Riverdale’s Season 6 finale just made the show even crazier

Jughead, in his trademark bouffant hat, sits at a typewriter and stares angrily at the viewer.

I think this look is also exactly how actor Cole Sprouse feels about the show’s latest development.
screenshot: CW

If you watched last night Riverdale Season 6 finale, I suppose you’re still reeling from mad that just came down. If you don’t, here’s what happened in the show he’s making Gotham Sounds like a low-key, low-key drama.

I’m trying to explain everything that happened Riverdale This season’s Mission Impossible, but to sum it up: Hiram Lodge attempted to blow Archie with a bomb, which instead gave the main cast A variety of superpowers He allowed a black magician named Percival Pickens to access the city from another dimension. Also, Cheryl Blossom became a witch (unrelated). Archie and the gang manage to kill Percival before he can take over the city – both time travel and the demon were involved – but Not Before he could redirect Bailey’s Comet (not a typo) to head straight to Riverdale. This is it MuchI’ve barely scratched the surface of what happened in Season 6, and I won’t even get into how The spear that pierced the side of Jesus on the cross He ended up in the pawn shop of Riverdale.

This is where Night of the Comet begins, where the Riverdalians are trapped in the city by Percival’s magic and one day remains before the comet strikes. Fortunately, Veronica has a brilliant idea: to use her venomous powers to, somehow, gain Archie’s immunity, Betty’s ability to see evil auras, Jughead risk, and Tabitha’s ability to time-travel into herself, then pass it on to Cheryl via a kiss. This works, as we found out when Veronica shoots Cheryl from the fucking nowhere and the bullet doesn’t pierce her skin.

The hope is that Cheryl will be able to harness the energy of those superpowers to fuel her fiery Phoenix magic – by the way she has Phoenix fire magic, and dresses like Jane Gray from Famke Janssen from X-Men: Last Stand To prove it – to melt the comet before it hits, without draining it of the power it needs to keep all the dead you were resurrecting alive. This works, but it also has a very weird side effect, as suddenly it’s 1955, Archie and the gang are back in high school and everything looks so happy and innocent and pure, and Jughead is wearing his actual hat from the comics, which looks exactly like a banana in real life (and can be seen above) . basically, Riverdale He rebooted himself to be a show about realism and classics archery Comics for the seventh and final season, and only Jughead can remember what the past/future was like.

this object Riverdale, I’m sure things are going to get dark and twisted sooner rather than later, but I’m frankly annoyed with the ability of the show’s writers to continue to top themselves when it comes to madness. I’d say the show started derailing again in season 2, when it was revealed that Betty’s father was a serial killer and Archie formed a group of masked vigilantes, then flew off the rails when the superpowers of the bars were introduced were completely out of sight, but this … This is like Riverdale He returned to the bars only to smash and shatter them into a million pieces, each in the shape of a boisterous hat.

What will season seven be like on earth? Will Mark Consuelos return as Veronica Hiram’s father? Wouldn’t Betty’s father be a serial killer? Will Cheryl’s famous dead twin brother Jason survive? Will Riverdale So bothering to go back to the ‘normal’ schedule before the series ends? We’ll have to wait until the show returns in 2023 to find out. Until then I’ll be staring at the photo above of Jughead.

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