Archie Sends the Gunman a Message in “Riverdale” Episode ‘The Watcher in the Woods’

The CW has released the synopsis for episode #203 of Riverdale, which you can check out below. The installment, titled “Chapter Sixteen: The Watcher in the Woods,” is officially described as follows:


Frustrated by the lack of progress made in catching his father’s shooter, Archie (KJ Apa) takes matters into his own hands in order to send the gunman a message. Meanwhile, Veronica (Camila Mendes) is thrilled when Hiram’s (Mark Consuelos) attempt to start fresh means she gets to introduce him to her friends, including Archie. Elsewhere, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) starts his first day at Southside High and is befriended by a Southside Serpent named Toni (guest star Vanessa Morgan), while Kevin’s (Casey Cott) attempt at having a little fun causes Betty (Lili Reinhart) to grow concerned for his safety. Finally, an unexpected turn of events leads the town to realize their darkest chapter may be far from over.

Riverdale, “Chapter Sixteen: The Watcher in the Woods,” was directed by Kevin Sullivan and written by Ross Maxwell. The episode airs Wednesday, October 25, at 8pm on The CW.