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The Good Place recap: ‘The Ballad of Donkey Doug’ – EW.com

The #BrainyBunch is dead. Long live the #SoulSquad. “The Ballad of Donkey Doug” completes the pivot The Good Place started last week. Once upon a time, like two weeks ago, season 3 formed its central cast of characters around a passionate belief in the redemptive possibility of cross-disciplinary neurological-philosophical study. But the time for contemplation has […]

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The Good Place recap: Time flies on a radical episode – EW.com

When we talk about the development of The Good Place, there’s a natural tendency to praise the epic con job creator Michael Schur spun in the first season, the binary-flipping twist that rendered the show’s very title a grinning lie. But when I mark the evolution of The Good Place from “very good TV sitcom” into “one […]

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The Good Place creator on Parks and Recreation Easter eggs, crossover odds

The Good Place offers the promise of eternal paradise. For some people, that would include unlimited maple bacon donuts. For others, it would be a non-stop feed of the Yankees being swept out of the playoffs, year after year after year after year. But for almost everyone, the prospect of seeing a Parks and Recreation […]

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The Good Place season 3 preview: Creator, stars drop hints about life on Earth

If the season 1 finale of The Good Place dropped what we can call one hell of a twist —wait! the Good Place is totally the Bad Place! —the surprise of season 2’s capper can be described as… heaven on Earth. In a different kind of game changer, NBC’s crafty afterlife comedy veered its cosmic […]

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The Good Place: Ted Danson couldn’t keep season 1 secret, told John Krasinski

As The Good Place creator Mike Schur acknowledges, the entire future of his show was riding on keeping season 1‘s shocking finale twist a secret. And that’s the exact reason why it was less than ideal that star Ted Danson was running around town telling everyone, including John Krasinski. The cast and crew of the […]