20 Influential TV Shows That Paved The Way For Riverdale
Veronica Mars has a slightly different tone than Riverdale, but otherwise the two are very similar. Veronica Mars is a about a sleuthing high school student who plays crucial roles in solving small crimes, as well as more grandiose ones. The show excels at depicting the way class affects event the high school social strata, and always features plenty of compelling plot twists and turns.
Riverdale owes some amount of its combination of teenagers and mystery-solving to Veronica Mars. The show paved the way for many great teen shows that came in its wake, ones that could be a little edgier than what came before.