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* WhiteVoidRoom: Where new, unactivated Janets come from.
* WomanInWhite: The unactivated Janets wear an all white version of their standard vest, skirt and blouse ensemble. Matches nicely with the white void room they're stored in.

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* WhiteVoidRoom: Where new, unactivated Janets come from.
* WomanInWhite: The unactivated Janets wear an all white version of their standard vest, skirt and blouse ensemble. Matches nicely with the white void room they're stored in.
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* DissonantSerenity: Janet has no problem with the fact that she'll have to be destroyed to preserve the cover.

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* DissonantSerenity: Janet has no problem with the fact that she'll have to be destroyed to preserve the cover. She even smiles while doing the ThroatSlittingGesture meant for herself.


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* FriendshipMoment: The heartwarming moment when Michael realizes that he cannot kill Janet.


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* GoodIsDumb: Michael's explanation for why it was so easy for him to steal one of the Good Janet from right under the Good-Place people's nose.


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* LetMeGetThisStraight: Said by Eleanor after Janet has told her offscreen to convince Michael to kill her.


* GoodHurtsEvil: Michael couldn't use a Bad Place Janet in his neighborhood because it goes against a Bad Janet's programming to be helpful. When he demonstrates this on one, the Bad Janet melts and collapses into itself.

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* GoodHurtsEvil: Michael couldn't use a Bad Place Janet in his neighborhood because it goes against a Bad Janet's programming to be helpful. When he demonstrates this on one, the Bad Janet melts and collapses into itself.herself.


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* TakeThat: In a flashback showing how he designed the first neighborhood, Michael asks Janet what kind of food people say they like but is really a bummer. She conjures a cup of frozen yogurt.


* BottleEpisode: The episode takes place largely in Michael's office as he attempts to diagnose why Janet is experiencing glitches.



* BottleEpisode: The episode takes place largely in Michael's office as he attempts to diagnose why Janet is experiencing glitches.



* GrewBeyondTheirProgramming: In addition to understanding and expressing emotions better, Janet had also genuinely fallen in love with Jason and the reboots didn't completely erase those feelings, so seeing him with Tahani has led to her becoming jealous.

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* GrewBeyondTheirProgramming: In addition to understanding and expressing emotions better, Janet had also genuinely fallen in love with Jason and the reboots didn't completely erase those feelings, so seeing him with Tahani has led to her becoming jealous. Not only that, but Janet has gained the ability to lie (both consciously and unconsciously), but since this runs contrary to her programming, this causes her and the Neighborhood to glitch whenever she does it.


* WhiteVoidRoom: Where new, unactivated Janets come from.

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* WhiteVoidRoom: Where new, unactivated Janets come from.from.
* WomanInWhite: The unactivated Janets wear an all white version of their standard vest, skirt and blouse ensemble. Matches nicely with the white void room they're stored in.

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* MandatoryLine: Since this episode primarily focuses on Michael and Janet, the other regular characters each appear in only a single scene.


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[[caption-width-right:350:"They keep their Janets in a neutral pocket dimension beneath the shapeless time void. It's right next to Accounting."]]

->''"That's the good news. The bad news is, I seem to be losing my ability to sustain object permanence. So it's sort of a glass half full, glass stops existing in time and space kind of deal."''
-->-- '''Janet'''




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* ItIsDehumanizing: Vicky refers to Janet as "it", in contrast to Michael who uses "she".


* GoodCannotComprehendEvil / EvilCannotComprehendGood: Michael steals a Good Place Janet by simply walking into the storeroom and taking one. Apparently the Good Place architects really are that trusting, while the other Bad Place architects are astonished when Michael tells them.

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* GoodCannotComprehendEvil / EvilCannotComprehendGood: GoodCannotComprehendEvil: With a dash of EvilCannotComprehendGood. Michael steals stole a Good Place Janet by simply walking into the storeroom and taking one. Apparently Apparently, the Good Place architects really are that trusting, while the other Bad Place architects are astonished when Michael tells them.



* InOneEarOutTheOther: Michael runs a diagnostic check on Janet, at one point shining an othoscope into her ear. The light shines out through her opposite ear as if refracted through a prism, lighting up the wall in red, blue, etc.

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* InOneEarOutTheOther: Michael runs a diagnostic check on Janet, at one point shining an othoscope otoscope into her ear. The light shines out through her opposite ear as if refracted through a prism, lighting up the wall in red, blue, etc.



* ReallyWasBornYesterday: Janet's newly created rebound boyfriend is like a baby (though he can speak and articulate himself on an adult level).

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* ReallyWasBornYesterday: Janet's newly created rebound boyfriend is like a baby (though he can speak and articulate himself on an adult level).level).
* WhiteVoidRoom: Where new, unactivated Janets come from.


* InOneEarOutTheOther: Michael runs a diagnostic check on Janet, at one point shining an othoscope into her ear. The light shines out through her opposite ear as if reflected through a prism, lighting up the wall in red, blue, etc.

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* InOneEarOutTheOther: Michael runs a diagnostic check on Janet, at one point shining an othoscope into her ear. The light shines out through her opposite ear as if reflected refracted through a prism, lighting up the wall in red, blue, etc.

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* BottleEpisode: The episode takes place largely in Michael's office as he attempts to diagnose why Janet is experiencing glitches.


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* NameAndName: "Janet and Michael," the title.

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* GoodCannotComprehendEvil / EvilCannotComprehendGood: Michael steals a Good Place Janet by simply walking into the storeroom and taking one. Apparently the Good Place architects really are that trusting, while the other Bad Place architects are astonished when Michael tells them.


* * InOneEarOutTheOther: Michael runs a diagnostic check on Janet, at one point shining an othoscope into her ear. The light shines out through her opposite ear as if reflected through a prism, lighting up the wall in red, blue, etc.

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* * InOneEarOutTheOther: Michael runs a diagnostic check on Janet, at one point shining an othoscope into her ear. The light shines out through her opposite ear as if reflected through a prism, lighting up the wall in red, blue, etc.

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* * InOneEarOutTheOther: Michael runs a diagnostic check on Janet, at one point shining an othoscope into her ear. The light shines out through her opposite ear as if reflected through a prism, lighting up the wall in red, blue, etc.


* DissonantSerenity: Janey has no problem with the fact that she'll have to be destroyed to preserve the cover.

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* DissonantSerenity: Janey Janet has no problem with the fact that she'll have to be destroyed to preserve the cover.

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