As far as Riverdale power couples go, few can beat the epic coupling of Veronica and Archie (AKA Varchie), except maybe Bughead depending on your persuasion… 😉
But no matter which ship you go for, you have to admit that Varchie have had their fair share of wonderful moments, from the genuinely sweet and heartfelt to the heartfelt and mildly cringey… but hey, when you’re “endgame”, you can get away with a bit of cheesiness!
So without further ado, here are some of our favourite Varchie quotes from Riverdale so far. Let us know if you have any more to add!
The Sappiest & Sweetest Varchie Moments in Riverdale
As we mentioned, Varchie has their share of sappy and sweet moments. Here are some of the times that Veronica and Archie made us go “aww” and sometimes “euuugh”.
“Archie: Every day I wonder, what if I had left Riverdale with my mom? Would things be… Would I be better off?
Veronica: I can’t answer that, Archie, but we wouldn’t have met, and that would’ve been a tragedy of epic proportions.” Season 1, Episode 10 “Chapter Ten: The Lost Weekend”
“Veronica: Archie. We had a moment. A beautiful, but fleeting moment.
Archie: We spent the night.
Veronica: We crashed, in separate beds.
Archie: I don’t regret anything we said, Veronica, or did.
Veronica: Me neither, but I think you might be boyfriend-worthy.
Archie: I agree. Let’s test that theory at the Homecoming Dance.” Season 1, Episode 11 “Chapter Eleven: To Riverdale and Back Again”
“Archie: I was seeing Betty and Jughead and I was seeing how good they were, and it confirmed how I’ve been feeling this last week. I want to be that for you.
Veronica: A soulmate? A broad shoulder I can cry on every now and then?
Veronica: I’d love that, Archie.” Season 1, Episode 12 “Chapter Twelve: Anatomy of a Murder”
“Archie [to Fred]: And I kinda started imagining what we would’ve talked about at Pop’s this morning, if things hadn’t gone to hell. You would’ve asked me about Veronica. I would’ve told you how crazy I am about her.” Season 2, Episode 1 “Chapter Fourteen: A Kiss Before Dying”
“Archie: You are the best girlfriend ever. And I do not deserve you.” Season 2, Episode 1 “Chapter Fourteen: A Kiss Before Dying”
“Archie: When I’m with Veronica, as dark as things get and they’ve been getting pretty dark, she makes me feel like everything is gonna be fine. She makes things fun. I don’t wanna lose that.” Season 2, Episode 8 “Chapter Twenty-One: House of the Devil”
“Veronica: Look up. Mistletoe alert. Hung by moi. Now we have no choice but to kiss. Archie. You’re so good. It’s like you’re filled with it. And I know that I need goodness in my life. I need you in my life. In other words… I love you, too, Archie Andrews.” Season 2, Episode 9 “Chapter Twenty-Two: Silent Night, Deadly Night”
“Archie: Ronnie… [chuckles] I am crazy about you.” Season 2, Episode 10 “Chapter Twenty-Three: The Blackboard Jungle”
“Hiram: What do you think, Archie? Isn’t she a miracle?
Archie: She is. She definitely is.” Season 2, Episode 12 “Chapter Twenty-Five: The Wicked and the Divine”
“Archie: Ronnie, when I first met you… you were it for me. Everything I could have ever wanted. I saw our whole future.
Veronica: Because we’re endgame, Archie.
Archie: I hope you know how much I love you.” Season 3, Episode 6 “Chapter Forty-One: Manhunter”
“Archie: I love you. Veronica, I don’t think I’ve ever stopped loving you.” Season 3, Episode 22 “Chapter Fifty-Seven: Survive the Night”
“Archie: Ronnie… when will you learn? You are, now and forever, the only girl for me.” Season 4, Episode 15 “Chapter Seventy-Two: To Die For”
The Best Veronica & Archie Lines That Prove They Always Have Each Other’s Backs
One of the strongest parts of the Varchie pairing is how hard they work to ensure they have each other’s backs. These Varchie lines below prove exactly that.
“Archie: I’m messed up, Veronica…
Veronica: We all are, Archie.” Season 1, Episode 10 “Chapter Ten: The Lost Weekend”
“Archie: This is my battle. No one else needs to fight it.
Veronica: No, no, no. If it’s yours, then it’s mine, too.” Season 2, Episode 4 “Chapter Seventeen: The Town That Dreaded Sundown”
“It’s my girlfriend’s confirmation. It’s a big deal to her. I want to be there for Veronica, not the FBI.” Season 2, Episode 12 “Chapter Twenty-Five: The Wicked and the Divine”
“Archie: Veronica, I love you. And there’s nothing you could ever say that would change that. Or make me regret being with you. Or scare me away. You don’t have to protect me from this, any of it. I love you, Ronnie. I’m with you.” Season 2, Episode 12 “Chapter Twenty-Five: The Wicked and the Divine”
“Veronica: Making matters worse, I’ve now dragged you into this Martin Scorsese nightmare.
