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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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Lauren Lee Smith ...  Frankie Drake 31 episodes, 2017-2019
Chantel Riley ...  Trudy Clarke 31 episodes, 2017-2019
Rebecca Liddiard ...  Mary Shaw 31 episodes, 2017-2019
Sharron Matthews ...  Flo Chakowitz / ... 28 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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Early in the premiére episode, Jack Porter twice uses the phrase "back in the day", an expression that didn't come into vogue until the 1980s. In the era of the series, the expression would have been "back in the old days". See more »

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7 November 2017 | by rocksoft-1See all my reviews

I was looking forward to the premiere of this series, having recently started watching the similarly lightweight but still enjoyable Murdoch Mysteries, but I have to admit to switching channels before episode one was half-way through. Regrettably, despite a solid period set and convincing performances by members of the supporting cast (Chantel Riley, for one), I found "Frankie" herself (the main character), a little too hard to believe. She appeared to act and be coiffed, tinted and dressed as a modern woman who somehow finds herself in the 1920s, rather than an ahead-of-her-time 1920s sleuth. Matching the appearance and performance of Lauren Lee Smith's character more closely to the rest of the cast would certainly help this become a solid ensemble series.


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