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Riverdale

A subversive take on Archie and his friends, exploring small town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome facade.

I loved the premiere!!! It's clear the show knows what it wants to be, and that is a suburban Gossip Girl divided by Sweet Valley High raised to the power of Twin Peaks. It’s dark, it’s weird, and, most importantly, it’s entertaining as hell. It's also a classic satire of the teen soap genre, practically spelling out the archetype of each main character, while also fully embracing it. The PLL/Twin Peaks murder mystery is such a perfect way to start this type of show... on one hand you have the cheesy drama/sex-filled Pretty Little Liars feel to it, and on the other it's a complete wonky mystery with just enough oddball characters in the small quaint town of Riverdale to give it that dark humour of Twin Peaks.

Also love that they are including many more characters from the comic books series (Josie & the Pussycats, and Sabrina Spellman later on in the season (so i've heard))

Check it out!! Airing on The CW - Thursday's @ 9pm & streaming on Netflix Canada every Friday

Hmmm seems good and if it's on CW it has my support I may watch

Don't recognize anyone on the cast but  I do see some cuties

No way Nathalie Boltt is in this !?. Although many hated it I loved Doomsday she kicked ass in that movie!!.

Omfg the premiere was so good, Archie was a bit dull and the whole student/teacher having sex storyline is played out, but everything else I loved. 

Aside from their superhero shows I tend to avoid teen shows like this produced by the CW. The reboots they attempted to do with Melrose Place and 90210 were both an absolute mess for the most part and the characters end up all being unlikeable.

Aside from their superhero shows I tend to avoid teen shows like this produced by the CW. The reboots they attempted to do with Melrose Place and 90210 were both an absolute mess for the most part and the characters end up all being unlikeable.

give it a shot! the reviews are pretty positive for this one.

Aside from their superhero shows I tend to avoid teen shows like this produced by the CW. The reboots they attempted to do with Melrose Place and 90210 were both an absolute mess for the most part and the characters end up all being unlikeable.

Absolute mess but it lasted 5 years....and its not a reboot but in continuity with Bh90210/models inc/ogmelrose etc

Omfg the premiere was so good, Archie was a bit dull and the whole student/teacher having sex storyline is played out, but everything else I loved. 

Archie is definitely a dull main character... but my god he is fucking hot lol I guess there's a lot of teen soaps that have boring hot guys that all the girls fight over (Dawson on Dawson's Creek, Nate Archibald on GG, etc). Hopefully he comes into his own throughout the season.

The cinematography on this is amazing, that opening with the Blossom twins was stunning. 

WittyWrath wrote:

Aside from their superhero shows I tend to avoid teen shows like this produced by the CW. The reboots they attempted to do with Melrose Place and 90210 were both an absolute mess for the most part and the characters end up all being unlikeable.

Absolute mess but it lasted 5 years....and its not a reboot but in continuity with Bh90210/models inc/ogmelrose etc

Whether it's considered a reboot or continuity both still flopped but the new Melrose Place never made it pass one season. They made both casts unlikeable and almost everyone slept with each other and they did crazy foul shit like Adrianna messing with Silver's bipolar medicine was crazy and they still made up. 

This show was awful, but I'all keep watching. I love Betty, surprisingly. She's cute. Also, Archie is so damn dull. He had no chemistry with anyone. 

Nostalgic wrote:

WittyWrath wrote:Aside from their superhero shows I tend to avoid teen shows like this produced by the CW. The reboots they attempted to do with Melrose Place and 90210 were both an absolute mess for the most part and the characters end up all being unlikeable.

Absolute mess but it lasted 5 years....and its not a reboot but in continuity with Bh90210/models inc/ogmelrose etc

Whether it's considered a reboot or continuity both still flopped but the new Melrose Place never made it pass one season. They made both casts unlikeable and almost everyone slept with each other and they did crazy foul shit like Adrianna messing with Silver's bipolar medicine was crazy and they still made up. 

How were they unlikeable or were you expecting Dylan/Andrea/Brandon 2.0

Teddy and ivy were the only horrendous one and Naomi got shit done right

How were they unlikeable or were you expecting Dylan/Andrea/Brandon 2.0

Teddy and ivy were the only horrendous one and Naomi got shit done right

Naomi eventually became the only likeable one at the end and Ivy in my opinion. Everyone else was just unlikeable overall because they were either cry babies or psychos. The original 90210 knew how to separate it's good guys from the villains plus the people who were kind of in between. Like I said in my opinion it was just a overall tragic cast.

WittyWrath wrote:

Nostalgic wrote:

WittyWrath wrote:Aside from their superhero shows I tend to avoid teen shows like this produced by the CW. The reboots they attempted to do with Melrose Place and 90210 were both an absolute mess for the most part and the characters end up all being unlikeable.

Absolute mess but it lasted 5 years....and its not a reboot but in continuity with Bh90210/models inc/ogmelrose etc

Whether it's considered a reboot or continuity both still flopped but the new Melrose Place never made it pass one season. They made both casts unlikeable and almost everyone slept with each other and they did crazy foul shit like Adrianna messing with Silver's bipolar medicine was crazy and they still made up. 

How were they unlikeable or were you expecting Dylan/Andrea/Brandon 2.0Teddy and ivy were the only horrendous one and Naomi got shit done right

 

Jokes? Their "star" characters were God awful. Annie took first place, then Silver. Adrianna was more likeable and then they turned her into a venomous bitch.

 

Oh and writing Silver as a victim even though she messed around with her best friends boyfriend, hmmmm.

 

Hnnnnng that dark haired chick

i wonder if the show will release a music album by the end of the season featuring Josie & The Pussycats and Archie

I just heard from folks at work that this is a wannabe Degrassi

I just heard from folks at work that this is a wannabe Degrassi

the folks at work are idiots. (as always)

loved the second ep! i'm hooked

also the use of Cage The Elephant's "Trouble" at the end of the episode - fucking YES. love that song

and archie in those boxer briefs.. hot.

oh yeah and WTF with that twist at the end! i'm so confused now

This show is awful, but the mystery aspect keeps me going. Also, I love Betty. 

Nostalgic wrote:

I just heard from folks at work that this is a wannabe Degrassi

the folks at work are idiots. (as always)

Your momna said what?

This show is awful, but the mystery aspect keeps me going. Also, I love Betty. 

If mitch watches it you know its predictable if not absolute garbage Simon do well voice

challengermary wrote:

This show is awful, but the mystery aspect keeps me going. Also, I love Betty. 

If mitch watches it you know its predictable if not absolute garbage Simon do well voice

please enlighten me on what tv shows I watch and why everything i watch is so predictable. and then go back to your power rangers, kid

Nostalgic wrote:

challengermary wrote:This show is awful, but the mystery aspect keeps me going. Also, I love Betty. 

If mitch watches it you know its predictable if not absolute garbage Simon do well voice

please enlighten me on what tv shows I watch and why everything i watch is so predictable. and then go back to your power rangers, kid

I'll let your posts speak for themselves you lilly livered lint licker