The Good Place: Renewed for Season 2!

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Whether you're heading to The Good Place, The Bad Place or that middle place that's still a little murky, we have news!

NBC has opted to give us The Good Place Season 2 for a 13 episode run.

With the cliffhanger from The Good Place Season 1, we're all breathing easier.

Good Place Renewed

As The Good Place drew the curtain on its freshman season, we discovered Michael had fooled us all. 

The six key players on the series, including Eleanor, Chidi and Tahani, were all specifically chosen as part of a colossal joke in the afterworld. 

How quickly could Hell's manipulator's take six people who thought they were in The Good Place and make them completely miserable?


Yep, they were all in The Bad Place all along. Eleanor never imagined she belonged anywhere other than The Bad Place, and Jianyu agreed with her in his own assessment. 

The others, though, were shocked and dismayed.

Tahani TGP

From our point of view, it seemed a little hard to believe Tahani could be as conceited as she was and rise so swiftly to The Good Place.

Seriously, would someone like her still be stomping around trumpeting about all of her good deeds?

But what on earth had Chidi done to get derailed so miserably? Then again, the joke's on Michael and his cronies, isn't it?

The gang found each other and fell into fast and lasting friendships.

Or did they? With their minds wiped and new people now cast as their soul mates, they'll have to find their way back to their true friends, while we cheer them on.

Chidi TGP

“Mike Schur has always had one of the most fertile and imaginative minds in comedy, but what he brought us with the first season of The Good Place was just extraordinary,” NBC’s Jennifer Salke Salke said.

“We absolutely can’t wait to see where these characters go, literally, in season two. A big thank you to Mike, the writers and cast for delivering a series in which we all take such enormous pride.”

The series stars Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto and D’Arcy Carden. At least for now.

Will there be new faces intruding upon our favorite characters when we begin the next season? We're not sure, but we can't wait to find out.

Carissa Pavlica is the managing editor and a staff writer and critic for TV Fanatic. She's a member of the Critic's Choice Association, enjoys mentoring writers, conversing with cats, and passionately discussing the nuances of television and film with anyone who will listen. Follow her on Twitter and email her here at TV Fanatic.

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The Good Place Quotes

If soulmates do exist, they're not found. They're made. People meet, they get a good feeling, and then they get to work building a relationship. Like your parents. They didn't magically stay together because you proved they should.


Chidi: Where is everyone?
Eleanor: Who knows? Maybe they finally figured out clam chowder is disgusting, 'cause it's basically a savory latte with bugs in it.