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Oh, come on. I'm not a hero!
— Glenn

"Essential" is the first episode of Season Six of Superstore, and the ninety-eighth episode of the show overall.


After the coronavirus hits, Amy and Jonah try to bring some order to the chaos in Cloud 9 while being pulled in multiple directions. The employees learn what it means to be considered "heroes" while Amy and Jonah's impending move to California looms large.


  • This episode was originally titled "California Part Two" but was renamed due to storyline being changed.
  • At the beginning when Amy says she has an announcement people ask if she is pregnant. While Amy isn't pregnant America Ferrera gave birth to her second child in May when when the Worldwide Economic (Which also affected Hollywood productions) was still in it's prime.