Back in college when Beverly Hills, 90210 was in syndication, I would come back from class and watch hours of the show while doing homework or idly petting my cat. I remember Luke Perry’s distinctive squint as Dylan McKay, his moody rebel teen at the center of every conflict. But over the years, that squint aged beautifully from conflicted, to concerned. His face softened, his jowl dropped and he grew a scruffy beard. The angsty teen turned into the ultimate TV Dad on The CW’s Riverdale, a warm blanket in human form.
On ‘Riverdale’, Luke Perry Was TV’s Best Dad