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Luke Perry's Finale Episode Of 'Riverdale' Airs Two Months After His Death

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Apr. 25 2019, Updated 2:47 p.m. ET

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Luke Perry's finale episode of Riverdale aired on Wednesday, April 24, less than two months after he passed away from a massive stroke on March 4. Scroll through for all the details on his posthumous exit from the show.

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Luke, 52, starred as Fred Andrews, the father of Archie Andrews, played by actor KJ Apa since Riverdale first premiered in January 2017.

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Without spoiling the newest episode, the actor's last moments on the CW hit showed a loving moment between Fred and Archie.

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Luke was known for being extremely supportive of KJ, 21, and the younger cast members, both on and off the screen.

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It is unclear how the Beverly Hills, 90210 alum's storyline will end but Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, a Riverdale show runner, assured fans that they are figuring out "the best way to honor him.”

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“This week’s episode is the last Luke filmed,” Roberto wrote on April 21 via Twitter. “As always, Fred’s imparting words of wisdom to Archie. A beautiful, true moment between a father and his son. Wish these scenes could go on forever," he said.

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As OK! readers know, Luke died on March 4 at the young age of 52 after suffering a massive stroke. Many of his former cast mates took to social media to pay tribute to the actor.

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Riverdale airs Wednesdays at 8pm ET on the CW.

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