Castle Episodes

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Castle episodes

Dec 08, 2014: Bad Santa
Dec 01, 2014: Last Action Hero
Nov 24, 2014: Kill Switch
Nov 17, 2014: Once Upon a Time in the West
Nov 10, 2014: The Time of Our Lives
Oct 27, 2014: Meme Is Murder
Oct 20, 2014: Child's Play
Oct 13, 2014: Clear & Present Danger
Oct 06, 2014: Montreal
Sep 29, 2014: Driven
May 12, 2014: For Better or Worse
May 05, 2014: Veritas
Apr 28, 2014: Law & Boarder
Apr 21, 2014: That '70s Show
Mar 24, 2014: The Greater Good
Mar 17, 2014: The Way of the Ninja
Mar 03, 2014: In the Belly of the Beast
Feb 24, 2014: Room 147
Feb 17, 2014: Smells Like Teen Spirit
Feb 03, 2014: Dressed to Kill
Jan 20, 2014: Limelight
Jan 13, 2014: Deep Cover
Jan 06, 2014: Under Fire
Nov 25, 2013: The Good, the Bad & the Baby
Nov 18, 2013: Disciple
Nov 11, 2013: A Murder Is Forever
Nov 04, 2013: Like Father, Like Daughter
Oct 28, 2013: Get a Clue
Oct 21, 2013: Time Will Tell
Oct 14, 2013: Number One Fan
Oct 07, 2013: Need to Know
Sep 30, 2013: Dreamworld
Sep 23, 2013: Valkyrie
May 13, 2013: Watershed
May 06, 2013: The Human Factor
Apr 29, 2013: Still
Apr 22, 2013: The Squab and the Quail
Apr 15, 2013: The Fast and the Furriest
Apr 01, 2013: The Lives of Others
Mar 25, 2013: The Wild Rover
Mar 18, 2013: Scared to Death
Feb 25, 2013: Hunt
Feb 18, 2013: Target
Feb 11, 2013: Reality Star Struck
Feb 04, 2013: Recoil
Jan 21, 2013: Death Gone Crazy
Jan 14, 2013: Under the Influence
Jan 07, 2013: Significant Others
Dec 03, 2012: Secret Santa
Nov 19, 2012: After Hours
Nov 12, 2012: Swan Song
Nov 05, 2012: The Final Frontier
Oct 29, 2012: Probable Cause
Oct 15, 2012: Murder, He Wrote
Oct 08, 2012: Secret's Safe With Me
Oct 01, 2012: Cloudy With a Chance of Murder
Sep 24, 2012: After the Storm
May 07, 2012: Always
Apr 30, 2012: Undead Again
Apr 16, 2012: Headhunters
Apr 02, 2012: The Limey
Mar 26, 2012: 47 Seconds
Mar 19, 2012: A Dance With Death
Feb 27, 2012: Once Upon a Crime
Feb 20, 2012: Linchpin
Feb 13, 2012: Pandora
Feb 06, 2012: The Blue Butterfly
Jan 23, 2012: An Embarrassment of Bitches
Jan 16, 2012: Dial M for Mayor
Jan 09, 2012: Till Death Do Us Part
Dec 05, 2011: Cuffed
Nov 21, 2011: Kill Shot
Nov 07, 2011: Heartbreak Hotel
Oct 31, 2011: Cops & Robbers
Oct 24, 2011: Demons
Oct 17, 2011: Eye of the Beholder
Oct 10, 2011: Kick the Ballistics
Oct 03, 2011: Head Case
Sep 26, 2011: Heroes & Villains
Sep 19, 2011: Rise
May 16, 2011: Knockout
May 09, 2011: Pretty Dead
May 02, 2011: To Love and Die in L.A.
Apr 11, 2011: The Dead Pool
Apr 04, 2011: Slice of Death
Mar 28, 2011: Law & Murder
Mar 21, 2011: One Life to Lose
Feb 28, 2011: Countdown
Feb 21, 2011: Setup
Feb 14, 2011: The Final Nail
Feb 07, 2011: Lucky Stiff
Jan 24, 2011: Knockdown
Jan 10, 2011: Poof! You're Dead
Jan 03, 2011: Nikki Heat
Dec 21, 2010: A Deadly Game; A Deadly Affair
Dec 06, 2010: Last Call
Nov 15, 2010: Close Encounters of the Murderous Kind
Nov 08, 2010: Murder Most Fowl
Nov 01, 2010: Almost Famous
Oct 25, 2010: 3XK
Oct 18, 2010: Anatomy of a Murder
Oct 11, 2010: Punked
Oct 04, 2010: Under the Gun
Sep 27, 2010: He's Dead, She's Dead
Sep 20, 2010: A Deadly Affair
May 17, 2010: A Deadly Game
May 10, 2010: Overkill
May 03, 2010: Food to Die For
Apr 19, 2010: Den of Thieves
Apr 12, 2010: The Late Shaft
Apr 05, 2010: Wrapped Up in Death
Mar 29, 2010: Boom!
Mar 22, 2010: Tick, Tick, Tick...
Mar 08, 2010: The Mistress Always Spanks Twice
Feb 08, 2010: Suicide Squeeze
Jan 25, 2010: The Third Man
Jan 18, 2010: Sucker Punch
Jan 11, 2010: A Rose for Everafter
Dec 07, 2009: The Fifth Bullet
Nov 23, 2009: One Man's Treasure
Nov 16, 2009: Love Me Dead
Nov 09, 2009: Kill the Messenger
Nov 02, 2009: Famous Last Words
Oct 26, 2009: Vampire Weekend
Oct 19, 2009: When the Bough Breaks
Oct 12, 2009: Fool Me Once
Oct 05, 2009: Inventing the Girl
Sep 28, 2009: The Double Down
Sep 21, 2009: Deep in Death
May 11, 2009: A Death in the Family
May 04, 2009: Little Girl Lost
Apr 27, 2009: Ghosts
Apr 20, 2009: Home Is Where the Heart Stops
Apr 13, 2009: Always Buy Retail
Apr 06, 2009: A Chill Goes Through Her Veins
Mar 30, 2009: Hell Hath No Fury
Mar 23, 2009: Hedge Fund Homeboys
Mar 16, 2009: Nanny McDead
Mar 09, 2009: Flowers for Your Grave

