Janet tells Michael that she has been glitching, the latest glitch which is the obvious cause of the earthquake. Janet says the glitches threaten the existence of the neighborhood. Janet being a true Good Place creation (the Bad Janet which could not have pulled off the ruse over Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason), Michael is uncertain what is causing the glitches and has to do his research clandestinely as he knows if Vicky finds out, she would use it to blackmail him further or tell Shawn. After consulting the Janet user guide and speaking to her about the timing of the glitches, Michael believes he has found the cause which does not have an easy fix. Janet comes up with a drastic measure to fix the problem, the drastic nature of it which may be difficult even for Michael to carry out. As the cause is related to human emotions more in line with one of the sins, Michael turns to Eleanor who may greater insight into the situation. Eleanor added to the mix has unintended consequences of...
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When Derek first sees Michael he is pointing at him with his right hand but in the next shot he is pointing at Janet with his left hand. See more
So, let me get this straight. You want me to convince Michael to turn you into a marble because you're causing earthquakes because you're sad about Jason to whom you were once married because he's currently sleeping with Tahani?
I don't think I've ever meant this literally, but that might be too much information.