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* TitleDrop: Jason's sixty-person dance crew on Earth is revealed to be called "Dance Dance Resolution."

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* TitleDrop: Jason's sixty-person dance crew on Earth is revealed to be called "Dance Dance Resolution.""
* TooYoungToDieLamentation: Jason wails about this during the reboot where they're presented with an obelisk that will transport them to the Bad Place.
-->'''Jason:''' I'm too young to die! And too old to eat off the kids' menu! ''What a stupid age I am''!


Michael gets to Eleanor's house, where she, Chidi and Tahini are, and Jason joins them; Eleanor says they keep figuring out the puzzle of the Good Place, so they're winning and he's losing. Michael says, actually, they're on the same page and he wants to team up with them.

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Michael gets to Eleanor's house, where she, Chidi and Tahini are, and Jason joins them; Eleanor says they keep figuring out the puzzle of the Good Place, "Good Place", so they're winning and he's losing. Michael says, actually, they're on the same page and he wants to team up with them.


* EpicFail: [[OneHundredAndEight Attempt #108]] represented a really bad failure for Michael, as Eleanor walked into his office while he was recording his thoughts and figured out she was in the Bad Place ''before her orientation even began!'' He also regards the one reboot where [[TheDitz Jason]] pieced it together an especially painful failure.

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* EpicFail: [[OneHundredAndEight Attempt #108]] #108 represented a really bad failure for Michael, as Eleanor walked into his office while he was recording his thoughts and figured out she was in the Bad Place ''before her orientation even began!'' He also regards the one reboot where [[TheDitz Jason]] pieced it together an especially painful failure.


Mindy reveals that this is the sixteenth time Eleanor has come by here with Janet and some other human and is frustrated that they've forgotten to bring cocaine again. She explains that Eleanor, Janet and one or two of the other humans (usually Chidi, but sometimes Jason and/or Tahani) will come to the Medium Place to escape from Michael, but they would eventually end up going back to rescue whoever was left behind. Chidi says they need a plan, but everything he or Eleanor suggests is repeated back to them by Mindy. She pulls out a board consisting of all the things they've tried before to defeat Michael, which include trying to seduce him, outright attacking him, or trying to psychologically screw with him.

Chidi and Eleanor try to go over their options. Chidi is discouraged and says it's pointless - they're trapped in an endless loop and they lose their memories every time they try to break out of it. Eleanor gets upset with him giving up and goes to complain about him to Mindy. Mindy is tired of her complaining, and says Eleanor and Chidi have it bad for each other. Eleanor denies this, but Mindy shows her a video she recorded from the sixth time they were at her home, showing Chidi and Eleanor in bed together telling each other they love each other. Eleanor is stunned by this; from her perspective, they've only known each other for a few days and she considers Chidi to be an uptight and humorless dork but Mindy asserts there's a reason why they keep coming back to each other. Eleanor calls Janet and Chidi over to announce they're leaving and takes the tape back with her.

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Mindy reveals that this is the sixteenth time Eleanor has come by here with Janet and some other human and is frustrated that they've forgotten to bring cocaine again. She explains that Eleanor, Janet and one or two of the other humans (usually Chidi, but sometimes Jason and/or Tahani) will come to the Medium Place to escape from Michael, but they would eventually end up going back to rescue whoever was left behind. Chidi says they need a plan, but everything he or Eleanor suggests is repeated back to them by Mindy. She pulls out a board consisting of a list of all the things they've tried before to defeat Michael, which include trying to seduce him, outright attacking him, or trying to psychologically screw with him.

Chidi and Eleanor try to go over their options. Chidi is discouraged and says it's pointless - they're trapped in an endless loop and they lose their memories every time they try to break out of it. Eleanor gets upset with him giving up and goes to complain about him to Mindy. Mindy is tired of her complaining, and says Eleanor and Chidi have it bad for each other. Eleanor denies this, but Mindy shows her a video she recorded from the sixth time they were at her home, showing Chidi and Eleanor in bed together telling each other they professing their love for each other. Eleanor is stunned by this; from her perspective, they've only known each other for a few days and she considers Chidi to be an uptight and humorless dork but Mindy asserts there's a reason why they keep coming back to each other. Eleanor calls Janet and Chidi over to announce they're leaving and takes the tape back with her.


