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The Good Place: Season 2 (2017-2018)




Critic Consensus: By voluntarily blowing up its premise, The Good Place sets up a second season that proves even funnier than its first.


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Series 2 of this comedy follows a New Jersey woman enters the afterlife and tries to become a better person and make amends for past bad behaviour.


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Critic Reviews for The Good Place: Season 2

All Critics (58) | Top Critics (18)

It's turned into something more daring and strange and amazing in its second season.

December 27, 2017 | Full Review…

The Good Place's first season was subtly informed by the absurdity of addressing weighty moral questions in the form of a network sitcom, and its second takes the meta to new levels.

December 26, 2017 | Full Review…
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Along the way, it gets to pursue the most fascinating questions it set up last season.

September 25, 2017 | Full Review…

The Good Place has essentially become TV's most interesting iteration of the "nature vs. nurture" debate.

September 20, 2017 | Full Review…

NBC's The Good Place is one of the few programs I actually race to watch the second it becomes available.

October 27, 2017 | Full Review…

Yes, The Good Place is strange -- also ridiculously inventive, silly, smart and strangely, unexpectedly deep.

October 17, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for The Good Place: Season 2


The Good Place gets even better in Season 2. After having his fake heaven rouse uncovered by Eleanor and her friends Michael tries again, and again, and again until, faced with a revolt from his fellow demons, he decides to team-up with Eleanor and her friends to escape to the real Good Place. It's a rather daring move to jump the story forward like this and to change the character dynamics, but it really pays off. It also helps in the character development and adds a sense of mystery as to what happened in the hundreds of past simulations. Additionally, the comedy is especially well-written, with a lot of clever, witty dialog. And, once again the series delivers a game-changing season finale. Instead of doing the same old and playing it safe, Season 2 of The Good Place does the unexpected.


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