It has taken no time at all for Riverdale to become television’s biggest teen series. Since its debut in early 2017 it has been one of the most buzzed about shows on TV and has already spawned two spinoffs with The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and Katy Keene. While there is no doubt about the show’s popularity and success, some have questioned the actual quality of the show while others have had a hard time continuing to watch for all of the seasons. Whether you are a Riverdale fan or simply wondering if the show is for you, here are 10 reasons why you should (and five reasons why you shouldn’t) watch the teen series:
15. Should: It’s Based on Archie Comics
One of the biggest draws of the series leading up to its premiere was the fact that it is based off the iconic Archie comics series. While there have been many iterations of the Archie Comics, Riverdale turned things a lot darker than fans were used to with the teens embroiled in a town of murder, drugs and darkness. Regardless for fans who grew up reading Archie, Riverdale is a way to see the iconic characters on screen for one of the first times — and in a very original way.