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The Best Episodes of Nancy Drew

Every episode of Nancy Drew ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Nancy Drew!

Nancy Drew makes plans to leave her hometown for college, but finds herself drawn into a supernatural murder mystery instead.

Genres:MysteryDramaSci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:The CW

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The best episode of "Nancy Drew" is "The Haunting of Nancy Drew", rated 8.8/10 from 480 user votes. It was directed by Ruben Garcia and written by Katie Schwartz. "The Haunting of Nancy Drew" aired on 3/11/2020 and is rated 0.4 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Echo of Lost Tears".

  • The Haunting of Nancy Drew
    8.8/10 480 votes

    #1 - The Haunting of Nancy Drew

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2020-03-11

    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.

    Director: Ruben Garcia

    Writer: Katie Schwartz

  • The Echo of Lost Tears
    8.4/10 271 votes

    #2 - The Echo of Lost Tears

    Season 2 Episode 18 - Aired 2021-06-02

    Carson, Ryan and the Drew Crew work together to help Nancy.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Scourge of the Forgotten Rune
    8.3/10 271 votes

    #3 - The Scourge of the Forgotten Rune

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2021-04-07

    Nancy and the Drew Crew work together to help one of their own. Meanwhile, Ryan has an interesting conversation with Celia.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Purloined Keys
    8.1/10 241 votes

    #4 - The Purloined Keys

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2021-05-19

    Ryan and the Drew Crew work together to find a way to bring down Everett. Meanwhile, Carson gives Nancy a word of warning.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Ransom of the Forsaken Soul
    8.1/10 243 votes

    #5 - The Ransom of the Forsaken Soul

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2022-01-28

    The fate of Horseshoe Bay rests in the hands of the Drew Crew, who must find a way to defeat their most powerful nemesis yet. Lives and hearts are in supernatural jeopardy - and a star-crossed choice will change everything, forever.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Crooked Banister
    8.1/10 138 votes

    #6 - The Crooked Banister

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2023-07-19

    Nancy sends a group text to the Drew Crew asking them to meet her at The Claw ASAP. Meanwhile, Ace’s dad tries to get him to open up about Nancy. Lastly, Carson makes plans with Nancy to mark the one-year anniversary of losing her mom.

    Director: Larry Teng

    Writer: Jennifer Vestuto, Melissa Marlette

  • The Light Between Lives
    8.1/10 133 votes

    #7 - The Light Between Lives

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 2023-08-23

    Nancy and the Drew Crew’s mission to save Horseshoe Bay from sins of its past comes to an epic conclusion as they must contend with Nancy’s most shocking discovery yet, one that will determine the fate of her star-crossed love with Ace.

    Director: Amanda Row

    Writer: Melinda Hsu Taylor, Lauren Glover

  • The Drowned Woman
    8.0/10 291 votes

    #8 - The Drowned Woman

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-02-17

    Tensions flare between Nancy and the Drew Crew as they continue to fight the Aglaeca. Bess makes a mistake that could cause all of them their lives. George has a beautiful bonding moment with her sisters.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Spell of the Burning Bride
    8.0/10 261 votes

    #9 - The Spell of the Burning Bride

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-03-31

    Nancy picks up a new investigating job involving the local florist and is pleasantly surprised when Gil Bobbsey is able to offer some assistance. Meanwhile, Ace receives a cryptic text message.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Gambit of the Tangled Souls
    8.0/10 194 votes

    #10 - The Gambit of the Tangled Souls

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-11-19

    While Nancy and her friends race to find the relic that could finally untangle George’s soul from Odette Lamar’s, Carson and Ryan are affected by a mystical substance that prompts a temporary return to the lowered inhibitions of adolescence.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Dilemma of the Lover's Curse
    8.0/10 175 votes

    #11 - The Dilemma of the Lover's Curse

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2023-05-31

    Nancy launches a new investigation to find a group of missing bodies from Horseshoe Bay's cemetery that have been dug up and stolen – or have possibly risen. As Nancy is drawn into this ghostly case, a string of unexplained paranormal crimes leads the Drew Crew to believe that the literal sins of the town's past have returned to haunt the living. Meanwhile, Nancy struggles with yearning for Ace, the man she loves. But when a slow-burning attraction begins between Nancy and the son of Ryan Hudson's newest enemy, Nancy must decide whether this love interest is worth the ire of both her father and Ace – whose own heart may be tempted by a new relationship too.

    Director: Amanda Row

    Writer: N/A

  • The Sign of the Uninvited Guest
    7.9/10 323 votes

    #12 - The Sign of the Uninvited Guest

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2020-02-26

    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.

