The BEST Episodes of Frankie Drake Mysteries

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 2, 2020

Network: CBC (CA)

Frankie Drake Mysteries follows Toronto’s only female private detective in the 1920s as she takes on the cases the police don’t want or can’t handle. Along with her partner Trudy, Frankie and the Drake Detective Agency take on cases of all shapes and sizes. From airplanes and booze running to American G-men, Communists and union busters, Frankie’s fearless sense of adventure gets her into all kinds of trouble, but she always manages to find her way out.

50 Shades of Greyson

#1 - 50 Shades of Greyson

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 5, 2018

Mary's job is threatened when she accuses Detective Greyson of hiding evidence. Has she overstepped her bounds, or is Greyson a dirty cop?

star 7.96
67 votes
Last Dance

#2 - Last Dance

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 1, 2018

The team investigates a kidnapping gone wrong at the Palais Royale. They learn the victim is gravely ill and race to find him and save his life.

star 7.92
75 votes
Extra Innings

#3 - Extra Innings

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 29, 2018

Frankie suspects sabotage when a baseball player dies mid-game. Her investigation puts her at odds with ruthless mobster Bessie Starkman.

star 7.89
66 votes
Once Burnt Twice Spied

#4 - Once Burnt Twice Spied

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 5, 2018

Mary finds out how Frankie and Trudy met and how Drake Private Detectives was formed.

star 7.81
84 votes
A Sunshine State of Mind

#5 - A Sunshine State of Mind

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 2, 2019

One of their close friends's mother invested in "Miami Springs" supposedly some prime real estate which Frankie discovers, does not exist. The team sets up a plan, with the help of an old friend of Frankie's to get her money back. The Pathologist wants to go back to school, can she change her work day shift to evening shift, so that she can go to school in the day?

star 7.78
46 votes
Dealer's Choice

#6 - Dealer's Choice

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 19, 2018

Frankie and Trudy reluctantly take a case from mob boss Bessie Starkman, but things take a turn when Frankie's accused of murdering a mole.

star 7.78
67 votes
Ward of the Roses

#7 - Ward of the Roses

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 11, 2019

The detectives investigate who firebombed the campaign office of a female politician.

star 7.77
43 votes
Diamonds are a Gal's Best Friend

#8 - Diamonds are a Gal's Best Friend

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 12, 2018

What starts as a simple case of a missing horse leads the team into the gardens of Toronto's elite in pursuit of a murderous jewel thief.

star 7.76
70 votes
Now You See Her

#9 - Now You See Her

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 26, 2018

When a magician's assistant is killed, Frankie goes undercover to find the culprit. But can she see clearly through the smoke and mirrors?

star 7.75
63 votes
Dressed To Kill

#10 - Dressed To Kill

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 22, 2018

When famed French designer Coco Chanel is the target of a brazen assassination attempt, Drake Private Detectives are hired to protect her.

star 7.74
70 votes
The Old Switcheroo

#11 - The Old Switcheroo

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 24, 2018

An old rival turns up selling antiquities, but Frankie's convinced it's all a scam. Can the team prove it before she takes the money and runs?

star 7.73
75 votes
School Ties, School Lies

#12 - School Ties, School Lies

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 30, 2019

To find the killer of a beloved teacher at a swanky private school, Frankie enlists the help of a precocious student.

star 7.71
45 votes
Out on a Limb

#13 - Out on a Limb

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 4, 2019

When a showgirl dies, Frankie's investigation leads her to go undercover as a server at a mermaid-themed nightclub.

star 7.69
45 votes
No Friends Like Old Friends

#14 - No Friends Like Old Friends

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 16, 2019

After her wartime friend goes missing in London, Frankie must work with Agatha Christie to uncover the reason behind the disappearance.

star 7.67
55 votes
Things Better Left Dead

#15 - Things Better Left Dead

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 14, 2019

Frankie concocts a chilling ruse to expose a man who claims he can speak to the dead.

star 7.63
46 votes
Radio Daze

#16 - Radio Daze

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 8, 2018

Mary is acting in a radio drama, but when she realizes the play is a cover for a heist, she must find a way to warn Frankie.

star 7.62
69 votes
Ties That Bind

#17 - Ties That Bind

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 8, 2018

Mary recruits Frankie and Trudy to find a missing teacher, but their investigation leads them to family secrets, Chinatown and murder.

star 7.61
102 votes
The Pilot

#18 - The Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 15, 2018

A day off turns into a day at the office for Frankie and Trudy when the infant son of a charismatic aviator is kidnapped during an air show.

star 7.59
91 votes
Emancipation Day

#19 - Emancipation Day

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 15, 2018

When donations are taken from a coloured girls' orphanage, civil rights hero Marcus Garvey hires the team to catch the thief and find the cash.

star 7.57
63 votes
Life on the Line

#20 - Life on the Line

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 28, 2019

When a toy store owner is the target of a harassment campaign, the gang go undercover at a telephone exchange to nab the culprit.

star 7.57
44 votes
A Brother in Arms

#21 - A Brother in Arms

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 7, 2019

Frankie’s floored when a man claiming to be her half-brother shows up at the agency begging her to help his wrongly imprisoned friend.

star 7.53
45 votes
A History of Violins

#22 - A History of Violins

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 25, 2019

When a priceless violin is stolen, Frankie & team track down the thief.

star 7.52
44 votes
Ghosts

#23 - Ghosts

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 22, 2018

The horrors of war haunt Frankie when an investigation into a soldier's murder reunites her with a friend left traumatised by his tour of duty.

star 7.48
96 votes
Counterpunch

#24 - Counterpunch

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 23, 2019

Frankie takes her boxing skills to the ring as part of a plan to take down a corrupt cop extorting Ward residents.

star 7.45
44 votes
Out of Focus

#25 - Out of Focus

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 4, 2017

Frankie and Trudy go undercover in the glamorous world of film in order to solve a seemingly impossible murder on a silent movie set.

star 7.39
114 votes