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* CreepyAwesome: Cheryl, drenched in pig's blood, confronting Penelope, and threatening to burn another house down (with the clear [[ImpliedDeathThreat implication that this time, Penelope won't get out]]) unless Penelope lets Cheryl become an emancipated teen and she and Claudius get the hell out out ''Cheryl's'' house. NightmareFuel? Yes. CrowningMomentOfAwesome? Also yes.

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* CreepyAwesome: Cheryl, drenched in pig's blood, confronting Penelope, and threatening to burn another house down (with the clear [[ImpliedDeathThreat implication that this time, Penelope won't get out]]) unless Penelope lets Cheryl become an emancipated teen and she and Claudius get the hell out out ''Cheryl's'' house. NightmareFuel? Yes. CrowningMomentOfAwesome? SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome? Also yes.

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* CreepyAwesome: Cheryl, drenched in pig's blood, confronting Penelope, and threatening to burn another house down (with the clear [[ImpliedDeathThreat implication that this time, Penelope won't get out]]) unless Penelope lets Cheryl become an emancipated teen and she and Claudius get the hell out out ''Cheryl's'' house. NightmareFuel? Yes. CrowningMomentOfAwesome? Also yes.


* JerkassHasaPoint:
** Ethel. While Cheryl is a talented singer and well-suited for Carrie, she did strong arm her way into the lead role, and it wasn't fair that Kevin didn't give anyone else the chance to audition. Sending threatening letters is obviously taking things too far, but it's easy to see where Ethel was coming from.

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JerkassHasaPoint: Ethel. While Cheryl is a talented singer and well-suited for Carrie, she did strong arm strong-arm her way into the lead role, and it wasn't fair that Kevin didn't give anyone else the chance to audition. Sending threatening letters is obviously taking things too far, but it's easy to see where Ethel was coming from.


** While Cheryl is a talented singer and well-suited for Carrie, she did strong arm her way into the lead role, and it wasn't fair that Kevin didn't give anyone else the chance to audition. It doesn't excuse Ethel's actions, but it's easy to see where she was coming from.

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** Ethel. While Cheryl is a talented singer and well-suited for Carrie, she did strong arm her way into the lead role, and it wasn't fair that Kevin didn't give anyone else the chance to audition. It doesn't excuse Ethel's actions, Sending threatening letters is obviously taking things too far, but it's easy to see where she Ethel was coming from.

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*JerkassHasaPoint:
** While Cheryl is a talented singer and well-suited for Carrie, she did strong arm her way into the lead role, and it wasn't fair that Kevin didn't give anyone else the chance to audition. It doesn't excuse Ethel's actions, but it's easy to see where she was coming from.


* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Cheryl, specifically when she "apologizes" to Josie for [[StalkerWithACrush past]] [[{{Yandere}} behavior]] [[IfICantHaveYou towards]] [[RemovingTheRival Josie.]] While an apology is a step in the right direction, it's undermined greatly by Cheryl also making excuses for herself and pressuring Josie to forgive her.

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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Cheryl, specifically Cheryl when she "apologizes" to Josie for her [[StalkerWithACrush past]] [[{{Yandere}} behavior]] [[IfICantHaveYou towards]] [[RemovingTheRival Josie.]] While an apology is a step in the right direction, it's undermined greatly by Cheryl also making excuses for herself and pressuring Josie to forgive her.


** Despite Chuck, Cheryl, and Josie all being involved in the musical, there is no confrontation or apology between Chuck and Cheryl for her framing him as Josie's stalker, or a reconciliation between Chuck and Josie.

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** Despite Chuck, Cheryl, and Josie all being involved in the musical, there is no confrontation or apology between Chuck and Cheryl for her framing him as Josie's stalker, or a reconciliation between Chuck and Josie.
* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Cheryl, specifically when she "apologizes" to Josie for [[StalkerWithACrush past]] [[{{Yandere}} behavior]] [[IfICantHaveYou towards]] [[RemovingTheRival
Josie.]] While an apology is a step in the right direction, it's undermined greatly by Cheryl also making excuses for herself and pressuring Josie to forgive her.


** Finally, Betty's DesignatedHero took a big ding when she attacked Veronica in front of everyone once again, only for Archie to rip into her for her behavior.

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** Finally, Betty's DesignatedHero status took a big ding when she attacked Veronica in front of everyone once again, only for Archie to rip into her for her behavior.

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** Finally, Betty's DesignatedHero took a big ding when she attacked Veronica in front of everyone once again, only for Archie to rip into her for her behavior.


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Some viewers have argued ''Betty'' makes a far more believable Carrie White given her own CuteButPsycho nature.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot:
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Some viewers have argued ''Betty'' makes a far more believable Carrie White given her own CuteButPsycho nature.


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Some viewers have argued ''Betty'' makes a far more believable Carrie White given her own CuteButPsycho nature.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Some viewers have argued ''Betty'' makes a far more believable Carrie White given her own CuteButPsycho nature.nature.
** Despite Chuck, Cheryl, and Josie all being involved in the musical, there is no confrontation or apology between Chuck and Cheryl for her framing him as Josie's stalker, or a reconciliation between Chuck and Josie.


* AuthorsSavingThrow: For those familiar with ''Carrie: The Musical'', the episode actually improved on some of the songs like removing the interludes that disrupted the flow of "The World According to Chris," as well as providing the essential meaning of most of the songs over a short interlude. In short, the ''Riverdale'' version of the musical is probably a much better version than the original.
** This episode also had Archie finally realizing that his dad was the most important person in his life, and basically call out Hiram on trying to put a wedge between the two of them. He also made a grand gesture of apology to Fred.

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* AuthorsSavingThrow: AuthorsSavingThrow:
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For those familiar with ''Carrie: The Musical'', the episode actually improved on some of the songs like removing the interludes that disrupted the flow of "The World According to Chris," as well as providing the essential meaning of most of the songs over a short interlude. In short, the ''Riverdale'' version of the musical is probably a much better version than the original.
** This episode also had has Archie finally realizing that his dad was is the most important person in his life, and basically call out Hiram on trying to put a wedge between the two of them. He also made makes a grand gesture of apology to Fred.

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** This episode also had Archie finally realizing that his dad was the most important person in his life, and basically call out Hiram on trying to put a wedge between the two of them. He also made a grand gesture of apology to Fred.


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Some viewers have argued ''Betty'' makes a far more believable Carrie White given her own CuteButPsycho nature as well as the fact her mother is the controlling evil one.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Some viewers have argued ''Betty'' makes a far more believable Carrie White given her own CuteButPsycho nature as well as the fact her mother is the controlling evil one.nature.


* AuthorsSavingThrow: This is going to be a YMMV but for those familiar with ''Carrie: The Musical'', the episode actually improved on some of the songs like removing the interludes that disrupted the flow of "The World According to Chris" as well as providing the essential meaning of most of the songs over a short interlude. In short, the ''Riverdale'' version of the musical is probably a much better version than the original.

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* AuthorsSavingThrow: This is going to be a YMMV but for For those familiar with ''Carrie: The Musical'', the episode actually improved on some of the songs like removing the interludes that disrupted the flow of "The World According to Chris" Chris," as well as providing the essential meaning of most of the songs over a short interlude. In short, the ''Riverdale'' version of the musical is probably a much better version than the original.

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