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The Good Place: Philosophical Comedy Continues to Be Awesome!

THE GOOD PLACE — Pictured: “The Good Place” Key Art — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

The first season of The Good Place was brilliant just as a show about four people who got into The Good Place by mistakes and were trying to become better people to prevent their Neighborhood from falling apart – and then there was that season finale. Michael turned out to be a demon -practicing a new kind of torture.

Season Two seemed like it could present some problems if it ran a variation of that set up -instead, it gave hundreds of variations where Elinor and even Jason at one point figured out they were in The Bad Place.

Now, with the boss having warned Michael (Ted Danson) that reboot 2 (in reality reboot #802) is his last chance – and Janet (D’Arcy Carden) is causing the Neighborhood to glitch because she’s still in love with Jason.

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The Good Place Is a (Weird) Fun Place!

THE GOOD PLACE --  "Everything Is Fine" Episode 101--  Pictured: Kristen Bell as Eleanor -- (Photo by: Justin Lubin/NBC)
THE GOOD PLACE — Kristen Bell as Eleanor — (Photo by: Justin Lubin/NBC)

The Good Place (NBC, Monday, 10/9C for the premiere then Thursdays, 8:30/7:30C) is a unique comedy series from the man who gave us Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Mike Schur.

When she dies unexpectedly, Eleanor Shellstrop finds herself in The Good Place. The thing is, she’s definitely not Good Place material and things start to go wrong in her neighborhood.

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Danson and Bell Find Their Good Place!

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Ted Danson and Kristen Bell have joined the cast of NBC comedy Good Place, which has a thirteen-episode order.

Created by Parks and Recreation showrunner Michael Schur, Good Place follows Eleanor (Bell) – who has come to realize she hasn’t been a very good person, and Michael (Danson) – who, through no thought of his own, becomes her guide to discovering and implementing her self improvement. For more, follow the jump.

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Fargo Teasers: Cookie Cutter Crooks?

FARGO -- Pictured: (L-R) Ted Danson as Hank Larsson, Patrick Wilson as Lou Solverson. CR: Chris Large/FX
FARGO — Pictured: (L-R) Ted Danson as Hank Larsson, Patrick Wilson as Lou Solverson. CR: Chris Large/FX

From sweet, sweet cookie cutter death to a photo-negative Nixon, two new teasers for FX’s Fargo’ second season look to be as intriguing and entertaining as season one. Check them out after the jump.

Fargo returns on Monday, October 12th (10/9C).

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Two Men Talking Trailer: Fargo Season Two!

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The first full-length trailer for Fargo has been released. Besides the return of ‘Minnesota nice’ there’s a bit of swamp in the air, or, at least, swamp rock – the music in the background as the credits begin to roll is Dr. John’s Right Place (Wrong Time) and it’s probably not a coincidence, eh?

Fargo: Season Two features another all-star cast that includes: Kirsten Dunst, Ted Danson, Jeffrey Donovan, Jean Smart, Jesse Plemons, Patrick Wilson, Kieran Culkin, Brad Garrett, and Bokeem Woodbine – and returns to FX in October. Check out the trailer after the jump.

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DVD REVIEW: Becker: The Third Season – Before House, There Was Becker!

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I have no idea if David Shore was influenced by Becker when he was creating Dr. Gregory House, but as I screened the third season of Becker, I couldn’t help but think that it wouldn’t have taken much to turn Ted Danson’s second hit series [six seasons] into a drama.

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