Critic Consensus: While not quite as surreal as its preceding episode, "Champagne Papi" delivers an effective and entertaining critique of social media obsession and vanity.
Critic reviews for Champagne Papi
Although seemingly more straightforward than the horrifying "Teddy Perkins," Thursday's episode "Champagne Papi" goes deep and questions the very nature of reality.
The episode didn't bash Drake so much as comment on superficial Instagram vanity. It was still pretty rich, in other words.
An effective, well-observed check-in on Van's loneliness in the aftermath of her failed ultimatum to Earn from "Helen."
In the end, Atlanta is an ensemble show with an ensemble cast. Very early on it established that this was not at all just "the Donald Glover show" and it's cool to see Robbin' Season confidently reaffirm that the series rides on its entire cast.
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