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What to Watch If You Love The Good Place  

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Looking for some shows like The Good Place? Given its uniquely dark premise, that nevertheless manages to be humorous, it's hard to imagine programs with a similar vibe to the unexpected hit. However, while nothing is quite like such a spectacularly quirky show, there are plenty of programs that capture the overall vibe of The Good Place. Shows and movies like The Good Place often employ an unconventional premise, make use of dark humor, and touch on aspects of life, death, and the afterlife. What should you watch after The Good Place? Read this list to find out! 

What movies and TV shows are great recommendations for The Good Place fans? Classic comedy Defending Your Life finds a newly deceased person navigating life after death. Albert Brooks wrote, directed, and starred in this 1991 romantic comedy. It's a Wonderful Life is another good movie that fans of The Good Life may enjoy. When it comes to TV shows like The Good Place, it doesn't get much better than Pushing Daisies. Other good projects featured on this The Good Place recommendations list include What Dreams May Come, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and Arrested Development. 

Which movies and TV shows do you think are the best? Give your favorites a thumbs up and please add any good options we may have missed.

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What to Watch If You Love The Good Place
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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW, 2015) is an American romantic musical comedy-drama television series created by Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna. After bumping into her first love, a New York City lawyer (Rachel Bloom) moves to Los Angeles to try to win him back. ...more on Wikipedia

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Ghost Town is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What to Watch If You Love The Good Place
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Ghost Town is a 2008 American supernatural comedy-drama film directed by David Koepp, who also co-wrote the screenplay with John Kamps. It stars English comedian Ricky Gervais in his first leading feature-film role, as a dentist who can see and talk with ghosts, along with Téa Leoni as a young widow and Greg Kinnear as her recently deceased husband. Gavin Palone produced the film for DreamWorks Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment and Pariah and distributed by Paramount Pictures. ...more on Wikipedia

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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What to Watch If You Love The Good Place
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Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series about a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri. The ensemble cast stars America Ferrera and Ben Feldman and features Lauren Ash, Colton Dunn, Nico Santos, Nichole Bloom and Mark McKinney. ...more on Wikipedia

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Heaven Can Wait is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What to Watch If You Love The Good Place
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Heaven Can Wait is a 1978 American comedy film co-directed by Warren Beatty and Buck Henry. It is the second film adaptation of Harry Segall's stageplay of the same name, preceded by Here Comes Mr. Jordan and followed by Down to Earth. Beatty stars in the lead role, playing a football player who, is sent back to earth in the body of a millionaire. The film reunites Beatty and Julie Christie, who also starred together in the 1971 McCabe & Mrs. Miller and the 1975 Shampoo. ...more on Wikipedia

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