The Mystery of Blackwood Lodge is the sixth episode of Season 1 of CW's television series Nancy Drew. It aired on November 13, 2019.[1]


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.

Plot summary

Nancy who hasn't been in detective game for months seems to have her finger on the pulse of what makes Horseshoe Bay tick. Lucy Sable written poem leads her to the underground one per cent party where only the elite receive invites. The gathering, referenced as “The Velvet Masque,” only occurs in Horseshoe Bay once every five years. Nancy apparently thought of it as a local urban legend, but when she discovered Ryan Hudson had been invited to the next gathering, she found it is very real.

With how ridiculously exclusive the gathering is, one apparently needs an ultra-rich benefactor to vouch for you so that you can gain admittance. Luckily for Nancy all of the Drew Crew is friendly with several wealthy individuals. However she chooses Ryan as her ticket in but there is a condition, He wants her to get dozen of ancient Roman coins. These coins apparently prove the Hudson family are somehow responsible for sinking a merchant ship. With the ship sunk, the family committed insurance fraud. Nancy finds out through visions Lucy gives her she was Ryan's date to The Velvet Masque of 1999 where she discovered that his mother Celia was having a affair with Sebastian Marvin who would later died when the ship he was on sank. Causing Nancy to be wary of the Hudsons and decides not to give Ryan the coins. Instead switching them out in a elaborate scheme keeping them for herself later to turn them into the proper authorities when confronted by Owen who got the fake set.

Cast and characters




  • Graeme Duffy as John Sander
  • Marc-Anthony Massiah as Harbor Master
  • Milo Shandel as Auctioneer
  • Stephanie Van Dyck as Lucy Sable's ghost
  • Lizzie Boys as Teen Lucy Sable
  • Steven Allerick as Sebastian Marvin


George: "You're helping Ryan Hudson?"
Nancy: "Just today. It's important; he thinks somebody's trying to kill him."
George: "So go help that person. Not the liar-slash-crazy ex-boyfriend in your kitchen who may have killed someone."



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Nancy Drew episodes (2019 TV series)

Season 1

1. Pilot
(Oct 9, 2019)

2. The Secret of the Old Morgue
(Oct 16, 2019)

3. The Curse of the Dark Storm
(Oct 23, 2019)

4. The Haunted Ring
(Oct 30, 2019)

5. The Case of the Wayward Spirit
(Nov 06, 2019)

6. The Mystery of Blackwood Lodge
(Nov 13, 2019)

7. The Tale of the Fallen Sea Queen
(Nov 20, 2019)

8. The Path of Shadows
(Dec 4, 2019)

9. The Hidden Staircase
(Dec 11, 2019)

10. The Mark Of The Poisoner's Pearl
(Jan 15, 2020)

11. The Phantom of Bonny Scot
(Jan 22, 2020)

12. The Lady of Larkspur Lane
(Jan 29, 2020)

13. The Whisper Box
(Feb 5, 2020)

14. The Sign of the Uninvited Guest
(Feb 26, 2020)

15. The Terror of Horseshoe Bay
(Mar 4, 2020)

16. The Haunting of Nancy Drew
(Mar 11, 2020)

17. The Girl In The Locket
(Apr 8, 2020)

18. The Clue in the Captain's Painting (season finale)
(Apr 15, 2020)

Season 2

1. The Search for the Midnight Wraith
(Jan 20, 2021)

2. The Reunion of Lost Souls
(Jan 27, 2021)

3. The Secret of Solitary Scribe
(Feb 3, 2021)

4. The Fate of the Buried Treasure
(Feb 10, 2021)

5. The Drowned Woman
(Feb 17, 2021)

6. The Riddle of the Broken Doll
(Feb 24, 2021)

7. The Legend of the Murder Hotel
(Mar 10, 2021)

8. The Quest for the Spider Sapphire
(Mar 17, 2021)

9. The Bargain of the Blood Shroud
(Mar 24, 2021)

10. The Spell of the Burning Bride
(Mar 31, 2021)

11. The Scourge of the Forgotten Rune
(Apr 7, 2021)

12. The Trail of the Missing Witness
(Apr 14, 2021)

13. The Beacon of Moonstone Island
(Apr 28, 2021)

14. The Siege of the Unseen Specter
(May 5, 2021)

15. The Celestial Visitor
(May 12, 2021)

16. The Purloined Keys
(May 19, 2021)

17. The Judgement of the Perilous Captive
(May 26, 2021)

18. The Echo of Lost Tears (season finale)
(June 2, 2021)

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