Save The Red Paladin, Save The World: Debriefing after Riverdale's big heist

A heist is afoot! In an homage to crime capers, this week’s Riverdale assembles the team to bust Archie out of prison, and it feels like the show firing on all cylinders. There are wigs, and abs, and motorcycle chases, and over-the-top Jughead narration—what more could you want? After Dial M For Maple debriefs the…

A long-awaited Riverdale flashback leaves Dial M For Maple with more questions than answers

Dial M For Maple has been dreaming of a Riverdale flashback episode since the early days of the podcast, and the show has finally delivered with “The Midnight Club.” But does this throwback get swallowed by the hype, or can it be saved by the bell? Hosts Marah and Cameron discuss their favorite…

A twisted episode of Riverdale has got Dial M For Maple drinking the Kool-Aid

Two episodes in, Riverdale’s third season is already off the deep end, and the show is all the better for it. In this week’s Dial M For Maple, hosts Marah and Cameron discuss satanic board games, speculate the dark shared past of the parents, and extol the triumphs and defeats, the epic highs and lows of high school…

Who is the Gargoyle King? Dial M For Maple explores the mysteries of Riverdale's new season

After a loaded sophomore season that unmasked the Black Hood next door and sent the town to the brink of civil war on multiple occasions, how does Riverdale kick off season three? With some sweaty courtroom drama, of course! But while Archie’s on trial for murder, Dial M For Maple would like to take him to court for…

Our Riverdale podcast, Dial M For Maple, returns to preview the show's third season

Tie up that ponytail high because Riverdale’s third season is just around the corner, and our recap podcast, Dial M For Maple, is celebrating with a return to form. Hosts Marah Eakin and Cameron Scheetz are back and eager to catch up on all of the Riverdale news you may have missed over the summer. They’ll recap the…

Along came Polly: Dial M For Maple interviews Riverdales Tiera Skovbye

It’s been a long, hot, Riverdale-less summer, but Dial M For Maple is here with a special treat: an interview with Tiera Skovbye, a.k.a. the mysterious Polly Cooper. While on a press tour for her new movie, Summer Of ’84, Tiera jumped on the phone with host Cameron Scheetz to discuss the future of the Cooper clan, the…

Our Riverdale podcast makes its bones with the show's wild second season

With “Brave New World,” Riverdale’s second season puts on its red leather jacket and rides off into the sunset. And, for once, all looks hunk-dory—until it doesn’t! Though our favorite “meddling friends” wrap things up on peaceful terms, trouble is a’brewing in the form of Riverdale’s own League Of Doom, which has

Chaos reigns! Dial M For Maple wonders what’s next for a Riverdale under siege

Murder! Mayhem! Small Fry! All hell breaks loose on this week’s Riverdale, season two’s thrilling penultimate episode. Yes, it’s “Judgment Night,” folks, and everyone’s got tough decisions to make: Will Jughead play martyr? Can Betty bear to sit through her dad’s weird home movies? What color cape should Cheryl wear…

With Riverdale on the brink of a civil war, Dial M For Maple draws its battle lines

As Riverdale reaches its season-two endgame, we were tempted to call this episode “the calm before the storm,” but then we remembered that “Shadow Of A Doubt” includes a scene where the Black Hood raises hell at Fred and Hermione’s mayoral debate. That this week’s tense episode feels quiet in comparison is proof that…

Who’s that Chic? A bleak Riverdale leaves Dial M For Maple on edge

It’s dark, dark days on Riverdale in an episode that starts with a cheerleading squad in mourning, and ends with Betty’s realization that the Black Hood could be closer than she ever imagined. Dial M For Maple tries to find the levity in it all, but then that “Lollipop” ringtone brings us back to frightening reality.…

Dial M For Maple gives a standing ovation to Riverdale’s take on Carrie: The Musical

A musical episode chock-full of showstoppers, emotional reconciliations, and a proper whodunnit? What did we do to deserve you, Riverdale? On this week’s Dial M For Maple, Marah and Cameron have nearly lost their voices after singing along with—and screaming at—Riverdale High’s Carrie: The Musical, but they manage to…

Dial M For Maple seeks justice for Nana Rose after a jarring episode of Riverdale

Is Archie becoming the villain of his own show? Riverdale seems to be drawing its lines in the sand with not one, but two different “political” races heating up. Marah and Cameron know who they’d endorse, but, frankly, Dial M For Maple has bigger fish to fry. Namely, the shenanigans at the Blossom estate, which leaves…

The curse of the Blossom twins: Dial M For Maple chats last night's Riverdale

On this week’s Riverdale, there will be blood! Or will there? There will, it turns out, even if Marah needs to remind Cameron that he saw it. And that’s why Dial M For Maple is here: To help you keep track of every drop. It’s an episode full of table-turning and double-crossing, and that’s before the arrival of some…

Riverdale heads into the woods for a sex weekend, and Dial M For Maple follows

A new Riverdale finds Bughead & Varchie headed for the hills for a steamy weekend at Lodge Lodge. But this cabin in the woods isn’t just a place for the couples to knock boots and knock back some jalapeño margaritas—it’s also a powder keg ready to explode! Dial M For Maple is so happy to be back to recap it all,…

Dial M For Maple investigates the origins of Riverdale's "Papa Poutine"

“As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a poutine-loving gangster.” A particularly dynamic Riverdale introduces Archie to the world of crime, “confirms” that Veronica’s in over her head, and properly reunites Bughead—and that’s all before Hiram’s life is threatened for letting Pop Tate serve curd-less…

Pickens a fight: Dial M For Maple takes on last night's wrestle-happy Riverdale

As Archie hits the mat in this week’s Riverdale, The Town With Pep looks to be gearing up for an even bigger melee between the North and Southside—but who’s on what side? Everybody’s wrestling with something this week, and Dial M For Maple is here to question every motive. Marah and Cameron also wonder about Betty…