Archie: I chose to be with you. To help you.” Season 2, Episode 13 “Chapter Twenty-Six: The Tell-Tale Heart”
“Veronica: Oh, rest assured, if the unthinkable happens, I will be taking the bus every week with all the other prison widows and bringing you Magnolia Cupcakes from New York… as well as working on your appeal. I promise.” Season 3, Episode 1 “Chapter Thirty-Six: Labor Day”
“Veronica: I’m so glad you called, Archie. We did it! Attorney McCoy worked it out with the judge. You’re a free man.
Archie: I shouldn’t be surprised. You’re amazing.
Veronica: I promised you’d be free by homecoming. Veronica Lodge always keeps her word.
Archie: Thank you, Veronica. For everything you’ve ever done for me.
Veronica: No need to thank me, lover.” Season 3, Episode 6 “Chapter Forty-One: Manhunter”
“Veronica: But you tell Kevin that if he doesn’t get you back to me in one piece, I will eviscerate him.” Season 3, Episode 6 “Chapter Forty-One: Manhunter”
“Archie: Thank you, Ronnie. Thank you for believing in me. No matter what happens, I want you to know that I’m always in your corner.” Season 3, Episode 18 “Chapter Fifty-Three: Jawbreaker”
“Archie: He’s setting me up to take the fall, Ronnie. Am I screwed?
Veronica: With me in your corner? Never.” Season 3, Episode 19 “Chapter Fifty-Four: Fear the Reaper”
“Archie: I don’t want to be known as the Riverdale Reaper.
Veronica: You made amends with the Ronsons the best way you could. And, now, it’s time to look to the future. You’re not Riverdale’s Reaper. If anything, you’re its Red Hope.” Season 3, Episode 19 “Chapter Fifty-Four: Fear the Reaper”
“Veronica: At the risk of overstepping, Mrs. Andrews, I’m not investing in a building, I’m investing in your son. I believe in Archie, and… he makes me want to believe in myself. And I need that right now. Tear the check up if you want. But I really hope you don’t.“ Season 4, Episode 3 “Chapter Sixty: Dog Day Afternoon”
The Best Playful Varchie Quotes and Moments
What’s a Riverdale pairing without some banter? Veronica and Archie have had their share of playful moments too in addition to sappy and serious ones. Here are a few of our favourite fun Varchie quotes.
“Veronica: You’re a little more dangerous than you look, aren’t you? All Boy-Next-Door-ish?
Archie: You have no idea…” Season 1, Episode 1 “Chapter One: The River’s Edge”
“Archie: Veronica, I didn’t know you could sing.
Veronica: Like a nightingale. What do you say, Archiekins? Be the Jay to my Bey?” Season 1, Episode 6 “Chapter Six: Faster, Pussycats! Kill! Kill!”
“Archie: Veronica? The stuff with your dad?
Veronica: It’s just the tip of the iceberg. I don’t want to talk about it.
Archie: Okay. You want a drink?
Veronica: Isn’t it the New York sophisticate who’s supposed to corrupt the sweet small-town boy?” Season 1, Episode 10 “Chapter Ten: The Lost Weekend”
“Archie: We can keep looking forever, Ronnie, and never find anything.
Veronica: Then what about when he comes home?
Archie: I’m not sure. But I’ll be right there, next to you, doing what I can to help. If you’ll let me. And maybe I’m wrong, but not finding anything tonight feels like a win. A major win for the home team. …. What?
Veronica: Just…Yea, though I walk through the Valley of Darkness, and Archie Andrews is there with a smile and a sports metaphor.” Season 1, Episode 11 “Chapter Eleven: To Riverdale and Back Again”
“Veronica: My parents want me to break up with you. They basically think you’re the teen American Psycho.
Archie: Since when do you care about what your parents think?” Season 2, Episode 4 “Chapter Seventeen: The Town That Dreaded Sundown”
“Archie: Don’t worry, Ronnie, we got this.
Veronica: Just make it back to me. Preferably in one piece, Archiekins.” Season 2, Episode 6 “Chapter Nineteen: Death Proof“
“Veronica: What? You’ve always wanted to make it in front of a roaring fire?
Archie: No, just… I love you, Ronnie.” Season 2, Episode 8 “Chapter Twenty-One: House of the Devil”
“Veronica: My good news of the day is, Mrs. Burble said I’m a shoo-in for Harvard. I mean, obviously.
Archie: Damn. I guess I better start looking at community colleges in… Where’s Harvard?” Season 4, Episode 2 “Chapter Fifty-Nine: Fast Times at Riverdale High”
“Archie: I can’t believe you held that guy off on your own. I mean, I can. You know you’re a total badass, right?
Veronica: I like to think so.” Season 4, Episode 4 “Chapter Sixty-One: Halloween”
The Best Varchie Moments When They Fought for Each Other
The way these two constantly fight for each other and their love is part of what makes them ~ goals ~! Here are some quote examples of Varchie fighting for each other.
“Veronica: You really want me to go?
