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Chapter One: The River's Edge

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Critic Consensus: "Chapter One" starts off with a bang, but who pulled the trigger?

Episode Info

Premiere of a drama based on characters from the Archie comic-books series is set in Riverdale, where aspiring musician Archie deals with life, love and high school.

Cast

KJ Apa
as Archie Andrews
Cole Sprouse
as Jughead Jones
Lili Reinhart
as Betty Cooper
Camila Mendes
as Veronica Lodge
Madelaine Petsch
as Cheryl Blossom
Luke Perry
as Fred Andrews
Ashleigh Murray
as Josie Mccoy
Sarah Habel
as Ms. Grundy
Ross Butler
as Reggie Mantle
Marisol Nichols
as Hermione Lodge
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Critic reviews for Chapter One: The River's Edge

Riverdale looks like it'll be a nice place to visit for a few seasons.

January 31, 2017 | Full Review…

There are enough pieces for Riverdale to pass the midtown replacement test - even if the pilot perhaps killed the wrong ginger boy.

November 3, 2017 | Full Review…

"Riverdale" manages to do some surprising things with these characters.

December 12, 2017 | Full Review…

It may be a gritty reboot, but it's not actually subverting anything.

September 7, 2017 | Full Review…

Riverdale is a bit weird, but in a good way.

August 30, 2017 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Riverdale, CW's bold reimagining of the long running Archie comics, brings all the contradictory, lurid aspects of adolescence to the surface with a dark edge.

August 15, 2017 | Full Review…

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