Frankie Drake Mysteries

Now available in PBS Passport. Set in 1920s Toronto, the series follows the adventures of Frankie Drake (Lauren Lee Smith) and her partner Trudy Clarke (Chantel Riley) at Drake Private Detectives, the city’s only all-female detective agency, as they find themselves fighting crime in the age of flyboys, gangsters, rum-runners, and speakeasies.

Scavenger Hunt

43m 53s

Our gals are on a spirited scavenger hunt. When a player is murdered, they need to figure out if it’s a case of killing off the competition, or something more personal.


  • Prince in Exile: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Prince in Exile

    S4 E2 - 43m 53s

    When a playboy prince is kidnapped, the team has to be discreet as they investigate in order to avoid an international incident.

  • Showstoppers: asset-mezzanine-16x9


    S4 E9 - 43m 53s

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

  • A Most Foiled Assault: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Most Foiled Assault

    S4 E4 - 43m 53s

    When the coach of Canada’s first female fencing team is murdered and a fencer is wrongly arrested, Frankie and Trudy are tasked with the case.

  • Scavenger Hunt: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Scavenger Hunt

    S4 E1 - 43m 53s

    Our gals are on a spirited scavenger hunt. When a player is murdered, they need to figure out if it’s a case of killing off the competition, or something more personal.

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    The Guilty Party

    S4 E6 - 43m 53s

    A man acquitted of a grisly murder is still a suspect. The clock ticks as the team investigate whether or not he is the guilty party.

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    Sweet Justice

    S4 E8 - 43m 53s

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

  • The Girls Can’t Help It: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Girls Can’t Help It

    S4 E3 - 43m 53s

    Frankie and Trudy cross paths with a trio of flappers and head into an illegal auction as they investigate the theft of a priceless bottle of wine.

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    A Family Affair

    S4 E10 - 43m 53s

    A shakeup in all our gals’ lives sees Frankie’s dad alive but in danger, Trudy leaving Drake Private Detectives, Mary going on the record, and Flo’s new family being threatened.

  • Ghost in the Machine: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ghost in the Machine

    S4 E5 - 43m 53s

    Convinced she was visited by the ghost of a murdered woman; Nora makes Frankie and Trudy search their building leading to a shocking discovery.

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    Life is a Cabaret

    S4 E7 - 43m 53s

    After witnessing a man’s murder, Frankie’s search for his lady-friend suspect leads her to an underground cabaret and surprising results.

Extras + Features

  • Season 4 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Season 4 Preview

    S4 - 30s

    From the wilderness to the world of high society, from an underground cabaret to a candy factory, Frankie Drake and Trudy Clarke investigate murders, kidnappings, heists and poisonings. Morality officer Mary Shaw snoops through police files and hears non-civilian discussions, while Flo Chakowitz lends a hand with autopsy reports, science experiments, and her newly acquired medical skills.


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    Frankie Drake Mysteries

    50 Shades of Greyson

    Dec 18

    1 Hour

    Mary's job is threatened when she accuses Detective Greyson of hiding evidence.

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