“Hot diggity dog.”
First off, let’s hear it for the Judge. The fact that Eleanor, Chidi, Jason, and Tahani were going to throw themselves on the mercy of this weirdo universe’s all-seeing arbiter of Good and Bad Place placement set off a flurry of dream casting guessing games. And while the suggestions on my Twitter feed (Amy Poehler…
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association and the Broadcast Film Critics Association got together to let their hair down tonight, handing out their picks for the top artistic contributions of 2017 (i.e., the Critics’ Choice Awards). Guillermo Del Toro turned out to be the night’s big winner on the film side of…
“The real Bad Place was the friends we made along the way?”
“Why is it always the ones you most expect?”
“I do not like this / I cannot like this/ I do not like this… man!”
“People will watch anything with ‘Chicago’ in the title.”
In unsurprising but nevertheless much welcome news, NBC announces today that it is renewing sophomore series The Good Place for a third 13-episode season. Michael Schur’s afterlife comedy has somehow built on its impressive season-one mind-twisting finale to become the most philosophical—to say nothing of…
“The best news is, none of this is suspicious.”
“Mathematically, it’s equally likely to either im- or explode.”
“Running With The Bulls” continues a couple of Curb traditions, including Larry’s knack for upending a funeral and the related custom of finding a way to ruin any memorial service for a member of the Funkhouser family. The episode also introduces the latest in a line of Larry’s therapists, played by Bryan “Dr.…
So let’s get philosophical.
“You two have no compassion, no caring for another human.”
“It’s an illness, for sure.”
“He just smoked a big bowl of ennui.”
“But it’s hilarious. Of course, I mean sad.”
“Okay. Take two, folks.”
Thank forking God: The Good Place has been renewed for a second season. NBC announced today that Michael Schur’s afterlife comedy will get 13 more episodes, meaning that Kristen Bell and Ted Danson won’t have to look for work this fall. Plus, more Janet!
Look, no sentient being reads a review before watching the thing being reviewed and then complains about spoilers. Still, in the interest of not getting yelled at by a TV-loving rock or something… SPOILERS. Big ones.