Critic Consensus: There's trouble in Riverdale, and we're not just talking about that tense baby shower.
as Archie Andrews
as Veronica Lodge
as Betty Cooper
as Ms. Grundy
as Jughead Jones
as Alice Cooper
as Cheryl Blossom
as Fred Andrews
as Josie Mccoy
as Reggie Mantle
as Hermione Lodge
as Kevin Keller
as FP Jones
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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?
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?)
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.
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.
There are decades of hate and history influencing these pre-existing relationships throughout the generations. There's so much depth to these characters.
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