This episode of Riverdale was originally intended to be part of the show’s fourth season, but due to production of the series due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year, this episode is now part of the upcoming fifth season, serving to conclude the events of the fourth season.
Before a jump in time, you will see big changes for Archie, Veronica, Betty, Jughead, and everyone else in Riverdale. Following the series premiere, which will see the Riverdale kids heading to prom, the episode will soon premiere on Wednesday, January 27 on The CW.
For its part, Chapter Seventy-Eight entitled “The murders in very good taste” will see the investigation of Betty ( Lili Reinhart ) and Jughead ( Cole Sprouse ) on those chilling tapes, It looks like big changes are on the horizon for your friends.
Once Riverdale clears the storylines of season four at the beginning of season five, things will move forward at least five years in time, taking the characters back to their post-college lives as adults, which is new unexplored territory for them.
In turn, Reinhart confessed during an interview last year that interesting things were coming and that she was very excited to play her character from a more adult perspective after the time jump.
You can check out the synopsis for Riverdale’s season premiere here and check out the synopsis for “Chapter Seventy-Eight: The Preppy Killings” below:
The game-changer reveals Betty ( Lili Reinhart ) and Jughead’s ( Cole Sprouse ) investigation of the perpetrator takes a turn after getting a call from Bret (Sean Depner). Meanwhile, Archie ( KJ Apa ) is forced to make an impossible decision when the one responsible for his father’s death needs his help.
Meanwhile, Veronica (Camila Mendes) and Hermosa (Mishel Prada) devise a plan to force Hiram (Mark Consuelos) into early retirement, and Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) makes a business move. Similarly, Mädchen Amick and Vanessa Morgan will also star in the new episode of Riverdale.