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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
K.J. Apa ...  Archie Andrews / ... 44 episodes, 2016-2019
Lili Reinhart ...  Betty Cooper / ... 44 episodes, 2016-2019
Camila Mendes ...  Veronica Lodge / ... 44 episodes, 2016-2019
Cole Sprouse ...  Jughead Jones / ... 44 episodes, 2016-2019
Casey Cott ...  Kevin Keller / ... 43 episodes, 2016-2019
Luke Perry ...  Fred Andrews 43 episodes, 2016-2019
Marisol Nichols ...  Hermione Lodge 42 episodes, 2016-2019
Madelaine Petsch ...  Cheryl Blossom / ... 42 episodes, 2016-2019
Mädchen Amick ...  Alice Cooper 41 episodes, 2016-2019
Ashleigh Murray ...  Josie McCoy / ... 33 episodes, 2016-2019
Skeet Ulrich ...  FP Jones 33 episodes, 2017-2019
Mark Consuelos ...  Hiram Lodge 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Martin Cummins ...  Sheriff Tom Keller 29 episodes, 2017-2018
Lochlyn Munro ...  Hal Cooper 29 episodes, 2016-2018
Nathalie Boltt ...  Penelope Blossom 27 episodes, 2016-2018
Vanessa Morgan ...  Toni Topaz 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Charles Melton ...  Reggie Mantle / ... 24 episodes, 2017-2019
Robin Givens ...  Sierra McCoy 22 episodes, 2017-2018
Cody Kearsley ...  Moose Mason 22 episodes, 2016-2018
Jordan Connor ...  Sweet Pea 21 episodes, 2017-2019
Alvin Sanders ...  Pop Tate 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Drew Ray Tanner ...  Fangs Fogarty 19 episodes, 2017-2019
Peter Bryant ...  Principal Waldo Weatherbee 18 episodes, 2017-2018
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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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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Riverdale Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Stereo | Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The diner in this show is the same one as in Horns (2013). See more »

Quotes

[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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Just... just awful.
3 February 2017 | by zachgladSee all my reviews

Honestly to sum it up pretty quickly: this could seriously be any horrible CW teen drama with the names switched out. Literally just a bad show wearing Archie's skin. There's no actual reason this has to be an Archie show. The pacing is awful, the characters are dull and flat, the mystery is boring, the show takes itself way too seriously, and above all it's just ripping off Twin Peaks minus all the interesting bits. I fail to see why this had to be made or why we have to keep getting these washed up shitty teen dramas. Not all teenagers are this attractive or look like they're in their late 20s. I feel like these teen dramas are just a weird color by the numbers sort of thing. Like you need a sex scandal, a murder, at least one crying teen per episode, something about drugs, a really moody character, everyone has to be extremely attractive, lots of underage sex for some reason, and of course nobody actually looks their age. IMDb made me stretch this out to ten lines, but all in all the show is complete trash.


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