The cast and crew of Riverdale pay their last respect to Luke Perry. Luke plays the character of Fred Andrews, the father of Archie Andrews.
Luke Perry passed away on 4th March 2019. Everyone misses the Beverly Hills 90210 actor, especially the team of Riverdale. The character of Fred Andrews was ended in season 4 of the series, after learning about Luke’s death.
Luke Perry got his fame from the TV series Beverly Hills 90210. He became a teen idol for playing Dylan McKay.
What happens in season 4 ‘s episode??
In season 4 of Riverdale, the town prepares for 4th July while Archie(KJ Apa) receives a call about his father. Later it is told that Fred died while trying to assist a woman whose car was broken down on the side of the road.
The funeral director says that Fred’s body cannot be transported back to Riverdale until after the holiday. So Archie, Mary, and other characters, including Veronica (Camila Mendes), Betty (Lili Reinhart), and Jughead (Cole Sprouse), rush to the location. It is shown that Fred’s truck was still in the accident spot. The four characters run into a woman played by Shannon Doherty.
Doherty was Perry’s co-star in Beverly Hills 90210. The four members discover that she was the one Fred stopped to help. Fred pushed her out of the way of an oncoming car and saved her life.
They return to Riverdale and pay their Tribute to Fred. Josie (Ashleigh Murray) sings “Amazing Grace” at his funeral, and Archie delivers a eulogy. He says, “Fred Andrews will always be a part of Riverdale,.” Archie and his friends paid their tribute by sharing memories of Fred and putting up fireworks in the backyard.
It is an emotional scene when Archie breaks down into tears for his father’s death. This sad episode was concluded with clips zooming into Fred and Archie’s pictures. In the end, the screen reads, “In loving memory of Luke Perry.”