Riverdale is a mystery teen drama series based on Archie Comics. Cole Sprouse narrates the story. It follows the journey of Archie Andrews and his life. The story is set in the small town of Riverdale. It goes beneath the surface and explores darkness lying and hiding underneath the small town.
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa created and developed the show for the CW. The first season was released on January 26, 2017. During its initial release, the series got positive reviews. The series currently holds a rating of 6.7 on IMDb.
Why is There a Break Before the Release of Riverdale Season 6 Episode 6?
The CW has released the first 5 episodes of season 6 of the series. The total number of episodes is not out yet, but the previous two episodes had 19 episodes. So, the viewers speculate that the teen drama will also have around that number of episodes.
The first 5 episodes of the 6th season are part of an event, and it is set in another universe. This event was named Rivervale. The 6th episode of the ongoing season will return in the spring of next year. The upcoming episode’s March 6, 2022, release is because the show is taking a mid-season break.
Also, it will allow the network channel, the CW, to release its other shows, which are awaiting their new season release. From the upcoming episode, the viewers expect the show to return to its original format of storytelling, which was different in the five-episode event.
When will the Break End?
The teen drama ended its five-episode event, Rivervale, on December 14, 2021. With that, the show went on to the mid-season break and will return on March 6, 2022. There is no new information about the total number of episodes. However, the CW has confirmed two episodes, number 6 and 7, for the release after the mid-season break.
Other than the release date, no more information about the upcoming episode has been provided. A small teaser was also released to show the viewers. The fans are speculating the characters to go through major changes after the events of Rivervale. It will be fascinating as a viewer to watch what comes next for the gang.
What to Know Before Watching Riverdale Season 6 Episode 6?
The 5th episode of the 6th season was one of the most dramatic entries of the series. After seeing Ben and Dilton alive and learning that Archie and Betty are getting married as the new school year begins, Jughead feels frightened by the occurrences in Rivervale. He also learns that Dr. Curdle Jr. has found his own dead body. Jughead realizes that this place, Rivervale is parallel to Riverdale.
Jughead finds that he has a hundred comic books in his collection that recount his and the gang’s tale. After chapter 95, the comic’s name has swapped from Riverdale to Rivervale after the explosion. Jughead discovers that Jason Blossom is still alive when a new Reggie comes in Rivervale. Cheryl tells at school that Jason was kidnapped by the Black Hood, who turns out to be Clifford Blossom. Alice and Hal toast Betty and Archie during the rehearsal dinner at Pop’s.
Toni discloses what happened with Cheryl and that Cheryl was strangled to death. When Veronica arrives home, she discovers both Reggies have died. To end Rivervale’s existence, Ethel tells Jughead that they must repeat the events leading up to the split of the realities, or everyone will perish in both realms. Jughead is desperate to save Archie and Betty.
He decides to reenact the night’s events with Veronica as the two of them are a match for Archie and Betty. Veronica agrees, and Jughead waits for her at Archie’s house. Archie confesses that he strangled her, claiming that he has killed everyone in Rivervale because they come back to life. Archie just wants Fred to attend the wedding.
Betty shoots Archie as he strangles Jughead to death. She agrees to reenact the events with Jughead. However, the dead Jughead counterpart arrives on the scene and informs them that they do not need to replicate the events. He told them how the event must go on and that Jughead must be trapped in the bunker and the other Jughead must be present for the bomb explosion in order for the universe to be truly rescued.
The episode finally returns to Riverdale and opens up with Archie and Betty, where they left off. With Betty receiving a weird phone call ordering her to get out of the house before the bomb goes off, however, their destiny remains unknown. As the bomb explodes, breaking the windows and making a deafening bang, Jughead is writing in his office.
The Release of Riverdale Season 6 Episode 6
All the series episodes were released on the CW channel on Tuesday at 8:00 PM EST. The upcoming episode will release on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at 8:00 PM EST.
According to the small promo, Cheryl shows her true colors and tells Archie, Betty and Jughead that she had invoked a curse on the three of them. All three of them are confused. Betty is in her FBI uniform, asking a man to be on his knees. Veronica and Betty make up for the lost time and become friends again. Betty and Archie kiss. In the last scene, Cheryl is seen blowing out a candle.
The Cast of Riverdale Season 6 Episode 6
The sixth season of the series features KJ Apa, Camila Mendes, Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse as Archie Andrews, Veronica Lodge, Betty Cooper and Jughead Jones. They are supported by the main cast of Madelaine Petsch, Casey Cott, Charles Melton and Vanessa Morgan. Drew Ray Tanner, Mädchen Amick and Erinn Westbrook also star. They are joined by the recurring cast of Alvin Sanders, Barbara Wallace.
Alix West Lefler, Bentley Storteboom, Nikolai Witschl, Lochlyn Munro, Graham Phillips, Ace Rudy Allan Carter, Tiera Skovbye, Greyston Holt, Oliver Rice, Kyra Leroux, Ryan Robbins, Peter Kelamis, Mishel Prada, Azura Skye, Martin Cummins, Peter Bryant, Anita Wittenberg, Alison Araya, Hamza Fouad, Andrew Nolan, Skylar Radzion, Kiernan Shipka, Shannon Purser, Shadan Saul, Major Curda, Marisol Nichols with Chris O’Shea.
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa developed the series for the CW with J B Moranville as the producer.
Where to Watch Riverdale Season 6 Episode 6?
The viewers can stream the 6th season of the series on Netflix at 8:00 AM GMT on Mondays outside the US. Season 6 will release on Netflix for the US audience in late 2022.