Chapter 49: "Fire Walk With Me"
Through the darkness of future past / The magician longs to see / One chants out between two worlds: / “Fire…walk with me.”
CW: Discussions of violence, murder, cult worship, self-harm, emotional abuse, sociopathic behavior, child abuse.
Riverdale was taking a big, big risk naming this episode after an iconic phrase from TV history. This episode doesn’t live up to its namesake, but as far as Riverdale goes this is pretty good. Archie gets some perspective while trying to help out a very creepy kid. Jughead has to navigate the murky waters of integrating the Gargoyles into the Serpents. Betty’s losing her grip on everything, including her sanity. And Veronica has some real troublesome customers she needs to deal with. We’re still pissed off about Cheryl, and we’re real worried about Farmie Kevin. But we’re very curious about where they’re planning on taking Riverdale in this last stretch of the season.
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Intro music taken from "Make Up" from the compilation album Kamelot by Distortions. Licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license. To hear the song or get more information about the artist, visit the song page at Jamendo.