Cheryl's plot to defeat Moose in the election succeeds when he drops out of the race after Ambrose makes people admit that Moose was a bully in high school. Midge is furious when Jughead reveals that Ambrose is going to be their new business partner. Betty counsels Archie and Veronica about their marital troubles, but later, Veronica is called to the hospital, where her father dies.
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump Jones; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Kevin Keller; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Ethel Muggs (cameo); Smithers (cameo)
Archie and Betty (and Jughead and Midge) renew their wedding vows, while Reggie and Veronica agree to remain friends after their divorce. However, behind the scenes, Dilton seems to be causing trouble by encouraging Reggie's jealousy of Archie, and arranging for a new job for Archie that will take him away from his family.