This too is an important conceit.
From a high angle or view, we can see the way out of a mystery, can't we? From ground level, we see only blind alleys, turns, and dead ends. Each turn represents a new danger, a surprise, or even a clue.
I especially enjoy how we see Frank and Joe, and later Nancy, as characters featured in the long-standing books, explicitly connecting the literary series to the TV series. These books are the "mazes" that Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys have already solved.
Here's the montage in its live-action mode: