At Riverdale High, Betty, Archie, Jughead and new girl Veronica wrestle with clashing desires while coping with a fellow student's tragic death.
As police begin an investigation into Jason's death, Archie's guilt and Jughead's suspicions intensify. Betty struggles with her feelings for Archie.
After Archie and Cheryl open up to the sheriff, Betty asks Jughead to cover the case for the school paper. Veronica tangles with jock Chuck.
Betty looks into Geraldine's past, while Jughead fights to save the drive-in. Veronica confronts her mom after Cheryl spots her arguing with a biker.
As Jason's funeral nears, Betty digs deeper into his past, while Veronica comforts Cheryl. A new music opportunity complicates Archie's school plans.
While Jughead and Betty zero in on Polly's whereabouts, Valerie helps Archie with a crisis of confidence and Veronica reels from a double betrayal.
Amid harsh rumors about Polly, Alice goes public with family secrets, making Betty and Cheryl uneasy allies. Jughead helps his dad reclaim his life.
Hoping to bring the Cooper family together, Veronica hosts a baby shower for Polly. Archie steps in to help after his dad's construction crew quits.
Cheryl persuades Archie to escort her to a private Blossom family event. Veronica reaches out to Ethel and urges Hermione to come clean with Fred.
While Fred is away, Betty decides to throw Jughead a surprise birthday party at Archie's. Veronica uncovers alarming facts about her dad and Clifford.
As Betty and Archie prepare for homecoming, Jughead reconnects with his now-sober dad. But Veronica and Alice conspire to secretly investigate FP.
After FP's arrest, Archie, Veronica and Betty rush to show proof of a frame-up, while Jughead, convinced of his dad's guilt, prepares to leave town.
As Riverdale prepares for its 75th jubilee, the gang struggles to return to normalcy, while FP faces pressure from the sheriff to turn informant.
The gang gathers to support a shaken Archie as Fred fights for his life, prompting Jughead and Betty to dig deeper into the gunman's motives.
With the future of Pop's in question, sleep deprivation has Archie on edge -- and increasingly paranoid that someone's out to harm those he loves.
Archie takes matters into his own hands when another violent crime rocks Riverdale. Jughead starts classes at Southside High.
Archie's viral video stirs up tensions all over town. Jughead and Betty put their heads together to solve a cipher from the Black Hood.
Jughead takes a stand as the Serpents prepare to strike back, and the Black Hood hits Betty with a bombshell. Veronica hosts a friend from her past.
Nick's poised to pay for his crimes until blame shifts to the Southside -- and Mayor McCoy strikes hard. Betty and Veronica go after “The Sugarman.”
In a chilling letter, the Black Hood challenges the residents of Riverdale to remain sinless for 48 hours, putting everyone on edge -- and on alert.
The Black Hood investigation takes Archie and Veronica to "The Devil's House" and stirs new suspicions. Jughead and Betty join forces to honor FP.
With Christmas in the air, a snooping Veronica uncovers a surprise in Hiram's study. Betty opens a horrifying gift, and Jughead strikes back at Penny.
Cultures clash when Southside students are forced to transfer to Riverdale High. The FBI approaches Archie, and Betty looks for her long-lost brother.
Archie tries to get closer to Hiram, Jughead digs up shocking details about Riverdale’s past, and Betty unearths dark secrets about her brother.
An act of vandalism stirs up suspicion. Meanwhile, Archie's new job as Hiram's intern has Veronica worried he'll learn the Lodge family secrets.
Betty's left feeling sick to her stomach after a night of unexpected violence. Agent Adams puts pressure on Archie while the Lodges prepare for war.
A weekend away at the Lodge family lake house brings dark secrets -- and desires -- to the surface. Josie goes to Kevin with a painful truth.
Fred weighs a surprising career change while Jughead works to unravel Hiram's master plan. Betty can't shake the suspicion that Chic is dangerous.
