Earlier than we start, I’d identical to to say that the household of Luke Perry are in my ideas this week. I completely beloved him on Riverdale. I can’t think about the ache they’re going by way of. He was taken approach too younger.
- 1 Hearth, Stroll With Me
- 2 Not precisely Jets vs. Sharks
- 3 Say Whats up to Archie’s Little Good friend
- 4 Sssomething Ssssinister in Sssssserpentland
- 5 M’hija counter: 1.
- 6 Me, Stroll on Hearth
- 7 Wild Wild Farmies
- 8 Boy Counter: 2
- 9 Flip This Homicide Home
- 10 Cheryl’s all the time Cheryl
- 11 Hearth, Stroll with Betty
- 12 Contest!
- 13 Like this:
- 14 Associated
Hearth, Stroll With Me
Oh, fascinating. This week’s episode known as Hearth Stroll With Me. Riverdale is drawing from Twin Peaks for its episode identify this week. Does that imply the present goes to be even weirder this week with a dose of David Lynch?
Alice welcomes potential consumers into her house. She’s going by Smith now. Is that her maiden identify? Betty fills within the historical past of the home for the consumers, little issues like her serial killer father used to reside right here. You understand, no massive deal enjoyable details.
The proprietor of the health club confronts Archie. Apparently, Arch has been utilizing the fitness center without spending a dime. He must both begin paying dues or do some chores across the health club.
Not precisely Jets vs. Sharks
There’s a bizarre showdown in an empty classroom between some G&G heads, some farmies and the Fairly Poisons. Jughead and Toni break up the battle, however by some means they’re those in hassle. Principal Weatherbee informs them that the chem lab was burglarized final night time too. He places them each on discover. If both of their gangs step out of line, he’ll expel the 2 of them.
Hiram is internet hosting Gladys and a few others at Veronica’s membership, La Bon Nui. He doesn’t plan on paying. Veronica is an excessive amount of within the gap to him, so he expects the whole lot comped. Later, Veronica realizes they’re dropping an excessive amount of cash. She suggests to Reggie she deliver again the on line casino night time, saying they might have their money owed paid off in weeks in the event that they do. She additionally calls her place a “secret” speakeasy. Is there anybody not in on this “secret?”
Say Whats up to Archie’s Little Good friend
Josie visits Archie on the health club after hours. They hear a noise! It’s a bit child with a Zippo lighter. His identify is Ricky. Who is that this child? Archie and Josie take him to Pops. He eats just like the little child in Dick Tracy. Significantly, who is that this child? When Josie mentions social providers, Ricky bolts. Social Providers had despatched him to the Santa Lucia shelter beforehand. On the shelter, some older guys gave him a Gargoyle model! He’s not going again.
Archie units up Ricky at his home, and fills him in on his plans. He’s going to get him arrange at Pops through the day, and practice him in boxing after faculty. Archie swears to not name Social Providers about him.
Toni just isn’t proud of Cheryl. She threatens to droop Cheryl from the gang if she doesn’t reign herself in. Cheryl doesn’t appear to get that she virtually received Toni expelled immediately.
Kevin is in means deep on the Farm. He doesn’t even acknowledge Betty as she waves to him as he passes by.
Archie explains to the gang that the model on Ricky’s arm means he’s a sacrifice. It’s the identical one Archie has. Betty suggests calling Ms. Weiss. Archie agrees. It instantly happens to me and never Archie that Ms. Weiss works at Social Providers.
Sssomething Ssssinister in Sssssserpentland
Issues are getting heated in Serpent land. The previous Gargoyles aren’t behaving. Jughead asks concerning the chem lab being robbed. “Looting the alchemist’s lair was considered one of our extra rewarding quests,” says Kurtz, the previous Gargoyle chief. Somebody give this man a wedgie already! The Serpents and the Gargoyles virtually throw down, however Jughead heads it off on the cross. Jughead leads all of them by way of the Serpent legal guidelines. When Kurtz refuses to recite them, Jughead kicks him from the gang. Kurtz doesn’t again down and threatens to kick Jughead and firm type the gang, because the Gargoyles now outnumber the Serpents within the Serpents.
Veronica exhibits off the on line casino night time gear to La Bon Nui’s absolutely underage employees. As a result of for those who’re going to run an underground gin joint and on line casino, why not have an underage employees as nicely? Go for that trifecta of indictments! Josie asks, “What if we’re raided?” To which, Veronica principally solutions with “Cupboards! We’ll cover every part in cupboards!” All of them take a look at her in awe at this genius reply.
Jughead heads to Skeet for recommendation. Skeet calls him “boy” and truthfully, I adore it. I don’t know what I really like extra, Hiram calling Veronica m’hija, or Skeet calling Jughead boy.
At Pops, Archie can’t discover Ricky. Pops tells him some thugs got here by and scared him off. He exhibits Archie the placemat drawing Ricky left behind. It seems to be like one thing from Grant Morrison’s Batman run.
Betty peeks in on a farm assembly, which is everybody simply holding their palms over bunsen burners. Nothing bizarre about that group!
Ms. Weiss meets with Archie and Betty. She calls Santa Lucia “one of many higher houses on the town.” Ruh-roh. A sketch artist makes a fantastic rendering of Ricky.
M’hija counter: 1.
Hiram is happy to seek out out about Veronica’s on line casino night time. He needs to point out off the place with an government from a enjoying card firm. Veronica hopes to have a few of her debt shaved off if she helps Hiram land this shopper.
Gladys, hanging out a La Bon Nui, tells Veronica and Reggie about her youthful days performing on the White Wyrm. She calls herself the Joan Jett of Riverdale. For five% off the debt she owes her, Veronica agrees to let Gladys carry out on the membership.
