Riverdale might pick up a monster from Reddit for season 2
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The CWs spring hit Riverdale, a very loose adaptation of the classic Archie comics, was popular enough to justify a season 2 premiere date this October. A neon-tinted Twin Peaks-lite, the show captured a huge young audience drawn in by the return of Disney Channels Cole Sprouse; a hip, eclectic soundtrack; and the endless possible romantic pairings carried over from the comics.
The teens of the internet were clearly in the forefront of the writers minds during the first season: they swapped romantic partners around like a game of musical chairs, gave Sprouse half a dozen GIF-able monologues, and borrowed liberally from the lingo of fandom bloggers and fan fiction writers on Tumblr and Archive of Our Own.
Its no surprise that writers…