Bad Santa Season 7, Episode 10

An ER doctor gets shot in the street, and the investigation unearths the victim's links to the mob. Meanwhile, the Christmas season sparks a defining moment in Esposito and Lanie's relationship. read more

Last Action Hero Season 7, Episode 9

A well-known action-movie star from the 1980s is killed, so Castle and Becket look into the actor's past and get some investigative assistance from his aging former costars. read more

Kill Switch Season 7, Episode 8

Subway riders are taken hostage by a man with a gun, and Esposito is one of the unlucky passengers. read more

Once Upon a Time in the West Season 7, Episode 7

Castle and Beckett pose as newlyweds at an Old West resort to investigate a possible poisoning homicide. read more

The Time of Our Lives Season 7, Episode 6

Castle's thrown into an alternate universe during a murder investigation, and Beckett, Esposito and Ryan view him as a stranger in this world, so he must persuade them to let him assist them. Afterward, Castle finds the experience very inspiring. read more

Meme Is Murder Season 7, Episode 5

Castle and Beckett investigate an Internet star's murder and find photos of the crime posted online by the killer, leading them to believe they're dealing with a social-media sociopath who may be looking for more victims. read more

Child's Play Season 7, Episode 4

An ice-cream vendor gets shot and an unidentified schoolchild may be able to help with the case, so Castle attempts to find the kid by going undercover at an elementary school. read more

Clear & Present Danger Season 7, Episode 3

A pool shark's death is investigated, and evidence suggests the killer may possess supernatural abilities. Meanwhile, Castle and Beckett try to resume their ordinary lives and move on from his disappearance. read more

Montreal Season 7, Episode 2

Castle goes on his own to look into his prior disappearance, but the investigation proves dangerous. Meanwhile, Beckett's team try to solve the murder of a CEO of a toy company. read more

Driven Season 7, Episode 1

In the seventh-season opener, Beckett embarks on her hardest case as she waits at the scene of Castle's accident and learns details about the car crash. read more

For Better or Worse Season 6, Episode 23

In the sixth-season finale, Castle and Beckett prepare for their wedding. However, an unwelcome surprise may ruin things, so they embark on a zany adventure, encountering masked men and mad bikers along the way. read more

Veritas Season 6, Episode 22

Beckett jeopardizes her life and Castle's when she conducts a secret investigation linked to her mother's homicide. read more

