Luke Perry's Finale Episode Of 'Riverdale' Airs Two Months After His Death
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.
Luke, 52, starred as Fred Andrews, the father of Archie Andrews, played by actor KJ Apa since Riverdale first premiered in January 2017.
Without spoiling the newest episode, the actor's last moments on the CW hit showed a loving moment between Fred and Archie.
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.”
“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.
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.
Riverdale airs Wednesdays at 8pm ET on the CW.