Aired a year ago - May 16, 2018
With Fred trailing in the polls, Archie steps in to lend a hand in his dad's mayoral campaign. Veronica stays one step ahead after uncovering Hiram's latest scheme. Elsewhere, Cheryl finalizes her emancipation from her mother, while FP makes a surprising announcement to Jughead and the Serpents. Finally, Betty confronts her darkest demons.
And figuring out how to...
parents saved Riverdale after the riot,
when some other Black Hood
took shots at the candidates.
the man that Hiram put in charge
of restoring peace and harmony.
- Do you want to see where he ate, where he slept?
- Get out of here! Go!
But if you need anything...
We had multiple reports of
looters wearing black ski masks.
Riverdale High is now
It looked like collusion to me.
You told me the Serpents don't exist.
He's dead, but he's
the guy, no question.
And my babies deserve a
mother who's better than that.
Your father's plans for the
Southside go far beyond the prison.
Of course. And I'm
looking out for yours.
There's no loose ends.
who's drinking again,
wants us to move to Toledo.
You do all this?
If you trust me, and we move fast.
No more allowance, no more
trust fund, no more credit cards.
my grandfather, my
father, they were all...
Uh, to be honest, Jug, mine's not
the election I'm worried about.
I am not like you.
the very first Serpent
meeting took place
Hell, he almost died for it.
To be honest, it was...
Hey, where did you say
your dad was again, tonight?
everything you wanted.
I practically saw that murder.
A place for North and Southsiders alike.
The prison will soon
be up and operational,
We all have our albatrosses, Polly.
by the next day's cataclysmic events.
Aired a year ago - May 09, 2018
When an incident at the Sheriff’s station triggers an all-out war between the North and the Southside, Archie and Jughead find themselves in the fight of their lives. Meanwhile Veronica makes a devastating discovery about Hiram, just as someone from
his past arrives in Riverdale looking for revenge. Finally, Betty comes face to face with the Black Hood.
Aired a year ago - May 02, 2018
As the town’s mayoral race between Fred and Hermoine heats up, Hiram sets his sights on a new ally – Sheriff Minetta. Betty turns to Cheryl for help when she has a suspicion about the Black Hood. Meanwhile, the reveal of a dark secret forces Archie
and Jughead to try and ease tensions between the Bulldogs and Serpents. Finally, on the eve of the mayoral debate, a mysterious message leaves everyone on edge.
Aired a year ago - Apr 25, 2018
After an incident at Riverdale High leaves the town on edge, Archie leads the charge to uncover the culprit. Meanwhile, the reveal of a devastating secret leads to a violent showdown between Chic, Jughead, Betty and Alice. Elsewhere, Veronica takes
matters into her own hands when someone from her past comes to town seeking revenge. Finally, Hermoine and Cheryl conspire to take down Sheriff Keller.
I wanted you to know
the department is working...
That's exactly why I need you sane
and steady right now.
Thanks, Alice. Betty. Have a good evening.
Uh-huh. Where would you stay, son?
Hey, Mom. Wait.
It's a long shot. Mr. Svenson's older
than Chic, but he worked there for years.
We need information
about my brother, Charles.
That means he would've overlapped
with Svenson for two years.
- What is he doing here?
- I took Chic to give his statement
A million should do it.
- Mom? Why are you...?
Who didn't want him.
Never even looked for him.
Nick, you don't understand.
You have to let me go.
I'm gonna make my bones with you, Andrews.
Before we do anything,
I need proof that Archie's okay.
I should have told you sooner.
Maybe something would have been different.
- Are you talking about Chic?
- Betty and Jughead are waiting.
Nasty fights. It was scary.
- What happened, Ronnie?
- You started roofie-ing girls, Nick.
I wore it just for you.
And I thought he was a part of it,
but he's not.
I'm wondering how much it's worth to you
getting him back in one piece.
I'd say you have about a 70 percent chance
of making it before he cuts you down.
Someone who could catch the Black Hood.
- Archie, I'd like to explain myself.
