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: Boy, 8, Hailed A Hero After Discovering Baby Sister Unresponsive In Pool
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: California Allowing Theme Parks, Ball Parks And Stadiums To Reopen With Strict Limits On April 1
Riverdale season four will premiere Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. The CW Philly.