Betty tries to enlist Josie’s assist in liberating Kevin from the clutches of the Farm. She seems like she raided Invoice Cosby’s closet with that sweater.
Jughead exhibits the drawing of Ricky to the Serpents. He needs the Serpents to assist discover Ricky. Kurtz says there are outliers on the market, Gargoyles who didn’t be a part of the Serpents. Candy Pea is stunned there are Gargoyles crazier than these guys. I are likely to agree with Candy Pea on this one. Aspect observe, I hold by chance typing Sweat Pea. I virtually additionally depart it Sweat Pea. What’s fallacious with me?
Gladys performs at La Bon Nui. Hiram’s enterprise contact heckles Gladys as she sings. In reply, Gladys flashes a knife. Reggie boots the enjoying card man, probably costing Hiram one million greenback deal. Who might have pictured one thing going mistaken on on line casino night time of all nights?
Me, Stroll on Hearth
The farmies take turns strolling over scorching coals. Betty tries to cease him He doesn’t. He’s completely into Farmville now.
The subsequent day, the hunt continues to be on for Ricky. Jughead suggests going to Gargoyle floor zero. On the deserted Gargoyle hangout, they discover a record of names of individuals to be sacrificed. And behind that, they discover Ricky. Jughead recommend they get the hell out of there. In addition to Archie and Ricky, the Warden, a bunch of the Sisters of Quiet Mercy and Dilton Doiley’s identify additionally seems on the record.
Wild Wild Farmies
Kevin and Farm Woman confront Betty within the faculty newspaper workplace. Kevin threatens to inform everybody about Betty’s household killing Chip final season if she goes ahead with publishing the article. Apparently Alice telling all the things to the farmies does have ramifications. Kevin has now gone full Wild Wild Nation.
Archie trains Ricky in boxing. Ricky says he was branded as a result of he refused to be a drug runner for the Gargoyles.
Jughead needs the Serpents to go after the rogue Gargoyles. Toni bursts in, saying Kurtz is about to kill Fangs Fogerty. Kurtz and one other Gargoyle have Fangs hanging from the second flooring touchdown. Jughead tries to speak them down, however they drop Fangs. Fortunately, Jughead and Candy Pea get beneath him. However all I’m considering is WHERE IS THE SCHOOL STAFF???
Veronica finds Gladys behind the bar serving herself a beneficiant pour. Hiram walks in, taking full credit score for the on line casino as he schmoozes a shopper. Reggie needs to rehire the Serpents. The membership is profiting because of the on line casino. Their revenue has doubled.
Archie finds Ricky making an attempt on his letterman jacket. He tells Ricky he can maintain the jacket. Archie says he needs to introduce Ricky to his dad and I virtually cry on the considered seeing one in every of Luke Perry’s last scene on the present.
Boy Counter: 2
Jughead fills in Skeet on what occurred. Skeet tells him to take motion, however not earlier than emphatically calling him boy. If NYCC provides an opportunity to have Skeet name me boy, I’ll hand over my cash so quick.
Over milkshakes at Pops, Veronica gives Toni jobs for her Fairly Poisons at La Bon Nui. Toni shortly agrees when she sees the envelope of money Veronica is providing as an advance.
Flip This Homicide Home
Alice is packing. She bought the home! Apparently there’s a thriller purchaser who both doesn’t care or is actually into homicide homes. Additionally, apparently residence gross sales transfer VERY shortly in Riverdale. They should get packed and get out ASAP.
Jughead invited Skeet to a Serpent assembly. The Gargoyles and Serpents aren’t completely satisfied. Skeet goes to deputize all of them. They’ll receives a commission and get faculty credit score. Fascinating. Skeet needs a unanimous vote. Most everyone agrees, however Kurtz walks out. Nobody is gloomy to see him go.
Whereas hanging out with Ricky at residence, Archie will get a name from Ms. Weiss. She tells him that Ricky’s final identify is DeSantos. He’s Joaquin’s youthful brother, you understand, the man who tried to kill Archie. Her file exhibits that Ricky has a historical past of violent conduct and self-harm. When Archie returns to the room, Ricky is gone. Arch searches for him all through the home. Ricky sneaks up behind him with a chef’s knife! He says “that is the one method the Gargoyles will let me in.” It seems Ricky gave himself the mark and added his personal identify to the sacrifice board! He stabs Archie!
Archie can be lifeless if his dad didn’t stroll in proper then. Man, all of the feels when Luke Perry saves his son. I’m going to overlook him on Riverdale.
Fred cleans Archie up. On the kitchen flooring, they discover the “Kill the Purple Paladin” quest card from G&G.
Cheryl’s all the time Cheryl
Cheryl is giving Toni the chilly shoulder. She’s not completely happy that Toni took the La Bon Nui gig with out consulting her. With Cheryl, every part is all the time about Cheryl.
Fairly Poisons forestall Cheryl from getting into La Bon Nui. Veronica tells her to step off. The identical goes for Hiram. M’hija counter goes to 2, however Hiram continues to be proven the door. I like watching Veronica flex on the previous people. What might probably go mistaken although?
Hearth, Stroll with Betty
Betty appears prepared for the Farm. She definitely just like the self-inflicted ache a part of the entire deal. She holds her palm over a candle’s flame. Betty surveys the home, which is now virtually utterly packed up. Betty, what are you planning on doing with that lit candle?
Archie, Jughead and the Serpents take over Gargoyle HQ. Archie is having a disaster of religion. He’s been marked for demise for too lengthy. Jughead tells him to make the G&G he’s nonetheless unwillingly enjoying come to a head. Betty enters, wanting very cheerful.
Alice comes house to seek out the Cooper home ablaze. Oh, Betty…
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Billy Henehan writes for The Beat. In his free time, he likes to seek out overseas language reprints of Todd McFarlane Spider-Man comics.