- There's no need.
And whatever I can do to help you...
Aired a year ago - Apr 18, 2018
As Riverdale High begins rehearsals for its upcoming production of “Carrie the Musical”, the arrival of an ominous letter forces director Kevin to make a difficult decision about the show. Jughead uses his cover as the musical’s documentarian to
solve the mystery behind the letter. Meanwhile, tensions between Betty and Veronica continue to escalate just as Alice announces she is joining the musical to spend more time with Betty. Elsewhere, Hiram enacts a devious plan to further drive a wedge between Fred and Archie, while Cheryl channels Carrie White during a showdown with her mother.
I'm Cheryl Blossom, playing
the iconic role of Carrie White.
So, Chuck Clayton, why did you
say yes to being in the musical?
Archie, Veronica lied to
all of us, you included.
♪ That's not my name! ♪
♪ My name! ♪
♪ Now I realize this
is hardly your concern ♪
♪ I've said everything I could ♪
You want us to take that sexy new
Firebird of yours to Lover's Lane?
And well, Archie and Fred, they've
never been so distant, have they?
Like the role of Carrie from you...
I would never do anything to threaten
Wow! Really? This old act again?
♪ That's how it starts ♪
♪ Hearts ♪
♪ Better to screw than get screwed ♪
♪ The world according to Chris ♪
It's not for me to say, Betty.
♪ From my point of view ♪
♪ But I know deep down
there's a fire burning bright ♪
but I still miss you and
I am worried about you.
So what? You just feast on
broken dreams now, is that it?
I think Cheryl's by the gym bleachers.
I don't know if I can anymore.
♪ You don't know these people
They're not your friends ♪
♪ My Betty ♪
And your father and I
aren't living together,
Make sure to get them
signed on opening night.
But I'm none of those things.
- Honey, can you give us a moment?
Our secrets can't hurt us anymore.
♪ It's gonna be a night
we'll never forget ♪
♪ You ain't seen nothin' yet ♪
♪ It's gonna be a
night we'll never ♪
Cheryl, dear God!
Start packing, Mummy.
Sounds like a guilty conscious to me.
Aired a year ago - Mar 28, 2018
Just as the town’s mayoral race gets underway, Riverdale High’s own student council election heats up. Archie steps up to help after learning that Hiram’s mobster associates have come to Riverdale to stir up some trouble. Meanwhile, things take a
dangerous turn for Alice, Betty and Chic when an unexpected guest shows up at the Cooper residence. Finally, Toni, Veronica and Josie team up to solve a strange mystery involving Cheryl.
No, we have to go
before my mom attacks us.
your decision to run
against my wife for Mayor.
Lenny, Carl How are you, fellas?
a wholesome view of Riverdale, and
Anyone who may have more information
drags the swamp for people's
castoffs? It was dumb luck.
You know the deal. I come
home when Chic leaves.
But in addition to that, what if
I came with you tonight, Mr. Lodge?
- Betty's on our side!
I've spoken to your mother
about your brother Jason.
where you will undergo physical
therapy until you're ready to listen.
respectfully, I decline your kind offer.
at his safe house, I did
the same thing to him, too.
you gotta be ready to back
it up, do you understand?
but riddle me this...
What is our "normal"?
This has nothing to do with us.
You'll never get better
if you don't listen to me.
You don't have to believe me...
A Serpent tattoo.
what about something like, uh...
Like I told Chic...
So, Adams has been turned...
And long-term? What's the plan?
You've been fed, you've
been to the water closet,
Call for you. She said it was urgent.
Hey, Mom. I'm just about to head out.
Maybe there's a re-education
camp called the Sisters.
to hook-up with perfectly nice
young men like myself in Fox Forest.
Sit your ass down, Chic.
why don't you just
grab the money and run.
so you, Archiekins,
are officially off-duty.
All right, Kevin, you stay here.
