In May, Riverdale creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa said that Luke Perry would be honored in the show’s fourth season, but he didn’t reveal any details, as the plan was still being formed. On Wednesday, June 19, he had big news for fans— the season four premiere will be a tribute to the late actor.
“Probably the most important episode of #Riverdale we’ll do this year, if not ever. A tribute to our fallen friend. Thankful for this opportunity to honor Luke & Fred,” Aguirre-Sacasa tweeted.READ MORE: Auburn Wildlife Rescue Receives First Wildfire Burn Victim Of Year
The episode titled “In Memoriam” is sure to be a tearjerker, and some fans don’t know if they’re prepared to say goodbye.READ MORE: Bicyclist Dies After Being Hit By Alleged DUI Driver On American River Parkway In Sacramento Last Month
Riverdale season four will premiere Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. The CW Philly.