The Good Place

...Someone Like Me as a Member - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: In the flashback where Eleanor gets offered a permanent position at the company she's working for she's holding a cup of coffee on the desk in front of her. After she says "I'm good" the shot changes and she has a Rubik's Cube in her hand. The shot changes back and she's holding the coffee cup again. (00:17:10)

LindiF

Leap to Faith - S2-E8

Other mistake: When Michael walks into his office and sees Shawn, Michael is wearing a wedding ring. Looks like he forgot to take it off prior to shooting the scene. (01:00:00)

The Snowplow - S3-E3

Factual error: When Chidi activates the superboard, one of the items under Local News is "Rep. Sackett indicted on 231 counts of fraud." Lower house members aren't referred to as Representatives in Australia, the correct title would be MP. (00:09:13)

Douglasac

Somewhere Else - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode while Michael is talking to the Judge, he does not have a Bad Place pin on his left lapel. However, at the end of the previous episode, as he and Janet come through the portal he is wearing one. On another note, not sure how he got the pin. As Shawn was talking to Michael in episode 11, he wasn't wearing one either and Michael had given his own pin to Eleanor. (00:00:01)

Somewhere Else - S2-E12

Factual error: As Eleanor walks in the corridor to Chidi's office at St. John's University, there's an exit sign mounted in the ceiling above her - a North American style red Exit sign. As she is in Australia, it should either a white on green Exit sign or an international "running man" style sign, as North American style signs were never legal in Australia. (00:20:55)

Douglasac

Janet(s) - S3-E9

Audio problem: While Accountant Steve Merchant is getting angry at Michael his words do not match his jaw motions during the shot from behind Merchant's face wherein he says "Now if you'll excuse me". (00:17:10)

The Book of Dougs - S3-E10

Other mistake: When Michael is looking at the 2009 report about Doug giving his Grandmother flowers, the net total for the action is -4 points. But the totals are off. The positives add up to about 73 points, but just the negatives that we see are 162, making the net total at least -89. While the header implies only the "top" points are known, the numbers start tailing off drastically after the first few, so there's no way there are enough not mentioned to make up the difference, otherwise they'd be classified as "top" too.

Jon Sandys Premium member

Chidi: I am not going to have sex with someone to get them to stop talking to me.
Eleanor: Really? You and I are very different.
Chidi: Yeah, I noticed.

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Trivia: Whenever the main characters are eating frozen yogurt, it's actually mashed potatoes, since real frozen yogurt would melt too quickly to film properly. Additionally, whenever Eleanor is eating shrimp, it's actually completely artificial since actress Kristen Bell is a vegetarian and didn't want to eat real shrimp. She referred to the artificial shrimp as painted "rubber nuggets."

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Answer: While the show does explore life after death, the show creators intentionally avoided using many religious terms and beliefs, such as heaven, hell, or God. While one could draw parallels of the Good Place and the Bad Place to heaven and hell, in the show that's not what they're meant to be.

Bishop73

Thank you. It just means, to me, they're atheists.

Rob245

Not sure you can infer them being atheists just because they do not use the terms, "Heaven" and "Hell." Those are mostly traditional Christian concepts. Many religions have different beliefs of what the afterlife is.

raywest Premium member

Well you couldn't really call them atheist because atheists don't believe in any type of afterlife or any deities. The "good place" and "bad place" are merely broader terms that could include most belief systems.

immortal eskimo

Answer: They actually do use those terms, in one episode, when Eleanor starts crying Chidi states he broke God and, there is another episode where someone, I believe Chidi says, we're in heaven. Though not saying those words does not make them atheist, it is stated in the first episode that every religion specifically Christians were a little bit right... So when they got to the good place after learning it is really called the good place it makes no sense to call it something else.

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