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Sexy new show latest twist in the enduring mystery of Nancy Drew

Nancy Drew is on the case! But this time, the beloved teen detective is solving mysteries while having casual sex, dating an ex-con and — perhaps the most shocking twist of all — battling supernatural spooks. Premiering on The CW on Wednesday, “Nancy Drew” is the latest take on the young-adult classic. Gritty, dark and salacious, it’s more like the sexy teen drama “Riverdale” than “The Secret of the Old Clock,” the 1930 tale that launched the almost 90-year-old series. In other words, this isn’t your mom’s — or your grandma’s — Nancy Drew. But it may not be further off than you think. “Nancy was brash, bold and disrespectful to authority,” said historian Jennifer Fisher of the original girl gumshoe who ...
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