The Haunted Ring is the fourth episode of The CW 2019 television series Nancy Drew. It aired on October 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 Fan 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.
Cast and characters
- Kennedy McMann as Nancy Drew
- Leah Lewis as George Fan
- Maddison Jaizani as Bess Marvin
- Tunji Kasim as Ned "Nick" Nickerson
- Alex Saxon as Ace
- Alvina August as Detective Karen Hart
- Riley Smith as Ryan Hudson
- Scott Wolf as Carson Drew
- Adam Beach as Chief McGinnis
- Martin Donovan as Everett Hudson
- Liza Lapira as Victoria Fan
- Sara Canning as Katherine Drew
- Stevie Lynn Jones as Laura Tandy
- Kenneth Mitchell as Joshua Dodd
- Sinead Curry as Tiffany Hudson
- Stephanie Van Dyck as Lucy Sable's Ghost
- Tony Ali as Jeff Tucker
- Judith Maxie as Diana Marvin
- Seth Ranaweera as Marvin Family Member
- “Bess Marvin. Socialite, liar, thief. Why did Bess say she lives with her aunt when she lives in a van? Why did she have Tiffany's ring? Could Bess be the killer I'm chasing?”
- — Nancy's inner monologue
- “I thought if ghosts exist you would come to me. Why haven't you? Am I not enough to keep you here? Because I really need you.”
- — Nancy to her mom
- Nancy: "I wasn't with mom when she died. I didn't get to see what she was going through or what she was feeling. I was in a gym dancing with my friends. I had my phone. You could have called. But instead, you made me believe everything was okay. But I never got to say goodbye because of you."
- Carson: "I was trying to honor your mom's wishes. I thought I was doing the right thing, but maybe I wasn't. Whatever you're feeling... you can carry it with you, but you can't let it consume you."
- ― Nancy expressing her resentment to Carson.
- The episode aired on Kennedy McMann's birthday
- Horseshoe Bay's local high school "Keene High School" is named after Carolyn Keene.
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