Riverdale

Riverdale

The Complete First Season

DVD - 2017
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A subversive take on Archie and his friends, exploring small-town life, and the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome facade.
Publisher: [Burbank, California] : Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., [2017]
Copyright Date: ́—́Ư2017.
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (555 min.) sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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duane767
Apr 24, 2018

I gave up on it after watching the first episode. The mystery had me intrigued but it is just to CW for me.

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Audrey1976
Feb 27, 2018

I hesitantly watched this series at the suggestion of my 11-year old niece. I was hooked by the second episode. It delivers on all of our favorite typical story lines, a love triangle, wealthy and totally dysfunctional family in town and of course a good 'ol murder mystery. At the center of it all is Archie, Betty, Jughead and Veronica. A new twist - definitely not your parents comic book stories. It's dark and twisted and I would consider it a guilty pleasure.

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RobertC65
Feb 13, 2018

This was an amazing TV adaption of the Archie Comics. The story in Season One offered a superb plot, colorful characters and the chance to see some great former TV/film teen stars
join the cast with some talented new stars. I can't wait to watch Season 2!

ArapahoeSusanW Jan 30, 2018

Fans of the Archie comics (you know who you are!) rejoice in this twisted adaptation by Netflix for adults!

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Angie206
Jan 29, 2018

I really enjoyed this mystery. Very much looking forward to Season 2!

OatmealThunder Dec 05, 2017

A completely accurate and true rendering of the original Archie comics with a level of subtlety and complexity not seen since Mad Men.

LPL_LoganI Nov 15, 2017

I haven't been so pleasantly surprised by a new show in a long time. Riverdale is pure, angsty, teenage gold. Each character is a perfect archetype enhanced by their intensely specific style and problems-not-problems. Seriously, give this one a shot. So thoroughly enjoyable.

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Womanonfire
Oct 25, 2017

This show is the best kind of cheese/dark teenage drama that I could ask for!

I am a fan of the Archie comics so my hopes for the show weren't terribly high, before I realized it, I was on episode 5 and I was totally hooked.

I love that they took Archie and the gang and put a modern twist on them, Riverdale is not a place that is all sunshine and rainbows but instead a town full of secrets, secrets I can't wait to solve.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Oct 17, 2017

Riverdale is a new take on the old comic series Archie. I never read any of them so I just watched this Season with a fresh perspective. Overall I liked it right away. It’s a teen drama that is set in a town called Riverdale where everyone knows everyone. The main character is Archie but all of the characters were interesting. Betty, Veronica and Jughead are the core favorites with a great supporting cast. I liked the fact that it starts out with a dark theme that there is a missing teenager Jason Blossom. I was expecting it to be lighthearted but it totally surprised me. There is tons of drama between all the characters and a dark side to the town and the story that makes it very interesting. Great for binge watching. 4/5 Stars. @McRee of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

Riverdale season one is a great season! The show/season is extremely intense, and intriguing. Each episode is very entertaining and you definitely won’t get bored. In season one you the main story is based around the death of Jason Blossom. The season leads up to the finding out who killed Jason Blossom. Not only is the story line great, the chemistry between the characters is amazing! Another great thing about this show is the actors/actresses, and how well they portray their characters. Overall this show is very good, but there’s just one thing I don’t like about it. I wish that Archie and Betty’s relationship was portrayed more, and had more screen time. It’s kind of disappointing if you’re an Archie comic lover, because the show misses out on some of the key relationships.
@booksinaflash of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

Exciting murder mystery show based off of comics where 4 kids in the town of Riverdale are left to find out who killed Jason Blossom.  The 4 main characters try to figure out who the murderer is while dealing with the struggles of high school and putting up with the queen bee Cheryl, who happens to be Jason's twin.  The story is told from the perspective of Jughead Jones played by Cole Sprouse who is an aspiring writer narrating the occurrences inside Riverdale.  In a small town like Riverdale, there are not too many people to suspect but everyone knows everyone and secrets have a way of getting out.
- @bookworm2.1k of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

The first season of Riverdale is interesting to say the very least! I'd say it's a mystery/drama/romance type of show.I usually like a good mystery and teen drama, but something about Riverdale just doesn't do it for me. Everything is overdramatized and some of the lines are just completely unrealistic. I know it's a TV show, but I think that if you're going to make a teen show and make it seem like it's set in present times, then the lines should be a little less dramatic and harsh. It's the same thing with some of the things the characters do. Another thing I don't like about this show is that the adults have such a huge storyline and get so much screen time. If I want to watch a teen show, I'm watching for the teens, not for their parents. Although there is a lot I don't like about this show so far, I think that the mystery element of it was done quite well. I would say Riverdale is made for 13-15 year olds, and it was made for a specific audience.Overall, a 3/5! @peraltiago4ever of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

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harmonynote
Sep 29, 2017

This is an amazing adaptation of the classic comic book characters! Don't look for goofy antics here, though. This is serious business. The show is a murder mystery, each episode building on the last until many ugly secrets are exposed and the killer is found. The season ends off on a cliffhanger for season 2. If you liked Twin Peaks or Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, you'll like Riverdale.

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