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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:
K.J. Apa ...  Archie Andrews / ... 51 episodes, 2016-2019
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
Madelaine Petsch ...  Cheryl Blossom / ... 48 episodes, 2016-2019
Marisol Nichols ...  Hermione Lodge 47 episodes, 2016-2019
Luke Perry ...  Fred Andrews 47 episodes, 2016-2019
Mädchen Amick ...  Alice Cooper 46 episodes, 2016-2019
Ashleigh Murray ...  Josie McCoy / ... 38 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
Lochlyn Munro ...  Hal Cooper 31 episodes, 2016-2019
Vanessa Morgan ...  Toni Topaz 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Nathalie Boltt ...  Penelope Blossom 29 episodes, 2016-2018
Jordan Connor ...  Sweet Pea 26 episodes, 2017-2019
Alvin Sanders ...  Pop Tate 26 episodes, 2016-2019
Robin Givens ...  Sierra McCoy 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Drew Ray Tanner ...  Fangs Fogarty 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Cody Kearsley ...  Moose Mason 25 episodes, 2016-2019
Peter Bryant ...  Principal Waldo Weatherbee 21 episodes, 2017-2018
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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:

27 January 2017 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Riverdejl See more »

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16:9 HD
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Lochlyn Munro and Mädchen Amick were both guest stars on Netflix's Longmire (2012). See more »

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Betty Cooper: I'm not gonna ask what you did with Veronica at Cheryl's. I'm asking you now, right now, if you love me, Archie, or even like me?
Archie Andrews: Of course I love you, Betty. But I can't give you the answer you want.
Betty Cooper: Why?
Archie Andrews: You are so perfect. I've never been good enough for you. I'll never be good enough for you.
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I find it absurd that the writers of this show are recycling old movie plots...
14 November 2018 | by WiseManWiseAnswerSee all my reviews

I didn't mind watching this show up until the most recent season (season 3)... The show was starting to get a bit out of hand due to the fact that the writers began trying to implement a new conflict into the show every season, but already with season 3 it is evident where they are getting "inspiration" from. Just from watching the first 4 episodes of season 3, you can see Shawshank redemption mirrored in the situation Archie is in (some form of prison or jail sentence)... From the warden, the written phrase framed in the wardens office to what is in my opinion is the most evident form of proof, the rock hammer Archie found in the bible...

At first I was disappointed, later deciding to overlook those miniscule details in the episode. Then came the next few episodes. The writers decide to implement a thrilling game into the show as they implement a board game, changing "dungeons and dragons" to "gryphons and gargoyles". Next, the flashback episode, featuring a late 80's or mid 90's group called the "midnight club" similar to that of "the breakfast club". The similarities are uncanny, and unfortunately these examples don't even begin to include the dialogue in other scenes which mirror the movies that writers have been "inspired" by as well... Frankly, I'm disappointed. I'm not sure if the demographic for this show is comprised of people who might be familiar with those classic movies listed earlier, but one can think that the writers' goal is to steal from the successes of those past movies.

This is just lazy writing with no originality.


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