The Good Place: Season 3 Reviews

October 9, 2018
The Good Place was once a show about how to live better in the afterlife. Now, it is a show about how we can all live better in this one.
October 1, 2018
As ethical boundaries continue to be crossed in nearly every realm of America's social fabric, it's refreshing to watch a series wrestle so earnestly with questions of what human beings owe one another on an interpersonal basis.
September 28, 2018
The Good Place returns with the signature confidence of an enterprise whose course is clearly plotted by a master storyteller.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
September 28, 2018
Would abandoning the metaphysics of the afterlife for the relative mundanity of life in Jacksonville, et al. take too important a tool of humor away from Schur and his writers? I needn't have worried.
Top Critic
September 28, 2018
The Good Place retains its creative strengths in the premiere, including its boundless curiosity about how people behave and why they do it. It remains remarkable television.
September 28, 2018
The Good Place thrives in many ways because we want to spend time with these characters, even as they are tweaked and reinvented on the fly as part of the series' code.
September 27, 2018
The Good Place is a beacon of light in this week of darkest timeline news feeds. In its third season, the NBC sitcom is still surprising, still meticulously plotted, and still hilarious at an extremely high velocity.
September 25, 2018
Watching the show work the other way, bringing a bit of that surreal magic to the constraints of Earth, is a delightful reversal.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Top Critic
September 25, 2018
Unlike most network sitcoms, The Good Place allows its characters to change-the Michael of Season 3 is radically different from the one we knew two years ago.
September 24, 2018
In these new episodes "The Good Place" proves its worth as a true ensemble piece.