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.
Currently, Riverdale is on a mini-hiatus and will be back on March 10th with “Fire in the Sky.” Check out the promo…
And here’s the synopsis: “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.”
Riverdale Season 5 Cast
Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, KJ Apa, Cole Sprouse, Madelaine Petsch, Vanessa Morgan, Mädchen 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.
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
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
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
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
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
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