Riverdale: Season 5

Riverdale: Season 5

Riverdale: Season 5

The classic Archie universe gets a subversive live-action take in this crime mystery series which includes Betty, Veronica and their friends. Season 5 jumps the Riverdale story forward by seven years.

2021USA
DramaMystery
EPISODE 5.1

Chapter Seventy-Seven: Climax

Betty and Jughead's investigation into the auteur leads them to the discovery of a secret underground for red-band screenings. Elsewhere, in order to impress the visiting Naval Academy Commandant, Archie agrees to participate in a... MORE boxing exhibition against another candidate - KO Kelly. Meanwhile, as Cheryl prepares for prom, she stumbles upon a major secret that Toni's been keeping from her.

EPISODE 5.2

Chapter Seventy-Eight: The Preppy Murders

Betty and Jughead's investigation into the auteur takes a twisted turn after receiving a call from Bret. Meanwhile, Archie is forced to make an impossible decision when the person responsible for his father's death needs... MORE his help. Elsewhere, Veronica and Hermosa come up with a plan to force Hiram into early retirement, and Cheryl makes a business move.

EPISODE 5.3

Chapter Seventy-Nine: Graduation

With Graduation Day around the corner, the gang consider their next steps beyond Riverdale High. Archie learns whether he will be able to graduate with his classmates. FP makes a difficult decision about his and... MORE Jellybean's future.

EPISODE 5.4

Chapter Eighty: Purgatorio

After spending seven years away from Riverdale, Archie returns to find the town is now under Hiram Lodge's grip and on the verge of becoming a ghost town. When Toni catches him up on what's... MORE been going on, Archie reaches out to the rest of the gang to return home.

EPISODE 5.5

Chapter Eighty-One: The Homecoming

Toni, Alice, Archie and Kevin fight to keep Riverdale High's doors open after learning that its budget had been cut by Hiram Lodge. Veronica gets creative when she discovers Chad is having her followed. Jughead... MORE starts a new job after debt collectors show up in Riverdale.

EPISODE 5.6

Chapter Eighty-Two

Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead prepare for their first day as Riverdale High's newest teachers. Veronica introduces her husband Chad to the group after he shows up unexpectedly in Riverdale. After realizing they are out... MORE of funds, Archie and Toni turn to Cheryl for help restarting the football and cheer teams. Finally, Betty, Kevin and Alice follow a lead after learning that Polly may be in trouble.

EPISODE 5.7

Chapter Eighty-Three: Fire in the Sky

Following in his Grandpa Artie's footsteps, Archie begins to recruit Riverdale's new volunteer fire department. Toni's attempt to lure Cheryl out of Thornhill and back into daily life in Riverdale leads to more tension between... MORE the two. Elsewhere, Betty, Alice and Kevin's latest investigation leads them into conflict with Hiram. Finally, as Veronica comes up with a risky plan to support Riverdale's local businesses, Jughead and Tabitha begin to unravel an old mystery surrounding some strange sightings in the town.

Riverdale: Season 5 / Reviews

A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Doles out challenges to the main romantic relationships rather than basking in the heat they radiate, and still, there's plenty of warmth to defrost the loyal viewership after making it through the frostbitten wasteland of 2020.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Honestly, if you expected anything other than beautiful dresses and utter chaos from Riverdale's prom, you haven't been paying attention.

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