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We now havenвЂ™t also gotten to prom yet, and currently Riverdale is teasing its graduation episode вЂ” accordingly titled вЂњChapter Seventy-Nine: Graduation,вЂќ with a multitude of brand name brand new images. Understanding that, letвЂ™s enter into some speculation that is wild and pleased rips of joy our bad Riverdale teenagers have actually been able to endure four lethal many years of twelfth grade.
First however, just a little general context. Initially said to be the Riverdale Season 4 finale, вЂњGraduationвЂќ is published by showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, and directed by regular Riverdale manager, Gabriel Correa. HereвЂ™s the synopsis that is official The CW, which can be much lighter on tips when it comes to plot compared to images:
STAY INNOCENT вЂ” With Graduation Day just about to happen, the gang give consideration to their steps that are next Riverdale tall. Archie (KJ Apa) learns whether he shall have the ability to graduate together with his classmates. FP (Skeet Ulrich) makes a decision that is difficult their and JellybeanвЂ™s (guest star Trinity Likins) future. Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Madelaine Petsch, MГ¤dchen Amick, Mark Consuelos, Casey Cott, Charles Melton, Vanessa Morgan and Drew Ray Tanner additionally celebrity.
Airing Wednesday, February 3 at 8/7c on The CW, the episode had been filmed as soon as Riverdale came back to production this previous Fall, and reportedly is definitely an augmented form of the script initially planned when it comes to Season 4 finale. The reason behind that? A seven 12 months very long time jump that will require the teenagers from twelfth grade graduation, to closer to the actorsвЂ™ real ages, in other words. 24, 25. Initially the full time jump had been вЂ” most likely вЂ” the summer season closing cliffhanger. Along with it now dropping in Episode 3, Aguirre-Sacasa and business spent a while rethinking how a thing that is whole play away.
Also essential to take into account before we reach these images? Given the Season 5 premiere вЂњChapter Seventy-Seven: ClimaxвЂќ isnвЂ™t airing until tonight (also 8/7c on The CW, plus the overnight regarding the CW application and CW site), we donвЂ™t yet understand what may happen because of the primary secrets and plot, as thereвЂ™s still a great deal to wrap up from Season 4. which includes the secret regarding the Voyeur/The Auteur, a mystical villain that has been videotaping town; while the is amor en linea free fallout from Betty (Lili Reinhart) and ArchieвЂ™s (KJ Apa) kiss back in this yearвЂ™s musical episode. Generally, Riverdale wants to wrap up the thrust regarding the secret elements within the 2nd to episode that is last in this instance, next weekвЂ™s вЂњChapter Seventy-Eight: The Preppy MurdersвЂќ вЂ” and cope with the psychological ramifications within the finale.
Therefore, that is a complete large amount of wind-up for a few photos of men and women in graduation robes, huh? LetвЂ™s finally arrive at the stuff that is good.
WeвЂ™ve known this is coming for months now, however itвЂ™s still difficult to see: initial cast user Skeet Ulrich, who plays Jones family members patriarch FP Jones, are going to be making in this episode. Maybe Not for good вЂ” Aguirre-Sacasa has stated the doorway is obviously available вЂ” but above you can view their goodbye scene with son Jughead Jones (Cole Sprouse).
Apparently following up on that is a nevertheless of Jughead standing together with his gf Betty, and her mother Alice Smith (MГ¤dchen Amick).
Long-time fans will realize that FP and Alice are simply the Romeo and Juliet of Riverdale, forever destined to have together, simply to be torn aside. So just why would FP leave city, and even more importantly keep Alice behind? Odds are it offers one thing related to Jellybean Jones (Trinity Likins), though weвЂ™ll have actually to hold back to check out.
Additionally, curiously, Cheryl Blossom (Madelaine Petsch) appears to be crying within the club вЂ” sorry, parking lot вЂ” and whether which includes related to FP leaving, something different, or even the show understands you can cut to Petsch for good beat that is emotional? Once more, weвЂ™ll have actually to see if the episode airs.
A persistent rumor about this episode had been that there was clearly some form of time capsule involved вЂ” and it also truly seems like thatвЂ™s accurate, according to a lot of these images. WhatвЂ™s most fascinating though is the fact that it does not appear to be the Riverdale teenagers are burying their own time capsule вЂ” theyвЂ™re digging up an adult one.
Here, you can view Toni Topaz (Vanessa Morgan) keeping a classic picture really carefully with gloves on her arms, as Cheryl appears on. This sort of look back through the history of Riverdaleis Aguirre-SacasaвЂ™s sweet spot as a writer, wrapping the past, present and future all together in a neat bow to make a mission statement about the series вЂ” and America as a whole while itвЂ™s hard to make out exactly who is in the photo.
Aguirre-Sacasa apparently teased exactly that, on Instagram, with a pic which will or may well not connect into this plotline: