"We want it to be even better than Season 1," says Chief Jim Hopper
In Part 1 of the two-part eighth-season opener, Castle searches for a missing Beckett following a call from a mysterious stranger.
In the conclusion of the eighth-season opener, Beckett's disappearance is examined from her angle as she fights to stay alive and uncover who wants to see her demise.
Michael joins forces with a former Russian operative working in Burke's organization to escape Cuba; Strong tries to convince Fiona to help Michael.
In a personal case for Garcia, the agents search for Garcia's missing friend whose daughter disappeared seven years earlier.
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