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A subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica, and their friends, exploring the surrealism of small town life - the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome facade.

Riverdale: The Sweet Hereafter  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 13

Archie and Veronica continue to grow closer; Betty confronts her mother; Jughead finds himself in an unexpected situation; Hermione makes Fred an offer that seems too good to be true; Cheryl takes matters into her own hands.
posted by litera scripta manet on May 11 at 8:35 PM - 8 comments

Riverdale: Anatomy of a Murder  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 12

Shocked to learn of the arrest, Archie and Veronica realize they need to tell their parents about what they uncovered; Jughead reluctantly joins his friends in a quest for truth; Cheryl confronts her mother.
posted by litera scripta manet on May 4 at 7:34 PM - 14 comments

Riverdale: To Riverdale and Back Again  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 11

Alice wants Betty to help with the Jason Blossom investigation; Jughead wonders if it's the right time to give his father another chance; Fred and Mary attend the homecoming dance.
posted by litera scripta manet on Apr 28 at 1:25 PM - 18 comments

Riverdale: The Lost Weekend  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 10

Archie hides his true feelings about his parents' divorce; Betty decides to throw Jughead a surprise birthday party; Veronica contemplates whether to participate in the deposition to help get her Dad released.
posted by litera scripta manet on Apr 14 at 5:28 PM - 10 comments

Riverdale: La Grande Illusion  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 9

Archibald is courted by the Blossoms while Alice and her mother try to dig into the doings of their family rival, and Veronica befriends a classmate whose family was hurt by her father's illegal financial management.
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 7 at 12:17 PM - 8 comments

Riverdale: The Outsiders  Season 1, Episode 8

When Fred loses his crew just as they're about to start construction, Archie and his friends try to help, making them targets for an attack; Jughead worries how his friends will react when his secret comes out.
posted by Literaryhero on Mar 31 at 6:20 PM - 7 comments

Riverdale: In a Lonely Place  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 7

New rumors circulate as to who was really behind Jason's murder after a major piece of evidence is mysteriously destroyed; Jughead's father returns to the fray; Veronica takes matters into her own hands after her fight with Hermione. [more inside]
posted by litera scripta manet on Mar 9 at 8:01 PM - 11 comments

Riverdale: Faster, Pussycats! Kill! Kill!  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 6

In the 6th "chapter" of the Riverdale saga, Valerie's efforts to help Archie's musical ambitions leads to not one but two major fallouts, Betty and Jughead's investigation brings them face-to-face with Polly, and Veronica gets bounced from conflict to conflict. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 3 at 8:14 AM - 11 comments

Riverdale: Heart of Darkness  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 5

Cheryl's parents hold Jason's memorial, but refuse to let her speak. Coach Clayton pits Archie and Reggie against each other for the coveted spot of team captain. Archie is introduced to a potential songwriting mentor. Betty and Jughead take the funeral as a chance to search the Blossom family mansion for clues. [more inside]
posted by Bulgaroktonos on Feb 27 at 10:15 AM - 20 comments

Riverdale: The Last Picture Show  Season 1, Episode 4

Jughead is bummed that the drive-in movie theater/his secret home is being demolished, while Hermione Lodge and the town gang are the ones working on said demolishment. But most of the episode is dedicated to "Who is this mysterious Miss Grundy who seduces teenage boys?" [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Feb 17 at 10:59 PM - 7 comments

Riverdale: Body Double  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 3

In the third "chapter" of Riverdale, Cheryl comes clean about when she last saw Jason, Betty and Jughead investigate Jason's death, while Veronica goes "full dark, no stars" to get revenge for herself and others.
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 14 at 7:28 AM - 11 comments

Riverdale: A Touch of Evil  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 2

Betty isn't sure who to argue with and who to be nice to, so doles a little of each out to everyone. Veronica apologizes with flowers, cupcakes, and mani-pedis. Josie & the Pussycats rock out while the cheerleaders perform. [more inside]
posted by Margalo Epps on Feb 3 at 10:11 PM - 24 comments

Riverdale: Chapter One: The River's Edge  Season 1, Episode 1

Premiere of a drama based on characters from the Archie comic-books series is set in Riverdale, where aspiring musician Archie deals with life, love and high school. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jan 26 at 8:01 PM - 33 comments