The Best Episodes of The Good Place

Eleanor Shellstrop is 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.

Michael's Gambit

#1 - Michael's Gambit

Season 1 - Episode 13

Eleanor and her friends contemplate their fates and destiny in the Good Place.

star 8.34
738 votes
Directors: Michael Schur
Mindy St. Claire

#2 - Mindy St. Claire

Season 1 - Episode 12

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

star 8.03
1,262 votes
Directors: Dean Holland
Everything Is Great!

#3 - Everything Is Great!

Season 2 - Episode 1

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.

star 7.84
406 votes
Chidi's Choice

#4 - Chidi's Choice

Season 1 - Episode 10

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

star 7.81
1,423 votes
Directors: Linda Mendoza
Most Improved Player

#5 - Most Improved Player

Season 1 - Episode 8

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

star 7.78
1,546 votes
…Someone Like Me as a Member

#6 - …Someone Like Me as a Member

Season 1 - Episode 9

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.

star 7.75
1,542 votes
Directors: Dean Holland
The Eternal Shriek

#7 - The Eternal Shriek

Season 1 - Episode 7

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

star 7.75
1,591 votes
What's My Motivation

#8 - What's My Motivation

Season 1 - Episode 11

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

star 7.66
1,336 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Tahani Al-Jamil

#9 - Tahani Al-Jamil

Season 1 - Episode 3

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.

star 7.64
1,717 votes
Category 55 Emergency Doomsday Crisis

#10 - Category 55 Emergency Doomsday Crisis

Season 1 - Episode 5

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.

star 7.61
1,609 votes
What We Owe to Each Other

#11 - What We Owe to Each Other

Season 1 - Episode 6

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.

star 7.55
1,591 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Jason Mendoza

#12 - Jason Mendoza

Season 1 - Episode 4

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

star 7.53
1,746 votes
Directors: Payman Benz

#13 - Flying

Season 1 - Episode 2

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.

star 7.48
1,004 votes
Everything is Fine

#14 - Everything is Fine

Season 1 - Episode 1

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.

star 7.46
2,351 votes
Directors: Drew Goddard