Law & Boarder Season 6, Episode 21

A promising professional skateboarder is killed by a motorcyclist, so Castle and Beckett dive into the world of extreme sports to investigate the murder. read more

That '70s Show Season 6, Episode 20

The body of a mobster who vanished in the 1970s is found by construction workers, and Beckett and Castle must deal with a murder witness who believes it's still the 1970s. read more

The Greater Good Season 6, Episode 19

A Wall Street trader's homicide is investigated, but the case takes a surprising turn when it's revealed that the victim was doing undercover work for Gates' estranged sister, who's a U.S. attorney. read more

The Way of the Ninja Season 6, Episode 18

Castle and Beckett are pursued by a ninja assassin while investigating the homicide of a Japanese ballerina. read more

In the Belly of the Beast Season 6, Episode 17

Beckett lands in danger when she goes undercover to assist with a narcotics investigation. As she battles wits with threatening underworld figures, she encounters an adversary from her past. read more

Room 147 Season 6, Episode 16

Multiple people confess to the murder of a struggling actor, and each expresses sincerity and provides details about the homicide, adding mystery and complexity to the case. read more

Smells Like Teen Spirit Season 6, Episode 15

A high-school mean girl is killed, and the prime suspect is a fellow student who may possess telekinetic powers. read more

Dressed to Kill Season 6, Episode 14

The assistant to a ruthless fashion editor is killed, leading Castle and Beckett into the high-stakes world of high fashion. Meanwhile, Beckett's background in modeling grants her access to a special surprise for her wedding. read more

Limelight Season 6, Episode 13

A rising pop star's body is discovered in an alley, which leads Castle and Beckett to investigate the singer's wild lifestyle. However, they're not prepared for the alarming revelation that surfaces. read more

Deep Cover Season 6, Episode 12

The investigation of a video-store clerk's homicide reveals that the victim was a skilled hacker, and that Castle's father is connected to the case. read more

Under Fire Season 6, Episode 11

A body is found in a building fire, but the cause of death turns out to be a gunshot wound, so Castle and Beckett search for a serial arsonist who's also an armed killer. Meanwhile, Ryan's wife prepares to deliver their baby. read more

The Good, the Bad & the Baby Season 6, Episode 10

Castle and Beckett look after a baby boy given to a priest by a dying man who stumbled into a church. Their investigation reveals that the infant was not related to the murdered man, and finding the baby's parents proves difficult. read more

Disciple Season 6, Episode 9

Castle and Beckett investigate a homicide in which the victim strongly resembles Lanie, and soon the team believe that members of the 12th Precinct are the killer's next targets. read more

A Murder Is Forever Season 6, Episode 8

As Castle and Beckett investigate the homicide of a popular relationship therapist, their theory for the motive for her murder shifts: The killer may not have sought her high-profile client list, but instead wanted a rare, pricey object she possessed. read more

Like Father, Like Daughter Season 6, Episode 7

Alexis believes that a death-row inmate was wrongly convicted, so she seeks investigative assistance from her dad. However, they only have 72 hours to reexamine the original murder case before the inmate's scheduled execution. read more

Get a Clue Season 6, Episode 6

A woman's body is discovered ritually posed, and odd symbols turn up in her apartment. Soon, a monk becomes the prime murder suspect, and Castle thinks there is a conspiracy at work. Meanwhile, Castle struggles to accept Alexis' new living arrangements. read more

Time Will Tell Season 6, Episode 5

A murder suspect claims he's a time traveler from the future who's trying to prevent disastrous events from happening. read more

Number One Fan Season 6, Episode 4

A young woman suspected of murder takes hostages and demands to negotiate only with Castle. read more

Need to Know Season 6, Episode 3

The squad investigates the homicide of a former child star from the 1990s, but soon the case is unexpectedly hijacked by Feds McCord and Beckett. Meanwhile, a new detective begins working at the squad. read more

Dreamworld Season 6, Episode 2

Beckett rushes to track down a deadly stolen toxin before it causes massive casualties. However, Castle has been exposed to it already and is in danger of dying. read more

Valkyrie Season 6, Episode 1

In the sixth-season opener, Castle and Beckett deal with the fallout from their personal choices as a high-stakes investigation unfolds. read more

Watershed Season 5, Episode 24

In the series 5 finale, Beckett interviews with a federal agency, prompting her to reexamine her personal and professional lives. Meanwhile, the team investigate the death of a young woman who was found floating inside of a water tank in a flop house. read more

