Ties That Bind is the seventh episode in Season 1 of the Frankie Drake Mysteries series. It first aired on January 8, 2018.

Plot Synopsis

Mary recruits Frankie and Trudy to find a missing teacher, but their investigation leads them to family secrets, Chinatown and murder.

Character Revelations

  • Mary has a sister, Jenny Shaw.


  • Frankie asks for Nora's help on the case, the mother-daughter sassy verbal sparring continues.

Historical Reference


  • The Toronto Star‘s Tony Wong appears in a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment as an extra.


Main Cast

Lauren Lee Smith as Frankie Drake
Chantel Riley as Trudy Clarke
Rebecca Liddiard as Officer Mary Shaw
Sharron Matthews as Flo

Recurring Cast

Wendy Crewson as Nora Amory
Grace Lynn Kung as Wendy Quon
Romaine Peters as Bill Peters

Guest Cast

Melanie Scrofano as Jenny Shaw/Jenny Smith
Paul Braunstein as Detective Bradley
Russell Yuen as James Lee
Tabitha ao as Ling
Scott Dion Brown as Tommy Chow
Yun Liu as Proud Father
Conni Miu as Shy Bride
Brendan Eckstrom as Bouncer
Tig Fong as Henchman
Timothy NG as Wie Zhang

Non-credited Cast

Tong Wong as Customer


Season 1 Episodes Guide
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