Michael reboots the neighborhood to try torturing Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason again. However, no matter how many times he tries and modifies it, Eleanor eventually figures out its true nature, over and over again (and on one occasion, ''Jason'' figured it out). In the 802nd attempt, Eleanor and Chidi learn of the memory wipes when they overhear some dissatisfied neighborhood workers (including an undisguised lava monster) complaining about the constant reboots and of Michael's version of the Bad Place in general. Eleanor, Chidi, and Janet take the train to the Medium Place, where Mindy St. Claire reveals that this is the sixteenth time Eleanor has come by here. Moreover, Eleanor and her companions always return to Michael's neighborhood with a new plan to try to defeat him, which ends up failing. Mindy also reveals that Eleanor and Chidi often formed a relationship with each other and once mutually professed their love. In the neighborhood, Vicky and the other actors go on strike. Vicky presents their individual demands, and hers is to take Michael's job, threatening to reveal the multiple attempts to Shawn if he doesn't comply. As he tries to figure out what to do, Michael runs into Jason, who tells Michael about his dance crew being challenged to a dance-off, and instead, they slashed the other dancers' car tires. When Eleanor and Chidi return and leads the humans to confront Michael, he says they need to join forces and proposes an alliance.

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Michael reboots the neighborhood to try torturing Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason again. However, no matter how many times what he tries and modifies does to modify it, Eleanor eventually figures out its true nature, over and over again (and on one occasion, during Attempt #649, ''Jason'' figured it out). In the 802nd attempt, Eleanor Michael grows more frustrated as time goes on, even hitting rock bottom during Attempt #484 where he gorges himself on junk food and Chidi learn of the memory wipes when they overhear some dissatisfied alcoholic drinks, but refuses to give up.

Michael launches Attempt #802. He goes outside to a
neighborhood workers meeting, and nobody is there except Vicky, who says he's lost control of the experiment and the demons have gone on strike. Vicky complains that everyone is sick of the constant reboots, they often can't remember what their jobs are, and she herself is still upset about the size of her part. They have a list of demands, and Vicky says Michael will have to fit them into his system. Hers is to take over the next reboot and be a "main character". Michael is outraged, but Vicky threatens that if he doesn't comply with this, she will reveal the 800 reboots to Shawn.

Meanwhile, Eleanor is taking ethics lessons from Chidi again. She's bored and suggests they go outside, where they notice the town streets are empty. They notice a strange burning smell and follow it, finding a group of demons
(including an undisguised one lava monster) monster named Todd who isn't wearing his human skin-suit) complaining about the constant reboots and of Michael's version of the Bad Place in general. Eleanor, Chidi, Eleanor and Chidi are horrified to learn that they've literally been put through hell hundreds of times and got their memories erased and try to figure out what to do. They use Janet take to escape and she takes them on the train to the Medium Place, where Mindy St. Claire greets them.

Mindy
reveals that this is the sixteenth time Eleanor has come by here. Moreover, here with Janet and some other human and is frustrated that they've forgotten to bring cocaine again. She explains that Eleanor, Janet and one or two of the other humans (usually Chidi, but sometimes Jason and/or Tahani) will come to the Medium Place to escape from Michael, but they would eventually end up going back to rescue whoever was left behind. Chidi says they need a plan, but everything he or Eleanor and her companions always return suggests is repeated back to Michael's neighborhood with them by Mindy. She pulls out a new plan to try board consisting of all the things they've tried before to defeat him, Michael, which ends include trying to seduce him, outright attacking him, or trying to psychologically screw with him.

Chidi and Eleanor try to go over their options. Chidi is discouraged and says it's pointless - they're trapped in an endless loop and they lose their memories every time they try to break out of it. Eleanor gets upset with him giving
up failing. and goes to complain about him to Mindy. Mindy also reveals that is tired of her complaining, and says Eleanor and Chidi often formed have it bad for each other. Eleanor denies this, but Mindy shows her a relationship with video she recorded from the sixth time they were at her home, showing Chidi and Eleanor in bed together telling each other and once mutually professed their love. In the neighborhood, Vicky and the they love each other. Eleanor is stunned by this; from her perspective, they've only known each other actors go on strike. Vicky presents their individual demands, for a few days and hers is she considers Chidi to take Michael's job, threatening be an uptight and humorless dork but Mindy asserts there's a reason why they keep coming back to reveal each other. Eleanor calls Janet and Chidi over to announce they're leaving and takes the multiple attempts tape back with her.