The Human Factor Season 5, Episode 23

A whistle-blower is killed and the crime scene gets sealed by Homeland Security. As Castle and Beckett continue to pursue the case, they learn that the cause of death was not a car bomb but a missile from a military drone. read more

Still Season 5, Episode 22

Beckett steps on a bomb, so the team look into disarming it while Castle keeps her preoccupied by squabbling with her over the origins of their romance. read more

The Squab and the Quail Season 5, Episode 21

Beckett must protect a charismatic billionaire whose life is in peril, prompting her to ponder her romance with Castle as it reaches a standstill. Meanwhile, Castle begins feeling insecure, so he tries to get the billionaire's case solved quickly. read more

The Fast and the Furriest Season 5, Episode 20

Giant footprints are discovered at a violent murder scene, leading some to believe Bigfoot is the culprit. The ensuing investigation then leads Castle and Beckett into a world of primate research, big-game hunting and myths. read more

The Lives of Others Season 5, Episode 19

Castle grows bored because he's stuck at home with a broken leg, but things get interesting when he witnesses a murder in an apartment across the street. read more

The Wild Rover Season 5, Episode 18

A murder investigation leads to an Irish crime family Ryan knows from his days as an undercover cop, so he steps back into his old role to help solve the case, complicating his relationship with his wife in the process. read more

Scared to Death Season 5, Episode 17

A DVD is thought to be haunted when people start to die after viewing it, and when Castle mistakenly watches the DVD, he fears for his own safety. read more

Hunt Season 5, Episode 16

Conclusion. Castle seeks assistance from a shady individual to rescue Alexis after the FBI proves unsuccessful, and he learns that his daughter's abduction is possibly tied to something more disastrous than he first realized. read more

Target Season 5, Episode 15

Part 1 of 2. Castle and Beckett's homicide case exposes a kidnapping plan centered on the daughter of a rich businessman from the Middle East. read more

Reality Star Struck Season 5, Episode 14

Castle and Beckett investigate the homicide of an emerging reality star who was part of the cast of "The Wives of Wall Street." Meanwhile, Castle runs into trouble as he searches for a Valentine's Day present for Beckett. read more

Recoil Season 5, Episode 13

Castle and Beckett discover evidence that links a senator to a young woman's murder. read more

Death Gone Crazy Season 5, Episode 12

The founder of an adult-video franchise featuring college coeds is killed, so Castle and Beckett probe his personal life to uncover clues about his murderer. Meanwhile, Castle disapproves of Alexis' new video blog, fearing she's exposing too much info about her private life. read more

Under the Influence Season 5, Episode 11

A promising DJ is murdered at an album-release party for a fading pop star, and the investigation takes Castle and Beckett inside the city's music industry. One lead points to a troubled teen, whom Esposito tries to put on the right path. read more

Significant Others Season 5, Episode 10

Castle and Beckett investigate a divorce attorney's homicide and compile a long suspect list full of angry ex-spouses. Meanwhile, Alexis' mom nurses her ill daughter back to health at the loft, where Beckett is also bunking while her place is fumigated. read more

Secret Santa Season 5, Episode 9

A man resembling Santa Claus is found dead in Central Park, and Castle and Beckett uncover some unsavory things about him as they investigate his murder. Meanwhile, Castle and Beckett prepare to celebrate their first Christmas as a couple. read more

After Hours Season 5, Episode 8

Castle and Beckett must go on the run with a murder witness they're protecting from the mob, and because they had to move quickly, they find themselves unarmed and stranded with no phone in the middle of the night. read more

Swan Song Season 5, Episode 7

Castle and Beckett investigate the murder of a rock star who was being filmed by a documentary crew, and the film crew decide to keep their cameras rolling and record some crime-solving skills in action. read more

The Final Frontier Season 5, Episode 6

A homicide occurs at a sci-fi convention, forcing Castle and Beckett to deal with zealous fans and pompous celebrities as they investigate the crime. read more

Probable Cause Season 5, Episode 5

Castle becomes the prime suspect in a ritualistic killing, and Beckett's loyalty toward him wavers in the face of mounting evidence. read more

Murder, He Wrote Season 5, Episode 4

Castle and Beckett head to the Hamptons for a romantic getaway, but their plans go awry when a man dies in Castle's pool and they assist the small-town police with the ensuing homicide investigation. read more

