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Old 01-19-2020, 03:58 PM
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Yes, given that the whole thing has been twists and built on twists, it's hard to come up with a big enough twist for the show. Presumably there's no twist at the end - that's the twist.
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Old 01-19-2020, 04:34 PM
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Really been enjoying this season.
It has been really well done and definitely has shown growth in the characters.
True, they are not the same, horribly flawed people that started with the series, but that is exactly what I would expect at this point.

Looking forward to the next 90 minutes of this show. It has been a great ride.
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Old 01-19-2020, 04:36 PM
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I donít think itís jumped the shark.
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Old 01-20-2020, 12:10 AM
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I donít think itís jumped the shark, but hubby & I were confused watching the most recent episode. We were like ďwait, is that the series finale?Ē



Itís not: thereís one more half-hour episode on 1/23 and then a one-hour series finale on 1/30. Iím not exactly sure what theyíre going to do in those two episodes though. Maybe weíll get to find out which historical figures make it into the good & bad places?



BTW, whatís with Jason being so smart this season? He figured out Janet was a fake and then actually gave Chidi really good advice. The Janet thing was believable, although I admit I totally missed it. But the way he tricked Chidi seemed a bit out of character to me. Are there other hints that heís legit not as clueless as he used to be?



I guess way back in Season 1 he figured out that Eleanor didnít belong in the good place...
He didn't figure it out. She told him when she was drunk at the welcome party. But he was clever enough to figure out where she lived.

In season 2, in (at least) one of the 800+ reboots of "The Good Place[emoji769] Neighborhood," Jason was the one to figure out they were really in the Bad Place.
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My guess is that Michael lied to them about going straight to The Good Place without a test. The last two episodes are their test, but to pass it they can't be told it's their test.
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He didn't figure it out. She told him when she was drunk at the welcome party.
Oh wow, I totally did not remember that.

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Jason: Yo, yo! Homies, check it. There's something messed up with this place. We keep fighting with each other, none of the TV's get the NFL Red Zone channel, my soul mate doesn't even know who Blake Bortles is. I know this sounds crazy, but... I think we're in the bad place.

Michael: Jason figured it out? JASON?!?! This is a real low point. Yeah, this one hurts. Ow!
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My guess is that Michael lied to them about going straight to The Good Place without a test. The last two episodes are their test, but to pass it they can't be told it's their test.
That's not a bad guess, actually. Although Michael & Janet did get on the hot air balloon with the humans... but maybe they have to pass a test too???
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Jason: Yo, yo! Homies, check it. There's something messed up with this place. We keep fighting with each other, none of the TV's get the NFL Red Zone channel, my soul mate doesn't even know who Blake Bortles is. I know this sounds crazy, but... I think we're in the bad place.

Michael: Jason figured it out? JASON?!?! This is a real low point. Yeah, this one hurts. Ow!
This is why I love the show. The season one plot was great, but the dialogue always blows me away.
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This is why I love the show. The season one plot was great, but the dialogue always blows me away.
Yes, the dialogue is done well.
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I'm not sure what the reaction will be, but I personally loved the ending. Fit perfectly with everything that happened up to that point.

I did not care for the little meet and great with that talk show guys whose name I can't remember. I would've loved a plot wrapup/chat but they barely talked about the show.
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