If you grew up reading Nancy Drew, it can be delightful to hear contemporary pop culture references to her; I’ve noticed quite a lot of them in television shows and films. Some have even gone beyond a line of dialogue–for example, there was a storyline in Riverdale involving a Nancy Drew Secret Code Activity Book, and in Scream Queens, a sorority president gave everyone cloches (which she called “Nancy-Drew-looking sleuthing caps”) and magnifying glasses so they could solve a mystery in style.
Here are just a few allusions that have made my heart happy…
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Where have you noticed Nancy Drew references, dear readers? Which is your favorite? OR Why do you think she has become such a popular allusion? OR Why do we love Nancy Drew so much? 🙂
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