‘Riverdale’ Fans Are Getting the Prom and Graduation They Missed


Via season 4, Riverdale followers adopted Archie and his buddies — Veronica, Jughead, and Betty — navigate their senior year of highschool, and plenty of had been hoping to see them of their caps and robes within the finale. However the season ended sooner than anticipated with out the massive bang it deserved. Fortunately, followers will see the children go to prom and graduation, however they’ll simply have to attend till subsequent season.

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Followers had been hoping to see the children end their senior yr

Riverdale followers have seen Archie and the gang get by monster assaults, gang feuds, and homicide mysteries. And this season, as all of them celebrated their last yr of highschool, viewers had been anticipating to see them partake in all their graduation actions. 

And it wasn’t simply the followers. Within the season 4 finale, the children actually deliberate to prank homicide and scare their principal into reinstating promenade. They usually’ve labored arduous all season to get into their alternative schools.  

Why ‘Riverdale’ ended with no commencement

Season 4 of Riverdale was slated to air with 22 episodes. However on account of COVID-19 security measures, manufacturing was pressured to close down mid-cycle. So, Episode 19, “Killing Mr. Honey,” ended up serving because the season finale.

When talking to Entertainment Weekly, Mädchen Amick — who performs Alice Cooper on the collection — mentioned directing the ultimate episode of the season. She revealed that showrunners weren’t intending to finish the season with that Episode 19 cliffhanger, and can now need to rearrange the story for Season 5. 

“Now understanding my episode will function the finale for this season, clearly we’ll choose up again up subsequent season,” stated Amick. “They’ll have to regulate some storytelling with what they’d deliberate on the finish of this season. So far as my episode, it just about stayed intact the way in which it was written. There was a brand new layer that got here into the story that now serves as an attention-grabbing cliffhanger.”

‘Riverdale’ showrunner confirms Season 5 will characteristic a promenade and commencement

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Riverdale showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa confirmed that season 5 will choose up the place the story left off. He additionally revealed that followers will lastly get the commencement and promenade they missed out on this season.

“We had written episodes 20, 21 and 22 and once we talked about season 5 and a number of the large occasions like promenade and commencement, it might really feel like a cheat if we one way or the other didn’t do these,” he stated. “So we’re primarily beginning the season with the final three episodes of season 4, and partly as a result of they’re dynamite episodes. I imply large, large, large modifications occur. We’re persevering with the thriller and the connection drama straight into season 5.”

When requested about what he’s most enthusiastic about for the subsequent season, Aguirre-Sacasa talked concerning the promenade and commencement episodes. 

“I’m actually happy with the final episode, truly, the final two,” he stated. “The promenade is de facto basic Riverdale, and I believed 21, it was an actual emotional episode and lots of people’s emotional tales sort of climaxed however actually, it’s commencement. It’s such a ceremony of passage — I actually, actually cherished that episode. So I’m trying ahead to doing it in some unspecified time in the future.”

As of now, there’s no phrase on when Season 5 of Riverdale will premiere. However hopefully, if manufacturing goes again to its regular schedule, it is going to drop someday later this fall.