating the season's narrative in ways that are simultaneously unnatural, predictable, and thrilling. More

Oct 04, 2018

Can we talk about Allison Jones for a second? Although she's not a household name, she's made many a new actor into one. Jones has casted TV shows including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Freaks and Geeks (which earned her an Emmy), Curb Your Enthusiasm, Arrested Development, and every show that Michael Schur has helmed. That includes The Good Place. More

Sep 28, 2018

So, here we are: for its third season, The Good Place, a show about the afterlife, is taking place on Earth. Alrighty then. More