Riverdale's Luke Perry Tribute Episode Is Unlike Any Other Episode

Riverdale's Luke Perry Tribute Episode Is Unlike Any Other Episode

New details about the Riverdale tribute episode for the late Luke Perry are coming in.

We are just about a month away from the season four premiere and it will be unlike any episode the show has done.

The first episode of the season will be titled “Chapter Fifty-Eight: In Memoriam” and will also feature special guest star Shannen Doherty.

Showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa revealed that the episode is it’s own episode and won’t feature the usual, “Previously on” recap.

“After we finished the episode, everyone said, ‘You know what? You don’t really need that,’” he told TV Line, adding they “also wanted a little bit of extra time, so we took out the ‘previously on’… We wanted to let the episode breathe a little.”

He also dished on Shannen‘s presence in the episode saying, “The role would not nearly have the resonance it does if not for Shannen. She’s just great in it, because I think it’s very real for her.”

Roberto confirmed that she will share a scene with the teen characters and it’s “a powerful moment of catharsis.”

Riverdale returns on Wednesday, October 9th at 8pm ET on The CW.

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