Carson and Ryan are affected by a mystical substance that prompts a temporary return to the lowered inhibitions of adolescence on Nancy Drew. "The Gambit of the Tangled Souls" is the seventh episode of the show's third season.
Bess: The thing is that I don't really date anybody. Boys...girls... Ace: Why not? Bess: I don't know. I guess I've just been on my own for so long that I never let myself drop an anchor to get close to someone like that. Ace: I can be your anchor. Your platonic anchor. I call that a platanchor. If you let me. Bess: Are you asking to be my friend? Ace: Yeah.
Nancy: Nick and I are seeing each other. He seems to have an issue with me not acknowledging this publicly and has decided now is the time to rectify this. Nick: Consider it rectified. I feel much better.