Aired a year ago - Mar 21, 2018
In the aftermath of Hiram’s newly announced plans for Riverdale, Jughead resorts to drastic measures to voice his opposition. After making her own big announcement, Hermoine’s friend Andy Cohen comes to town to lend a hand. Meanwhile, Veronica goes
against her parent’s wishes to keep a low profile when she decides to run for student council president. Elsewhere, Mary arrives in Riverdale just as tensions between Fred and Archie reach a breaking point. Finally, following a series of mysterious events, Cheryl begins to fear that someone is out to get her.
Aired a year ago - Mar 14, 2018
After learning that his dad is considering running for mayor of Riverdale, Archie begins to grow concerned that the Lodges may have found their newest pawn in Fred. Meanwhile, Betty becomes increasingly suspicious of Chic’s strange behavior and
enlists Kevin’s help to figure out what Chic is hiding. Finally, Cheryl and Penelope are surprised when they learn that Clifford left a secret will, and Jughead makes a major discovery in his quest to take down Hiram.
Aired a year ago - Mar 07, 2018
When Hiram suggests that Veronica and Archie head up to their lake house for the weekend, Veronica decides to invite Betty and Jughead to join them. Determined to uncover Hiram’s plans for Riverdale, Jughead uses his time at the lake house to press
Veronica about what she may know. Back in Riverdale, Cheryl makes a surprising connection with an unlikely friend, while Josie lands in hot water after revealing a secret to Kevin.
Aired a year ago - Feb 07, 2018
Betty turns to Jughead for help when the consequences of a hasty decision come back to haunt her. Veronica organizes a face to face meeting after tensions between Hiram, FP and Jughead spiral out of control. Elsewhere, Archie is forced to make a tough decision after Agent Adams takes things one step too far.
Aired a year ago - Jan 31, 2018
As preparations for her confirmation ceremony get underway, Veronica becomes concerned that Archie, who’s agreed to be Hiram’s “intern,” may be learning too much about her family’s secret business dealings. Jughead and FP lead the charge after an
incident at Pickens Park leads to increased tensions among the Serpents. Meanwhile, Chic helps Betty deal with her inner darkness, while Archie finds himself in over his head after a high-stakes poker game with Hiram’s shady inner-circle goes awry.
Aired a year ago - Jan 24, 2018
Amidst preparations for the town’s annual Picken’s Day festivities, Jughead interviews Toni’s grandfather and learns some shocking details about Riverdale’s history. In an attempt to get closer to Hiram, Archie tries out for the Riverdale wrestling
team after learning of Hiram’s love of the sport. Meanwhile, Betty unearths some dark secrets about her brother Chic, and Veronica and Josie clash as they prepare for their Picken’s Day performance.
Aired 2 years ago - Jan 17, 2018
Tensions mount when the sudden shut down of Southside High forces Jughead and his fellow serpents to transfer to Riverdale High. Veronica ensures Hiram and Hermoine that she’s still on board with their plans for SoDale. Archie is conflicted when he
is asked to gather some information on Hiram’s suspicious business dealings. Betty sets out on a quest to find her long-lost brother, Chic.
Aired 2 years ago - Dec 13, 2017
After snooping around for Christmas gifts, Veronica uncovers a major secret Hiram has been keeping from her. Fallout from Jughead’s encounter with Penny Peabody creates tension between him and FP. Meanwhile, a defiant Cheryl takes matters into her
own hands after Penelope tells her they cannot afford Christmas this year. Finally, Betty and Archie’s vow to take down the Black Hood once and for all leads to a dangerous showdown.
Aired 2 years ago - Dec 06, 2017
When Jughead learns that FP is getting released from prison, he and Betty organize a welcome home party with the Serpents to ease him back into his former life. Meanwhile, Archie and Veronica reach a crossroad in their relationship, but are forced to push their issues aside after Jughead and Betty ask them to take over the Black Hood investigation.
Aired 2 years ago - Nov 29, 2017
Riverdale remains on edge after a chilling letter from the Black Hood challenges the town’s residents to remain sinless for 48 hours – or he’ll strike again. Meanwhile, Jughead and Archie’s friendship gets tested after Penny Peabody unexpectedly
calls in a favor that Jughead owes her. Elsewhere, Betty and Veronica team up to investigate someone who Betty thinks could be the Black Hood killer. Finally, things take an unexpected turn for Josie when a secret admirer takes things one step too far.
