"Value" is the sixth episode of the first season of Atlanta. It is the sixth episode of the series overall. It premiered on October 4, 2016. It was written by Donald Glover & Stefani Robinson and directed by Donald Glover.
I love my bestie for real but I can't stand her neither. Van just jealous cause her girl out here jet settin and poppin. Ok girl get yours.
Van goes out to dinner with her WAG friend, Jayde. They discuss their respective lifestyles and Van's value, as Jayde doesn't agree with her relationship with Earn. Soon after, Van and Jayde end the night smoking weed together, but the next morning, Van finds out that she has to take a drug test for her job. Van isn't able to find any clean urine before the test, so she resorts to having to use her daughter's urine from dirty diapers. Her plan fails, however, when she accidentally spills it everywhere. Van ends up telling her boss the truth, but is nonetheless fired for using an illegal substance. The episode ends with Van receiving a smug look from Tobias Walner, a student wearing whiteface.
- This is the first episode where Van is the protagonist.
- This is the first episode where Darius is absent.
- There is a bit of foreshadowing. In the scene when Van calls Alfred, he is watching the "Coconut Crunch-O's" commercial that appears in the next episode "B.A.N.".