And, though one question had been answered that night, that it was Clifford Blossom who killed Jason, a new mystery loomed over Riverdale. Why had he done it? It was a question only Clifford himself would be able to answer...
THINGS ARE NOT ALWAYS AS THEY SEEM – Archie and Veronica are shocked to learn of the arrest but know they need to come clean to their parents about what they uncovered. Still hurt by the betrayal of his friends and torn over who to trust, Jughead reluctantly joins them in a quest for truth. Meanwhile, Cheryl confronts her mom about why she treats her so much worse than she ever did with Jason.
Archie: "Someone planted the gun, Jason's murder weapon, in a closet in FP's trailer. It wasn't there when we searched for it. He's being framed, Betty. "
Betty: "Well, maybe you didn't see it?"
Veronica: "We're not talking about the Vogue closet here, B."
―Archie, Betty and Veronica discuss FP's arrest
Everybody keeps coming up to me and hugging me, and telling me that I must be so relieved that my brother's killer has finally been caught... This nightmare is over. But then why doesn't it feel that way?
— Cheryl to Betty
Joaquin: "You gotta tell your friends to stop before they get hurt."
Kevin: "You really don't know them at all, do you? Just like I don't know you."