The BEST Episodes of Nancy Drew (2019)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 6, 2020

Network: The CW

18-year-old Nancy Drew thought she’d be leaving her hometown for college, but when a family tragedy strikes and holds her back another year, she finds herself embroiled in a ghostly murder investigation that uncover secrets that run deep in her hometown of Horseshoe Bay, Maine.

The Mystery of Blackwood Lodge

#1 - The Mystery of Blackwood Lodge

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 13, 2019

While trying to uncover the truth about a long-buried history between Lucy Sable and Ryan Hudson, Nancy finds herself in the curious position of having to strike a deal with Horseshoe Bay’s newest and most suspect widower.

star 7.81
201 votes
Directors: Amanda Row
Writers: Alex Taub, Andrea Thornton
The Tale of the Fallen Sea Queen

#2 - The Tale of the Fallen Sea Queen

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 20, 2019

Believing that solving Lucy’s murder will lead to solving Tiffany’s murder, the Drew Crew resolves to find a way to speak with the only eyewitness to both murders-Dead Lucy herself. To prepare for this incredibly risky séance, they set off to investigate the last few hours of Lucy Sable’s life. Ultimately, they confront Dead Lucy in a horrifying séance, and Nancy is faced with a truth that seems to validate her greatest fear.

star 7.79
185 votes
The Curse of the Dark Storm

#3 - The Curse of the Dark Storm

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 23, 2019

When a nor’easter hits Horseshoe Bay, Ace warns everyone that the storm has been known to blow restless spirits ashore. Meanwhile, Nancy confronts Nick about the secrets he’s been keeping.

star 7.75
281 votes
Directors: John Kretchmer
Writers: Jesse Stern, Lisa Bao
The Haunted Ring

#4 - The Haunted Ring

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 30, 2019

As the funeral for Tiffany Hudson nears, her confused spirit seemingly haunts Horseshoe Bay. Nancy invites Bess to stay with her, allowing Nancy to figure out what Bess is hiding. Nick struggles with what he learned about Tiffany. Meanwhile, George reluctantly seeks help from an unusual source as Ace runs into a significant person from his past. Lastly, Carson continues to advise Ryan, much to Nancy’s chagrin.

star 7.72
260 votes
Directors: Larry Teng
Writers: Celine Geiger
The Path of Shadows

#5 - The Path of Shadows

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 4, 2019

Nancy and the Drew Crew discover that the car wreck that left one of their own at death’s door was no accident. While simultaneously hoping to solve the crime, the crew investigates the physical evidence of sabotage to the car and take a supernatural detour into the metaphysical world.

star 7.72
166 votes
Writers: Jesse Stern
The Hidden Staircase

#6 - The Hidden Staircase

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 11, 2019

Nancy and the Drew Crew desperately search for George’s missing sister, Ted, whose kidnapping eerily mirrors the investigation that started Nancy’s sleuthing career. Meanwhile, while revisiting the trauma of her past, as a means to solving the present-day mystery, Nancy finally reconnects with her father just as an escalation in the Lucy Sable investigation threatens to separate them forever.

star 7.71
155 votes
Directors: Shannon Kohli
Writers: Melinda Hsu Taylor
The Case of the Wayward Spirit

#7 - The Case of the Wayward Spirit

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 6, 2019

When Nancy realizes that George is possessed by Tiffany’s spirit, she must act quickly to rid her friend of the ghostly passenger before it’s too late. Meanwhile, a mysterious stranger, Owen, wanders into The Claw and asks the gang to cater a charity gala happening at the country club that same day.

star 7.65
218 votes
Directors: Claudia Yarmy
Writers: Katherine DiSavino, Melinda Hsu Taylor
The Secret of the Old Morgue

#8 - The Secret of the Old Morgue

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

When Nancy learns that Tiffany Hudson’s corpse is being moved out of Horseshoe Bay for a private autopsy, she puts her investigation into Lucy Sable’s dress on hold to pull off one of her most risky missions yet. Meanwhile, Bess and Ace enlist the help of a stranger in an attempt to help Nancy. Lastly, the town gathers to participate in the annual bucket ritual done on the last night of the Summer Festival.

star 7.61
345 votes
Directors: Larry Teng
Writers: Noga Landau

#9 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 9, 2019

Nancy Drew is a brilliant teenage detective whose sense of self had come from solving mysteries in her hometown of Horseshoe Bay, Maine – until her mother’s untimely death derails Nancy’s college plans. Devastated by her mother’s passing, Nancy swears off crime-solving while crossing off the days until she can re-apply to college. But when a socialite is murdered, Nancy finds herself a prime suspect in the crime, along with a group of other teens present at the scene: Nancy’s nemesis from high school, George Fan; a rich girl with a mysterious past, Bess Marvin; Nancy’s secret boyfriend, Ned “Nick” Nickerson; and amiable burnout Ace. The five of them must team up to clear their own names – encountering emotional entanglements and even more mysteries along the way. Nancy’s reawakening brings her into conflict with her widowed father, Carson Drew, who is dating Detective Karen Hart. And, when a supernatural presence begins to haunt Nancy’s investigation, she discovers that the current crime has an astonishing connection to the long unsolved murder of a local girl. Whether the ghost is here to help, or hinder Nancy remains to be seen, but one thing’s for sure: Nancy’s going to have to unravel the clues from both the living and the dead to solve the crimes.

star 7.33
470 votes
Directors: Larry Teng
Writers: Josh Schwartz, Noga Landau, Stephanie Savage