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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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Series cast summary:
Lili Reinhart ...  Betty Cooper / ... 51 episodes, 2016-2019
Camila Mendes ...  Veronica Lodge / ... 51 episodes, 2016-2019
Cole Sprouse ...  Jughead Jones / ... 51 episodes, 2016-2019
Casey Cott ...  Kevin Keller / ... 49 episodes, 2016-2019
Marisol Nichols ...  Hermione Lodge 48 episodes, 2016-2019
Madelaine Petsch ...  Cheryl Blossom / ... 48 episodes, 2016-2019
Luke Perry ...  Fred Andrews 47 episodes, 2016-2019
Mädchen Amick ...  Alice Cooper 46 episodes, 2016-2019
K.J. Apa ...  Archie Andrews / ... 44 episodes, 2016-2019
Ashleigh Murray ...  Josie McCoy / ... 39 episodes, 2016-2019
Skeet Ulrich ...  FP Jones 38 episodes, 2017-2019
Mark Consuelos ...  Hiram Lodge 36 episodes, 2017-2019
Charles Melton ...  Reggie Mantle / ... 31 episodes, 2017-2019
Martin Cummins ...  Sheriff Tom Keller 31 episodes, 2017-2018
Vanessa Morgan ...  Toni Topaz 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Lochlyn Munro ...  Hal Cooper 29 episodes, 2016-2018
Nathalie Boltt ...  Penelope Blossom 28 episodes, 2016-2018
Robin Givens ...  Sierra McCoy 24 episodes, 2017-2018
Alvin Sanders ...  Pop Tate 24 episodes, 2016-2018
Cody Kearsley ...  Moose Mason 23 episodes, 2016-2018
Jordan Connor ...  Sweet Pea 21 episodes, 2017-2019
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Storyline

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. Written by ahmetkozan

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A Great Place to Get Away With It All


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Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Riverdale Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 2017 (USA) See more »

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Camila Mendes (Veronica), Cole Sprouse (Jughead), and Skeet Ulrich (FP Jones, Jughead's father) all went to NYU. In an interview, Mendes said that she knew Sprouse from NYU and that they had exchanged a few words, however Sprouse did not remember her. See more »

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[tries to open a box in Miss Grundy's car]
Betty Cooper: Bobby pin.
Veronica Lodge: Okay, Ms. MacGyver.
[unlocks box]
Betty Cooper: I learned that from the Nancy Drew detective handbook.
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Never read the comics
2 March 2017 | by fadlanaminSee all my reviews

I have never read or even read the Archie comic books , so this review is based only the TV series

Riverdale is a dark , mysterious story about who-dun-it the murder of a teenager that claimed to be drowned in the river of a kinda- remote village Riverdale.

It has flaws , but the story line is interesting enough for me to follow this series. It has some cliché , an exhausting drama , unnecessary and lame romance and average directing and acting but the story is quiet interesting. There are a lot of twist and turn throughout the series. There's a saying "A good directing , acting and production doesn't make a good story" and in this case is the other way around. The story is the upside of this series ( The directing and acting it's not bad , but it's not good either ). Riverdale is a bit like The Killing , but from the social-circle of the victim's perspective.

Riverdale's quality is not in a True Detective or Fargo class , but it's worth the shot. 8/10


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