The BEST Episodes of Frankie Drake Mysteries
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Dec 31, 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.
#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?
#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.
#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.
#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.
#5 - 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.
#6 - 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.
#7 - 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?
#8 - 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?
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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?
#11 - 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.
#12 - 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.
#13 - Ward of the Roses
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 11, 2019
The detectives investigate who firebombed the campaign office of a female politician.
#14 - 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.
#15 - 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.
#16 - 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.
#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.
#18 - 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.
#19 - 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.
#20 - 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.
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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.
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - Anastasia
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 29, 2018
Frankie is hired to confirm the identity of a young woman claiming to be a Russian princess and protect her from those who want her dead.