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Where to watch The Good Place in the UK

The Good Place is an American comedy that achieved incredible success throughout the world following its appearance on Netflix. Full of fun and unique plot twists, the Good Place takes an interesting spin on the idea of life after death, and what might be waiting for us on the other side. 

So, where can you watch The Good Place in the UK?

How to watch The Good Place on Netflix

The only way to watch The Good Place in the UK is with a Netflix subscription. Although the show was produced by NBC, it’s broadcast around the world through Netflix.

Fortunately, with a Netflix subscription, you can quickly and easily access all four seasons of The Good Place, as well as a number of exciting Netflix original shows, such as Stranger Things, and The Witcher

To watch this show, you’ll also need a compatible device for streaming shows from your Netflix account. Fortunately, Netflix works on virtually anything. You can view Netflix from your web browser on a computer, download an app onto your tablet or smartphone, or sign in from your smart television. You can even get apps for games consoles, and Netflix is available on Virgin and Sky Q Tv boxes in the UK too!

  • What broadband speed do I need to watch Netflix?

    Netflix recommends the following broadband speeds:

    • Minimum speed required: 0.5Mb
    • Recommended speed: 1.5Mb
    • SD quality recommended speed: 3Mb
    • HD quality recommended speed: 5Mb
    • Ultra HD quality recommended speed: 25Mb

    Cheap ADSL broadband can be suitable for viewing Netflix up to HD quality (though it may struggle if you try to stream more than one show at a time). For Ultra HD video or multiple HD streams, you will need fibre optic broadband.

    In general, we recommend a minimum broadband speed of 2Mb to comfortably use any streaming video service at the lowest quality. But higher-quality video will demand more bandwidth, and you also have to consider whether other people in your home will be using the connection at the same time.

    For further help see our guide to choosing a broadband speed and introduction to broadband speeds.

How much will it cost to stream The Good Place?

Netflix is one of the more affordable streaming services in the UK, available from £5.99 per month. You can access more expensive plans if you want to, and this will allow you to unlock higher quality videos, as well as the option to view multiple shows from one account at the same time. If you have various people in your family who want to watch Netflix from multiple rooms in the house, a higher-cost subscription might be on the cards. 

You’ll pay for your Netflix on a rolling monthly contract, which you can cancel whenever you like. You’ll also be able to access Netflix through Sky Ultimate TV, which provides access to hundreds of Sky TV box sets, as well as the latest content from Netflix. However, to unlock this service, you’ll also need a Sky TV subscription. 

About The Good Place

Synopsis

Eleanor, a deceased saleswoman who lived a morally corrupt life, finds herself in a heaven-like afterlife in a case of mistaken identity and tries to hide her past in order to stay there.

The Good Place cast

  • Kristen Bell as Eleanor Shellstrop
  • D'Arcy Carden as Janet
  • Ted Danson as Michael
  • William Jackson Harper as Chidi Anagonye
  • Manny Jacinto as Jason Mendoza
  • Jameela Jamil as Tahani Al-Jamil

The Good Place reviews and ratings

Rotten Tomatoes score: 97% (Certified Fresh)

IMDB viewer rating: 8.2 / 10

Will I like The Good Place?

The Good Place is a fun, light-hearted show that’s easy to get addicted to. If you love binge-watching programmes on Netflix, and you like the idea of a show that’s all about the often silly side of heaven and hell, then you’ll love The Good Place. Not only is the show full of moments that will crack you up, but it also has some meaningful and emotional scenes that really tug at your heartstrings too!

Frequently Asked Questions about The Good Place

  • Can I binge watch The Good Place?

    Yes, the show has come to an end with season 4, and all episodes are now available to watch on Netflix.

  • Can I watch The Good Place for free?

    You can watch The Good Place for free by signing up for a free trial on Netflix. If you haven’t used Netflix before, you can get the first month of your subscription for free. However, you’ll need to make sure that you cancel before your month runs out.

  • Can I get The Good Place on Blu-ray or DVD?

    The Good Place is available on DVD and Blu-ray up to season 4, which has only just ended at the beginning of 2020. The fourth season should eventually be available to own as a physical copy. However, in the meantime, you can still watch it on Netflix.

  • Will there be a season 5 of The Good Place?

    Unfortunately, the show ended with the close of Season 4.

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