Michael is standing on a bridge, and Jason comes calling for anyone, so Michael takes him aside
to Shawn bounce ideas off of, as he feels he's caught between a rock and a hard place - he's certain Vicky's plan would be a failure, but if he doesn't comply. As he tries to figure go along with them otherwise, she'll rat him out what to do, Michael runs into Jason, who tells Michael about Shawn. Jason then relays the story of how he and his old friend Donkey Doug were in a dance crew being team, and then they got into a fight due to Jason framing Donkey Doug's girlfriend for stealing a boogie board, so Donkey Doug organized a rival dance team and challenged Jason's dance team to a dance-off, so Jason's team went there and instead, they slashed the other dancers' car their tires. When From something in there, Michael gets an idea.

Michael gets to Eleanor's house, where she, Chidi and Tahini are, and Jason joins them;
Eleanor and Chidi return and leads the humans to confront Michael, he says they need to join forces keep figuring out the puzzle of the Good Place, so they're winning and proposes an alliance.he's losing. Michael says, actually, they're on the same page and he wants to team up with them.


* RightBehindMe: One of the failed attempts has Eleanor tell Janet that Chidi sucks while he standing behind them and hearing everything.

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* RightBehindMe: One of the failed attempts has Eleanor tell Janet that Chidi sucks while he he's standing behind them and hearing everything.can hear everything she says.

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* TakeThat: Eleanor does not have flattering opinions on clam chowder.


Michael reboots the neighborhood to try torturing Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason again. However, no matter how many times he tries and modifies it, Eleanor eventually realizes its true nature each time (and on one occasion, ''Jason'' figured it out). In the 802nd attempt, Eleanor and Chidi learn of the memory wipes when they overhear some dissatisfied neighborhood workers (including an undisguised demon) complaining about the constant reboots and of Michael's version of the Bad Place in general. Eleanor, Chidi, and Janet take the train to the Medium Place, where Mindy St. Claire reveals that this is the sixteenth time Eleanor has come by here. Moreover, Eleanor and her companions always return to Michael's neighborhood with a new plan to try to defeat him, which ends up failing. Mindy also reveals that Eleanor and Chidi often formed a relationship with each other and once mutually professed their love. In the neighborhood, Vicky and the other actors go on strike. Vicky presents their individual demands, and hers is to take Michael's job, threatening to reveal the multiple attempts to Shawn if he doesn't comply. As he tries to figure out what to do, Michael runs into Jason, who tells Michael about his dance crew being challenged to a dance-off, and instead, they slashed the other dancers' car tires. When Eleanor and Chidi return and leads the humans to confront Michael, he asks to form an alliance with them.

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Michael reboots the neighborhood to try torturing Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason again. However, no matter how many times he tries and modifies it, Eleanor eventually realizes figures out its true nature each time nature, over and over again (and on one occasion, ''Jason'' figured it out). In the 802nd attempt, Eleanor and Chidi learn of the memory wipes when they overhear some dissatisfied neighborhood workers (including an undisguised demon) lava monster) complaining about the constant reboots and of Michael's version of the Bad Place in general. Eleanor, Chidi, and Janet take the train to the Medium Place, where Mindy St. Claire reveals that this is the sixteenth time Eleanor has come by here. Moreover, Eleanor and her companions always return to Michael's neighborhood with a new plan to try to defeat him, which ends up failing. Mindy also reveals that Eleanor and Chidi often formed a relationship with each other and once mutually professed their love. In the neighborhood, Vicky and the other actors go on strike. Vicky presents their individual demands, and hers is to take Michael's job, threatening to reveal the multiple attempts to Shawn if he doesn't comply. As he tries to figure out what to do, Michael runs into Jason, who tells Michael about his dance crew being challenged to a dance-off, and instead, they slashed the other dancers' car tires. When Eleanor and Chidi return and leads the humans to confront Michael, he asks says they need to form join forces and proposes an alliance with them.alliance.



* {{Blackmail}}: Vicky blackmails Michael into letting her run the show.

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* {{Blackmail}}: Vicky blackmails gets Michael into letting to let her run the show.show by threatening to tell Shawn about the 800 do-overs.



* EpicFail: [[OneHundredAndEight Attempt #108]] represented a really bad failure for Michael, as Eleanor walked into his office while he was recording his thoughts and figured out she was in the Bad Place ''before her orientation even began!'' Though Michael regards the one reboot where [[TheDitz Jason]] pieced it together an epic failure as well.

