Archie Struggles With the Emotional Aftermath in the “Riverdale” Season 3 Premiere

The CW has released the synopsis for the Season 2 premiere of Riverdale, which you can check out below. The installment, titled “Chapter Fourteen: A Kiss Before Dying,” is officially described as follows:


As Fred’s (Luke Perry) life hangs in the balance following the shooting at Pop’s diner, Archie (KJ Apa) struggles with the emotional aftermath of what he witnessed. Meanwhile, as Veronica (Camila Mendes) steps out of her comfort zone to support Archie, she learns that her father Hiram (Mark Consuelos) has arrived to Riverdale earlier than expected. Elsewhere, at Pop’s diner, Pop Tate (guest star Alvin Sanders) recounts the chilling details of the shooting, which leaves Jughead (Cole Sprouse) and Betty (Lili Reinhart) questioning the gunman’s true motives. Lastly, after running into Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) at the hospital,vBetty and Kevin (Casey Cott) are surprised to learn about the fire at Thornhill.

Riverdale, “Chapter Fourteen: A Kiss Before Dying,” was directed by Rob Seidenglanz and written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The episode airs Wednesday, October 11, at 8pm on The CW.