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'The Good Place' series finale takes the sitcom into the great beyond

(CNN)The following contains spoilers about "The Good Place" series finale.Sweet yet silly, and oddly profound, "The Good Place" finished its run on NBC with an extra-long episode that explored nothing less than what it means to be human.Giving each of the characters an individual curtain call, the series saw them achieve a feeling of serenity and completion one by one, realizing that death -- or in this case, walking through the door and dissolving into the universe -- is a part of life, and that even a perpetual existence in "the good place" has its limits.They came to that realization on their own terms, with Eleanor (Kristen Bell) temporarily convincing Chidi (William Jackson Harper) -- the love of her afterlife -- to stay with her a li ...