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The Good Place: Season One

 

Highly Recommended

In 10 Words or Less
Kristen Bell tries to navigate the afterlife

Reviewer’s Bias*
Loves: Kristen Bell, high-concept sitcoms, Janet
Likes: Ted Danson
Dislikes: How the second season is progressing
Hates: Jianyu

The Show
From the moment Eleanor (Kristen Bell) opens her eyes at the beginning of the first episode of The Good Place, the show is obviously not the usual sitcom. Having recently died, Eleanor is now in The Good Place–a non-denominal version of heaven–where everything is perfect and everyone is happy, because everyone in The Good Place has earned their spot through their positive behaviors on Earth, including charity-driven model Tahani (Jameela Jamil), ethicist Chidi (William Jackson H…Read the entire review

By Max Schindler