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Decoding These 'Riverdale' Season 5 Emojis, One Tweet At A Time

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Decoding These 'Riverdale' Season 5 Emojis, One Tweet At A Time

If you’re a fan of Riverdale, you may have noticed that the show’s creator, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, likes to share photos and videos from the production process to indulge insatiable fans. It’s fun to pore over these teases to try and ascertain any information about where the show could possibly go next, but there’s another element to Aguirre-Sacasa’s posts that deserves some critical analysis. Is it possible that the string of emojis Aguirre-Sacasa uses hint at what is going to happen on Riverdale Season 5?

For today, let’s assume that yes: the emoji will tell all! To help us crack this code, I’m taking a deep dive into some of the most interesting emoji combinations in Aguirre-Sacasa’s posts about Riverdale Season 5 (starting with the first post when pre-production started up in August 2020, through December 9, 2020, when the trailer for Riverdale Season 5 dropped). I’ve selected eight of the most intriguing and seemingly strange emoji combinations to analyze. What do these emoji mean about Archie and the gang's fate? Let’s find out!

(Note: I am not certified in emoji analysis. For best results, see a professional.)

Could Polly Be Back in the Picture?

The use of the dancing twins emoji right next to the parent with two kids emoji makes me think that Betty’s older sister Polly might pop back up in Season 5, since she is a parent to young twins (though Cheryl, Toni, and Nana Rose have been raising Juniper and Dagwood for basically their whole lives thus far). Will Polly leave the facility she’s in after the time jump and try to reclaim guardianship of her twins? The dancing twins, who, unlike Juniper and Dagwood as far as we know, are two girls, could just be there to make clear that we’re talking twins here… or they might be there to hint that someone’s secret twin popping up in the future? Imagine one of the actresses playing their own twin? Now that’d be fun!

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