Warning: Spoilers ahead for season two, episode 22 of “Riverdale,” titled “Brave New World.”
Things aren’t looking good for Archie Andrews on “Riverdale.”
During Wednesday’s episode of The CW drama, Archie is celebrating his win after being elected class president. Josie is singing the National Anthem and everything seems to be looking up for the Riverdale teens until the assembly is interrupted by Sheriff Minetta. Minetta arrests Archie for the murder of someone named Cassidy Book.
And that’s where Archie is left after the season two finale.
So who is Archie arrested for killing?
You have to go back to episode 14, “The Hills Have Eyes.” This is the episode where Archie, Veronica, Betty, and Jughead go to “Lodge Lodge” on Shadow Lake. While there, Betty and Veronica go to a shop and talk to the clerk, whose name is Cassidy.
Later that weekend, four men in ski masks attack the core four at the lake house and threaten their lives. Veronica manages to set off a silent alarm, and the men flee. But Archie chases after one of the intruders and knocks him to the ground. He gets ready to punch the guy, but Andre, Hiram’s associate, shows up and tells him that he can take care of it.
Archie runs in the other direction as a gunshot rings out behind him.
That’s the last of that, until now.
Why does Hiram have Archie arrested?
On Wednesday’s episode, Archie confronts Hiram and tells him that he took advantage of Archie and manipulated him when he was struggling following his dad being shot.
Archie says Hiram hired Tall Boy, who is revealed as the fake Blake Hood, and brings up Hiram having both Papa Poutine and “that boy from Shadow Lake” killed, among some more crimes Hiram …read more
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