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Castle – The Greater Good

by Alan Rapp on March 25, 2014

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Castle - The Greater Good

Beckett (Stana Katic) and Castle (Nathan Fillion) investigate the murder of a Wall Street broker who was secretly working for the U.S. Attorney’s Office looking into his company and boss (Kevin Kilner) for breaking several federal laws. The investigation turns up a childhood friend turned gangbanger (Ramon Fernandez) from the victim’s past who was helping the broker with a mysterious get-rich scheme involving an empty Swiss Bank Account and a secret transfer of $25,000,000 involving the Venezuelan Consulate he made under the U.S. Attorney’s nose that got the man killed.

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Castle – The Way of the Ninja

by Alan Rapp on March 18, 2014

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“Ninja… stole the murder weapon.”

Castle - The Way of the Ninja

A young ballet dancer (Faye Viviana) killed with a throwing dagger in the wrong part of town near an abandoned cookie factory leads Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic) on an unusual case involving ninjas, mysterious phone calls, an underground Japanese club, a Yakuza financier (Ron Yuan) and geisha girls. And the further the group looks into the victim’s past the more mysterious her life (and death) becomes.

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  • Title: Castle – In the Belly of the Beast
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Castle - In the Belly of the Beast

Needing help, the head of Narcotics (Carlos Gomez) asks Beckett (Stana Katic) to go undercover, taking the place of a Russian low-level drug courier (Britt Rentschler), and help take down a deadly new drug ring who has littered the street with six teenage murder victims in the past few months. When the simple exchange takes an unexpected turn, Kate finds herself abducted, on her own, without any back-up, and face-to-face with one of the mysterious Lazarus’ lieutenants (Al Sapienza) as she realizes the woman she’s impersonating is anything but a simple courier.

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Castle – Room 147

by Alan Rapp on February 25, 2014

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“This is now officially outstanding.”

Castle - Room 147

Beckett (Stana Katic) is surprised with the ease she gets a confession of the murder of an actor, by a confused sober alcoholic (Alexie Gilmore) with impossibly-detailed knowledge of the crime scene who was seen arguing publicly with victim days before his death, but when Esposito (Jon Huertas) confirms the woman couldn’t have committed the crime things get interesting. Much to everyone’s confusion, even Castle, the mystery will lead to one of the show’s more complicated storylines.

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Castle – Smells Like Teen Spirit

by Alan Rapp on February 18, 2014

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Castle - Smells Like Teen Spirit

The bizarre murder of the leader (Natasha Hall) of a mean girl clique at one of many private schools Castle (Nathan Fillion) was expelled from points to the unlikely suspect of an telekinesis-obsessed outcast (Hannah Marks) who believes she may have accidentally killed the bully with the power of her mind. Along with a trip to the school, which includes Castle reconnecting with the same principal (Sam Anderson) who expelled him for a stunt involving a cow years ago, Castle and Beckett‘s (Stana Katic) investigation lead them to question the victim’s best friends (Victory Van Tuyl, Malese Jow) who witnessed the killing through video from one of their cell phones.

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Castle – Dressed to Kill

by Alan Rapp on February 4, 2014

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Castle - Dressed to Kill

In an episode inspired by The Devil Wears Prada, Beckett (Stana Katic) and Castle (Nathan Fillion) investigate the murder of one (Meredith Richardson) of two (Emily Wilson) former assistants to the notoriously hard-to-please fashion designer Matilda King (Frances Fisher) after they were seen having a public altercation following their termination. After Ryan (Seamus Dever) and Esposito (Jon Huertas) find a bug in the victim’s apartment placed there by a former member of the Special Forces (John Eric Bentley) the mystery deepens.

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Castle – Limelight

by Alan Rapp on January 21, 2014

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Castle - Limelight

While Castle (Nathan Fillion) puts off writing a recommendation letter for Alexis‘ (Molly C. Quinn) boyfriend Pi (Myko Olivier), and Beckett (Stana Katic) pretends not to be bothered by baseless paparazzi rumors that Castle is getting back together with his ex-wife (Monet Mazur), the pair begin investigating the murder of a former teen star’s (Alexandra Chando) paid decoy (Deanna Moore) who was killed while standing-in for the celebrity.

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Castle – Deep Cover

by Alan Rapp on January 14, 2014

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Castle - Deep Cover

“Deep Cover” offers an unusual murder of a record store clerk who had recently returned to his hacker past before being killed in Coney Island and returned to his apartment. After Tory Ellis (Maya Stojan) breaks the hacker’s encrypted laptop, the trail leads Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic) to an international monetary organization run by none other than Castle’s spy father (James Brolin) who takes steps to prevent Castle from revealing his true identity to Beckett.

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Castle – Under Fire

by Alan Rapp on January 7, 2014

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Castle - Under Fire

Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic) work with a Fire Investigator (Wendy Davis) to discover the identity of a serial arsonist responsible for the murder of her partner and the torching of a building belonging a former member of the Italian Mob. When Castle finds a video of the fire taken by “The Phantom,” NYPD tech Tory Ellis (Maya Stojan) helps trace back to a fire fetish site online. Following the victim’s notes on”The Phantom” leads Ryan (Seamus Dever) and Esposito (Jon Huertas) to the arsonist’s home base where they accidentally trigger, and become trapped, in a massive explosion.

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Castle – Disciple

by Alan Rapp on November 19, 2013

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“Don’t chase ghosts.”

Castle - Disciple

Beckett (Stana Katic) and Castle (Nathan Fillion) investigate an odd case of murder involving a former hooker who someone went out of the way to make a spitting image of Lanie (Tamala Jones) down to cheek implants and her three-month-old hip tattoo. As Beckett and Castle hit a dead end talking to the woman’s plastic surgeon (Annie Wersching), Ryan (Seamus Dever) and Esposito (Jon Huertas) run down a lead Tory Ellis (Maya Stojan) was able to pull from the dead woman’s camera only to discover a second victim hung with fishing line who was taking lessons from a speech therapist (Jim Holmes) to sound, as well as look, exactly like Esposito.

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