In the second season premirere Chapter Fourteen: A Kiss Before Dying, 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, Betty and Kevin (Casey Cott) are surprised to learn about the fire at Thornhill.
Rob Seidenglanz directed the episode written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Series: Riverdale Season 2 Episode 1
Air Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on The CW