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    "The Good Place" Just Gave Us An Emotional Episode, And It Focused On Chidi And Eleanor's Love Story

    "If soul mates do exist, they're not found. They're made."

    🚨 Warning: MAJOR spoilers from Season 4, Episode 9 of The Good Place. 🚨

    The Good Place is one of those rare shows where I can easily go from laughing to crying hysterically in record time, and this week's fall finale cause me to do exactly that.

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    "The Answer" focused on the mere seconds between Michael snapping his fingers and Chidi waking up and remembering everything.

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    In that time, we got to see tiny Chidi give his first ever lecture about why his parents shouldn't get divorced.

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    And how Chidi spent his time asking those closest to him some tough questions, like when he asked Jason how he knew that Janet was the one.

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    But, the most heartwarming moments were between Chidi and Eleanor as we saw more of their love story, like one of their first kisses.

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    It all led up to the moment before Chidi had his memories erased during the Season 3 finale.

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    We learned that after he left Eleanor, Chidi actually asked Michael about soul mates.

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    After their conversation, he had Janet keep a note so that when he inevitably woke up he would remember something very important.

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    Well, it turns out he wanted to remember that there isn't one correct answer to life's greatest questions, but Eleanor is THE answer he's been searching for.

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    Also, Chidi writing a note to remember Eleanor mirrored when Eleanor did the same thing during the Season 1 finale.

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    Honestly, I'm weeping just thinking about it.

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    And I'm not the only one:

    tgp fall finale tonight: a moodboard

    Twitter: @barryblock / Via Twitter: @barrybIock

    Chidi finally coming to a decision that there is no “answer” but Eleanor is the answer, i- 😭 and the way they just smiled at eachother :(( #TheGoodPlace

    Twitter: @rojulo06 / Via Twitter: @rojulo06

    #TheGoodPlace really had Eleanor, who was alone most of her life and thought she didn't need anyone, leave herself a note telling her to find Chidi, and then had Chidi, who has been looking for the "answer" all his life that there isn't an "answer" but Eleanor is the answer. 🥺🥺

    Twitter: @drnateheywood / Via Twitter: @drnateheywood

    the way chidi spent half his life and afterlife writing a thesis of THOUSAND OF PAGES and he said a paper with 9 words is the best writing he has ever done https://t.co/yn2qx1yEtB

    Twitter: @cheleanorr / Via Twitter: @cheIeanorr

    Just watched #TheGoodPlace mid-season finale and damn man ya did something to my heart 🥺 300 years of indecision and in the end it was a girl from Arizona who gave him the answer 😩🥰

    Twitter: @JoshScoopsTroop / Via Twitter: @JoshScoopsTroop

    “there is no ‘answer’ but eleanor is the answer” #TheGoodPlace

    Twitter: @fitzdcisy / Via Twitter: @fitzdcisy

    I don’t care who you are or what your opinion is; there will never be any couple in any show that will top chidi and Eleanor. Nor will there ever be a moment that has me ugly crying like this. The good place wins. I can’t believe I have to wait so long for another episode.

    Twitter: @christmas0clock / Via Twitter: @christmas0clock

    If you’re wondering how many times William Jackson Harper made me cry during #TheGoodPlace fall finale, it was at least five

    Twitter: @runwithskizzers / Via Twitter: @runwithskizzers

    If my relationships don’t live up to my Chidi and Eleanor expectations my life is doomed and all is pointless #TheGoodPlace

    Twitter: @meaganrosewrite / Via Twitter: @meaganrosewrite

    ELEANOR IS THE ANSWER ELEANOR IS THE ANSWER ELEANOR IS THE ANSWER ELEANOR IS THE ANSWER ELEANOR IS THE ANSWER ELEANOR IS THE ANSWER ELEANOR IS THE ANSWER ELEANOR IS THE ANSWER ELEANOR IS THE ANSWER ELEANOR IS THE ANSWER ELEANOR IS THE ANSWER ELEANOR IS THE ANSWER #TheGoodPlace

    Twitter: @chidi_anagonye_ / Via Twitter: @chidi_anagonye_

    chidi and eleanor’s love is so damn pure wow

    Twitter: @robinlocksleys / Via Twitter: @robinlocksleys

    CHIDI AND ELEANOR. IM FINE #TheGoodPlace

    Twitter: @hellomadelyn / Via Twitter: @helIomadelyn

    SOULMATES DO EXIST AND THEY ARE ELEANOR AND CHIDI. BEST EPISODE OF THE SERIES. #TheGoodPlace

    Twitter: @Gennefer / Via Twitter: @Gennefer

    Correction: @KristenBell is the answer to the ultimate question. #TheGoodPlace

    Twitter: @TedDanson / Via Twitter: @TedDanson

    MIKE SCHUR IS SO GOOD AT ROMANTIC NOTES-TO-SELF #TheGoodPlace

    Twitter: @laurenleti / Via Twitter: @laurenleti

    Basically, I'll be crying over Chidi and Eleanor until The Good Place returns on Jan. 9 for its final episodes.

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