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Betty & Jughead Investigate
Genre Animated

Mystery

Created by Ifan Barber

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Starring Lili Reinhart

Cole Sprouse

Opening Theme Bughead Theme
Location Buck City
Country Of Origin USA
Number Of Episodes 26
Running Time 22 minutes
Original Channel: The CW
Original Air Date January 26th 2022 - Present
Produced by Ifan Barber
Directed by Various
Betty & Jughead Investigate is an American animated mystery television series inspired by the characters of Archie Comics and serves as a sequel series to Riverdale. It features the voices of Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse, reprising the characters of Betty Cooper and Jughead Jones respectively.

Cast

Main

Lili Reinhart as Elizabeth 'Betty' Cooper, a down-on-luck Harvard Law School graduate who moves from Boston to Buck City to start work at a law firm.

Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones, a lonesome and withdrawn private investigator and detective. He left Riverdale at the same time as his friends to set up a business in Buck City, making friends and enemies along the way. His girlfriend Betty moves in with him.

Gillian Anderson as Moira Glass, Jughead's aunt and landlady. She lives in California but arrives back in Buck City with a difficult proposition for Betty and Jughead.

Casey Cott as Kevin Keller, Betty's best friend. He pays the duo a visit in Buck City and ultimately ends up working for them, using his college-acquired skills of computer hacking to assist with their investigations. Recurring Season 1

Recurring

Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge, she is Jughead and Betty's first client as a duo, an old friend from Riverdale High who has left the high society of Manhattan to start afresh as a businesswoman in Buck City, she believes that one of her friends is having her targeted. She returns in season 2 when she pursues a career in television reporting, but serves as a key witness to a murder on the red carpet of a major awards show. (4 Episodes)

KJ Apa as Archie Andrews, a musician and graduate of UCLA, Archie visits Buck City for creative purposes, but when he discovers that his music is being copied by other artists, he reunites with his old high school friends in hope they can find the culprit. Archie reunites with his friends in season 2 when he learns they've moved to LA. (3 episodes)

Jake T. Austin as Mike Van Houten, Veronica's ex-boyfriend and a paralegal in Buck City, he tries to recruit a reluctant Betty to investigate her former boss, an acclaimed lawyer, as the front of a major Drug Cartel in Buck City. (3 episodes, Season 1)

Episodes

Season 1

Episode Title Synopsis
1 Pilot Fired from her new job at a law firm for being too curious, Betty Cooper relocates to Buck City in hopes of a fresh start. As she moves in with long-term boyfriend Jughead Jones, his career path changes everything for Betty when she learns that he's now a private investigator.
2 Miss Veronica Lodge's Suspicions Jughead and Betty's first client as a duo is none other than Veronica Lodge, who has ditched Manhattan high life to become Buck City's superstar businesswoman. She arrives on their doorstep seeking protection, believing one of her fellow socialites has set a hitman on her tail.
3 Kevin Keller's Clever Conundrum Betty and Jughead are reunited with Kevin Keller, who turns out to be a key player in the resolution to a seemingly unsolvable case when the duo learn he's acquired an incredible skill in computer hacking.
4 The Ex Files Betty's friend from Harvard arrives in hopes of a assistance after uncovering some shocking evidence about her former boss.
5 Big Shot Betty and Jughead investigate the murder of a retired cop and soon discover that Buck City is much more dangerous than they could ever have imagined.
6 Murder in the midst of a Degree Betty and Jughead's reputation leads to them being recruited by some BCPD detectives to assist in the solving of a murder of a Buck City University student in broad daylight.
7 Stop! Or My Dog will Shoot! Betty and Jughead are left dumbfounded when they're handed a case where the prime suspect is the victim's dog, despite the fact that the victim's cause of death was a gunshot wound.
8 Record Breaking 101 Archie Andrews is reunited with Betty and Jughead and seeks their help in finding a music thief. Along the way, Betty and Archie resolve any feelings that were left untouched since they last spoke.
9 The Lawyer, The Drugs and The Decision Mike arrives back in Buck City revealing it must be Betty who exposes Max McMorgan for the drug baron he is, but Jughead isn't convinced.
10 Aunts Know Best Jughead's aunt arrives in Buck City with a huge proposition for him. Betty travels to Philadelphia to do some investigating into Max McMorgan behind Jughead's back.
11 Time to Decide Betty's decision to expose McMorgan leaves a rift between her a Jughead, causing him to seriously contemplate Moira's offer. Is this the end of their partnership?
12 Parting of the Ways Jughead prepares to leave for LA, but with one final case left on his desk, can he and Betty put aside their differences and find the Baker's killer before he strikes again?
13 Conclusive Decision Making Jughead and Betty reunite, but Jughead feels the offer to move to LA is too good a chance and asks Betty and Kevin to join him, but will they accept?
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