Betty Cooper and Jughead Jones on The CW’s Riverdale season 4. There’s just something about Bughead that makes your heart skip a beat.
While both Bughead and Varchie had some passionate and fiery moments in season 4 episode 2, Bughead takes the crown for me because they have a bond that transcends all of that, understanding what it truly means to give up everything to do what is best for your partner. Please note some spoilers are ahead if you are not up-to-date on the series.
In a lot of ways, Betty and Jughead are ahead of their time. There is a maturity and friendship to their relationship and they really make you think past the temporary moments of passion. Sure, we love seeing these swoon-worthy parts, but I really enjoy witnessing Betty and Jughead’s selfless moments together even more.
They won’t have an easy year ahead of them, but Betty understands Jughead’s talent and potential and she reminds him that they can get through anything together, which was really inspiring and heartwarming to hear.
Betty and Jughead aren’t perfect by any means. In fact, I think that both of them have kept their fair share of secrets, but season 4 is really allowing them to flourish. In a lot of ways, they have moved past their prior mistakes and now they are truly grateful for one another, understanding what really matters in the end…being together.
There doesn’t need to be some epic moment between them because of all of their small moments together make them stand out that much more. They resemble a real and stable relationship and while I am worried about their future fate now that they will be separated, I have faith in these two no matter what.
Betty and Jughead are both strong characters individually and when they are together, they compliment each other so well and I love seeing them team up for mysteries.
My favorite moment of the episode was during English class when Betty pulled Jughead out in the hallway to tell him to go to Stonewall, reminding him that they are always together. Betty wants what is best for Jughead and I know that he would do the same for her.
What’s next for Bughead? We’ll have to wait and see, but I am anxious to find out more about Jughead’s disappearance in the future. Betty is my go to girl to solve the case, so I know that she will not stop until she finds him, but I am starting to wonder more about what led them to this separate path.
Long distance relationships are never easy, but I know that Betty and Jughead will do everything in their power to stay together. The King and Queen of the Serpents deserve every bit of happiness, but I have a feeling that someone might try and get in their way. These two are stronger together, but I am not underestimating either of them and I can’t wait to see what happens next!
I’m always rooting for these two and I would love to see some more screen time for both of them, especially since we know that they will really need to work at putting in some quality time together.
What are YOUR thoughts on Bughead? A dynamic duo or on the outs?
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