This "Riverdale" Fan Theory Is So Insane It Might Actually Work

    Could Riverdale become Afterlife With Archie?

    OK guys, we've talked about who might have murdered Jason and where Jughead could be living. It's time to look at the wildest Riverdale fan theory of all: that this is all headed towards a zombie apocalypse.

    Yes, it's crazy, but a few fans have pointed to evidence to support this theory. Buckle up, because this is a wild ride.

    As you may or may not know, Riverdale showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is also the creator of Afterlife With Archie, a popular comic series that sees the Archie gang battling a zombie apocalypse.

    Sabrina Spellman, the teenage witch, will appear in the final episode of Season 1 (sadly not played by Melissa Joan Hart).

    There could be more to Jason Blossom's death than meets the eye.

    The twincesty vibe between Jason and Cheryl in Riverdale is straight out of Afterlife. Maybe they're the key to the zombification of the show?

    In Episode 5, Cheryl has a nightmare that involves a suspiciously zombie-like Jason. Sure, there's a really good chance it was just symbolic, but maybe it's foreshadowing an actual zombie Jason.

    Dilton Doiley's survivalist obsession might be more important than it seemed.

    Look, this theory is pretty out there and would drastically change the show. It's not at all what fans have signed up for, so it's hard to see it actually happening. But hey, if it does, at least we know Archie can run...

    Read more about this fan theory here, here, and here.