Chapter 56: "The Dark Secret of Harvest House"
What the hell just happened???
CW: Organ harvesting, exhuming graves, autopsies, murder, serial killers, violence, violence by children, cult behavior, brainwashing, violence against minors
Words cannot describe just how bad this episode was. Just how off the rails it went. The creative team at Riverdale didn’t just jump the shark last week; no, they set up a ramp to go across Snake River Canyon and nose-dived in. To get the story resolution that happened last week, every single character had to go completely against their established character development to accomplish the final story - save Jughead and Betty. Throw in illegal organ harvesting, a half-brained plan to take down Hiram for good, and the absolute stupidest twist possible, and we’ve got ourselves a surefire dumpster fire of an episode. Commiserate with us this week on The Doghouse.
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