Riverdale S4e17 _Wicked Little Town_ is bad news for Bughead fans

Riverdale Season 4 Episode 17 “Wicked Little Town” is bad news for Bughead fans

Riverdale is a CW’s teen-drama TV show on CW, also airing on Netflix weekly. There are currently 3 seasons of Riverdale released, and 4th is ongoing. Riverdale Season 4 first episode was a tribute to Luke perry, who died in 2019. This season was basically about Jughead faking his own death in order to find truth about Stonewall Prep and it’s students.

We finally got the know the truth about the scene in which Archie and Veronica stumble upon Betty holding a rock over Jughead’s dead body. We saw the same scene in Season 3 finale, and also some flash-forwards in Season 4, which made fans really curious, What really happened to Jughead?

Riverdale Season 4 Episode 17 “Wicked Little Town” is another musical episode, fans were really furious that Kevin didn’t get enough screen-time in season 4. The latest episode was all about Kevin and Variety show. Kevin wanted to perform on adult-themed music “Hedwig, however, Principal Honey was against it.

Riverdale Season 4 Episode 17 "Wicked Little Town" is another musical episode

What happened in Riverdale Season 4 Episode 17 “Wicked Little Town”?

It was basically Riverdale’s Musical Episode, however, we got to see few plot twists in this episode. The Stonewall prep investigation plot is finally over, and the high-school drama plot is back. We got to see the formation of “The Archies” finally. Also, Betty and Jughead, Archie and Veronica got into a fight in this episode. Veronica asked Archie not to discuss his father’s disease with her father, but Archie couldn’t resist when Hiram was nearly crushed from the weight in Gym, luckily Archie was there to save him.

Because of the fight, Betty and Archie were rehearsing for the music on their own without Jughead and Veronica. In a heated moment, Barchie moment happened, Archie and Betty kissed again. This happened before when they were convincing that Jughead is dead, which they later revealed that it was all just a show. But now it seems, writers are turning Bughead into Barchie. The scene didn’t make any sense as this was a musical episode. Maybe they wanted a plot twist in the end.

After the release of Riverdale Season 4 Episode 17, Lili tweeted, justifying Betty’s action. As Bughead fans were really furious about it.

Riverdale S04E18 Lynchian Release Date

There will be no episode of Riverdale next week. The series will return with an episode “Lynchian” in two weeks on 30th April.

From the promo of 4×18, it seems they are continuing their secret relationship, and are not going to tell Jughead and Veronica about it anytime soon.

Masab Farooque
Masab Farooque is a Tech Geek, Writer, and Founder at The Panther Tech. He is also a lead game developer at 10StaticStudios. When he is not writing, he is mostly playing video games