Riverdale - Chapter 15: Nighthawks

Title: Riverdale - Chapter 15: Nighthawks

Series Identifier: Season 2, episode 2

Format: TV/Video


  • Drama

Conversation Topic:

  • Alcohol/substance abuse
  • Guns
  • Mental Health Services
  • Responsibility

Relatable Experience:

  • Alcohol/substance abuse
  • Fear/Anxiety
  • Trauma


  • Archie’s friends notice he’s not sleeping and Veronica shares that she’s been to a therapist and suggests he at least speak to the school counselor.
  • Standing in front of the counselor’s office, debating whether or not to go in, Archie is interrupted by Reggie who makes fun of him. Archie then asks him for something to help him stay up all night and Reggie offers a variety of drugs.
  • Archie sees flashes of the man who shot his father and has intrusive memories of the event. When Reggie brings Archie the drugs, Archie attacks him thinking that he’s the shooter. Reggie tells him not to “bring a bat to a gunfight” which leads to Archie getting a gun from Dylton.


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