God Friended Me Season 1 Episode 12 Review: Ready Player Two

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My head is spinning after trying to piece together who is running the God Account and why they chose Miles. 

It's a good thing I don't have to go through any firewalls, mirrored phones, or invisible codes. 

On the plus side, this show is really helping me brush up on my coding vocab. 

As the mystery unravels, more questions are getting asked on God Friended Me Season 1 Episode 12.

Asking For Help - God Friended Me

Pria, you disappointed me. 

I hoped she was going to be a genuine addition to the team and another source to help them locate Henry, but I was mistaken.

The moment Rakesh's computer crashed, I knew it wasn't a coincidence. Pria was acting shady, and she didn't seem surprised by the sudden black screen. 

The trio seemed to trust her simply because she looked innocent, but I would imagine that someone that close to Henry would also be an expert hacker.

Their biggest mistake was not Googling her in advance!

Given that she's a tech billionaire and connected to Simon Hayes, I'm assuming they would have figured out a whole lot just doing research.

What's even more frustrating is that Priya used Rakesh's work to find Falken and didn't tell them where he was! 

Sure, she promised to "let them know" once it was official, but she could very well go off the grid.

And while Pria alleged she had nothing to do with the God Account, somehow, someway, Simon Hayes bought IdentitySeal. 

So, either he is the person behind the God Account and thus, found out that they were closing in on him, or Pria informed him. 

Maybe Simon Hayes is also trying to find the God Account aka Henry?

Realistically, if Simon were behind the account, why would he choose Miles? How would he know everything about his life?

The God Account - God Friended Me Season 1 Episode 12

Despite getting more answers to the "who," we're still lacking on the "why" which I believe is the biggest piece of the puzzle. 

Harlem Episcopal has been at the center of almost every single friend request Miles has received. Why is that? 

There was to be something that made whoever is behind the God Account deem Miles worthy.

Still, it gave me a warm feeling inside to know that while the trio Pria, Henry and Simon couldn't change the world, Miles, Cara, and Rakesh are. 

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They aren't doing it on a global level, but they are making a huge impact locally. They are touching lives and helping people feel fulfilled.

We need more of their compassion and genuine goodness in this world. 

And it's not just the requests benefitting from it. Miles, Cara and Rakesh' lives are so much happier now that they've started these missions. 

I'd even go as far as to say they are the modern-day versions of Pria, Henry, and Simon.

Did predictive analytics possibly predict this would be the outcome?

Cara's Mom  - God Friended Me Season 1 Episode 12

Or are Simon and Henry working together to test the God Account before rolling it out into the world?

There are so many promising avenues for this storyline.

While finding the person behind the God Account is still on the forefront of the series, I enjoyed the friend suggestion of the installment the most. 

It was risky of Cara to assume Heidi wanted to find her parents because it's such a sensitive topic. 

But Cara of all people knows a thing or two about wanting to find a birth parent and she oversteps her bounds so delicately you can't be mad at her. 

Miles: So we are all looking for Henry Chase?
Pria: I mean, maybe that's why we've been brought together. To find him.

When Heidi called being left at Miles' father's church a "crazy coincidence," I wanted to tell her there is no such thing when it comes to the Finer family. 

It was devastating to find out Heidi's parents passed away after she got her hopes up to meet them. 

But sometimes, it's not about the end goal but more about the silver lining. 

She didn't find her parents, but she found out why they gave her up and that they loved her. 

You're Falken? - God Friended Me Season 1 Episode 12

She got enough funding for her GoFundMe and because of that, she was reunited with her long-lost sister, a sister she didn't even know she had, and a deaf niece who would one day benefit from the device. 

It was a heartwarming way to turn around the story. God Friended Me never leaves us hanging for too long. 

And the lesson: never give into setbacks because everything happens for a reason. 

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All of that sweetness was topped off with a heartwarming birthday party for Cara.

Cara was pushing Heidi to take a leap of faith, and that's exactly what she had to do with her birthday.

It used to remind her of being abandoned, but that's not the case anymore because her relationship with her mother is better than ever. 

And best of all, the writers finally put an end to the love triangle between Cara, Nia, and Miles.

Most people don't like love triangles, so all I can say is thank god (account) that they nipped it before it became too overbearing. 

Nia was great, but it did feel like Miles was stringing her along with only one foot in the water. 

She deserved better and after seeing Miles go out of his way to throw Cara a party, she knew it. 

And I'm glad it was an amicable split. 

Cara's Birthday - God Friended Me Season 1 Episode 12

They weren't together long enough for Nia to be jealous, and she didn't really have any reason to be jealous.

Sometimes, you just know that someone is destined to be with another person, and that's okay.

At this point, Miles is the only one who hasn't come to terms with his feelings. 

Maybe Nia's decision will be the push that he needs?

How many times does Cara have to lay it out for him? She's not exactly subtle by saying, "this is exactly where I want to be," when he asked about her helping with friend suggestions. 

While a relationship with Cara may be tricky since they are both so invested in the God Account, the good thing is that she's not going to be upset that it bleeds over into his personal life or that he makes it a priority. 

Get The Girl - God Friended Me Season 1 Episode 12

I'm also thrilled that the series didn't forget about Jaya. I can't wait for her and Rakesh to be reunited.

The trailer for God Friended Me Season 1 Episode 13 teased Miles getting multiple friend suggestions in one day. And by multiple, I mean 76.

Do you think the God Account has gotten been hacked? Since the beginning, the sole mission was to help people. Obviously, the God Account knows that it's a three-person show and they don't have the manpower to help more than one person at a time. 

So why would the account suggest so many people at once? It seems like a new entity has taken over to try to sabotage Miles. 

What are your thoughts?

This was probably the most exceptional episode in God Friended Me Season 1. And that is coming from a series that only delivers extraordinary and feel-good moments. 

Let us know in the comments below. And make sure you're caught up -- watch God Friended Me online now! 

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