The BEST Episodes of The Good Place
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2021
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 - Whenever You're Ready
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 30, 2020
Various conversations occur, between various groups of people.
#2 - Michael's Gambit
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 19, 2017
Eleanor, Jason, Chidi and Tahani argue about which two of them should go to the Bad Place. Eleanor has a shocking realization about the Good Place.
#3 - Somewhere Else
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 1, 2018
Janet and Chidi reveal some unexpressed emotions. Michael pushes for a new kind of experiment.
#4 - Janet(s)
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 10, 2019
With Janet's help, Michael hatches a plan.
#5 - The Answer
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 21, 2019
With time running out to find answers, Chidi must sort through his life -- and afterlives -- before he can provide the help everyone needs.
#6 - The Burrito
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 25, 2018
Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason try to prove they've become better people. Michael must face the consequences of his actions.
#7 - Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 18, 2018
In an effort to save themselves, the gang goes on an adventure to a new realm in disguise -- but things don't go as planned.
#8 - Pandemonium
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 24, 2019
Various events occur, in a certain specific order.
#9 - The Funeral to End All Funerals
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 14, 2019
As the Judge hears Michael and Shawn's arguments about the results of the experiment, Janet and the humans give each other the funerals they deserved.
#10 - Patty
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 23, 2020
Arriving at a new place, Michael receives an unexpected honor. Meanwhile, the rest of the group explores — and learns a shocking truth.
#11 - Mindy St. Claire
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 19, 2017
Eleanor flees to the Medium Place with Jason and Janet, where they meet a former lawyer who lives there alone. Meanwhile, Eleanor's trial proceeds.
#12 - Everything Is Bonzer!
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 27, 2018
In the season premiere, 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.
#13 - Leap to Faith
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 4, 2018
When Michael's boss arrives and makes an announcement, loyalties may be shifting. Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason must decide on their next move.
#14 - Help Is Other People
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 7, 2019
With one day left in the year, Simone reveals that she's suspicious about the neighborhood -- and her investigation could derail the entire experiment.
#15 - Most Improved Player
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 27, 2016
Trying to uncover the truth, Michael interrogates Eleanor about her life, and also interviews Chidi, Tahani and Jianyu. Chidi faces a moral dilemma.
#16 - Tinker, Tailor, Demon, Spy
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 17, 2019
As the group deals with a frustrating lack of progress, a visitor arrives and makes a shocking claim that causes them to question who can be trusted.
#17 - Best Self
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 11, 2018
Michael experiences some unexpected emotions. After a disappointing setback, Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason open up to each other.
#18 - Jeremy Bearimy
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 25, 2018
The group explores the three main branches of ethical thought.
#19 - Chidi's Choice
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 5, 2017
Michael is frustrated by Chidi's indecisiveness. Eleanor discovers feelings she didn't realize she had. Jianyu makes a surprising announcement.
#20 - You've Changed, Man
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 9, 2020
The group scrambles to devise a new afterlife system that the Good and Bad Places can agree on before it's too late. Chidi has a newfound confidence.
#21 - Don’t Let The Good Life Pass You By
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 6, 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.
#22 - The Eternal Shriek
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 20, 2016
After learning Michael's retirement will be an eternity of torture, Eleanor decides to deactivate Janet, the only one able to send Michael away.
#23 - Everything Is Great!
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 20, 2017
With their memories erased, Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason start their Good Place experience all over again. Eleanor tries to understand her clue.
#24 - The Trolley Problem
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 19, 2017
Chidi is frustrated by Michael's inability to understand the principles of human ethics. Tahani confides in Janet.
#25 - The Book Of Dougs
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 17, 2019
Michael's resolve is put to the test. Meanwhile, Jason wrestles with his feelings and Chidi surprises Eleanor.