There are so many good episodes of The Good Place, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Derek" the best, or is "The Brainy Bunch" your favorite episode of The Good Place? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of The Good Place are, let's rank every The Good Place episode from best to worst.
The Good Place is about four people and their otherworldly frienemy struggle in the afterlife to define what it truly means to be “good”. The Good Place premiered on NBC on September 19, 2016, and in June 2019 series creator Michael Schur announced on Twitter that the fourth season of The Good Place, premiering September 26, 2019, would be the last, saying “it was the right lifespan” for the show.
Vote up your favorite episodes of The Good Place, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one The Good Place episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.
Season 3, Episode 9
While Eleanor and the gang contend with an intense out-of-body experience, Michael hatches a plan with Janet's help.
Season 1, Episode 13
Eleanor and her pals contemplate their fates.
Season 2, Episode 5
Chidi and Eleanor tackle a famous ethical dilemma, leading to a conflict with Michael. Meanwhile, Tahani harbors a secret and confides in Janet.
Season 1, Episode 1
Newly-deceased Eleanor Shellstrop is sent to the Good Place, but only by mistake; Eleanor is determined to become a better person in her afterlife with help from friends Chidi and Janet; Eleanor tries to prove to Chidi that she's worthy of his help.
Season 2, Episode 8
Michael receives a surprise visitor. Meanwhile, Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason attempt to solve a riddle.
Season 2, Episode 2
Michael continues to work out the kinks in his grand plan. Meanwhile, Eleanor stumbles across a secret.
Season 1, Episode 12
With the help of Chidi and Tahani, Michael faces his biggest challenge yet. Meanwhile, Eleanor, Jianyu and Janet are faced with a monumental decision.
Season 2, Episode 6
When the Neighborhood experiences a small glitch, Michael has to resolve the issue with Janet before it gets out of control.
Season 2, Episode 10
Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, Janet, and Jason head to a destination that may have lasting implications.
Season 2, Episode 11
Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason consider just how much they have (or have not) improved. Michael is left to deal with the consequences of his recent actions.
Season 3 Episode 1
Michael intervenes in the near-death accidents of Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason on Earth, in hopes that a second chance at life allows them to become better versions of themselves.
Season 3, Episode 4
The group explores the three main branches of ethical thought.
Season 2, Episode 1
Having had their memories erased by ambitious master architect Michael, Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason again settle into the Good Place, unaware of what has previously transpired...except that Eleanor discovers the one clue she had left for herself and attempts to piece things together.
Season 2, Episode 9
Michael finds himself in a bind. Meanwhile, Eleanor sparks an idea that has Chidi, Tahani, Jason and even Janet laying their feelings on the line.
Season 1, Episode 8
Michael has a private meeting with Eleanor, who is put to the test. Also, Chidi harbors a secret and mulls over what to do.
Season 1, Episode 5
Eleanor's eagerness to learn ethics from Chidi becomes the full-time job he never wanted. Meanwhile, Michael and Janet focus their attention on a Neighborhood emergency.
Season 1, Episode 4
Eleanor has a hard time remaining hidden. Michael asks Tahani to assist a neighbor in finding her true purpose.
Season 3, Episode 12
Various events occur, in a certain specific order.
Season 1, Episode 7
Eleanor puts Janet in her crosshairs to save Michael from eternal suffering.
Season 3, Episode 5
Jason visits with some people from his past while Chidi gets help in resolving a problem.
Season 3, Episode 8
Michael and Janet visit the person they believe to be the blueprint for how to live a good life on Earth; Eleanor turns to Tahani for advice.
Season 3, Episode 6
Eleanor makes a startling discovery that tests her resolve, Tahani looks to make amends and Janet does some bonding.
Season 3, Episode 2
Michael's grand scheme hits an unexpected snag and forces him to take drastic measures.
Season 3, Episode 10
Michael's resolve is put to the test. Meanwhile, Jason wrestles with his feelings and Chidi surprises Eleanor.
Season 1, Episode 3
Chidi begins formally teaching Eleanor about ethics, and lesson No. 1 is: be kind to your neighbor. Michael and Janet help Chidi find a new, exciting hobby.