Archie: I do, yeah.
Veronica: I’m sorry, no.
Veronica: I’m sorry, but I’m not going. Archie, you shouldn’t be alone right now. You’re angry, and hurting, and probably terrified. I know I am. So go ahead. Yell at me and try to push me away but I’m not going anywhere.” Season 2, Episode 1 “Chapter Fourteen: A Kiss Before Dying”
“Veronica: Archie, please just forget your pride for a second and let me be a part of what you’re doing. I need to be a part of what you’re doing.” Season 4, Episode 3 “Chapter Sixty: Dog Day Afternoon”
“Veronica: These are fraught times, Archie. No one’s thinking straight. We have to… Hold on to each other.” Season 2, Episode 4 “Chapter Seventeen: The Town That Dreaded Sundown”
The Best Veronica & Archie Quotes that Showcase Their ~ Physical ~ Connection
Of course, while Bughead bond over their love of crime and mystery, it’s pretty clear in the show that Varchie bond over…. other elements of their relationship. Here are some quotes that show that.
“Archie: What’s up, Ronnie? Good morning to you, too.
Veronica: Less talking, more touching, Andrews.” Season 4, Episode 13 “Chapter Seventy: The Ides of March”
“Veronica: Daddy… Archie may not be a star wrestler yet, but he’s an incredible musician. And bonus for me, incredible sexy when he sings.
Archie: Thanks, babe.” Season 2, Episode 11 Chapter Twenty-Four: The Wrestler”
“Jughead: In the case of Archie and Veronica, it was through carnal defiance. [Scene shows Archie and Veronica kissing in the common room]
Cheryl: Ugh! Get a room, Xenomorphs!
Jughead: With every kiss and embrace, they seemed to be saying: ‘You have no power over me, Death.’ In fact, “Varchie” became the opposite of death. In Archie’s bedroom… In his garage… Even in the Pembrooke. After all, if our young lovers dared to defy the Black Hood, why not risk Hira Lodge’s wrath as well?” Season 2, Episode 8 “Chapter Twenty-One: House of the Devil”
The Most Heartbreaking & Heartwrenching Varchie Moments
Like any good teen romance, Veronica and Archie have quite a few angsty, heartwrenching moments. Here are some classic ones.
“Veronica: Don’t you make me say goodbye to you, Archie Andrews. Because I don’t wanna hear it back. I can’t. I can’t, I…
Archie: Goodbye, Veronica.” Season 3, Episode 6 “Chapter Forty-One: Manhunter”
“Archie: I’m sorry, Laurie. I just… I can’t do this right now. There’s a girl back home.
Laurie: There always is.
Archie: Even though we’re not together anymore, I still love her.” Season 3, Episode 7 “Chapter Forty-Two: The Man in Black”
“Archie: Veronica, I’m sorry. If… if you don’t wanna ever talk to me again, I completely understand that.
Veronica: Don’t be crazy, Archie. I’m just so happy that you’re home… and safe.” Season 3, Episode 10 “Chapter Forty-Five: The Stranger”
“Veronica: This is the worst time to be doing this.
Archie: Then let’s not. Let’s finish this conversation tomorrow. But tonight, can we be together? Will you stay with me?” Season 3, Episode 10 “Chapter Forty-Five: The Stranger”
“Veronica: I’m gonna do exactly what he would do in this situation, manipulate him into digging his own grave. That’s our way through this mess.
Archie: “Our.” I like hearing you say “our.” Reminds me of…
Veronica: The old days.” Season 3, Episode 20 “Chapter Fifty-Five: Prom Night”
“Veronica: The night of the fight, nothing happened with Reggie after you showed up at the Pembrooke. My heart ached for you… because I felt the same way. I love you, Archiekins. For whatever good that does us now.” Season 3, Episode 22 “Chapter Fifty-Seven: Survive the Night”
“Veronica: Also Despite everything that’s happened between us I wanted to be with you tonight. If only for one last time. Is that crazy?
Archie: No. Not at all. In fact I can’t think of anything I want more in this moment.” Season 5, Episode 3, “Chapter 79: Graduation”
“Veronica: You stay safe Archie Andrews. I mean it.” Season 5, Episode 3, “Chapter 79: Graduation”
The Best Varchie Quotes from Other Riverdale Characters
Last but not least, there were some gems of Varchie quotes from other characters in the show. Here are our favourites!
“Mary: So you and Veronica are quite the dynamic duo. Are you…
Archie: I don’t know. Sometimes, it feels like we’re gonna get back together. But then…
Mary: Oh, personally, I think you’re endgame.
Mary: Oh, yeah.” Season 3, Episode 21 “Chapter Fifty-Six: The Dark Secret of Harvest House”
“Mary: So, Archie and Veronica are…
Fred: We haven’t exactly had the conversation, but the Magic 8 Ball says, “Yes.” Season 1, Episode 11 “Chapter Eleven: To Riverdale and Back Again”
Did we miss any of your favourite Varchie quotes?
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