Riverdale (2017– )
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Chapter Two: A Touch of Evil 

Archie pleads with Ms Grundy to come forward with what they heard; Cheryl deals with the pressure of Jason's death; Jughead stumbles upon Archie's secret.


Lee Toland Krieger




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
K.J. Apa ... Archie Andrews (as KJ Apa)
Lili Reinhart ... Betty Cooper
Camila Mendes ... Veronica Lodge
Cole Sprouse ... Jughead Jones
Marisol Nichols ... Hermione Lodge
Madelaine Petsch ... Cheryl Blossom
Ashleigh Murray ... Josie McCoy
Mädchen Amick ... Alice Cooper
Luke Perry ... Fred Andrews
Ross Butler ... Reggie Mantle
Jordan Calloway ... Chuck Clayton
Casey Cott ... Kevin Keller
Martin Cummins ... Tom Keller
Robin Givens ... Sierra McCoy
Sarah Habel ... Geraldine Grundy


As new details of Jason's death begin to emerge, Archie pleads with Miss Grundy to come forward with what they heard at Sweetwater River. Betty makes an effort to mend her friendship with Archie but takes a different stance with Veronica, who is trying to make up for her actions. With rumors around her brother's death running rampant, Cheryl deals with the pressure in true Queen Bee fashion, while tensions boil over when Jughead stumbles upon a secret Archie was hoping to keep hidden. Finally, plans for the annual fall pep rally move forward with a performance by Josie and the Pussycats and a special appearance by Mayor McCoy.

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The words of the updated "Sugar, Sugar" as sung by Josie and the Pussycats during the pep rally:

"Hey, shorty, you're my candy girl / the kind with the swirls / oh so good, baby, out of this world / look so sweet, fell in love with your curves / every time you speak, conversation like syrup / S-U-G-A-R you and her / oh, honey, honey, put money on that first / let's keep it in the circle, you everything I deserve / baby, I want your sugar, I'm ready to get served / Sugar / Oh, honey, honey / You are my candy, girl / And you got me wanting you / oo-ooh / I saw this girl, I wanted to know her name / she gots this body, it's driving me insane / 'cause I need a candy, girl / your kisses rock my world / more legs, brown eyes / and your body look fancy, girl / Sugar / Oh, honey, honey / You are my candy girl / And you got me wanting you... See more »


During the pep rally it is raining hard and everyone on the football field is soaking wet. On the podium, Mayor McCoy is the only one holding a soaked umbrella, but nobody around her is wet. And when Cheryl runs from the field into the locker room followed by Veronica and Betty, they are all completely dry and their hair is perfectly styled. See more »


[first lines]
Jughead Jones: [narrating voice over] I think many of us, maybe the entire town, had been hoping against hope that somehow Jason Blossom hadn't drowned on July 4th. That we'd come to school Monday morning, and there Jason would be. Or that we'd see him and Cheryl in a booth at Pop's. But that was before the undeniable, irrevocable fact of his bloated, water-logged body, a corpse with a bullet hole in its forehead, and terrible secrets that could only be revealed by the cold, steel blade of a ...
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References Donnie Darko (2001) See more »


Candy Girl (Sugar Sugar)
Written by Jeff Barry, Andy Kim
Performed by Asha Bromfield, Ashleigh Murray, Hayley Law, Madelaine Petsch
Produced by Leonard Jay Jackson and Ryan Petersen
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Just great!
24 March 2019 | by Racing_WeirdoSee all my reviews

Continues the story of the characters. Continues on the cliffhanger of episode 1. Character story line improves and you get to know more about each and every character. Again great episode! Makes you want to watch further. c:

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