The Good Place

The WORST episodes of The Good Place

Every episode of The Good Place ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst 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: 5/11/2022Network: NBC
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Existential Crisis
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7.49
2818 votes

#1 - Existential Crisis

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/12/2017

Eleanor tries to help Michael through a crisis. Tahani is determined to throw her most impressive dinner party yet, but things go awry.

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Derek
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7.50
2588 votes

#2 - Derek

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/2/2017

Michael turns to Eleanor and Chidi for help with solving a tricky problem created by Janet. Jason surprises Tahani with an unexpected idea.

Directors: Jude Weng
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Everything is Fine
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7.51
4983 votes

#3 - Everything is Fine

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/19/2016

When Eleanor dies and winds up in an afterlife paradise reserved for only the most ethical people, she realizes she's been mistaken for somebody else.

Directors: Drew Goddard
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Flying
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7.51
2862 votes

#4 - Flying

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/19/2016

Eleanor wants Chidi to teach her to be a good person, so he insists that she participate in a neighborhood cleanup instead of learning to fly.

Directors: Michael McDonald
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A Chip Driver Mystery
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7.52
1372 votes

#5 - A Chip Driver Mystery

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/31/2019

After Brent writes an offensive book, Eleanor, Michael and the others try to help him evolve. One of the humans discovers Jason's true identity.

Directors: Steve Day
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Chillaxing
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7.54
1451 votes

#6 - Chillaxing

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/10/2019

Chidi's too relaxed, so Eleanor and Michael create tension in his life to force him to become a better person. Tahani invites John to a spa day.

Directors: Anya Adams
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Jason Mendoza
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7.54
3853 votes

#7 - Jason Mendoza

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/29/2016

Eleanor becomes friends with another neighborhood resident who's hiding something. Tahani plans a gala for the opening of a new restaurant.

Directors: Payman Benz
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The Ballad Of Donkey Doug
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7.56
1758 votes

#8 - The Ballad Of Donkey Doug

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/1/2018

Jason visits with some people from his past while Chidi gets help in resolving a problem.

Directors: Rebecca Asher
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The Snowplow
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7.57
1664 votes

#9 - The Snowplow

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/18/2018

Sequestered on Earth, Michael and Janet meddle in Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason's lives to remove any obstacles that might derail the gang's efforts to become better people.

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A Girl from Arizona (1)
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7.60
1597 votes

#10 - A Girl from Arizona (1)

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/26/2019

As humans arrive in the new neighborhood, Michael and the group try to understand what makes them tick. Eleanor and Jason both deal with jealousy.

Directors: Drew Goddard
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Team Cockroach
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7.60
2707 votes

#11 - Team Cockroach

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/5/2017

As Michael tries to put a new plan in place, Eleanor and the gang must make an important decision. Tahani learns a shocking truth about herself.

Directors: Morgan Sackett
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Mondays, Am I Right?
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7.60
1307 votes

#12 - Mondays, Am I Right?

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/16/2020

While the humans search for test candidates, Michael trains a group of architects. Eleanor doesn't want Chidi to learn too much about her past.

Directors: Rebecca Asher
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What We Owe to Each Other
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7.61
3548 votes

#13 - What We Owe to Each Other

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/13/2016

Eleanor distracts Michael from his search for the design flaw that's disrupting the neighborhood. Chidi horns in on Tahani and Jianyu's spa date.

Directors: Tucker Gates
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Category 55 Emergency Doomsday Crisis
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7.62
3633 votes

#14 - Category 55 Emergency Doomsday Crisis

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/6/2016

Chidi tires of spending so much time teaching Eleanor. Tahani snoops and doesn't like what she finds. Michael quarantines the neighborhood.

Directors: Morgan Sackett
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Janet and Michael
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7.62
2721 votes

#15 - Janet and Michael

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/26/2017

Michael works with Janet to try to get to the bottom of her recent glitches -- which could cause the entire neighborhood to collapse.

Directors: Dean Holland
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Tahani Al-Jamil
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7.62
3678 votes

#16 - Tahani Al-Jamil

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/22/2016

Eleanor thinks Tahani knows her secret. Michael tries to get Chidi interested in a new hobby. Janet goes through some strange personality changes.

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What's My Motivation
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7.63
3087 votes

#17 - What's My Motivation

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/12/2017

Eleanor tries to improve her score before the judge arrives. Michael makes a surprising discovery. Chidi asks Eleanor for advice about love.

Directors: Lynn Shelton
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A Fractured Inheritance
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7.65
1731 votes

#18 - A Fractured Inheritance

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/8/2018

Eleanor makes a startling discovery that tests her resolve, Tahani looks to make amends and Janet does some bonding.

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Employee of the Bearimy
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7.65
1394 votes

#19 - Employee of the Bearimy

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/24/2019

Michael and Jason sneak into Demon-Con. Left in charge of the neighborhood, Eleanor copes with Derek's ineptitude and Tahani's dissatisfaction.

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A Girl from Arizona (2)
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7.66
1506 votes

#20 - A Girl from Arizona (2)

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/3/2019

Eleanor and Michael pull out all the stops to try to help Brent become a better person. Tahani and Janet have concerns about Eleanor's leadership.

Directors: Drew Goddard
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The Brainy Bunch
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7.67
1762 votes

#21 - The Brainy Bunch

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/11/2018

Intent on wrecking Michael's plans, Trevor shows up on Earth to join Chidi's study and annoy the gang into breaking up.

Directors: Jude Weng
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Dance Dance Resolution
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7.68
2942 votes

#22 - Dance Dance Resolution

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/28/2017

As issues continue to arise, Michael keeps trying to make his elaborate plan for the Good Place work. Eleanor makes a surprising discovery.

Directors: Drew Goddard
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The Worst Possible Use Of Free Will
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7.69
1622 votes

#23 - The Worst Possible Use Of Free Will

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/15/2018

Eleanor looks back on some forgotten moments from her past.

Directors: Claire Scanlon
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…Someone Like Me as a Member
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7.69
3369 votes

#24 - …Someone Like Me as a Member

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/3/2016

Michael has difficulty negotiating for Eleanor's fate. The Bad Place demons misbehave at Tahani's house. Chidi bonds with the other Eleanor.

Directors: Dean Holland
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Chidi Sees The Time-Knife
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7.71
1605 votes

#25 - Chidi Sees The Time-Knife

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/24/2019

Michael arranges an important meeting and Janet makes a reconnection.

Directors: Jude Weng
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