Things aren't always what you expect in RIVERDALE. Based on characters from Archie Comics, this drama series is a bold, subversive take on small-town life. Riverdale may look like a quiet town with all-American teens, but dangers lurk in the shadows.
Veronica and Reggie are now the town's power couple, while Jughead and Tabitha move in together. But with Cheryl demanding a return to the "old ways", this serenity will surely not last. And how could Archie and Betty possibly have survived last season's explosion?
Following the explosion that ended Season 5, a new day dawns in the town of RiverVALE, where everything is as it should be. Veronica and Reggie are now the town's power couple but with Cheryl demanding a return to the "old ways", this serenity will surely not last.
A vengeful spirit from folklore, La Llorona arrives in Rivervale to terrorise the rainy town. Betty and Toni find themselves in the spectre's path and must seek Cheryl's help to protect the children in Rivervale, including Baby Anthony.
After being visited by a mysterious figure who arrives in Rivervale, the gang find themselves faced with unexpected ultimatums.
As Bailey's Comet passes over Rivervale, Cheryl and Nana Rose revisit the tragic stories of the Blossom women through the years. Meanwhile, the once-in-a-lifetime celestial event prompts Cheryl to summon a familiar face to Rivervale: Sabrina Spellman.
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Unnerved by a series of strange happenings around him, Jughead's quest for answers leads him to uncover the truth about Rivervale.
Archie, Betty and Jughead begin to deal with mysterious side effects from the explosion. Elsewhere, Veronica spirals after learning that Hiram may have been involved, and Cheryl is consumed with guilt when she believes she may have had a hand in the explosion.
Following the explosion at the Andrews residence, Archie assembles a team to help rebuild his home, while Jughead copes with his new reality. At the Riverdale town hall meeting, Veronica breaks some news to the town, which later prompts a visit from her mother Hermoine.
When Percival Pickens writes a blistering article naming Riverdale the worst town in America, Archie sets out to prove him wrong. After the Town Council goes after their casino, Veronica and Reggie decide they're going to do everything on the up-and-up moving forward.
After suspecting that Percival is about to make a big play, Archie, Betty and Jughead warn their friends about his potential threat to the town. Toni also finds herself a target after Percival announces his plans to rid the town of gangs, including the Serpents.
To get the town of Riverdale out from under Percival's grip, Archie, Jughead and Betty devise a plan to turn Archie into a modern-day folk hero by performing a series of impossible feats. Meanwhile, Percival pits Veronica, Toni and Tabitha against one another.
After learning that Percival's plan to reinvigorate Riverdale would lead to the demise of Pop's, Tabitha searches for a way to fight back. But when she is targeted by one of Percival's accomplices, the incident sends her back in time and searching for answers.
Archie, Betty, Jughead and Tabitha devise a plan to oust the current town council and instate their own. But when Percival catches wind of their secret meeting, he and Alice use an upcoming weather event to scare the town into staying in their homes.
The next steps of Percival’s plan catch Archie, Betty, Jughead, Veronica, Cheryl and Reggie off guard and forces them to face their past trauma.
With palladium acting as his personal kryptonite, Archie decides he must build up his tolerance if he's going to stand a chance against Percival. Meanwhile, Veronica deals with a bombshell discovery that effects how she interacts with people around her.
After failing to get Pop's declared a historical landmark, Tabitha enlists Archie's help saving the diner from Percival. Meanwhile, after Reggie and the shareholders declare war on Veronica, she turns to Jughead for help maintaining control of the Babylonium.
Learning that Percival is exploiting his new work crew, Archie and Tabitha devise a plan to help get them out from under Percival's control. Jughead finds himself with a target on his back after Percival catches wind of a scheme he and Veronica hatched against Reggie.
To catch the Trash Bag Killer once and for all, Betty devises a plan to hold a serial killer convention in Riverdale. Cheryl receives some news about Toni and Fangs that sends her spiralling, while Archie and Tabitha try to loosen the grip Percival has over his workers.
As the gang plan an event celebrating two of their own, strange biblical plaques around town threaten to put a damper on the special day.
When several of their own fall prey to Percival's latest plan, Cheryl calls upon fellow witch Sabrina Spellman for help. Elsewhere, Percival gives Reggie an ultimatum.
Archie and the gang gather intel about Percival so they can better understand where he came from and use that to their advantage. However, when their plan results in an unexpected outcome, the gang is left having to pay a terrible cost.