"Riverdale" Pays Tribute to Luke Perry in First Episode Following His Death

March 7, 2019
Report: actor Luke Perry is dead at 52

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Wednesday's episode of Riverdale paid tribute to Luke Perry, who portrayed Archie's father Fred Andrews on the show. It featured a scene in which Fred rescued his son Archie from an attack and lovingly tended to his wounds. It ended with an "in memoriam" card. Riverdale executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa tweeted on Wednesday that all remaining episodes of the show will be dedicated to Perry.