Noah and Kyle breakdown Riverdale Chapter 25 "The Wicked and The Divine" in this week's episode of Maple Syrup, Blood Money! As Archie fights to get closer to Hiram Lodge he risks falling into his illicit world of underground dealings and deadly partnerships. Veronica struggles with the guilt of drawing Archie into this new, dangerous life and attempting to keep him innocent. Meanwhile, Jughead and Betty search for the head of General Pickens' statue in order to exonerate the Southside Serpents of wrongdoing, but the return of the Snake Charmer, Penny Peabody, leads Jug into hot water that he may not be able to escape.
Maple Syrup, Blood Money is back after a brief hiatus for Episode 28, The MSBM Double-Feature! Noah and Kyle return to talk the latest two episodes of Riverdale, Chapter 23 "The Blackboard Jungle" and Chapter 24 "The Wrestler". A lot has happened in Riverdale since the Black Hood met his end; Hiram Lodge efforts to expand his SoDale project continue full-steam, seemingly aided by Veronica. Archie is wrangled by the mysterious FBI agent Arthur Adams to collect evidence that Lodge Industries is up to no good. Meanwhile Jughead and the Southside Serpents are relocated to Riverdale High, facing discrimination and prejudice from the students and faculty. Finally, Betty seeks her long-lost brother, Chic, and though Alice is excited for his return, something dark lurks within the Cooper household. It's good to be back!
Happy New Year from Maple Syrup, Blood Money! Kyle and Noah team-up to tackle the legendary crossover of Frank Castle and Archie Andrews in "The Punisher meets Archie." It's a case of mistaken identity as The Punisher arrives in the idyllic town of Riverdale, confusing Archie for his latest quarry! Meanwhile the elusive criminal Red Fever sets his sights on the beautiful Veronica Lodge, and her father's copius wealth! What will Archie do to escape the deadly sights of The Punisher and rescue Veronica? Will Frank realize his mistake before it's too late? Find out in this weeks episode!
Happy holidays from Maple Syrup, Blood Money! Noah and Kyle break down Riverdale Chapter 22 "Silent Night, Deadly Night", the festive conclusion to the Black Hood arc! Jughead is dead set on helping the Serpents and stopping Penny Peabody from dealing drugs, Veronica clashes once again with her parents and the nature of Lodge Industries, Cheryl takes Christmas festivities into her own hands, and finally, Betty and Archie are sent on a wild chase into Mr. Svenson's dark past in order to save him and, ultimately, face-to-face with the Black Hood himself. Who is the Black Hood? Is his reign of terror finally at an end? What dark secrets does Nana Rose Blossom know, and how did she survive that fire? Listen and find out!
Kyle and Noah enter Satan's abode in Riverdale Chapter 21 "House of the Devil". Betty and Jughead plan FP's return party, while Archie and Veronica investigate the mysterious Conway Family murders in connection to the Black Hood. But, all is not well, and tensions rise between the young lovers, Will they have what it takes to make it through or is this the end? Also, a striptease to Tears For Fears "Mad World" happens, like wtf?
It's a trio of tales in Riverdale Chapter 20 "Tales from the Darkside" and it's Noah and Kyle's job to talk about em! Josie and Cheryl deal with Josie's stalker, is it Chuck Clayton? The mysterious janitor, Mr. Svensson? Or is it somebody else? Meanwhile, Betty and Veronica investigate Sheriff Keller, who's shady behavior have him on the short list of Black Hood suspects. Veronica (and Kyle) get extremely thirsty. Finally, Jughead and Archie have to transport some illicit goods from Riverdale to the eerie town of Greendale for Penny Peabody, the Snake Charmer, in order to help get FP out of prison, or so they think. All that, plus current season thoughts, and news of Sabrina and her show!
Noah and Kyle laugh it up in this weeks episode as they recap Riverdale Chapter 19, Death Proof! Veronica seeks justice on Nick St. Claire, Jughead and Archie race the Ghoulies for the Southside Serpent's territory, and Betty searches for the elusive Sugar Man, the dealer behind the Jingle-Jangle plaguing Riverdale, finding an unexpected source in Cheryl Blossom. Discussion of ghastly possessed arms, and crayon drawings also happens!
Kyle and Noah breakdown the eventful Riverdale Chapter 18, When a Stranger Calls! Jughead steps up to join the Southside Serpents to keep them from destroying themselves, Veronica deals with a shady character from her bad girl past, and Betty begins down a dark path in hopes of stopping the sinister Black Hood!
It's the hard backdown in Chapter 17 of Riverdale, The Town That Dreaded Sundown! Noah and Kyle discuss Archie's poorly thought out plans to draw out the Black Hood, the growing tension between the Northside and Southside, and how Betty and Jughead are doing the real work deciphering the Black Hood latest message! Get ready for a rain-soaked showdown as the Riverdale Bulldogs and Southside Serpents clash!
Kevin Keller is front and center in Riverdale, Chapter 16 The Watcher in The Woods! Noah and Kyle breakdown Jughead's acclimation to Southside High, Veronica's struggle to see behind her father's curtain, Kevin and Betty battling over his dangerous romance descisions, and Archie forming a vigilante group called the Red Circle to combat the mysterious killer calling himself The Black Hood. Wait... what?