Aired 2 years ago - Nov 15, 2017
After a charge led by Mayor McCoy threatens to further escalate tensions between the North and Southside, Jughead, along with Archie, tries to put a stop to a dangerous alliance being considered between the Serpents and a long-time rival. Betty
turns to Veronica for help when she’s thrust into the center of a burgeoning mystery surrounding The Sugarman. Finally, Cheryl confronts her mother Penelope after a traumatic run-in forces her to make a stark realization.
According to Veronica, nothing.
why did we just call Sheriff Keller
and make a statement?
Now on to the next crash pad
until my uncle stops locking me out.
I'm done with the Black Hood,
with his letters, with his Simon Says.
- Alice, thank you for hosting.
- Of course, Mayor McCoy.
I, for one, would like to know who brought
the jingle-jangle to the party.
The drug stays in your system
for three days.
"People have associated this school
with the plagues of the Southside,
Uh, will you excuse me? Just two seconds.
I'm sorry, Mr. Phillips.
He'd put Nick's head
in Mr. and Mrs. St. Clair's bed.
- Riverdale's streets will run red.
- Help you how?
for your father's drug business?
but he does go to Southside High.
It's ground zero for that crap.
Good night, Betty.
it's their crazy souped-up retro cars
That's me, that's Jason,
and that's the Sugarman.
My compliments to the Sugarman.
We'll take the Wyrm
and Sunnyside Trailer Park.
You're a Less Than Zero monster.
God bless Reggie Mantle
and his inferiority complex.
Which, by the way,
way worse than via text.
Then I went rummaging around your bedroom
until I found this.
We both know it.
You're an enigma, Cooper.
Engines warm and ready, gentlemen?
Trust me, Jug,
you're gonna thank me for this.
- Where's the honor in that?
- Calm down, Tall Boy.
I protested, but your father insisted...
But that wouldn't do you any good now.
I found out who killed Jason Blossom.
I found out who the Sugarman was.
Didn't you hear?
Aired 2 years ago - Nov 08, 2017
When Alice publishes a fiery piece in the Riverdale Register blasting the Southside, Jughead is forced to take matters into his own hands to try and keep the peace. Betty turns to Archie for help after receiving an ultimatum that could potentially
destroy some of her closest relationships. With their SoDale open house fast approaching, Hiram and Hermoine enlist the help of an unlikely ally to get some potential investors on board. Finally, Veronica welcomes her old friend Nick St. Clair to Riverdale, but his plans for a wild night with the gang quickly takes an unexpected turn.
but this reporter speculates Hiram Lodge
Nick has his father's ear.
What is...? What is that?
Great. So, Archie started World War III.
She's a thorn in our sides, your mother.
but the Five Seasons,
like all of Riverdale, has its charms.
My dad was the only one
keeping idiots like Sweet Pea in line.
So, what is it that you country mice do
for fun up here?
How does it feel, Betty?
Let's start with that daughter
of a philanderer
You Pussycats are pearls
before the swine of Riverdale.
to walk you to school,
but your mom said you'd already left.
- No, thanks.
The minute someone
from her trashy past shows up,
Obviously, she's not.
You join us,
you gotta be willing to die for us.
You're smart, vivacious.
I can suggest a couple.
You. As long as you continue
showing me your devotion.
Oh, my God.
in and out of rehab.
- We gotta talk, Jug.
a new story begins in Riverdale tonight,
a story about reinvention and aspiration.
Is that all you got?
♪ Where all the scars
From the nevers and maybes die ♪
Well, there's an abandoned house
on the edge of Fox Forest,
To show you that we're the same.
- It's not your fault, Veronica.
- I wanna press charges.
