In Riverdale Season 7 Episode 10 titled “Chapter One Hundred Twenty-Seven: American Graffiti”, viewers are taken on a thrilling ride as Jughead and Tabitha Tate investigate the suspicious death of Brad Rayberry (Christopher Shyer). The initial assumption of suicide is challenged, adding to the suspense of the episode. The episode also delivers a captivating mystery while also exploring the challenging theme of interracial relationships.
The episode highlights the struggles faced by Cheryl and Toni, a black and white LGBTQ couple, in a society that doesn’t accept their love. The episode also highlights Archie (K.J. Apa) and Reggie Mantle’s budding friendship. The episode gives Betty Cooper (Lili Reinhart) greater nuance as a character and highlights the many facets that make her interesting and compelling beyond her sexuality. (tvacute.com) Here is all you need to know about the conclusion of Riverdale Season 7 Episode 10, in case you missed the episode.
Riverdale Season 7 Episode 10 Recap
In Riverdale Season 7 Episode 10, Brad Rayberry’s death, first deemed a suicide, is investigated by Jughead and Tabitha. As Jughead investigates Rayberry further, he begins to suspect that something is off about him. Mrs. June Simpson, Rayberry’s wife, says that he was hopeful and had planned to relocate to Paris with her, which is inconsistent with the idea of suicide. In addition, Mrs. June explains that Rayberry’s experiences in the war and his opiate addiction led him to resist the Korean War and spend time in an asylum.
After further investigation, Jughead and Tabitha learn that Mrs. Martin, Rayberry’s next-door neighbor, witnessed the milkman visiting Rayberry’s house at an odd hour. This information fits with Ethel Muggs’s account of what happened after her parents were murdered, suggesting the presence of a serial murderer in the area.
Cheryl Blossom (Madelaine Petsch) and Toni, a black and white LGBTQ couple, face discrimination and other difficulties in this episode that examines interracial partnerships. Attending the Black Athena reading club is Cheryl’s way of learning about Toni’s life and the challenges she and others like her face as a result of cultural expectations. They get through it with help from their friends and a vow to discuss books by Black authors.
Archie and Reggie’s budding bromance is interrupted by Betty and Veronica (Camila Mendes). With a shared interest in Archie’s Hot Rod, Archie, and Reggie quickly become fast friends. Reggie (Charles Melton) appreciates Betty’s knowledge and experience with cars, so he comes to her for assistance with his new vehicle. Fangs Fogarty (Drew Ray Tanner) has a noteworthy scene when he finally makes it big as a musician and establishes himself as one of the up-and-coming rock n’ roll stars of the era. Now that Midge Klump (Emilija Baranac) is pregnant, Fangs is working hard to prove himself worthy of Midge’s respected family.
Throughout the episode, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) and the police try to persuade him that the milkman’s death was suicide, and concerns develop regarding the milkman’s intentions and possible affiliation with Featherhead. The events of the ’50s also raise questions about how the protagonists would eventually return to the present and find a resolution. Overall, the story of Riverdale Season 7 Episode 10 is intriguing and thrilling, keeping viewers concerned about the secrets that are being revealed, the relationships between the characters, and the ultimate objective of getting back to the present.