30 Little Facts You Didn’t Know About ‘Riverdale’ Until Right Now

20. Archie’s dad, Luke Perry, starred in the hit TV show Beverly Hills, 90210.

19. Veronica’s character is inspired by Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl and Summer Roberts from The OC.

18. Showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa claims that inspirations behind the show include films such as Stand By Me, Brick, River’s Edge and Blue Velvet.

17. In fact, each episode is named after a movie and the plot behind each episode has a lot to do with the movie it is named after.

16. Twin Peaks had a lot to do with the show’s plot, as well. Both TV shows have to do with the death of a high school teenager but, the story is told by different people from show to show.

15. Cole Sprouse and Camila Mendes both went to NYU together.

14. The characters in the show are supposed to be high school sophomores (ages 15-16).

13. The writers decided to leave out Jughead’s love of food – like he has in the comic books – because it wouldn’t fit with the show’s aesthetic.

12. Cole Sprouse wanted Jughead’s character in the show to be asexual.

11. Lili Reinhart and Madelaine Petsch (Betty and Cheryl) are actually roommates in real life.