Riverdale - Season 1, Episode 8 - Rotten Tomatoes

Chapter Eight: The Outsiders

EPISODE:

TOMATOMETER

Critic Consensus: There's trouble in Riverdale, and we're not just talking about that tense baby shower.

Episode Info

On the verge of starting a construction job, Fred loses his crew, which could jeopardize his livelihood, so Archie rounds up his friends to pitch in and help, but things don't go well. With his secret exposed, Jughead worries about how his friends will take it; Betty and Veronica consider throwing a baby shower for Polly, who is apprehensive in light of knowing how everyone feels.

Cast

KJ Apa
as Archie Andrews
Camila Mendes
as Veronica Lodge
Lili Reinhart
as Betty Cooper
Sarah Habel
as Ms. Grundy
Cole Sprouse
as Jughead Jones
Mädchen Amick
as Alice Cooper
Madelaine Petsch
as Cheryl Blossom
Luke Perry
as Fred Andrews
Ashleigh Murray
as Josie Mccoy
Ross Butler
as Reggie Mantle
Marisol Nichols
as Hermione Lodge
Casey Cott
as Kevin Keller
Skeet Ulrich
as FP Jones
Show More Cast

Chapter Eight: The Outsiders Videos

Chapter Eight: The Outsiders Photos

Critic reviews for Chapter Eight: The Outsiders

Mrs. Cooper tries desperately to convince her daughter that when they sent her away to the home for unwed mothers, they never wanted her to feel alone, unwanted or unloved. Well, that's a swing and a miss on all three, eh?

November 4, 2017 | Full Review…

Will we find out who killed Jason by season's end? Or will they leave us hanging, Twin Peaks-style? (Note to the producers: Please don't leave us hanging. You don't want to follow in the footsteps of Twin Peaks Season 2, do you?)

October 10, 2017 | Full Review…

The Outsiders felt more like a transitional episode that stopped to sort out everyone's feelings about certain situations, but left out other aspects and developments.

August 30, 2017 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

Honestly, the most interesting developments this week have nothing to do with Archie and his ragtag group of friends. It's their parents, particularly Alice, Fred, and F.P. that make this episode so engrossing.

August 30, 2017 | Full Review…

There are decades of hate and history influencing these pre-existing relationships throughout the generations. There's so much depth to these characters.

April 21, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

So much family tension in one episode!

April 21, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Discussion Forum

Discuss Riverdale on our TV talk forum!