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#438: Riverdale, X-Men, and SDCC!
24th July 2022 • The Superhero Show Show •
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The Superhero Show Show #438

Riverdale, X-Men, and SDCC!

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Riverdale -- “Chapter One Hundred and Fifteen: Return to Rivervale” -- Image Number: RVD620a_0142r -- Pictured: Chris O’Shea as Percival Pickens -- Photo: Kailey Schwerman/The CW -- © 2022 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.[/caption]

It's the Return of Rivervale, plus X-Men: The Animated Series and a report from San Diego Comic Con on an all-new Superhero Show Show!

On an all-new, all-different Superhero Show Show, Mike and Ryan get left alone in the studio! They take the opportunity to discuss this week's Riverdale! As the war with Percival Perkins begins to heat up, we find out that the same five or so families have been living in Riverdale for 100's of years. Also, Jughead is dimension hopping, as the show becomes the first story in years to make the multiverse confusing! Will the Taste Buds think this episode is better than Everything Everywhere All At Once? Will one of them call the show Jughead-Man: Into the Archieverse? Possibly!

Plus, the San Diego Comic Con has started! Cassie and Katelynn are live on the scene...not reporting in! So it's up to Mike and Ryan to figure out all of the news that's noteworthy and do a little update!

Then, it's part two of Beyond Good and Evil, the 5-part X-Men: The Animated Series epic! Apocalypse has officially kicked off his big plan, and now it's time to start rounding up psychics.

All of that, plus the Taste Buds check in on The Umbrella Academy, and watch the eighth and ninth episodes before they cover the third season finale next week!

All of that, and so much more, on an all-new Superhero Show Show!



Watch Riverdale on The CW

"Chapter One Hundred and Fifteen: Return to Rivervale" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

THE ULTIMATE MAN OF MYSTERY - Archie (KJ Apa) and the gang gather intel about Percival (guest star Chris O'Shea) so they can better understand where he came from and use that to their advantage. However, when their plan results in an unexpected outcome, the gang is left having to pay a terrible cost. Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Madelaine Petsch, Mädchen Amick, Casey Cott, Vanessa Morgan, Charles Melton, Erinn Westbrook and Drew Ray Tanner also star. Anna Kerrigan directed the episode written by Ted Sullivan & Devon Turner (#620). Original airdate 7/17/2022.


Watch The Umbrella Academy on Netflix

With the universe collapsing around them, the gang gathers for a day of romance, awkwardness and debauchery at the Hotel Obsidian.


Watch The Umbrella Academy on Netflix

Reginald goes all out to convince the children to sign on to his plan. Five tries to recover a drunken memory. Allison has a change of heart.


Watch X-Men: The Animated Series on DIsney Plus

The next phase of Apocalypse's plan begins: he targets and abducts the most powerful psychics in the universe.

Also, don’t forget to:

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