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* EpicFail: [[OneHundredAndEight Attempt #108]] represented a really bad failure for Michael, as Eleanor walked into his office while he was recording his thoughts and figured out she was in the Bad Place ''before her orientation even began!'' Though Michael He also regards the one reboot where [[TheDitz Jason]] pieced it together an epic failure as well.especially painful failure.



* EurekaMoment: This episode gives us a montage of these as Michael keeps putting Eleanor into different scenarios and yet each time she realizes that she is actually in the Bad Place. Apart from that one time when '''Jason''' figured it out. That one really hurt Michael.

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* EurekaMoment: This episode gives us a montage of these as Michael keeps putting Eleanor the humans into different scenarios and yet each time she realizes Eleanor figures out that she is they're actually in the Bad Place. Apart from that one time when Even '''Jason''' figured it out.out once. That one really hurt Michael.



* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Mindy was first introduced, she was shown to not wear clothes because she was completely alone until then and wasn't expecting anyone to be coming by. When Eleanor, Chidi, and Janet see her here, she's fully clothed, meaning she's been expecting them to come back.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Mindy was first introduced, she was shown to not wear clothes be walking around naked because she was completely alone until then and wasn't expecting anyone to be coming by. When Eleanor, Chidi, and Janet see her here, she's fully clothed, meaning she's been expecting them to come back.

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* RightBehindMe: One of the failed attempts has Eleanor tell Janet that Chidi sucks while he standing behind them and hearing everything.


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* {{Blackmail}}: Vicky blackmails Michael into letting her run the show.



* INeedAFreakingDrink: In Attempt #484, Michael drinks a copious amount of alcohol from the frustration of not being able to keep the humans from figuring out the truth.


* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Chidi, Eleanor, and Janet arrive at Mindy's again, she is fully clothed. The first time they visited, she was shown to not wear clothes because she was completely alone until then. When they see her here again she's fully clothed, meaning she's been expecting them to come back.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Chidi, Eleanor, and Janet arrive at Mindy's again, she is fully clothed. The Mindy was first time they visited, introduced, she was shown to not wear clothes because she was completely alone until then. then and wasn't expecting anyone to be coming by. When they Eleanor, Chidi, and Janet see her here again here, she's fully clothed, meaning she's been expecting them to come back.


* AesopAmnesia: Since Michael can easily erase their memories, any CharacterDevelopment the humans achieve gets undone.
-->'''Chidi:''' We are experiencing karma, but we can't learn from our mistakes.



** Chidi again believes he was sent to the Bad Place because he kept drinking almond milk despite knowing it wasn't good for the environment.
** Jason reveals that [[Recap/TheGoodPlaceS1E05Category55EmergencyDoomsdayCrisis framing Donkey Doug's girlfriend for boogie board theft in order to save their dance crew]], unsurprisingly, ended much less neatly as he claimed and temporarily [[RealityEnsues cost him his friendship with Donkey Doug.]]

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** Chidi again believes he was sent to the Bad Place because he kept drinking almond milk despite knowing it wasn't good was bad for the environment.
** Jason reveals that [[Recap/TheGoodPlaceS1E05Category55EmergencyDoomsdayCrisis framing Donkey Doug's girlfriend for boogie board theft in order to save their dance crew]], unsurprisingly, ended much less neatly as he than he'd previously claimed and temporarily [[RealityEnsues cost him his friendship with Donkey Doug.]]



* EnemyMine: Michael realizes that the situation has gone completely out of his control and the only thing that might save him is to team up with Eleanor and the other humans.

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* EnemyMine: Michael realizes that the situation has gone completely out of his control and the only thing that might save him is to team up with Eleanor and the other humans.



* OffTheRails: The main foursome consistently manages to figure out the deception, resulting in Michael spiraling.

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* OffTheRails: The main foursome consistently manages to figure out the deception, resulting in Michael spiraling.becoming desperate to keep things together and the other demons to become exasperated with having to go through the process again.



* PunBasedTitle: [[VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution Take a wild guess]].

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* PunBasedTitle: [[VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution Take a wild guess]]. It's the name of Jason's dance crew.


