Previous mentions include this nugget about Michael preparing to meet the humans: “So, to prepare to meet all of you, I studied the human concept of friends. I even watched all 10 seasons of the show Friends. Boy, those Friends really were friends, weren’t they? Although, and I realize this is the kind of observation that would only occur to the mind of an eternal being: How did they afford that apartment? A waitress and a chef with those Manhattan real estate prices.”
Well, it turns out Phoebe is in the Good Place. Sort of. Lisa Kudrow guest starred as the titular Patty in the penultimate episode of The Good Place, “Patty.” More specifically, Kudrow played Hypatia of Alexandria, a philosopher, one of the few who made their way to the Good Place. While experiencing ages of endless bless, her mind wasn’t what it used to be.
On Instagram, she thanked Schur.
“Look what I got to do!! Thanks for asking Mike Schur! You all made it a good place to be for a week,” she wrote.
The Good Place series finale airs Thursday, Jan. 30 on NBC.