Television | NBC’s The Good Place spoofs modern life but dodges meaningful discussions of eternity
by Bob Brown
Posted 12/14/17, 02:29 pm
The Good Place, now in its second season on NBC, is a spunky comedy about the afterlife. While theologians might be balking, critics are swooning: The American Film Institute nominated the show as one of its TV Programs of the Year. Humorous and quirky, The Good Place picks apart the little absurdities of earthly life but gives scant insight into eternal matters.