20 Influential TV Shows That Paved The Way For Riverdale
The X-Files was a normal case of the week TV show with one major twist – the cases were supernatural. The X-Files and Riverdale don’t have a ton in common, but there is an element of conspiracy that both shows share. More importantly, though, The X-Files broke new ground in terms of what kinds of stories were allowed on TV.
Riverdale‘s success comes in large part because there were tons of shows before it that proved that the formula could be broken. You didn’t have to do normal detective shows, and you could make Archi Comics into something darker, moodier, and altogether more sinister than it used to be.