Aired 2 years ago - Nov 01, 2017
When Archie’s attempt to take matters into his own hands spirals out of control, Mayor McCoy calls an emergency town hall meeting to deal with the growing chaos in Riverdale. Meanwhile, when Betty finds herself at the center of a deepening mystery,
her decision to keep some parts of it from Jughead causes further friction between the two. Elsewhere, Veronica grows concerned for Archie when she realizes the lengths he would go to seek revenge against the person terrorizing Riverdale. Finally, tensions between the North and Southside finally come to a head and leads to an unexpected showdown.
Every time that you walk out that door.
We were trying to send a
message, scare the Black Hood.
Hey. I'm guessing we're not
watching funny cat videos.
And we're sick of it. The Black
Hood's doing our work for us.
I don't see why your dad's got
such a problem with it, Veronica.
This is just...
Mom, I'm so scared.
- In the meantime...
- I've already published it, Sheriff.
By going to his home
turf, the Southside.
If someone were to, say, pour poison
Well, a hood, when he kills.
Especially my father. Which
is just what he deserves
I can show you what we've
got so far, if you want.
- but... Ta-da.
- Ronnie, you can't wear that.
These symbols look so familiar to me.
What do we know about
this guy? Who is he?
The Red Circle? [SCOFFS]
The Red Psychos, you mean.
on the cipher, okay? The clock's ticking.
I'm sorry Principal Weatherbee but the
T-shirts were my idea, not Archie's.
threat, so they bar you
from school property,
Will you still be wearing
it when Archie's arrested
- Oh, my God.
I want to be the last
thing that he sees.
And you can be mad at me now,
but you'll thank me for it later.
but he didn't.
and there wouldn't be any payback?
When I was a kid, I used to
check out this book obsessively.
A pit of violence, waiting to erupt.
I can't say much about your son Archie,
We have to... Hold on to each other.
Aired 2 years ago - Oct 25, 2017
Frustrated by the lack of progress made in catching his father’s shooter, Archie takes matters into his own hands in order to send the gunman a message. Meanwhile, Veronica is thrilled when Hiram’s attempt to start fresh means she gets to introduce
him to her friends, including Archie. Elsewhere, Jughead starts his first day at Southside High and is befriended by a Southside Serpent named Toni, while Kevin’s attempt at having a little fun causes Betty to grow concerned for his safety. Finally, an unexpected turn of events leads the town to realize their darkest chapter may be far from over.
Okay, fine, I was cruising Fox Forest.
If I wasn't such a big slab of beef,
Midge might've been hit.
- It's the pins on my hat.
- Take it off, go again.
I'm sorry, "jingle-jangle"?
So, I self-identify as a loner,
not a pack animal.
Easy, okay? Ease up on that.
We're gonna let the cops do their job.
I don't want anyone else getting hurt.
Call me Hiram.
You want us to take it to the streets,
kick some ass.
Hey. What happened last night?
but this, this is like... I don't wanna
call it a test, though it kind of is.
He calls himself the Black Hood
and he wants us to publish this letter.
It's a town of hypocrites,
Mayor McCoy, it is our responsibility
to let the public know he's out there
I appreciate what you and the Serpents
have done for me and my dad. I do.
- A killer targeting sinners.
- Polly, you're not a sinner.
You're playing with fire,
I want you to know.
Just remember, you're the one
who welcomed him back.
Well, I am.
- Thank you, Delores.
No, don't. Don't do that.
Just get somewhere safe, okay?
- You said you weren't gonna do this.
- Betty, what do you want from me?
If you can't accept what I do,
whatever I do, then we're just...
- Just be careful, okay?
Great, well... I've gotta go to school,
try and fix this mess with Kevin.
So, Veronica tells me
you rescued the Muggs girl.
He's still trying to wrap
his head around it, I guess. Me too still.
You know, sometimes,
defending yourself, it's not enough.
- You know what? That's okay.
- What, you're playing hard-to-get?
We had a talk about...
what you've been doing.
Unless there's a reason
why I shouldn't be involved.
