“Hey there, Juliet.” If you love Bughead – Betty Cooper and Jughead Jones on The CW’s Riverdale – chances are you’ve quoted that Jughead line more than once. Or maybe you’ve used a GIF of Juggie saying those very words to Betty at her bedroom window. Flash-forward to season two: Bughead is on again, but only after being off for a wee bit, with some light drama in between. Whatever your feelings are on this relationship, they’ve come a long way since Betty asked Jughead to help her revive the Blue and Gold newspaper at Riverdale High. Here’s how we got here:
Not long after Betty gets rejected by Archie on the night of the school dance, she focuses all of her attention to helping solve Jason Blossom’s murder. Her first task: reviving the Blue and Gold student newspaper at Riverdale High. She enlists Jughead – sorry, “Juggie,” as she calls him in this scene – to help with the first assignment, interviewing Dilton Doiley, one of the scouts who found Cheryl Blossom at Sweetwater River after Jason died.
Betty and Jughead get ready together at her house for Jason’s memorial. Upon seeing Jughead i...