The Good Place

The BEST episodes of The Good Place

Every episode of The Good Place ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. 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.

Last Updated: 8/8/2022Network: NBC
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Whenever You're Ready
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8.75
1599 votes

#1 - Whenever You're Ready

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/30/2020

Various conversations occur, between various groups of people.

Directors: Michael Schur
Watch Now:Amazon
Michael's Gambit
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8.37
2472 votes

#2 - Michael's Gambit

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/19/2017

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.

Directors: Michael Schur
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Somewhere Else
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8.16
2311 votes

#3 - Somewhere Else

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/1/2018

Janet and Chidi reveal some unexpressed emotions. Michael pushes for a new kind of experiment.

Directors: Michael Schur
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Janet(s)
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8.13
1698 votes

#4 - Janet(s)

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/10/2019

With Janet's help, Michael hatches a plan.

Directors: Morgan Sackett
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The Answer
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8.04
1401 votes

#5 - The Answer

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/21/2019

With time running out to find answers, Chidi must sort through his life -- and afterlives -- before he can provide the help everyone needs.

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The Burrito
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8.01
2286 votes

#6 - The Burrito

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/25/2018

Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason try to prove they've become better people. Michael must face the consequences of his actions.

Directors: Dean Holland
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Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent
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8.00
2281 votes

#7 - Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/18/2018

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.

Directors: Alan Yang
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Pandemonium
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7.94
1622 votes

#8 - Pandemonium

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/24/2019

Various events occur, in a certain specific order.

Directors: Michael Schur
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The Funeral to End All Funerals
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7.93
1350 votes

#9 - The Funeral to End All Funerals

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/14/2019

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.

Directors: Kristen Bell
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Patty
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7.91
1313 votes

#10 - Patty

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/23/2020

Arriving at a new place, Michael receives an unexpected honor. Meanwhile, the rest of the group explores — and learns a shocking truth.

Directors: Morgan Sackett
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Help Is Other People
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7.85
1336 votes

#11 - Help Is Other People

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/7/2019

With one day left in the year, Simone reveals that she's suspicious about the neighborhood -- and her investigation could derail the entire experiment.

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Mindy St. Claire
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7.85
3095 votes

#12 - Mindy St. Claire

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/19/2017

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.

Directors: Dean Holland
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Leap to Faith
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7.84
2416 votes

#13 - Leap to Faith

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/4/2018

When Michael's boss arrives and makes an announcement, loyalties may be shifting. Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason must decide on their next move.

Directors: Linda Mendoza
Watch Now:Amazon
Everything Is Bonzer!
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7.84
2168 votes

#14 - Everything Is Bonzer!

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/27/2018

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.

Directors: Dean Holland
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Most Improved Player
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7.81
3423 votes

#15 - Most Improved Player

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/27/2016

Trying to uncover the truth, Michael interrogates Eleanor about her life, and also interviews Chidi, Tahani and Jianyu. Chidi faces a moral dilemma.

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Tinker, Tailor, Demon, Spy
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7.81
1459 votes

#16 - Tinker, Tailor, Demon, Spy

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/17/2019

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.

Directors: Morgan Sackett
Watch Now:Amazon
You've Changed, Man
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7.80
1355 votes

#17 - You've Changed, Man

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/9/2020

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.

Directors: Rebecca Asher
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Jeremy Bearimy
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7.80
1758 votes

#18 - Jeremy Bearimy

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/25/2018

The group explores the three main branches of ethical thought.

Directors: Trent O'Donnell
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Best Self
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7.80
2285 votes

#19 - Best Self

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/11/2018

Michael experiences some unexpected emotions. After a disappointing setback, Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason open up to each other.

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Chidi's Choice
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7.79
3237 votes

#20 - Chidi's Choice

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/5/2017

Michael is frustrated by Chidi's indecisiveness. Eleanor discovers feelings she didn't realize she had. Jianyu makes a surprising announcement.

Directors: Linda Mendoza
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Don’t Let The Good Life Pass You By
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7.78
1668 votes

#21 - Don’t Let The Good Life Pass You By

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/6/2018

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.

Directors: Dean Holland
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Everything Is Great!
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7.76
3386 votes

#22 - Everything Is Great!

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/20/2017

With their memories erased, Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason start their Good Place experience all over again. Eleanor tries to understand her clue.

Directors: Trent O'Donnell
Watch Now:Amazon
The Eternal Shriek
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7.75
3528 votes

#23 - The Eternal Shriek

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/20/2016

After learning Michael's retirement will be an eternity of torture, Eleanor decides to deactivate Janet, the only one able to send Michael away.

Directors: Trent O'Donnell
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The Trolley Problem
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7.75
2754 votes

#24 - The Trolley Problem

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/19/2017

Chidi is frustrated by Michael's inability to understand the principles of human ethics. Tahani confides in Janet.

Directors: Dean Holland
Watch Now:Amazon
The Book Of Dougs
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7.74
1611 votes

#25 - The Book Of Dougs

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/17/2019

Michael's resolve is put to the test. Meanwhile, Jason wrestles with his feelings and Chidi surprises Eleanor.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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