Michael reboots the neighborhood to try torturing Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason again. However, no matter how many times he tries and modifies it, Eleanor eventually realizes its true nature each time (and on one occasion, ''Jason'' figured it out). In the 802nd attempt, Eleanor and Chidi learn of the memory wipes when they overhear some dissatisfied neighborhood workers (including an undisguised demon) complaining about the constant reboots and of Michael's version of the Bad Place in general. Eleanor, Chidi, and Janet take the train to the Medium Place, where Mindy St. Claire reveals that this is the sixteenth time Eleanor has come by here. Moreover, Eleanor and her companions always return to Michael's neighborhood with a new plan to try to defeat him, which ends up failing. Mindy also reveals that Eleanor and Chidi often formed a relationship with each other and once mutually professed their love. In the neighborhood, Vicky and the other actors go on strike. Vicky presents their individual demands, and hers is to take Michael's job; she threatens to reveal the multiple attempts to Shawn. Jason tells Michael about his dance crew being challenged to a dance-off, and instead, they slashed the other dancers' car tires. When Eleanor returns and leads the humans to confront Michael, he asks to form an alliance with them.

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Michael reboots the neighborhood to try torturing Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason again. However, no matter how many times he tries and modifies it, Eleanor eventually realizes its true nature each time (and on one occasion, ''Jason'' figured it out). In the 802nd attempt, Eleanor and Chidi learn of the memory wipes when they overhear some dissatisfied neighborhood workers (including an undisguised demon) complaining about the constant reboots and of Michael's version of the Bad Place in general. Eleanor, Chidi, and Janet take the train to the Medium Place, where Mindy St. Claire reveals that this is the sixteenth time Eleanor has come by here. Moreover, Eleanor and her companions always return to Michael's neighborhood with a new plan to try to defeat him, which ends up failing. Mindy also reveals that Eleanor and Chidi often formed a relationship with each other and once mutually professed their love. In the neighborhood, Vicky and the other actors go on strike. Vicky presents their individual demands, and hers is to take Michael's job; she threatens job, threatening to reveal the multiple attempts to Shawn. Jason Shawn if he doesn't comply. As he tries to figure out what to do, Michael runs into Jason, who tells Michael about his dance crew being challenged to a dance-off, and instead, they slashed the other dancers' car tires. When Eleanor returns and Chidi return and leads the humans to confront Michael, he asks to form an alliance with them.



** Jason reveals that [[Recap/TheGoodPlaceS1E05Category55EmergencyDoomsdayCrisis framing Donkey Doug's girlfriend for boogie board theft in order to save their dance crew]], unsurprisingly, ended much less neatly as he claimed and temporarily [[RealityEnsues cost his friendship with Donkey Doug.]]

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** Jason reveals that [[Recap/TheGoodPlaceS1E05Category55EmergencyDoomsdayCrisis framing Donkey Doug's girlfriend for boogie board theft in order to save their dance crew]], unsurprisingly, ended much less neatly as he claimed and temporarily [[RealityEnsues cost him his friendship with Donkey Doug.]]



* EpicFail: [[OneHundredAndEight Attempt #108]] represented a really bad failure for Michael, as Eleanor walked into his office while he was recording his thoughts and figured out she was in the Bad Place ''before her orientation even began!'' Though Michael regards the one incident where [[TheDitz Jason]] pieced it together one as well.

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* EpicFail: [[OneHundredAndEight Attempt #108]] represented a really bad failure for Michael, as Eleanor walked into his office while he was recording his thoughts and figured out she was in the Bad Place ''before her orientation even began!'' Though Michael regards the one incident reboot where [[TheDitz Jason]] pieced it together one an epic failure as well.



* GroundhogDayLoop: Michael keeps resetting the neighborhood only for Eleanor to realize again that they're in the bad place.

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* GroundhogDayLoop: Michael keeps resetting the neighborhood only for The constant reboots serve as this, with Eleanor to realize realizing over and over again that they're in the bad place.Bad Place.


** Jason reveals that [[Recap/TheGoodPlaceS1E05Category55EmergencyDoomsdayCrisis framing Donkey Doug's girlfriend for boogie board theft in order to save their dance crew]], unsurprisingly, ended much less neatly as he claimed and [[RealityEnsues cost his friendship with Donkey Doug.]]

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** Jason reveals that [[Recap/TheGoodPlaceS1E05Category55EmergencyDoomsdayCrisis framing Donkey Doug's girlfriend for boogie board theft in order to save their dance crew]], unsurprisingly, ended much less neatly as he claimed and temporarily [[RealityEnsues cost his friendship with Donkey Doug.]]


* GroundhogDayLoop

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* GroundhogDayLoopGroundhogDayLoop: Michael keeps resetting the neighborhood only for Eleanor to realize again that they're in the bad place.

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