As Disney Channel’s 2001 Original Movie motocrossed means every part to you (and it ought to be!), you’re going to like Friday’s episode of Nancy drew on a complete totally different degree.
“The Gambit of the Tangled Souls” (The CW, 9/8c) turns Nancy’s world the wrong way up when her fathers basically return to their teenage years, leading to considered one of Riley Smith’s favourite tv episodes he has ever seen in his profession. created. And he knew it might be from the second showrunner Melinda Hsu Taylor offered him with the concept.
“She got here as much as me and mentioned, ‘We have these two dads who were heartthrob in the teens, and we never really talked about that,’” Smith recalls. “She said, ‘A lot of people who watch the show may not know or remember it, but their parents do, so we thought it would be fun to make a standalone episode where you guys get back together. your teenage years.’ I used to be instantly offered.”
Smith, who performed an expert racer within the aforementioned Disney film, says Ryan spends fairly a little bit of time round bikes within the episode, whereas there are additionally little nods to Scott Wolf’s position on Party of Five. Jacket and all.
“I got dressed in my trailer on Day 1 and I thought, ‘I’m going to do the… motocrossed theme song’, this song ‘We’re At the Top of the World’ by Juliana Theory. If you know the movie, you know the song,” he says. (We do, and we do!) ‘So I put it in my trailer while I put on the sweater, I put my hair up and I’m able to go. The first take we did was Scott and I driving down the street on this souped-up automobile. The alternative to relive our glory days was an important one.”
Unfortunately, actuality has a method of humiliating us typically. While capturing promotional pictures for the Day 1 episode, Smith was requested to do a leap kick with a guitar, which he efficiently did…till he landed incorrect and threw his again out.
“The first three days I was shooting, I stumbled around like an old guy pretending to be a teenager,” Smith says. “If there was a way to remind myself that I’m not a teenager anymore, it was it.”
Playing Nancy’s organic father — though we didn’t know that’s who he performed first — it was a pleasure for Smith, who says, “Ryan’s journey was the most fun turnaround I’ve ever played. It’s been a lot of work for me and the writers, it’s been a group effort. He wasn’t very nice at first, but over time we’ve come to see why he was like that. It’s so much fun playing a guy who’s just trying to figure it out.”
Hit PLAY on the promo for tonight’s episode beneath, then go away a remark along with your opinion about Nancy drew the third season to this point.