Luke Perry’s Final Riverdale Episode Will Air This Week

The late Luke Perry will appear on Riverdale for the last time this week.

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Perry, who passed away last month after suffering a massive stroke, is set to appear on his final episode of The CW’s teen drama on Wednesday.

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Perry had starred on Riverdale as Fred Andrews, father to KJ Apa’s Archie Andrews, since the show began in 2017.

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This week’s season 3 episode Chapter 54: Fear the Reaper was the last one Perry filmed before his death.

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According to Riverdale showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Perry’s final scene will see him “imparting words of wisdom to Archie”.

Following Perry’s death, at the age of just 52, Aguirre-Sacasa took to Twitter to say that all episodes will be dedicated to him “for the rest of our run.”

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Aguirre-Sacasa says Fear the Reaper will feature a “beautiful, true moment between a father and his son”.

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Perry, who died at the age of just 52, first rose to fame in the early 90s as a teen heartthrob on the high school drama Beverly Hills, 90210.

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Riverdale was Perry’s highest-profile gig in years, following guest stints on shows such as Community and Raising Hope.

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Perry will make one final big screen appearance later in the year, playing TV western star Scott Lancer in Quentin Tarantino’s crime drama Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.