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Riverdale feels like the good old days when its queer characters finally take the spotlight

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After offering up musicals, heists, and flashback episodes, Riverdale finally gets back to basics to spend some time with its beloved secondary characters in the charming “Bizarrodale.” And while it’s nice to see more of Josie and Reggie, Dial M For Maple is especially thankful for meaty plot lines for the show’s LGBTQ characters, Cheryl, Toni, Kevin, and Moose. Hosts Marah and Cameron commend the realism of the Choni drama, sing the praises of Gina Gershon, and wonder how much longer ‘til Josie leaves Riverdale for The Big Apple. Plus, Cameron’s mom has got us theorizing about the return of the man formerly known as Chic Cooper.

If you’re a Riverdale fan, you’ll definitely want to give Dial M For Maple a listen. You can subscribe here, and can even drop us a review over on Apple Podcasts. As always, we’re taking comments and questions on Twitter, so just hit up @DialMForMaple, and we’ll see it.


For further thoughts on all of the mayhem in Riverdale, check out The A.V. Club’s weekly TV Club reviews.

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