Chapter 55: "Prom Night"
This whole episode is just one big brace for terribleness…
CW: Attempted murder, severed limbs, violence, car accidents, serial killers.
This is one of those episodes of Riverdale where we start to wonder if we’re really setting ourselves up to start throwing things at the television. Sure, Betty comes up with a half-decent plan to catch the Gargoyle King, and Mary Andrews comes to rescue her son from what should have been certain death. But these writers are notoriously lazy, and they proved it by some of the ridiculous choices in this episode, and next week’s preview. There’s one thing for sure, though - whoever the DJ is at Riverdale High’s junior prom, we want them to drop some exquisite 80’s synthpop gems at our next gathering. Enjoy the newest episode of The Doghouse!
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Excerpt from “Eye of the Tiger” written by Frankie Sullivan and Jim Peterik, and performed by Survivor. © ℗ 1982, 1991 Volcano Entertainment, III, L.L.C.
Clip from “Head Over Heels” written by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith, and performed by Tears for Fears. © ℗ 1985, 2014 Mercury Records Limited.
Clip from “Joan of Arc” written by Andy McCluskey and performed by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. © ℗ 1981 Dindisc & Virgin Records Ltd.
Clip from “Dreaming of Me” written by Vince Clarke and performed by Depeche Mode. © ℗ 1982 Mute Records & Sire Records.
Interstitial 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.