"Chapter 2: Flying"
Chapter 2 screenshot 1
Season One
Season 1, Episode 2
Episode Information
Premiere date: September 19, 2016
Viewers: 8.04 [1]
Written by: Alan Yang
Directed by: Michael McDonald
Episode Chronology
Previous Episode: "Chapter 1: Pilot"
Next Episode: "Chapter 3: Tahani Al-Jamil"

“Chapter 2: Flying" is the second episode of Season One of NBC’s The Good Place. It was written by Alan Yang and directed by Michael McDonald. It is the second episode of the series overall, and premiered on September 19, 2016. "Chapter 2: Flying" attracted 8.04 Million Viewers.


After the chaos, Chidi attempts to teach Eleanor on how to be a good person.

Plot SummaryEdit

Eleanor avoids suspicion in the aftermath of the chaos, and Michael fears he has failed in his first big project. Tahani organizes a clean up day, but anyone who volunteers will miss out on the opportunity to fly. Chidi agrees to teach Eleanor to be a good person, and requires her to volunteer. She does, but then hides the trash to go flying after all, causing a trash storm to occur; Chidi loses faith in her. That night, Eleanor feels guilty and cleans the neighborhood herself; Chidi sees her and agrees to continue to help her. A note is slipped under Eleanor's door, saying that she doesn't belong in The Good Place. Flashbacks to Eleanor's life show that she habitually shirked the responsibility of acting as a designated driver.

Additional castEdit

  • Amy Okuda as Jessica
  • Susan Park as Pevita
  • Allyn Rachel as Betsy
  • Steve Berg as Gunnar
  • Jorge Diaz as Antonio
  • Adam Huber as Kirk

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