Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Cheryl Blossom; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump Jones; Dilton Doiley; Ambrose Pipps; Pop Tate; Andrew Andrews; Fred Andrews (cameo flashback); Mr. Weatherbee (cameo flashback)
Dilton tries to explain why he's causing trouble for his old friends but Jughead isn't convinced by his talk of parallel universes. Meanwhile, counselor Betty gets Archie to see things from Veronica's point of view, Midge finally tells Ambrose off, and Veronica and Archie team up to turn the tables on Cheryl and her election hopes.
Archie decides not to sign the big record deal and goes home to Betty, who wants him to join her in her new catering business. Mr. Lodge has a heart attack and as Veronica's friends converge on the hospital to support her she sees Moose in a new light. Reggie and Cheryl grow closer.