Secret's Safe With Me Season 5, Episode 3

Castle and Beckett look into the auction of a storage unit, which may be tied to a woman's murder, and soon they find themselves mingling with both treasure hunters and socialites. read more

Cloudy With a Chance of Murder Season 5, Episode 2

Beckett returns from her suspension and joins Castle in investigating the death of a local TV weather forecaster. Meanwhile, she and Castle try to keep their new romance a secret at work. read more

After the Storm Season 5, Episode 1

In the Season 5 opener, a night of passion forces Castle and Beckett to reexamine their relationship. Meanwhile, they must go up against the people who murdered Beckett's mother and are now threatening Beckett's life; and Beckett clashes with a senator. read more

Always Season 4, Episode 23

In the fourth-season finale, a military veteran's homicide leads Beckett to go after the man who shot her, and a concerned Castle wants to protect her from the danger she's facing. read more

Undead Again Season 4, Episode 22

A body with human bite marks is discovered, and the sole witness claims a zombie killed the man. Castle and Beckett then explore New York City's zombie subculture to unearth the murderer. read more

Headhunters Season 4, Episode 21

When things get tense with Beckett, Castle decides to team up with a new partner: a tough gang-unit detective who exposes him to a seedier side of police business and puts him in risky situations. read more

The Limey Season 4, Episode 20

A Scotland Yard detective works with Castle and Beckett to solve the murder of a British model whom he knew personally. Meanwhile, Lanie advises Beckett to stop stalling and pursue Castle. read more

47 Seconds Season 4, Episode 19

Five people are killed in a bomb explosion at a protest rally, and Castle and Beckett try to uncover who planted the deadly device by focusing on the crucial seconds prior to the blast. read more

A Dance With Death Season 4, Episode 18

Castle and Beckett investigate the homicide of a reality-show contestant and uncover an alarming secret the victim was hiding. read more

Once Upon a Crime Season 4, Episode 17

Castle and Beckett search for a murderer whose victims are dressed like fairy-tale characters such as Red Riding Hood and Snow White. read more

Linchpin Season 4, Episode 16

Conclusion. Castle and Beckett try to stop a series of events that could lead the U.S. into a war, and their efforts continue to put Castle in CIA agent Sophia Conrad's orbit. read more

Pandora Season 4, Episode 15

Part 1 of 2. Castle and Beckett work with the CIA as they hunt a killer who's connected to an international conspiracy, and the case reunites Castle and a female CIA agent with whom he shares a past. read more

The Blue Butterfly Season 4, Episode 14

Castle and Beckett revisit a private eye's 1947 homicide after realizing it's connected to a present-day murder they're investigating. read more

An Embarrassment of Bitches Season 4, Episode 13

A popular reality-TV star becomes a murder suspect when a well-known dog trainer turns up dead. read more

Dial M for Mayor Season 4, Episode 12

A body is found in a car within the mayor's motor pool, jeopardizing the mayor's administration and Castle's partnership with the police, which the mayor helped arrange. read more

Till Death Do Us Part Season 4, Episode 11

A womanizer leading a double life falls to his death following his latest conquest, and a surprising revelation in the investigation may interfere with Ryan and Jenny's wedding. read more

Cuffed Season 4, Episode 10

Castle and Beckett are abducted and awaken in a locked room, handcuffed to one another in a bed. As their coworkers search for them, they struggle to remember what happened and attempt to mount an escape. read more

Kill Shot Season 4, Episode 9

A sniper goes on a murder rampage in the city, and police struggle to find a motive before time runs out and another victim is killed. Meanwhile, Beckett's PTSD symptoms escalate, but she attempts to hide them from the team. read more

Heartbreak Hotel Season 4, Episode 8

Castle, Esposito and Ryan head to Atlantic City to solve the murder of a New Jersey casino owner who was found in an abandoned New York City warehouse. While there, they have a bachelor party for Ryan. read more

Cops & Robbers Season 4, Episode 7

Castle and his mom become hostages in a bank robbery executed by thieves wearing hospital scrubs, and Beckett's rescue plans are hampered by a rigid hostage negotiator. read more

Demons Season 4, Episode 6

Castle and Beckett investigate the homicide of a popular ghost hunter who was killed while probing paranormal activity at a famous mansion. read more

Eye of the Beholder Season 4, Episode 5

An insurance investigator (Kristin Lehman) assists Castle and Beckett with a homicide case stemming from the theft of a costly sculpture, and a museum benefactor (Jessica Tuck) becomes one of the murder suspects. read more