Hermione ramps up her run for mayor with a celebrity endorsement, moving Jughead to political protest. Cheryl's slumber party takes a dark turn.
Politics in Riverdale take a treacherous turn. The Coopers face unwelcome guests, while Toni, Veronica and Josie search for answers about Cheryl.
As rehearsals ramp up for "Carrie: The Musical," the Riverdale drama students sink into their roles -- and life starts imitating art.
A violent tragedy sparks sinking suspicions that the Black Hood is still at large. Betty exposes a secret. Veronica confronts a voice from her past.
The mayoral race heats up with a fiery debate as tension builds between the Bulldogs and the Serpents. Betty shares her suspicions with Cheryl.
A riot outside the sheriff's station erupts into all-out war. Veronica learns a devastating secret, and Betty sees the Black Hood face to face.
With the riot calmed and Betty’s dad in custody, the town awaits the results of two elections, and the gang rallies to unmask the other Black Hood.
As summer draws to a close, Archie vows to make the most of his freedom, Polly confronts Betty’s dark secret and Jughead leads a pivotal attack.
Betty and Jughead unpack a chilling new mystery as Veronica pursues an alternative road to justice. Elsewhere, Archie navigates a tense new normal.
Veronica fights to save the speakeasy, Archie agrees to a dangerous deal, and Betty and Jughead dig deeper into Riverdale's secret communities.
Amidst a desperate search for answers, Alice revisits her disturbing ties to Gryphons and Gargoyles with Betty -- and a cast of familiar faces.
Jughead rolls the dice on a new psychological theory, Archie makes a renegade plan, and Veronica recruits the gang for a high-stakes mission.
As Betty orchestrates an underground meeting, Veronica uncovers a crucial piece of evidence. Elsewhere, Archie struggles with a devastating decision.
Jughead and Archie explore an ominous small town. Veronica faces a financial crisis. Betty fights for her life -- and braces for a sinister reunion.
After a shocking event rocks the Riverdale Vixens, Veronica stages a confrontation. Betty enlists an unlikely ally. Jughead reconnects with his past.
In the aftermath of Hiram’s takeover, Veronica works to protect La Bonne Nuit. Betty hosts a group of desperate visitors. Archie faces his demons.
While Archie stages a shocking return, the gang prepares for a new kind of test. Betty struggles with a covert visit. Jughead navigates a fatal error.
As Betty investigates a string of suicides, Jughead comes face-to-face with one of Hiram’s mysterious allies. Meanwhile, Archie spirals out of control.
Veronica and Reggie resort to desperate measures, Moose grapples with an intimate decision, and the Riverdale adults heed a grim warning.
As tensions mount between the Serpents and the Pretty Poisons, Betty chases the truth while Archie sets his sights on a dodgy deal -- and a new romance.
Archie befriends a young runaway ... and revisits a piece of his past. Veronica leans into risk at La Bonne Nuit. Jughead works to unite the Serpents.
The Joneses and Coopers navigate an unexpected move. Archie recruits the gang for a G&G mission. Reggie surprises Veronica with a risky request.
Singing, dancing and real-life drama collide as the crew prepares for Riverdale High's next musical. Elsewhere, Jughead deals with a painful revelation.
Betty enlists the help of Cheryl for a secret expedition, Jughead leads the Serpents on a personal mission and Archie reconnects with old friends.
As Betty dives deeper into Edgar’s mysterious power, Archie and Veronica team up for a high-stakes fight, and Jughead investigates a gruesome murder.
The Joneses engage in a gripping journey, Archie faces criminal consequences, and Betty unpacks a string of shocking revelations about Evelyn.
As prom season sweeps through Riverdale, Betty works to uncover the truth about her father and Archie pushes his boxing career to its limits.
In the wake of masquerade madness, Jughead searches for answers, Veronica stages an elaborate plan and Betty makes a chilling discovery.
The past, present and future of Gryphons and Gargoyles come to a head as Archie, Betty, Jughead and Veronica prepare for one final round of gameplay.