Philadelphia (CW Philly) — In May, Riverdale creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa said that Luke Perry would be honored in the show’s fourth season, but he didn’t reveal any details, as the plan was still being formed. On Wednesday, June 19, he had big news for fans— the season four premiere will be a tribute to the late actor.
“Probably the most important episode of #Riverdale we’ll do this year, if not ever. A tribute to our fallen friend. Thankful for this opportunity to honor Luke & Fred,” Aguirre-Sacasa tweeted.READ MORE: The CW Sets Spring 2021 Premiere Dates
Probably the most important episode of #Riverdale we’ll do this year, if not ever. A tribute to our fallen friend. Thankful for this opportunity to honor Luke & Fred. ❤️🏆💎👨🏻💻 pic.twitter.com/MH7xOjNyDu
— RobertoAguirreSacasa (@WriterRAS) June 19, 2019
The episode titled “In Memoriam” is sure to be a tearjerker, and some fans don’t know if they’re prepared to say goodbye.
— 💫Stephanie 🌸 #Jommy4Life #Win4Wynonna (@KillyFanFirst) June 20, 2019READ MORE: The CW Gives Early Renewals To 12 Current Series For Next Season
Forever in our hearts❤ RIP Luke😭 I dont think I'm prepared💔👼😭 pic.twitter.com/cjpSAA5tDC
— Betty Golden (@EllyGolden7) June 20, 2019
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This Will Be The Saddest Episode I Will Bring Tissues 😭
— JonasMendes20 (@Ni72694012Julia) June 19, 2019
Riverdale season four will premiere Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. The CW Philly.