Kick the Ballistics Season 4, Episode 4

Castle and Beckett go after a serial killer who stole Ryan's gun after the weapon gets linked to a young woman's homicide. read more

Head Case Season 4, Episode 3

Castle and Beckett learn about life-extension science and how far people will go for the fountain of youth when they investigate a possible homicide in which there's no body. Elsewhere, Alexis hears from Stanford University's admissions department. read more

Heroes & Villains Season 4, Episode 2

Castle and Beckett think a vigilante is responsible for an ex-con's murder, but the case takes an unexpected twist when they realize the suspect dons an actual superhero disguise. read more

Rise Season 4, Episode 1

In the fourth-season opener, a wounded Beckett fights to stay alive as Castle investigates her shooting. Meanwhile, Victoria Gates (Penny Johnson Jerald) takes charge as the precinct's tough new captain. read more

Knockout Season 3, Episode 24

In the Season 3 finale, a hit man who has information about the murder of Beckett's mother escapes during a hearing. The manhunt leads Beckett to a law-enforcement figure tied to both the escape and her mom's death. read more

Pretty Dead Season 3, Episode 23

A beauty-pageant contestant is found strangled to death during rehearsals. The wealth of suspects includes the pageant's sponsor, the host and rival contestants. read more

To Love and Die in L.A. Season 3, Episode 22

Beckett goes rogue to pursue a suspect in her former partner's murder in Los Angeles. Castle tags along, and the two visit the set of his movie, "Heat Wave," where the cast proves helpful in breaking open the case. read more

The Dead Pool Season 3, Episode 21

A star swimmer with Olympic dreams is found dead in a pool, and crime writers Michael Connelly and Dennis Lehane (appearing as themselves) help Castle dissect the complex case over a game of poker. read more

Slice of Death Season 3, Episode 20

Castle and Beckett investigate the death of a reporter found in a pizzeria's oven. His murder may be connected to an exposé he wrote called "The Pizza Wars." read more

Law & Murder Season 3, Episode 19

Castle and Beckett investigate when a juror for a socialite's murder trial is poisoned and dies in court. read more

One Life to Lose Season 3, Episode 18

Castle's writing skills prove advantageous in the investigation into the murder of a popular soap opera's head writer. The serial's ambitious stars provide a pool of suspects. Corbin Bernsen and Jane Seymour guest star. read more

Countdown Season 3, Episode 17

Conclusion. Castle and Beckett must overlook the problems they have with Agent Fallon in order to prevent a catastrophe in New York. read more

Setup Season 3, Episode 16

Part 1 of 2. The investigation of a murdered cabdriver reveals his involvement in a high-stakes conspiracy, which leads to a federal agent (Adrian Pasdar) taking charge of the case. read more

The Final Nail Season 3, Episode 15

Castle's old school chum is accused of murdering his wife, and Castle and Beckett are at odds over whether the man is innocent or not. read more

Lucky Stiff Season 3, Episode 14

A lottery winner's murder provides a pool of jealous suspects for Castle and Beckett to investigate. Meanwhile, Martha feels undeserving of an unexpected inheritance. read more

Knockdown Season 3, Episode 13

Beckett meets with the retired detective who handled her mom's homicide case, but he is killed right before he can tell her anything. The subsequent probe leads to a decades-old conspiracy that may reveal who murdered Beckett's mother. read more

Poof! You're Dead Season 3, Episode 12

Castle and Beckett interview a top magician (Gilles Marini) after the owner of a magic store drowns in Houdini's legendary water torture tank. Elsewhere, romance is in the air for Esposito and Lanie. read more

Nikki Heat Season 3, Episode 11

Beckett and Castle tackle an upscale matchmaker's murder case, and they have company: the actress (Laura Prepon) cast as Nikki Heat, who wants a deeper grasp of her character. Her copycat image soon becomes too much for Beckett, but Castle likes it. read more

A Deadly Game; A Deadly Affair

Castle and Beckett investigate the apparent assassination of a covert agent and deal with their feelings for each other. Later, Beckett finds Castle at a murder scene holding a gun and is forced to arrest him despite his claims of innocence. read more

Last Call Season 3, Episode 10

An investigation into a dockworker-turned-bar-owner's death leads Beckett and Castle to the city's underground tunnels, where they discover a Prohibition-era secret. The probe's focus on New York's bar history inspires Castle to open one. read more

