Oct 19, 2019
TV is once again attempting to bring legendary "girl detective" Nancy Drew to life. We dust off our very first episode for a look at past attempts to put the hugely popular Nancy Drew mysteries on the small screen. The book series' backstory is a fascinating look at ego & the evolution of publishing. Excerpts are included from Melanie Rehak's 2005 "Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her."
We explore why the Sunday night series that paired actress
Pamela Sue Martin's Nancy Drew with The Hardy Boys failed in
1977-1979 and how the books have impacted TV herstory.
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