Riverdale Episode 5: Betty Uncovers Family Secrets

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Betty continues her investigation into the death of Jason Blossom in Riverdale episode 5 titled Heart of Darkness. In the process, she will discover secrets about her family as well.

Riverdale episode 5 premieres on February 23 and it would seem the funeral for Jason Blossom (Trevor Stines) is finally close at hand. As such, the investigation into his death takes center stage.

Therefore, audiences can expect Betty Cooper (Lili Reinhart) to double her efforts in finding out the truth. But in doing so, she will also find out dark secrets about her own family.

Riverdale Episode 5 to Reveal Cooper Family Secret?

Based on the Riverdale episode 5 synopsis, it would seem various characters of The CW series are learning a lot of their respective family secrets. This includes Betty.

According to Fan Sided, the Cooper family secret that will come out could be about Polly (Tiera Skovbye). The character will apparently make her debut appearance in Riverdale episode 5.

As it turns out, Betty’s older sister has a past connection to Jason Blossom. The dead teen reportedly mistreated Polly before. As a result, it led to her being institutionalized, the Screener added.

Fans might recall when Betty took on Polly’s persona in episode 3 titled Body Double. In the midst of her anger towards Chuck Clayton (Jordan Calloway), she screamed at him and called him Jason. Hence, her character might get darker as the series goes on.

Riverdale Episode 5 Synopsis

Meanwhile, the synopsis for Riverdale episode 5 reveals other events taking place. The synopsis reads, “Archie’s (KJ Apa) attempt to refocus his energy on football comes to a halt when an opportunity to work with a new music mentor presents itself.”

Valerie Brown (Hayley Law) is willing to help Archie get his life back on track. However, Josie (Ashleigh Murray) could stand in their way. As a perfectionist, she does not want anything or anyone to infringe upon Josie and the Pussycats’ success.

“Elsewhere, after uncovering secrets about her own family, Veronica (Camila Mendes) forms an unlikely friendship with Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch), who is having a tougher time with Jason’s impending funeral than she lets on. Finally, Hermoine (Marisol Nichols) turns to Fred (Luke Perry) for help after receiving a cryptic message from the Southside Serpents.”

Cheryl invites Veronica to come over to her house. However, the sleepover was not as pleasant as Cheryl hoped it would be.

ALSO READ: Riverdale Season 2 and More: There’s a Possibility for Another Archie Series

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