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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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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.

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A great place to get away with it all

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The diner in this series (Rocko's Diner in real life) is the same one used in Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief (2010) and in Horns (2013). See more »

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Kevin Keller: Is it true what they say about your dad?
Veronica Lodge: That he's the devil incarnate? I stand by my father. Does everyone here know?
[awkward silence]
Veronica Lodge: Wonderful! Ten minutes in and I'm already the "Blue Jasmine" of Riverdale High.
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Certainly not made for the fans of Archie Comics, but still a good show
31 January 2017 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A lot of the reviews on here seemed to be from Archie fans, so I thought I'd share my perspective; I've only ever read a couple of the comics.

From what I saw in the first episode, this series seems promising. Riverdale seems to be superior to other shows from the CW in a number of aspects. The first thing I noticed was decent cinematography, the shots were beautiful but not in your face. The performances also seemed to be consistently good throughout the cast, with Lili Reinhart and Luke Perry (surprisingly) being the standouts from the episode. The story line is intriguing, and the dialogue is a little better than some other CW shows. However the show does exhibit a fair amount of clinches and a sense of predictability. All in all, Riverdale seems promising and I'm definitely looking forward to the next episode!


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