Aired 2 years ago - Oct 18, 2017
With the gunman still at large and the residents of Riverdale on edge, Betty leads the charge to save Pop’s after learning that the diner may be forced to close its doors forever. Meanwhile, the gang becomes increasingly concerned for Archie’s well
being after noticing a string of unusual behavior from him. Elsewhere, Betty and Veronica approach Cheryl and Josie for their help saving Pop’s, while Jughead’s attempt to find FP a new lawyer may have some serious repercussions. Finally, when a past betrayal unexpectedly comes to light, Veronica finds herself at a crossroads with Hiram and Hermione.
If he doesn't and the case goes to trial,
he could be facing 40 years.
Can you meet me at the mayor's office?
And I'm scared he's gonna... come back
and finish the job.
We were thinking that you could make
the building a landmark
You look like my nuts
after football practice.
Betty... I like a good milkshake
as much as any girl,
but maybe I can save this one place
for him, for all of us.
The blindfold's off.
I can't put it back on.
Once he's out,
it's a straight shot up Sweetwater River
Cheryl, we were wondering
if maybe the Vixens would help
- murdered in her Greendale home.
- Oh, my God.
And I also know,
from our, um... mutual friends,
Tell your dad to wear a tie.
Yesterday did you think,
"Veronica's working so hard
Of course, Betty. You're family.
Okay? That was your dad.
Lacerations on the neck.
Her trachea's crushed.
- Are you insane?
- What are you doing here?
Probably Mrs. Cooper is right.
That's very Rain Man of you, Pop.
- Give a girl a warning, will you?
- You want closure.
I need the Vixens for Retro Night.
Sheriff, I believe the man who shot my dad
is the person
My counterparts at Greendale
already brought in her ex.
we forgive FP Jones for the part he played
in covering up my brother's murder.
It's still early, okay?
that the Pussycats would be doing
a free concert here?
♪ My milkshake
Brings all the boys to the yard ♪
- But, you guys, total transparency, okay?
- Yes. Of course.
Mark this day in your diary.
I lied under oath for you.
tomorrow, as long as you folks
Once again, your loyalty knows no bounds.
- I'll try to track one down, sir.
- Thank you, Andre.
Aired 2 years ago - Oct 11, 2017
As Fred’s life hangs in the balance following the shooting at Pop’s diner, Archie struggles with the emotional aftermath of what he witnessed. Meanwhile, as Veronica steps out of her comfort zone to support Archie, she learns that her father Hiram
has arrived to Riverdale earlier than expected. Elsewhere, at Pop’s diner, Pop Tate recounts the chilling details of the shooting, which leaves Jughead and Betty questioning the gunman’s true motives. Lastly, after running into Cheryl at the hospital, Betty and Kevin are surprised to learn about the fire at Thornhill.
I mean, we almost did,
but then we were interrupted.
Oh, my God.
You saved your dad's life.
First Cheryl, and now your dad.
Oh, my God. I can't handle this.
-And this ski mask he had on--
-No, it's not a ski mask.
But he was probably out of his head
on meth or the jingle-jangle,
Grief, bedside vigils,
- How is he?
- Well, we got the bullet out
Dad, the car's waiting.
You're gonna be late.
The truth is, no one loves Vegas
more than my Dad.
when he decided to let them go.
Maybe someone took it personally?
Jughead Jones said "I love you"?
-Why did you even open the bag?
-Is it the hospital?
-It's Sheriff Keller.
Can you do me a favor?
Mr. Andrews' wallet is missing.
You can use mine. Or we can walk.
I think you're Daddy's eyes and ears
on the ground, calling the shots.
Is that right? Well, well, well.
The police have already looked,
I've looked plenty of thugs in the eye.
But this man?
In times of crisis...
some people lose their appetite.
Betty, I'm not a Serpent, okay? That's--
And that what happened at Thornhill
was a terrible, tragic accident.
You are the best girlfriend ever.
I'm gonna protect you. Nothing like this
is ever gonna happen again. I swear it.
And whatever you need to do or explore,
I support you.
-See if it was all just talk.