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Riverdale 

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A subversive take on Archie and his friends, exploring small town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome facade.
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Season 2 Premiere


Wednesday, October 11

Fred's life hangs in the balance following the shooting, Veronica's father arrives into town; Jughead and Betty question the gunman's true motives.


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Thursday, May 11
S1.E13 Chapter Thirteen: The Sweet Hereafter
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Jughead finds himself in an unexpected situation; The truth about Blossoms' family business is revealed, leaving Cheryl to take matters into her own hands.


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S1.E12 Chapter Twelve: Anatomy of a Murder
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 Archie Andrews / ... (35 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Betty Cooper / ... (35 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Veronica Lodge (35 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Jughead Jones (35 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Hermione Lodge (35 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Fred Andrews (35 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Kevin Keller (35 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Cheryl Blossom (34 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Alice Cooper (34 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Josie McCoy / ... (29 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 FP Jones / ... (29 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Hal Cooper (17 episodes, 2017)
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After the death of one of the rich and popular Blossom twins on the 4th of July, the small town of Riverdale investigates the murder. The series starts in September, the beginning of a new school year, that brings with it new students, relationships, and reveals the mysteries of the past 4th of July.

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A great place to get away with it all

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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The Latin motto on the gate of the Blossom family estate is 'radices currere abyssi', or in English, 'roots run deep'. See more »

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Jughead Jones: [to Archie] What? Sardonic humor is just my way of relating to the world.
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Certainly not made for the fans of Archie Comics, but still a good show
31 January 2017 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A lot of the reviews on here seemed to be from Archie fans, so I thought I'd share my perspective; I've only ever read a couple of the comics.

From what I saw in the first episode, this series seems promising. Riverdale seems to be superior to other shows from the CW in a number of aspects. The first thing I noticed was decent cinematography, the shots were beautiful but not in your face. The performances also seemed to be consistently good throughout the cast, with Lili Reinhart and Luke Perry (surprisingly) being the standouts from the episode. The story line is intriguing, and the dialogue is a little better than some other CW shows. However the show does exhibit a fair amount of clinches and a sense of predictability. All in all, Riverdale seems promising and I'm definitely looking forward to the next episode!


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