The BEST Episodes of Nancy Drew (2019)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 20, 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 Haunting of Nancy Drew

#1 - The Haunting of Nancy Drew

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 11, 2020

While using a combination of forensic clues, skilled observation and relentless questioning of those who knew Lucy at the end of her life, Nancy unravels what happened the night Lucy died. While her detective work succeeds in some ways, it also reveals a devasting truth.

star 8.35
104 votes
Directors: Ruben Garcia
Writers: Katie Louie Schwartz, Noga Landau
The Whisper Box

#2 - The Whisper Box

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 5, 2020

When Nancy finds herself stuck in an alternate reality, the Drew Crew desperately searches for a way to bring her back.

star 7.93
160 votes
Directors: Larry Teng
Writers: Alex Taub, Noga Landau
The Lady of Larkspur Lane

#3 - The Lady of Larkspur Lane

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 29, 2020

While Nancy and the Drew Crew follow up on the latest Lucy Sable lead, they also work to uncover who tried to kill Ryan, leading them to a startling revelation.

star 7.86
176 votes
Directors: Greg Beeman
Writers: Erika Harrison
The Terror of Horseshoe Bay

#4 - The Terror of Horseshoe Bay

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 4, 2020

With time running out before Carson’s evidentiary hearing, Nancy turns to supernatural sources in a last-ditch effort to find clues to exonerate her father.

star 7.86
133 votes
Directors: Kate Eastridge
Writers: Jen Vestuto, Melissa Marlette
The Sign of the Uninvited Guest

#5 - The Sign of the Uninvited Guest

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 26, 2020

Nancy and the Drew Crew follow the latest Lucy Sable murder lead, while simultaneously working to uncover the attempted murder of someone in their community. When both investigations lead back to the same person, Nancy and Nick confront the suspect with their findings.

star 7.85
131 votes
Directors: Amanda Row
Writers: Katherine DiSavino
The Mystery of Blackwood Lodge

#6 - 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 7.80
247 votes
Directors: Amanda Row
Writers: Alex Taub, Andrea Thornton
The Mark of the Poisoner’s Pearl

#7 - The Mark of the Poisoner’s Pearl

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 15, 2020

After discovering a connection between the poison that killed Tiffany Hudson and a Horseshoe Bay cold case, Nancy and the Drew Crew risk their lives to bring a serial killer to justice.

star 7.78
180 votes
Directors: Sydney Freeland
Writers: Katherine DiSavino, Lisa Bao
The Curse of the Dark Storm

#8 - 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 7.78
318 votes
Directors: John Kretchmer
Writers: Jesse Stern, Lisa Bao
The Phantom of Bonny Scot

#9 - The Phantom of Bonny Scot

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 22, 2020

When Nancy’s quest to clear Carson’s name clashes with Owen’s pursuit of justice for the victims of the Bonny Scot, she’ll have to decide just how far she’s willing to go to get her dad out of jail.

star 7.77
174 votes
Directors: Ramsey Nickell
Writers: Andrea Thornton, Katie Schwartz
The Tale of the Fallen Sea Queen

#10 - 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 7.75
221 votes
The Haunted Ring

#11 - 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 7.74
302 votes
Directors: Larry Teng
Writers: Céline Geiger
The Path of Shadows

#12 - 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 7.73
211 votes
Writers: Jesse Stern
The Hidden Staircase

#13 - 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 7.68
205 votes
Directors: Shannon Kohli
Writers: Melinda Hsu Taylor
The Case of the Wayward Spirit

#14 - 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
261 votes
Directors: Claudia Yarmy
Writers: Katherine DiSavino, Melinda Hsu Taylor
The Secret of the Old Morgue

#15 - 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 7.60
389 votes
Directors: Larry Teng
Writers: Noga Landau
Pilot

#16 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 9, 2019

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
521 votes
Directors: Larry Teng
Writers: Josh Schwartz, Noga Landau, Stephanie Savage