RECAP: Riverdale S7E2 – Chapter 119: Skip, Hop and Thump!

In case there was any doubt on the finish of final week’s episode of Riverdale, Jughead has gone full 1955. He doesn’t even have any lingering wisps of recollections on this episode. No attempting to determine the cryptic “bend. in direction of. justice.” Nope. Simply attempting to determine learn how to sue Pep Comics

You see, Jughead submitted a narrative to Pep Comics on spec. They rejected that story, however quickly revealed a narrative similar to it. Jughead storms the Pep Comics workplace. He offers Al Fieldstone, the Editor-In-Chief, a chunk of his thoughts. Al rebuffs Jughead’s declare of malfeasance. He exhibits Jughead rows of submitting cupboards crammed with story concepts ready for a author and artist to show them right into a story. Jughead jumps on the alternative, by some means convincing Fieldstone to offer him a shot. Fieldstone offers Jughead 24 hours to provide you with a 7 web page script from a log line. 

When Jughead returns the following day, his story impresses Fieldstone sufficient to purchase it from him for one complete greenback per web page. Fieldstone is about at hand Jughead’s script off to an artist when Jughead presents up an artist of his personal: Ethel Muntz (Shannon Purser). 

That’s proper, Ethel is alive and nicely in Riverdale 1955, as is Dilton Doiley (Main Curda). Ethel is a gifted artist, however her artwork lands her in bother with faculty directors. Her trainer catches her drawing comedian e-book pages in school, and so they’re not what you’d affiliate with actual world Pep Comics of the Fifties. Initially of this week’s episode of Riverdale, Jughead soliloquizes on “the recognition and cultural affect of comics books in our time can’t be overstated.” Bear in mind, expensive reader, that is 1955 Jughead, he’s not speaking in regards to the MCU. He goes on to say that superheroes have waned in recognition, changed by crime and horror comics. The Pep Comics of Riverdale 1955 publishes tales extra akin to actual world EC tales. 

Ethel was drawing a Tales From the Crypt model story when she was caught in school. Principal Featherhead (William MacDonald) and Dr. Frederich Werthers (Malcolm Stewart). Dr Frederich Werthers being a stand in for actual life comics enemy Dr. Fredric Wertham, creator of Seduction of the HarmlessEthel pleads her case, however lands in detention. Her dad and mom, an alcoholic mom and abusive father, don’t like discovering out this information. 

Archie (KJ Apa) asks Veronica (Camila Mendes) to the upcoming sock hop. She doesn’t say no, however does invite him dinner first. She doesn’t inform him dinner gained’t be one on one. As an alternative, Veronica is fielding her very personal model of The Bachelorette. It’s Archie versus different potential suitors, together with Julian Blossom (Nicholas Barasch). Archie writes a poem about Veronica earlier than heading to the dinner and earlier than realizing it was going to be a bizarre group dinner. Dinner doesn’t go nicely, and Archie storms out to cease himself from decking Julian. He throws the poem, unread, within the trash on the best way out. 

Fortunately for Archie, the poem is retrieved by Smithers, who brings it to Veronica. She’s impressed, and lets Archie know. He asks if which means she’ll go together with him to the dance, however she pronounces she’ll be going solo. 

Regardless of Kevin Keller (Casey Cott), Toni (Vanessa Morgan) and Cheryl Blossom (Madelaine Petsch) all seeming straight final episode, their true selves begin revealing themselves this week. Kevin and Betty (Lili Reinhart) hit a tough patch of their relationship. New pupil Clay Walker (Karl Walcott) introduces himself to Kevin. They instantly join. Clay marries Kevin within the Life With Archie comics sequence. Toni flirts with Cheryl, who appears to each prefer it and never prefer it. He made a cameo final episode, getting off the bus with Tabitha and different college students, however he has his first traces this episode. 

Cheryl and Toni Riverdale S7E2

In maybe, probably the most enjoyable transfer of 1955 Riverdale, moreover Jughead’s crown, the Serpents don’t hang around at a biker bar. As an alternative, they hang around at a espresso home referred to as The Darkish Room. It’s filled with cafe tables and jazz musicians. 

Fangs Fogarty performs on Riverdale

However again to the dance. Whereas Fangs performs his finest Elvis by means of Little Richard, Ethel bursts in coated in blood. However is it her personal?