The ‘Riverdale’ Finale Decoded: So, They Were Dead the Whole Time?

The final episode of Riverdale, aptly titled “Chapter One Hundred Thirty-Seven: Goodbye, Riverdale,” aired today on The CW after seven seasons and 137 episodes.

The good news is that your question is answered both in the article’s title and body.

The cliff notes version is that a comet wiped down Riverdale in Season 6 due to the manipulations of an evil sorcerer.

During Tabitha’s absence “untangling the timelines” to ensure their safe return to 2023

she erased everyone’s memories and charged Jughead with the duty to “bend towards justice.”

Basically, if they succeeded in making Riverdale and the world a better place, the conditions that led to the infamous Riverdale night