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Frankie Drake Mysteries 

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The series follows Frankie Drake, a female private detective operating in Toronto in the 1920s.
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Series cast summary:
Lauren Lee Smith ...  Frankie Drake 24 episodes, 2017-2019
Chantel Riley ...  Trudy Clarke 23 episodes, 2017-2019
Rebecca Liddiard ...  Mary Shaw 23 episodes, 2017-2019
Sharron Matthews ...  Flo Chakowitz / ... 20 episodes, 2017-2019
Anthony Lemke ...  Detective Greyson 10 episodes, 2018
Grace Lynn Kung ...  Wendy Quon 10 episodes, 2017-2019
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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. Written by AnonymousB

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Canada

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English

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15 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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The Frankie Drake: Cold Case webisodes feature Chief Inspector Thomas Brackenreid and Detective Llywelyn Watts from Murdoch Mysteries. The two series are set 16 years apart. See more »

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Miss Fisher it aint
1 February 2018 | by lornagracevibertSee all my reviews

I tuned in with real hopes for this series, having been a great fan of Miss Fisher and Murdoch Mysteries, but two episodes in I'm wondering whether to continue recording and watching it. It's the heroine... Just irritating and not convincing as an actress, sorry. Maybe if there was someone with more charisma and oomph playing the main lead we might be in for a treat, but at the moment I'm hard pressed to carry on. Reading other reviews it doesn't seem that it does improve, but I'll persevere for a bit and live in hope. I understand that the interracial friendships, which presumably would've been incredibly difficult in the era are good for the show, and I can suspend disbelief for these as I do on Murdoch, which at least does show some discrimination and problems for women, but the main character really does lack any get up and go, and some of the other actors also seem a bit wooden.


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