The BEST Episodes of Frankie Drake Mysteries

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021

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.

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A Most Foiled Assault

#1 - A Most Foiled Assault

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 25, 2021

A murder at a female fencing trial is investigated.

star 8.02
44 votes
Sweet Justice

#2 - Sweet Justice

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 22, 2021

Trudy discovers that her new dream home has contaminated water. The gals investigate the source with help from nighttime vigilante, Lady.

star 7.95
43 votes
Showstoppers

#3 - Showstoppers

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 1, 2021

Mary looks into a morality violation by Rita Hart's modern dance troupe. Frankie questions if they've brought the Spanish Flu to Toronto.

star 7.93
43 votes
The Girls Can't Help It

#4 - The Girls Can't Help It

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 18, 2021

Frankie and Trudy investigate a trio of flappers as they search for a stolen priceless bottle of wine.

star 7.93
42 votes
The Guilty Party

#5 - The Guilty Party

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 8, 2021

The team investigate whether a man acquitted of a grisly murder is indeed innocent or guilty.

star 7.90
42 votes
50 Shades of Greyson

#6 - 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 7.89
81 votes
Scavenger Hunt

#7 - Scavenger Hunt

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 4, 2021

A scavenger hunt our gals are on turns deadly - is it a case of killing off the competition or more personal?

star 7.88
43 votes
Last Dance

#8 - 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 7.87
91 votes
Prince in Exile

#9 - Prince in Exile

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 11, 2021

The team has to be discreet so as to avoid an international incident when a Prince is kidnapped.

star 7.82
45 votes
Once Burnt Twice Spied

#10 - 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 7.77
97 votes
School Ties, School Lies

#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.

star 7.77
60 votes
Extra Innings

#12 - 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 7.77
77 votes
The Old Switcheroo

#13 - 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 7.76
93 votes
Life is a Cabaret

#14 - Life is a Cabaret

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 15, 2021

Witnessing a man's murder; Frankie's search for his lady-friend suspect leads her to an underground cabaret.

star 7.74
39 votes
A Sunshine State of Mind

#15 - 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 7.74
65 votes
Now You See Her

#16 - 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 7.72
75 votes
Diamonds are a Gal's Best Friend

#17 - 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 7.72
82 votes
Dealer's Choice

#18 - 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 7.72
82 votes
Ghost in the Machine

#19 - Ghost in the Machine

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 1, 2021

Nora is convinced she was visited by the ghost of a murdered woman; she makes Frankie and Trudy search their building. This leads to a shocking discovery.

star 7.71
42 votes
Ward of the Roses

#20 - 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 7.70
56 votes
A Family Affair

#21 - A Family Affair

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 8, 2021

A shakeup in all the gals' lives sees Frankie's dad alive but in danger, Trudy leave DPD, Mary going on the record, and Flo's new family threatened.

star 7.69
42 votes
No Friends Like Old Friends

#22 - 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 7.66
73 votes
Dressed To Kill

#23 - 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 7.65
84 votes
Out on a Limb

#24 - 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 7.62
60 votes
Radio Daze

#25 - 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 7.58
81 votes