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By the time the season two finale of The Good Place came around, I thought I had the show figured out, and was prepared to be pleased but not surprised by the time the episode ended. Much to my surprise, the show managed to stump me, and most of the audience, yet again. And while this latest twist was a little disappointing at first, it may end up being more meaningful in the long run.

Netflix's The Good Place returned with its second season last week, pitting architect Michael (Ted Danson) against Eleanor (Kristen Bell) and her friends. But it turns out the actor playing Chidi was first pitted against the plot itself. During the audition process, he was purposefully left in the dark about what the hell he was getting into.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Barbara Broccoli discusses the future of Bond after Daniel Craig. Patty Jenkins teases a "totally different" Wonder Woman 2, as well as her attempts to get Lynda Carter to make a special appearance. Robbie Amell joins Amazon's new scifi comedy. Plus, behind-the-scenes of Black Panther, and what's to come in The Flash's return. Spoilers now!

Holy crap was there a lot of television this year. While we've already covered our best and worst shows of the year, there were many specific moments in these series, as well as memorable highlights from shows that didn't make it into our Top 10 list, that we'd be remiss to not highlight - or remind you of how awful they were. Steel yourselves, here comes our best and worst TV moments of 2017.

We have even more confirmation that an actor from the original Star Wars trilogy will not be in The Last Jedi. Arrow has an unlikely guest star this week. There's forking good news for The Good Place. Plus, new footage from the big CW/DC crossover, and Terry Gilliam talks The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. To me, my spoilers!

Guy Ritchie's Aladdin casts a mysterious new character. Rian Johnson talks Kylo Ren's adolescent anger in The Last Jedi. Get a look at Frank Castle's past in a new Punisher image. Plus, Supergirl is getting some flashbacks next season, and clips from Inhumans and the season finale of Preacher. To me, my spoilers!

Unlike pretty much everything else, science fiction and fantasy had a great 2016. There were so many great shows that we had a lot of contenders for our best list, and only a few for our worst, so we ended up with twice as many TV series to acclaim as disparage. After a fair amount of debate, here's the best of the best and worst of the meh.