Close Encounters of the Murderous Kind Season 3, Episode 9

An astrophysicist is found dead in her car, and the investigation leads Castle and Beckett to the possibility of an alien abduction. Meanwhile, a shady government agent (Lyle Lovett) tries to put an end to the pair's probe. read more

Murder Most Fowl Season 3, Episode 8

Beckett and Castle discover the brutal kidnapping of a boy while investigating the shooting death of a subway worker in Central Park. read more

Almost Famous Season 3, Episode 7

A male stripper dressed as a cop is found murdered after Castle and Beckett respond to an officer-down call, and the probe focuses on the victim's life as a struggling actor. read more

3XK Season 3, Episode 6

A serial murderer called the Triple Killer strikes again after disappearing four years ago, and Beckett and Castle scramble to catch him before he takes more victims. read more

Anatomy of a Murder Season 3, Episode 5

An extra body found in a casket during a funeral leads Beckett and Castle to investigate the love affairs of doctors at a local hospital. And Castle's girlfriend tries to bond with Alexis. read more

Punked Season 3, Episode 4

Castle posits time travel as a possible element in the murder of a mathematician shot by a 200-year-old bullet. A tricked-out DeLorean and a suspect in Victorian-era garb help support his theory, but a link to a secret society may explain everything. read more

Under the Gun Season 3, Episode 3

Encoded evidence sparks Castle's imagination during the investigation into a bail bondsman's murder, but Beckett dismisses his wild theories. Meanwhile, Beckett's reunion with her ex-partner turns romantic, much to Castle's chagrin. read more

He's Dead, She's Dead Season 3, Episode 2

Castle and Beckett hunt for a psychic's murderer while debating the validity of her profession. Then they receive a letter from the victim written the day of her death predicting her demise, but it could be the work of the killer. read more

A Deadly Affair Season 3, Episode 1

In the third-season premiere, Beckett finds Castle at a murder scene holding a gun and is forced to arrest him despite his claims of innocence. read more

A Deadly Game Season 2, Episode 24

In the Season 2 finale, Castle and Beckett investigate the apparent assassination of a covert agent and deal with their feelings for each other. read more

Overkill Season 2, Episode 23

Castle and Det. Demming vie for Beckett's attention as the two men scramble to solve a robbery-homicide case, each using their own unique methods. read more

Food to Die For Season 2, Episode 22

Beckett and Castle investigate the death of a big-name chef found frozen in a restaurant's kitchen. Meanwhile, Castle finds himself attracted to the restaurant's owner, who just happens to be an old friend of Beckett's. Rocco DiSpirito appears as himself. read more

Den of Thieves Season 2, Episode 21

Beckett falls for a handsome robbery detective (Michael Trucco) assigned to work with her and Castle as they probe the murder of a thief. Meanwhile, it's learned Esposito has a close tie to the chief suspect. read more

The Late Shaft Season 2, Episode 20

A talk-show host (Tom Bergeron) dies hours after warning Castle of his impending fate, and Castle must convince Beckett that the death wasn't from natural causes. Meanwhile, Castle is charmed by a sexy actress (Kelly Carlson). read more

Wrapped Up in Death Season 2, Episode 19

A museum curator's death leads Castle and Beckett to a mummy's curse. Castle worries that he may also fall victim to the curse after he peeks at forbidden artifacts. read more

Boom! Season 2, Episode 18

Conclusion. Castle and Beckett work with the FBI to find a clever serial killer. read more

Tick, Tick, Tick... Season 2, Episode 17

Part 1 of 2. Beckett and Castle work with a skilled federal agent (Dana Delany) to track down a clever serial killer. read more

The Mistress Always Spanks Twice Season 2, Episode 16

A woman's body is found hanging from bondage cuffs and covered in caramel sauce. The investigation leads Beckett and Castle into New York's sexual-domination scene. read more

Suicide Squeeze Season 2, Episode 15

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. read more

The Third Man Season 2, Episode 14

A vacationing family return home to find a supposed squatter dead in their daughter's bed, and the ensuring murder probe unearths a million-dollar heist. Meanwhile, Castle tries to hide an article from Beckett that suggests the two are an item. read more

Sucker Punch Season 2, Episode 13

Beckett and Castle's investigation into an Irish mobster's death reveals a complicated turf war and a possible link between the killer and the murder of Beckett's mother. read more

