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The Good Place: The Podcast

Summary: Holy motherforking shirtballs! This is the official comedy and entertainment podcast for NBC's TV show The Good Place. Subscribe and you'll get weekly behind-the-scenes stories, episode and performance insights and funny anecdotes. Hosted by actor Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) with a rotating slate of co-hosts and special guests, including actors, writers, producers and more, this podcast takes a deep dive into everything on- and off-screen. Follow: @nbcthegoodplaceNBC Entertainment Podcast Network ©2019

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 Bonus Episode: Ted Danson on the Finale and the Future | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:55:48

Ted Danson on the Finale and the Future

 Bonus Episode: The Cast Finale Interview with Seth Meyers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:11:27

Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto and D'Arcy Carden open up to Seth Meyers about their feelings on the finale and saying goodbye to The Good Place. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more!

 Introducing Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:00:55

The official podcast for NBC’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine

 Series Forking Finale, Part 2: Mike Schur, Creator | Drew Goddard, Executive Producer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:24:37

The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with creator Mike Schur and executive producer Drew Goddard to resume their two-part chat about the series forking finale, “Whenever You’re Ready.” Mike Schur talks about drawing inspiration from the last passage of T.M. Scanlon’s book, “What We Owe to Each Other,” and his process for crafting the finale episode by using a piece of music to guide his writing. He also reveals some Easter eggs within the episode that Parks and Recreation fans might catch, the scenes that eventually hit the cutting room floor, the symbolism of Eleanor’s wardrobe and much, much (seriously) more! Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2020

 Series Forking Finale, Part 1: Mike Schur, Creator | Drew Goddard, Executive Producer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:39:22

The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with creator Mike Schur and executive producer Drew Goddard to shoot the shirt about the series forking finale, “Whenever You’re Ready.” In Part 1 of this two-part podcast finale episode, they discuss the finale in depth, including Michael’s (Ted Danson) groovy songwriting origin, getting the huge guest cast together, Mike Schur’s penchant for numbers, young Doug Forcett’s appearance in the real Good Place, Mike’s belief in the benevolent nature of the universe and much, much (seriously) more! Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more!

 Ch. 51: Morgan Sackett, Executive Producer/Director | Andrew Law, Writer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:40

The Good Place: The Podcast's host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with executive producer/director Morgan Sackett and writer Andrew Law to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 12, "Patty." They discuss casting special guest star Lisa Kudrow as "Hypatia," courting the Getty Museum as a filming location for the real Good Place, avoiding visual allusions to The Wizard of Oz, Michael's (Ted Danson) unease at being a demon in the real Good Place, the big twist that the Good Place committee is eager to transfer their responsibilities to Michael and much, much more. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2020

 Ch. 50: D’Arcy Carden | Tiya Sircar| Jen Statsky, Writer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:41

The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with D’Arcy Carden (Janet), Tiya Sircar (Vicky) and writer Jen Statsky to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 11, “Mondays, Am I Right?” They discuss inside jokes from the episode, the cast’s “senioritis,” Vicky’s return to the Bad Place and much more. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019

 Ch. 49: Kristen Bell| Matt Murray, Writer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:48:34

The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Kristen Bell and writer Matt to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 10, “You’ve Changed, Man.” Kristen Bell shares her experience directing a previous episode including asking Maya Rudolph to sing Bone Thugs N Harmony’s “Crossroads.” Matt Murray talks about the show’s bible – a document of all the rules of the show’s universe and mythology and much more. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019

 Bonus Episode: Something Good for the Holidays | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:25:47

The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson presents his favorite “What’s Good?” segments from past episodes. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more!

 Bonus Episode: The Writers' Room with Jen Statsky, Joe Mande, Dan Schofield & Lizzy Pace | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:32

The Good Place: The Podcast's host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with writers Jen Statsky, Joe Mande, Dan Schofield and Lizzy Pace to shoot the shirt during the hiatus.

 Ch. 48: William Jackson Harper, Actor | Eric Kissack, Editor | Frank Sackett, Co-Producer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:14

The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with William Jackson Harper, editor Eric Kissack and co-producer Frank Sackett to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 9, “The Answer.” Marc runs down the plot of the episode, along with some key insights. William talks about a special place on The Good Place set that makes him swoon, gives us some insight into the characters’ choices in this episode and tells a story about his one and only foray into stand-up comedy. Eric talks about how they created the super slow-motion scene with a Phantom camera, explains how Mike Schur gives his departments the freedom to create with confidence, and then reveals a great Easter egg from Season 1. Frank discusses his role on the show and how vital it is to keep the team running smoothly. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019

 Ch. 47: Josh Siegal, Writer | Dana Powell, Actress | Kimberly Wannop, Set Decorator | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:09:05

The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with writer Josh Siegal, actress Dana Powell and set decorator Kimberly Wannop to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 8, “The Funeral to End All Funerals.” Josh Siegal talks about co-writing the episode and the significance of the characters’ eulogies. He also discusses Janet’s human-like characteristics and how they surface in high-stress moments. Kimberly Wannop reveals the details in Chidi’s apartment and discusses the freedom in set decorating for a show set in the afterlife. Dana Powell chats about her experience acting as a member of the Good Place Committee and the friendships she's made on set. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019

 Ch. 46: Manny Jacinto, Actor | Dave King, Writer | Amanda Boisselle, Production Assistant | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:35

The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Manny Jacinto (Jason/Jianyu), writer Dave King and production assistant Amanda Boisselle to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 7, “Help Is Other People.” Amanda dishes on Ted Danson and the rest of the cast’s hilarious snack routine, the arduous process of becoming an assistant director and the real magic performed on set. Dave reveals how Season 4 was broken in the writers’ room and the joy of watching Manny perform as Jason. Manny talks about Ted Danson’s dedication to learning the magic tricks in the episode and the joy of playing loveable dumb-dumb Jason Mendoza. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019

 Ch. 45: Ben Koldyke, "Brent" | Lizzy Pace, Writer | Steve Day, Director | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:17

The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Ben Koldyke (Brent), writer Lizzy Pace and director Steve Day to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 6, “A Chip Driver Mystery.” Ben talks about auditioning for Allison Jones, his time as a quarterback at Dartmouth College and how he got into acting at a late age. Lizzy reveals how Mike Schur surprised her by giving her an episode to write, the inspiration for “Chip Driver” and how the character is an homage to Michael Scarn from The Office. Steve describes the difference between directing and assistant directing on The Good Place and his excitement when Mike Schur told him he’ll be directing a Season 4 episode. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019

 Ch. 44: Jameela Jamil, Actress | Joe Mande, Writer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:56:28

The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Jameela Jamil and writer Joe Mande to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 5, “Employee of the Bearimy.” Jameela talks about the faux-abusive email she sent to Mike Schur; Joe describes the green screen process behind filming Michael (Ted Danson) and Jason’s (Manny Jacinto) hand car scene and reveals a writers’ room Easter egg. They also talk about Jason Mantzoukas’ insatiable impulse to ad-lib in scenes and the Easter eggs in the Bad Place that contain a Parks and Recreation crossover. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019

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