Ted Danson on The Good Place’s Points System and How to Fix It


Ted Danson knows how hard it is to be a good person. The unfairness of the points system in The Good Place was laid bare in season three. Every action is made much more complicated than it used to be, because of how everyone is more connected than ever while still helpless in the face of corporate greed. “People who give you the money to help save the planet are the people who destroyed the planet,” Danson told Vulture in our Emmys lounge. The actor has been trying to fix our polluted oceans for years, but fighting climate change? In this climate? “You do the best you can,” he said. “Each day you try to do a little better than you did before.” Day by day, Danson gets better at being a person. And at flossing.

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