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21 Things Every "Riverdale" Fan Should Know

If the town looks familiar, it's because you saw it on Pretty Little Liars.

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1. The series is based on the Archie comics.

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Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie, and Midge were first featured in Archie Comics in 1941. The TV series first aired on the 75th anniversary of the comics.

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3. The aerial shots in the opening credits are the same as the ones they used for Pretty Little Liars and Gilmore Girls.

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Several users on Reddit noticed that the same set is used for Riverdale, Pretty Little Liars, Gilmore Girls, Hart of Dixie, and other shows.

5. Cole Sprouse took a break from acting to study archeology at New York University. Riverdale is his first role since 2011.

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You might remember him as Cody Martin on The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, or as Ross's son Ben on Friends.

6. In an interview, Camila Mendes (who plays Veronica) said that she met Sprouse at NYU.

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She said, "He was a weirdo! He had really long hair down to his buttcheeks" and that he was "really shy too." She also mentioned that he didn't remember her when they started filming Riverdale.

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8. Jughead wears a beanie-style cap as homage to the character in the comics.

The original Jughead's hat is called a "whoopee cap." It was popular in the early 20th century, and was usually made from a fedora with its brim trimmed and flipped up.

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17. Lochlyn Munro (Hal Cooper) and Luke Perry (Fred Andrews) have an odd connection in that they've both played love interests of Shannen Doherty's characters on several occasions...

Munro in Charmed and Perry in Beverly Hills 90210.

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This post was translated from Spanish.

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