Riverdale Season 5 Episode 11 Return Date, Cast, Trailer, and News

You didn't think this teen soap was out of shenanigans, did you? Riverdale Season 5 is back!

The Cast of Riverdale on The CW

Riverdale Season 5 is here. The CW network drama returned in January 2021 with a brand new season. Really, the beginning of the fifth season was a continuation and conclusion of Riverdale‘s Season 4 story, which was cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Check out our review of the latest episode!

Riverdale Season 5, Episode 11 Return Date

Bad news, friends. Riverdale Season 5 is going on hiatus until… the summer. The CW series will be back on July 7th with Season 5, Episode 11. Until then, check out the promo…

Riverdale Season 5 Cast

Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, KJ Apa, Cole Sprouse, Madelaine Petsch, Vanessa Morgan, M├Ądchen Amick, Charles Melton, and Casey Cott all returned for Season 5. Additionally, Drew Ray Tanner, who plays Fangs Fogarty, has been upped to a series regular.

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Riverdale Season 5 Release Date

Riverdale Season 5 premiered on The CW on Wednesday, January 20. It will not come to Netflix until after the season finale.

Riverdale Season 5 Trailer

Check out the trailer for Riverdale Season 5…

Riverdale Season 5 Episode Guide

Click on the blue links below to read our full reviews.

Riverdale Season 5, Episode 1: Chapter Seventy-Seven: Climax

“Betty and Jughead’s investigation into the auteur leads them to the discovery of a secret underground for red-band screenings; Archie agrees to participate in a boxing exhibition against KO Kelly.”

Original airdate: 1/20/21

Read our review of “Climax.”

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Riverdale Season 5, Episode 2: Chapter Seventy-Eight: The Preppy Murders

“Betty and Jughead’s investigation takes a twisted turn after receiving a call from Bret; Archie is forced to make an impossible decision when the person responsible for his father’s death needs his help.”

Original airdate: 1/27/21

Read our review of “The Preppy Murders.”

Riverdale Season 5, Episode 3: Chapter Seventy-Nine: Graduation

“With graduation day around the corner, the gang consider their next steps beyond Riverdale High; Archie learns whether he will be able to graduate with his classmates; FP makes a difficult decision about his and Jellybean’s future.”

Original airdate: 2/3/21

Read our review of “Graduation.”

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Riverdale Season 5, Episode 4: Chapter Eighty: Purgatory

“After spending seven years away from Riverdale, Archie returns to find the town is on the verge of becoming a ghost town; when Toni catches him up on what’s been going on, Archie reaches out to the rest of the gang to return home.”

Original airdate: 2/10/21

Read our review of “Purgatory.”

Riverdale Season 5, Episode 5: Chapter Eighty-One: The Homecoming

“Toni, Alice, Archie and Kevin fight to keep Riverdale High open after learning that its budget has been cut; Veronica gets creative when she discovers Chad is having her followed; Jughead starts a new job after debt collectors show up in Riverdale.”

Original airdate: 2/17/21

Read our review of “The Homecoming.”

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Riverdale Season 5, Episode 6: Chapter Eighty-Two: Back to School

“Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead prepare for their first day as Riverdale High’s newest teachers; Veronica introduces her husband, Chad, to the group; Archie and Toni turn to Cheryl for help restarting the football and cheer teams.”

Original airdate: 2/24/21

Riverdale Season 5, Episode 7: Chapter Eighty-Three: Fire in the Sky

“Following in his Grandpa Artie’s footsteps, Archie begins to recruit Riverdale’s new volunteer fire department; Toni’s attempt to lure Cheryl out of Thornhill and back into daily life in Riverdale leads to more tension between the two.”

Original airdate: 3/10/21

Read our review of “Fire in the Sky” here.

Riverdale Season 5, Episode 8: Chapter Eighty-Four: Lock & Key

“A big announcement forces everyone to take stock of their current lives; Cheryl sets a risky plan in motion after learning some surprising news about Toni; Jughead tries to make sense of a strange encounter he had.”

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Original airdate: 3/17/21

Read our review of “Lock & Key” here.

Riverdale Season 5, Episode 9: Chapter Eighty-Five: Destroyer

“After the Bulldogs lose several games, Archie and Veronica come up with a plan to boost school spirit; Jughead turns his attention to a student who he thinks needs his help; Betty seeks guidance from Cheryl after being faced with a tough decision.”

Original air date: 3/24/21

Read our review of “Destroyer” here.

Riverdale Season 5, Episode 10: Chapter Eighty-Six: The Pincushion Man

“Archie is caught off guard when his former Army general shows up with some unexpected news; Jughead’s unconventional way to get through a case of writer’s block causes Tabitha to be concerned for his safety.”

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Original air date: 3/31/21

Read our review of “The Pincushion Man” here.

Riverdale Season 5, Episode 11: Chapter Eighty-Seven:

Original air date: 7/7/21