A Rose for Everafter Season 2, Episode 12

While investigating the murder of a bridesmaid, Castle learns the bride is a former girlfriend (Alyssa Milano). Their reunion prompts his ex to have second thoughts about her impending marriage, and causes Beckett to question Castle's objectivity with the case. read more

The Fifth Bullet Season 2, Episode 11

An amnesiac is the key witness to an art dealer's murder, but can't recall what happened. Castle and Beckett's probe hits another snag when they discover a bullet is missing from the crime scene. read more

One Man's Treasure Season 2, Episode 10

A man's body is discovered in an apartment building's garbage chute, and two women surface to identify the deceased---his wife and his fiancée. Castle and Beckett's investigation uncovers the man's complex double life. DB Woodside guest stars. read more

Love Me Dead Season 2, Episode 9

The investigation into an ADA's murder is threatened by Castle's eagerness to help a call girl involved in the case. Elsewhere, Alexis reveals a major secret to Beckett instead of her father. read more

Kill the Messenger Season 2, Episode 8

A bike messenger is murdered en route to delivering evidence that could free a man from prison. The case is linked to a murder Capt. Montgomery probed 10 years ago, and a prominent New York family's secrets figure into the investigation. read more

Famous Last Words Season 2, Episode 7

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. read more

Vampire Weekend Season 2, Episode 6

A dead man wearing vampire teeth is discovered in a graveyard with a stake through his heart. The probe leads Castle and Beckett to a group of vampire fetishists, and clues are revealed in a graphic novel the victim had been writing. read more

When the Bough Breaks Season 2, Episode 5

Castle contemplates a job opportunity from his agent (Debi Mazar) as he and Beckett investigate what could be their last case together---the murder of a woman found in a manhole. read more

Fool Me Once Season 2, Episode 4

An explorer on a polar expedition is murdered, and the convoluted case turns even more confusing when Castle determines the elusive killer is trying to fool everyone. read more

Inventing the Girl Season 2, Episode 3

A young model is savagely murdered during New York City's Fashion Week, and the probe leads Castle and Beckett into the ruthless world of high fashion. read more

The Double Down Season 2, Episode 2

Two murders occur on the same night, prompting Castle to put his money where his mouth is by betting Ryan and Esposito that he and Beckett can solve their case first. But the two pairs must work together when both cases prove to be confoundingly bizarre. read more

Deep in Death Season 2, Episode 1

In the Season 2 opener, Kate and Castle are still at odds over his interference in her personal life, but the pair must work together when a man is found dead in a tree. Meanwhile, Castle struggles to finish his latest novel under the pressure of a looming deadline. read more

A Death in the Family Season 1, Episode 10

In the Season 1 finale, a plastic surgeon is found murdered in his car, and the ensuing probe involves surgery-obsessed patients and hush-hush procedures. Elsewhere, Alexis attends her first prom; and Castle discovers extremely unsettling information about Beckett's past. read more

Little Girl Lost Season 1, Episode 9

Beckett aids in a missing-child investigation, only to find the lead FBI agent is her ex-boyfriend, for whom she has unresolved feelings. And Castle complicates matters even more when he butts in on the probe. read more

Ghosts Season 1, Episode 8

A woman is found drowned in a bathtub full of motor oil at a shady hotel. A true-crime journalist, who may have been tailing the deceased, helps Beckett and Castle with the probe. Elsewhere, Beckett puts her reputation and wallet at stake in a poker game with Castle. read more

Home Is Where the Heart Stops Season 1, Episode 7

A socialite is savagely murdered during a home invasion. The probe finds Beckett uncomfortably entering Castle's privileged world as his date to a charity ball. And Castle seeks information from a jewel thief who finds him less than charming. read more

Always Buy Retail Season 1, Episode 6

A ritualistic killing draws Beckett and Castle into the world of Vodun, a mysterious religion Castle researched for a previous book. Elsewhere, Castle prepares for the possible return of Alexis' mother. read more

A Chill Goes Through Her Veins Season 1, Episode 5

A woman found frozen at a construction site leads Beckett and Castle to reopen a cold case. The probe into the victim's past stirs up unpleasant memories for Beckett, which provides Castle with new book material. read more

Hell Hath No Fury Season 1, Episode 4

Castle and Beckett become embroiled in political corruption while investigating the death of a city councilman who was running for reelection. Meanwhile, