Riverdale’s Betty and the Death of the Nice Girl

What happens after Archie Comics’ Betty Cooper stops 1) being so hopelessly in love with Archie Andrews, and 2) being a Nice Girl? In this video, The Take explores how Riverdale gives a modern update to Betty Cooper (Lili Reinhart) and digs into her pathological Niceness, and how this reflects the death of the Nice Girl in our culture — and what’s left after the Niceness is no more.


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