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Riverdale Teases the Search for Jughead's Grandfather

The hit CW show Riverdale has recently given its Jughead Jones a diverging path from the core cast; while the others are fighting their respective villains, Jughead is digging into his personal past, and his time at Stonewall Prep has led him to discover some surprising things about his family, particularly his grandfather Forsythe Pendleton Jones.

Based on a newly released synopsis for the episode titled "Chapter Sixty-Six: Tangerine," it seems he will finally track down his long-lost grandfather, despite his father's objection. Elsewhere, Veronica has declared war on her father, and the feud heats up when she enlists a secret weapon -- her Abuelita -- against him. Meanwhile, Betty and her brother Charles grapple with their problems while they investigate some strange attacks on Betty, Archie and F.P. team up to fight the street gang led by Dodger and Cheryl finally starts to make peace with her own past.

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RIVERDALE“Chapter Sixty-Six: Tangerine” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD)(HDTV)THE SEARCH FOR FORSYTHE PENDLETON JONES I — After declaring war on Hiram (Mark Consuelos), Veronica (Camila Mendes) enlists a secret weapon against her father – her Abuelita (guest star Ana Mercedes). Archie (KJ Apa) and FP (Skeet Ulrich) team up to take Dodger (guest star Juan Riedinger) down for good, while Betty (Lili Reinhart) and Charles (guest star Wyatt Nash) investigate a series of strange attacks aimed at Betty. Elsewhere, Jughead’s (Cole Sprouse) search for his grandpa, Forsythe Pendleton Jones (guest star Timothy Webber), leads to more questions than answers, while Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) finally makes peace with the past that’s been haunting her. Mädchen Amick, Casey Cott, Charles Melton and Vanessa Morgan also star. Gabriel Correa directed the episode written by Brian E. Paterson (#409.) Original airdate 12/11/2019.

Airing Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW, Riverdale stars KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Madelaine Petsch, Casey Cott, Vanessa Morgan, Mark Consuelos, Skeet Ulrich, Marisol Nichols and Madchen Amick.

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