    Director: Amanda Row

    Writer: Katherine DiSavino

  • The Girl in the Locket
    7.9/10 341 votes

    #13 - The Girl in the Locket

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2020-04-08

    With only hours left, the Drew Crew must race against the clock to find a way to vanquish the Agleaca before she takes what is owed to her.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Lisa Bao, Melinda Hsu Taylor

  • The Clue in the Captain's Painting
    7.9/10 319 votes

    #14 - The Clue in the Captain's Painting

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2020-04-15

    Nancy and the Drew Crew investigate a mysterious death which also leads to new details regarding the Aglaeca curse. Spring finale.

    Director: Ramsey Nickell

    Writer: Jesse Stern, Erika Harrison

  • The Testimony of the Executed Man
    7.9/10 204 votes

    #15 - The Testimony of the Executed Man

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-10-22

    On the trail of the Frozen Hearts Killer, Nancy and her friends follow a surprising lead from a podcaster at an annual convention for amateur sleuths, where they also find themselves unraveling ghostly clues about a homicide from the 1950s.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Demon of Piper Beach
    7.9/10 196 votes

    #16 - The Demon of Piper Beach

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-10-29

    Sleepwalking suddenly spikes in town and Nancy questions whether Frozen Heart murders has been solved.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Voices in the Frost
    7.9/10 186 votes

    #17 - The Voices in the Frost

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-12-10

    Nick, George and Bess unravel the truth behind a college student's mysterious death, while unexpected obstacles prevent Ace from working with Nancy and Agent Park as they grow closer and investigate the hidden origin of the Frozen Hearts Killer.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Reaping of Hollow Oak
    7.9/10 126 votes

    #18 - The Reaping of Hollow Oak

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2023-07-12

    Nancy and Ace each show up at Nick’s loft interrupting his brunch date with and Jade. Their behavior leads Jade to wonder if Nick might be up to something shady. Meanwhile, Carson and George help Bess prep for her statement.

    Director: Adrian Diepold

    Writer: Katie Schwartz, Hayley Munoz

  • The Memory of the Stolen Soul
    7.9/10 110 votes

    #19 - The Memory of the Stolen Soul

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2023-07-26

    Nancy and the Drew Crew prepare to battle a Sin Eater.

    Director: Robin Givens

    Writer: Lisa Bao, Tiffany Patterson

  • The Judgement of the Perilous Captive
    7.8/10 234 votes

    #20 - The Judgement of the Perilous Captive

    Season 2 Episode 17 - Aired 2021-05-26

    Nancy finally has Everett exactly where she wants him. Meanwhile, Nick receives upsetting news from one of his tenants, Jake Cazine, about the youth center he wants to open. Lastly, Carson shares something disturbing with Bess.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Warming of a Frozen Heart
    7.8/10 241 votes

    #21 - The Warming of a Frozen Heart

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-10-08

    On the evening of Horseshoe Bay’s annual Harvest Carnival, the body of a mysterious young man is discovered on the Hudson carnival grounds. The Drew Crew is drawn into the case by a host of confounding clues surrounding a new menace terrorizing the town – a killer who has an enigmatic connection to none other than Nancy’s newest foil: Temperance Hudson.

    Director: Amanda Row

    Writer: Noga Landau, Melinda Hsu Taylor

  • The Spellbound Juror
    7.8/10 188 votes

    #22 - The Spellbound Juror

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2022-01-14

    While serving on a jury, Nick realizes that one of his fellow jurors may be the next target of the Frozen Hearts Killer.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Witch Tree Symbol
    7.8/10 187 votes

    #23 - The Witch Tree Symbol

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2022-01-21

    Nancy searches for a missing person targeted by Temperance, who has also placed a fatal hex on the kids of the Youth Center. With the solution to the Frozen Hearts mystery almost in their grasp, a shocking reversal puts the Drew Crew in the crosshairs.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Maiden's Rage
    7.8/10 145 votes

    #24 - The Maiden's Rage

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2023-06-07

    Ace senses that Nancy is holding back and presses her to give him more information about the curse. Meanwhile, Bess is determined to prepare the perfect meal for Addy’s parents, and Nick schedules a brunch date with someone new. Lastly, George’s plan to let Judge Abbot know how grateful she is for the opportunity to be his clerk takes a shocking turn.

    Director: S. Lily Hui

    Writer: Katie Schwartz, Leilani Terrell

  • The Danger of the Hopeful Sigil
    7.8/10 147 votes

    #25 - The Danger of the Hopeful Sigil

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2023-06-14

    Nancy and Ace share a sweet moment while working together to find a way to break the curse. Meanwhile, Carson and Jean continue growing closer, but a recent conversation leaves him with an unsettled feeling. Lastly, Jesse and Birdie devise a plan to teach the school bully a lesson.

    Director: Jem Garrard

    Writer: Céline Geiger, Lauren Glover