Betty & Archie Faces a Dangerous Showdown with the Black Hood in “Riverdale” Episode ‘Silent Night, Deadly Night’

The CW has released the synopsis for the mid-season finale of Riverdale, which you can check out below. The installment, titled “Chapter Twenty-Two: Silent Night, Deadly Night,” is officially described as follows:

A SHOWDOWN WITH THE BLACK HOOD — After snooping around for Christmas gifts, Veronica (Camila Mendes) uncovers a major secret Hiram (Mark Consuelos) has been keeping from her. Fallout from Jughead’s (Cole Sprouse) encounter with Penny Peabody (guest star Brit Morgan) creates tension between him and FP (Skeet Ulrich.) Meanwhile, a defiant Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) takes matters into her own hands after Penelope (guest star Nathalie Boltt) tells her they cannot afford Christmas this year. Finally, Betty (Lili Reinhart) and Archie’s (KJ Apa) vow to take down the Black Hood once and for all leads to a dangerous showdown. Marisol Nichols, Madchen Amick, Luke Perry, Ashleigh Murray and Casey Cott also star.

Riverdale, “Chapter Twenty-Two: Silent Night, Deadly Night,” was directed by Rob Seidenglanz and written by Shepard Boucher. The episode airs Wednesday, December 13, at 8pm on The CW.