The BEST Episodes of The Good Place
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2019
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.
#1 - Michael's Gambit
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 19, 2017
Eleanor and her friends contemplate their fates and destiny in the Good Place.
#2 - Somewhere Else
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 1, 2018
Season Finale. Michael makes a plea. Eleanor looks to take the high road. Michael tries to pull a rabbit out of a hat.
#3 - Janet(s)
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 6, 2018
While Eleanor and the gang contend with an intense out-of-body experience, Michael hatches a plan with Janet's help.
#4 - The Answer
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 21, 2019
In an attempt to plan a better future, Chidi considers his past.
#5 - The Funeral to End All Funerals
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 14, 2019
The group awaits the Judge's final decision on the fate of human existence.
#6 - The Burrito
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 25, 2018
Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason consider just how much they have (or have not) improved. Michael is left to deal with the consequences of his recent actions.
#7 - Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 18, 2018
Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, Janet, and Jason head to a destination that may have lasting implications.
#8 - Pandemonium
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 24, 2019
Various events occur, in a certain specific order.
#9 - Help Is Other People
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 7, 2019
On the last day of the experiment, Chidi is faced with one final ethical dilemma.
#10 - Mindy St. Claire
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 19, 2017
With the help of Chidi and Tahani, Michael faces his biggest challenge yet. Meanwhile, Eleanor, Jianyu and Janet face a monumental decision.
#11 - Everything Is Bonzer!
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 27, 2018
Michael returns to Earth to give Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason a little nudge in the right direction when their initial attempts to become better people falter.
#12 - Tinker, Tailor, Demon, Spy
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 17, 2019
Uncertainty abounds when an unexpected visitor arrives.
#13 - Leap to Faith
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 4, 2018
Michael receives a surprise visitor. Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason attempt to solve a riddle.
#14 - Jeremy Bearimy
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 18, 2018
The group explores the three main branches of ethical thought.
#15 - Most Improved Player
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 27, 2016
Michael has a private meeting with Eleanor, who is put to the test. Also, Chidi harbors a secret and mulls over what to do.
#16 - Chidi's Choice
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 5, 2017
Eleanor makes a surprising personal discovery. Meanwhile, Michael tasks an indecisive Chidi with coming to an important decision and Jianyu makes a big announcement.
#17 - Best Self
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 11, 2018
Michael finds himself in a bind. Eleanor sparks an idea that has Chidi, Tahani, Jason, and even Janet laying their feelings on the line.
#18 - Don't Let the Good Life Pass You By
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 15, 2018
Michael and Janet visit the person they believe to be the blueprint for how to live a good life on Earth, and Eleanor turns to Tahani for advice.
#19 - The Eternal Shriek
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 20, 2016
Eleanor puts Janet in her crosshairs to save Michael from eternal suffering.
#20 - The Trolley Problem
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 19, 2017
Chidi and Eleanor tackle a famous ethical dilemma, leading to a conflict with Michael. Tahani harbors a secret and confides in Janet.
#21 - Everything Is Great!
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 20, 2017
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.
#22 - The Book of Dougs
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 10, 2019
Michael presents his case to the Good Place Committee; Chidi tries to calm Eleanor down; and Tahani struggles to help Jason and Janet.
#23 - A Girl from Arizona (2)
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 3, 2019
Eleanor, Michael, Janet, and Tahani have their hands full when the new residents begin to show their true colors. Jason receives some unsettling news.
#24 - Chidi Sees the Time-Knife
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 17, 2019
Michael arranges an important meeting and Janet makes a reconnection.
#25 - …Someone Like Me as a Member
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 3, 2016
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.