Burger of the Week

Imagine that you’ve died. You find yourself in The Good Place, except you know you don’t belong there. That’s the dilemma facing Eleanor Shellstrop in the new NBC comedy The Good Place, which recently completed its first season, is airing season two Thursdays at 8:30 - 7:30 Central.

Forkin' Bullshirt is a weekly podcast in which your hosts, Vivienne and Jason, discuss the story, the characters, and the philosophy. This podcast is mostly spoiler free; we do have a spoiler section at the conclusion of each episode of season one for those who have watched until the finale.

 

Episode 1: 1+1 ≠ Heaven

Eleanor Shellstrop has died and gone to The Good Place. Everything's perfect... except she doesn't belong there. This week, we discuss the pilot episode, 'Everything Is Fine'.

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Episode 2: Jianyu's Magic Touch

In episode 2, 'Flying', Eleanor hopes Chidi will help her earn her spot in The Good Place. Michael begins worrying that he hasn't done the best job making the afterlife as perfect as possible.

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Episode 3: Chidi's Chalkboard

Chidi starts giving Eleanor formal lessons in ethics -- the first lesson is to be kind to your neighbor; Michael and Janet assist Chidi in finding a new hobby.

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Episode 4: Michael's A Ken Doll?!

Eleanor has a hard time remaining hidden; Michael asks Tahani to assist a neighbor in finding her true purpose.

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Episode 5: He Could Be An Onion

Teaching Eleanor about ethics becomes a full-time job for Chidi; Michael and Janet must deal with an emergency.

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Episode 6: We're All Mad Lads

Eleanor is enlisted to help Michael with an important task that could determine her fate in the Good Place. Meanwhile, Chidi agrees to be the third wheel in an effort to help out Jason.

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Episode 7: I'm A Me, Is She A She?

Desperate to put a hold on Michael's 'retirement', Eleanor and Chidi put a plan in motion to kill/shutdown Janet.

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Episode 8: Secret, Secret, I've Got A Secret!

Michael has a private meeting with Eleanor. Meanwhile, Chidi, who has been harboring a secret, contemplates what to do...

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Episode 9: Sexy Hand Holding

As Michael tries to negotiate with Trevor, the Real Eleanor spends time with Fake Eleanor and Chidi. Tahani attempts to entertain the guests from The Bad Place.

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Episode 10: Everybody Loves Chidi

Chidi is rolling in the ladies, but unsurprisingly he can't make a decision. Jason and Janet make a surprise announcement.

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Episode 11: Robophobia Is A Real Thing

Chidi has a difficult time saying those three special words, Michael finds out the shocking truth about Jason and Janet, and Tahani tries to help Eleanor solidify her place by doing good deeds.

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Episode 12: The Truest Person

Eleanor, Janet, and Jason mingle with Mindy, while Tahani, Michael, Chidi, and Real Eleanor plead their case to Shawn.

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Episode 13: Cave

Eleanor discovers the shocking truth about The Good Place and everything is great as Vivienne and Jason discuss the season 1 finale with special guest, Lani Diane Rich!

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