Jason: So you're saying wanting to do something isn't a good reason to immediately do it? Man, I wish someone had taught me this on Earth.
Michael: People tried. Mostly judges.

Brent: This chaos is clearly all about me. This is the universe telling me that I don't belong here.
Michael: Brent, what do you mean?
Brent: I don't belong in the Good Place. I mean, obviously there's a place better than this. I belong there. In the Best Place.

Michael: This is all good news. Right, team leader?
Eleanor: Yeah, it's super cool that I'm actively surveilling and manipulating an ex-boyfriend. I mean, more so than I usually did.

I feel a little inadequate.


If Simone doesn't think this is real she definitely won't become a better person.


I'll be monitoring the four new humans. A modified point system will be applied to their actions for the next year, and then we'll know how much better or worse their behavior is than when they were alive. But no one will be able to see what's happening in real-time. Good luck saving humanity from eternal doom!


I know it's painful to think of the two of them connecting, but Chidi made an incredible sacrifice. He had his memories erased so he could help people. And if we don't let him help Simone it'll all be for nothing.


Well, Linda must be here for Jason because Brent is definitely here to annoy the fork out of me.


Eleanor: Welcome to the Good Place, Chidi.
Chidi: Thank you so much. And I'm sorry. This has been so overwhelming I forgot your name.
Eleanor: Eleanor.

I don't usually cry at movies, but that one was pretty good. That girl was hot. That guy was too.


Eleanor: That would be erasing...
Chidi: Us. I know.

Eleanor: Jason, talk to no one, go nowhere, do nothing.
Jason: I won't let you down.

The Good Place Quotes

Michael: All I really ever wanted was to know what it feels like to be human, and now we’re going to do the most human thing of all: attempt something futile with a ton of unearned confidence and fail spectacularly!

So, why do it then? Why choose to be good, every day, if there is no guaranteed reward we can count on, now or in the afterlife? I argue that we choose to be good because of our bonds with other people and our innate desire to treat them with dignity. Simply put, we are not in this alone.