I meant more with regard to comfort. Like how The Office, Community and Parks & Rec didn't get settled in until their second seasons.
The Good Place - Page 4
Sorry, I didn't mean to be blunt or dismissive.
I can see where a conventional sitcom could just go on working with "we're in the afterlife and it's weird" for years, and I hope The Good Place never settles for that. As others have pointed out, this show burns through a season's worth of stories every other week. One could see that as a waste of material, or a saving of time.
By far the greatest moment of the first season is when Janet is still rebooting and trying to find Eleanor's file to give to Michael. When he asks her if she indeed has the file behind her back and not a cactus, and that magnificent woman produces that cactus with the happiest, proudest look on her face, I died. And I went to A Good Place where I have a Janet of my very own. I love this show
what do you bet that it dispenses 'lightly expired' shrimp. I mean this IS the bad place, right?
The dipping sauces are pretty gnarly. Can't read what the far right flavor is.
I love the cocktail glasses hanging on the sides of the machine.
Generally in life I try to avoid 'mystery' anything. Tho I like white chocolate,
I wouldn't pair it with shrimp.
And I LOVE shrimp, and actually don't dip in anything.
From Entertainment Weekly:
Yeah, this show is leading me to reevaluate Ted Danson. He's gone from "some actor in shows I don't watch" to "national treasure" in just a season and a half.
He was on Jimmy Kimmel's chat show recently, and he was comfortable enuff to not wear any hair piece,which I'd always heard he wore--I just didn't realize how big it must be. His whole head is thinning big time. They do a great job with him on Good Place.
Danson's thinning hair and his hairpiece was eventually addressed on CHEERS, which was huge because Sam's hair was always one of the features he was proudest of. I grew up a big fan of him on CHEERS, but like was mentioned above, I can't believe how good he is here, and how light-years away he is from anything I've seen him in before.
I love this show so goddam much.
An amazing confluence of a great premise with unique characters with elaborate ethical dilemmas and metaphysical hijinks and hilarious absurdism.
Derek is one of my favorite things to ever happen in the history of TV. I pray for his swift return.
And I sure hope this loooooong hiatus doesn't kill the momentum the show was building on social media.
Calling these 'fall finale's makes sense, if they only are short, beginning of next year short. Not in summer, or even in spring.
Everybody does it already, have for years. There's so much 'special' Holiday family fare and sporting events that fill the end of year prime time TV, the regular shows just go into slumber till it's played out.
You guys are such wimps...
Back in my day, a network would air a show no more than two weeks in a row before skipping weeks, then bring the show back on a different night and time and end the season with a huge cliffhanger and not bother to tell you it was canceled until three months later when a new show about an angel saving people's lives with hugs airs in its place.
Yes, I'm still bitter about the original V: The Series!
Binged season 1 last night and this afternoon. So much fun. I see all of season 2 is up on the website, gonna start that tomorrow. I was spoiled on the "surprise" already, but you really could tell nothing was ever as it seemed right from the start, because you're never really sure what the playing field is.
I got to Derek at about 2 a.m. last night, and scared my cat I was laughing so hard. So glad to see Jason Mantzoukas be able to use his crazy intensity in a non-asshole/psycho role. Though Janet is still my favorite thing on the show.
Kinda sad that I'm all caught up now, can't wait for more.