Good Place 3.11

 “The Book of Dougs”

Nicole Byer as Gwendolyn

In the Good Place “correspondence center,” the group’s arrival alerts postal worker Gwendolyn.

Michael poses as a neutral Accountant. Everyone in the Good Place is pleasant, un-suspicious, and devoted to obeying rules. A committee takes Michael’s concerns seriously, but to his dismay they intend to spend 1,400 years just selecting investigators.

Eleanor tries and fails to breech a door into the Good Place proper, after which Chidi creates a romantic first date for her.

There is a few pokes at the current American political scene, although mostly it’s about ineffective bureaucracy. A few laughs, but as usual it takes a surprising turn at the end.