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Evelyn Evernever is a recurring character on the third season of The CW's Riverdale. She is portrayed by Zoé de Grand'Maison.

Character Description

Otherworldly, seemingly omnipresent, and a bit odd. She's eager to befriend Betty, and is surprisingly insightful for her age, but may be hiding dark secrets about herself.[1]

Early Life

Unlike many, Evelyn did not grow up in Riverdale. Prior to moving to town, Evelyn lived elsewhere with her father Edgar.

Throughout Riverdale

Season 3

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Meet Evelyn Evernever

Evelyn introduces herself to Betty Cooper while in the Blue and Gold offices. She explains that they almost met through Alice and Polly. Evelyn is the daughter of Edgar Evernever. The leader of the Farm. Evelyn explains that she now attends Riverdale High School and that she stopped by to greet her and inform Betty that she won't tell anyone about her seizure from the other night. As it turns out, Evelyn was present during Betty's incident. She and her father were invited over by Alice for a cookout and to burn a few of her things. Evelyn then inquires about Betty, who excuses herself to visit Ben Button in the hospital. Later, Evelyn watches from the door way eerily as Betty and Jughead tend to a seizing Ethel Muggs.[2]

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Evelyn agrees to help Betty

With Principal Weatherbee's permission, Evelyn has started a student chapter of the Farm at Riverdale High. It's a peer support meeting. However, Betty is the only one to attend. Betty claims that she’s come to learn more about the Farm and that she came to ask about Ethel, who told her that Evelyn had been helping her with her seizures. Evelyn says that she’s been trying to with her dad’s teachings as she has to get Ethel off the medication. Evelyn then asks if Betty is on any medication, which Betty claims she isn’t, but she is considering it as she’s still having convulsions one or twice a day. Betty is hoping that Evelyn’s dad could help, which Evelyn is thrilled to hear.

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Evelyn at Betty's house

Later that day, Betty returns home to find Evelyn, along with half a dozen members of the Farm, including Alice and Polly, sitting in the living room, awaiting her arrival. Evelyn told them that Betty was finally ready to meet the Farm. Betty was under the impression that Edgar would be joining them, to which to the group laughs. There are certain levels one must first attain before meeting Evelyn's father. First, Betty must start by meeting a few "Farmies". This will be Betty’s first testimony, which is essentially an open, non-judgmental conversation about all the bad things she’s done in her life. Evelyn reveals that between Alice and Polly, the Farm has gathered much information on Betty, such as her dark kinship with her father and the role she played in disposing of a dead body in her kitchen. But Betty should have no worries as everything spoken at the Farm is kept in confidence.

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The Farmies show concern for Betty

They all know each other’s secrets. They also know about the wake and Betty's webcamming. Feeling cornered, Betty changes the subject to Evelyn being present at both her seizure and Ethel’s, and how the Farm showed up in Riverdale at the same time as Gryphons & Gargoyles, which made Ben Button and Dilton Doiley kill themselves all to appease a creature only known as the Gargoyle King, which Betty suspects may be Evelyn’s father. Evelyn claims that the first time they had ever heard of Gryphons & Gargoyles was from Alice, leaving Betty to wonder how her mother knows about the game. Alice attempts to drive the discussion away from her past, stating that it’s too soon and that Betty isn’t ready. Betty then becomes dizzy, as if she’s about to faint, but she keeps her balance.[3]

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Evelym in class

Evelyn, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Cheryl, Josie, Kevin, Reggie, Sweet Pea, and Fangs Fogarty sit as Sheriff Minetta confronts them with his suspicion that Archie Andrews had help in escaping Leopold and Loeb Juvenile Detention Center. Sheriff Minetta informs them that hiding a convict and information from the law is a felony offense. So, whoever aided and abetted Archie is just as much a criminal as he is. When the sheriff turns his attention to Evelyn, she explains that she never even met Archie, plus on Mondays, she attends meetings for the Farm. He then asks where Josie was during the time of the breakout. She struggles to come up with an alibi, eventually settling with her being alone in the music room. Sheriff Minetta will be looking into all their alibis. As he continues to antagonize Josie, she suddenly has a seizure. Cheryl rushes to her aid, catching Josie and telling the sheriff to back off.[4]

Physical Appearance

Personality

Relationships

Appearances

Season 3

Trivia

Notes

  • In the Little Archie comics, which features many of the Archie Comics characters as grade school children, Evelyn was a shy girl who was acquainted with Archie and his friends. However, her only real friend was her doll, Minerva.
  • Evelyn reappears in an issue of Betty & Veronica Spectacular to kidnap Archie.

Gallery

See also: Category:Images of Evelyn Evernever

References

  1. EXCLUSIVE: Evelyn Evernever Coming To Riverdale Season 3!
  2. Grassi, Michael (writer) & Woolnough, Jeff (director) (October 17, 2018). "Chapter Thirty-Seven: Fortune and Men's Eyes". Riverdale. Season 3. Episode 2. The CW.
  3. Allen, Aaron (writer) & Hunt, Jeff (director) (October 24, 2018). "Chapter Thirty-Eight: As Above, So Below". Riverdale. Season 3. Episode 3. The CW.
  4. Chambers, Cristine (writer) & Talalay, Rachel (director) (November 28, 2018). "Chapter Forty-One: Manhunter". Riverdale. Season 3. Episode 6. The CW.