Season 3 sees Frankie face a family secret while episodes bring her and the Drake Private Detectives team into the world of British aristocrats, illegal boxing, the supernatural, and political fundraisers. The drama series, which was created by Carol Hay and Michelle Ricci, is produced by Shaftesbury in association with CBC and UKTV with the participation of the Canada Media Fund, the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, and the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit.
Season 3 Storylines and other tidbits:
- Opening credits of Frankie Drake Mysteries changes (again) with a animated re-set of the series’ punchy soundtrack.
- Honeysuckle Weeks guest stars as the legendary mystery author Agatha Christie.
- FDM's new show-runner Peter Mitchell (Murdoch Mysteries) for Season 3, tweeted that the performances in episode 305 inspired the season's finale episode.
Note that the listing below is subject to change at any time which has been typical of this TV series' releases.
Episodes 1 - 10
3.01 No Friends Like Old Friends • September 16, 2019
- After her wartime friend goes missing in London, Frankie must work with Agatha Christie to uncover the reason behind the disappearance.
3.02 Counterpunch • September 23, 2019
- Frankie takes her boxing skills to the ring as part of a plan to take down a corrupt cop extorting Ward residents.
3.03 School Ties, School Lies • September 30, 2019
- To find the killer of a beloved teacher at an elite private school, Frankie enlists the help of a precocious student.
3.04 A Brother in Arms • October 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.
3.05 Things Better Left Dead • October 14, 2019
- Frankie concocts a chilling ruse to expose a man who claims he can speak to the dead.
3.06 Life on the Line • October 28, 2019
- When a toy store owner is the target of a harassment campaign, the gang goes under cover at a telephone exchange to nab the culprit.
3.07 Out on a Limb • November 4 , 2019
- When a showgirl dies, Frankie’s investigation leads her to go undercover as a server at a mermaid-themed nightclub.
3.08 Ward of the Roses • November 11, 2019
- An old friend of Trudy’s needs her help when she finds herself at the centre of a highly fraught election campaign.
3.09 A History of Violins • November 25, 2019
- When a priceless violin is stolen, the Drake Detective Agency tracks down the culprit.
3.10 A Sunshine State of Mind • December 2, 2019
- Frankie and Trudy must out-con a conman who's stolen money from Nora and Mildred.