Riverdale Season 4 Episode 17
Chapter Seventy-Four: Wicked Little Town
Everyone is singing "Wicked Little Town". The town is watching all the VHS tapes that have been delivered to them.
Hiram is working out at the gym; he needs Archie's help to lift weights. Hiram gets mad at Archie when he brings up the sickness. He forces Archie to not tell Veronica about what happened.
Betty has planned a schedule for how Jughead can catch-up with his studies. Jughead feels low with the daunting work.
Charles agrees to let Jughead join him in reviewing the VHS tapes. Jughead asks him not to reveal the truth about their partnership. Charles will only keep the secret unless Betty asks him.
Kevin has received more sign-ups for the Riverdale Variety Show. Mr. Honey rejects Kevin's proposal to sing a song from "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."
Kevin tries to convince him by singing "Random Number Generation." The song number includes everyone wearing outfits with numbers and trashing the hallway. Mr. Honey still refuses the proposal and gives him the ultimatum to either change the song or drop the involvement in the show completely.
Archie signs up for the variety show as The Archies.
Kevin reluctantly tells Fangs that he has to sign an Oklahoma song. Fangs convinces him to sign the song he wants.
Jughead dives deep into the research for the homework and VHS tapes.
Archie wants his friends to join his band for the Variety Show. Veronica, Betty, and Jughead agree to join the group.
Kevin, in full Hedwig costume and makeup, sings "Tear Me Down" in Riverdale High; he calls everyone to the music room from the PA system. He performs the song to a cheering crowd. He playfully kisses Archie; Fangs is on guitar and Toni is on drums.
Mr. Honey kicks Kevin out of the Variety Show. He keeps chanting that Kevin is done.
The girls and Kevin have a slumber party. Betty, Toni, Cheryl, and Veronica sings "Wig in a Box". They dress him as Hedwig and try to cheer him up; he joins in singing too. There is a pillow fight montage.
Betty comes up with the idea for everyone in the show to perform songs from Hedwig. Cheryl and the River Vixens try to convince Mr. Honey to allow the songs. The River Vixens perform "Sugar Daddy" in the diner.
Mr. Honey decrees that he will ban anyone from senior prom if they perform any songs from Hedwig at the Variety Show.
Archie gets text messages from Veronica that Hiram collapsed. Archie tells Veronica the truth about Hiram working out at the gym.
Betty catches Jughead reviewing the VHS tapes. Betty is mad at Jughead for not trying hard to graduate. Jughead and Betty burst into "Exquisite Corpse." Across town, Archie and Veronica are in a fight about the Hiram situation. Everyone is throwing around papers and stuff in the room.
Everyone at Riverdale High is wearing Hedwig wigs and outfits as a protest against Mr. Honey. He cancels the variety show.
Archie reminisces with Betty about the last time he performed at the variety show in front of his dad. He and Betty rehearse to "The Origin of Love." Jughead and Veronica also sing as they look back on the current situation.
Archie and Betty kiss.
Jughead gives Betty his essay on the Salem Witch Trials; Betty is feeling guilty. Veronica apologizes to Archie about their fight over Hiram; she doesn't blame him for what he knew. She reveals that Kevin wants to host the band performance at La Bonne Nuit.
Archie and Betty sing "Wicked Little Town (Reprise)" as they stare out the window. They place their hands at the window. The pair flashes back to recreate their dance at the homecoming dance.
The Archies perform "Midnight Radio" at La Bonne Nuit. They take their performance to the top of Pop Tate's Chock'lit Shoppe. Everyone is below them and holding candles to light the scene.
Jughead notices the cameras people were recording in the crowd. Jughead finds a video of someone in a Jughead mask being killed by someone in a Betty mask with a rock.