The dead body of a rock star on the rise is discovered staged in a scene from her popular music video. Beckett and Castle's subsequent murder probe involves obsessed fans and envious bandmates, but it's the lyrics from a song that break open the case.
A popular former pro baseball player is murdered after traveling to Cuba on a goodwill mission. Meanwhile, Alexis' genealogy project has Castle thinking about the father he never knew. MLB manager Joe Torre appears as himself.