'Sabrina the Teenage Witch' vs. 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina': The Cast Then & Now (PHOTOS)

Meaghan Darwish

Don't go into Chilling Adventures of Sabrina expecting the Sabrina Spellman and her pals you once knew from the '90s sitcom. Let's just say, the characters (and storyline) of the Netflix adaptation have a much darker edge.

The series, which debuts Friday, October 26, is highly-anticipated among fans of Riverdale, as the CW series' showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is helming the spooky drama. Gone are the lighthearted laughs over the household antics of a family of witches and their talking cat. In its place are chilling rituals and high stakes — Sabrina will have to decide whether to submerse herself in the witch world of her family or stay in the human world with her friends on her 16th birthday.

'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Star Kiernan Shipka Says New Series Mixes 'Humor Alongside the Darkness'

'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Star Kiernan Shipka Says New Series Mixes 'Humor Alongside the Darkness'

'One moment you’re laughing, next you’re scared and then you’re crying,' she teased.

Of course, the imagery speaks for itself when it comes to these two very different interpretations of the classic Archie Comics character. Click through the photos above to see how different the two shows and their main characters truly are. And don't miss out on the new series when it premieres!

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Series Premiere, Friday, October 26, Netflix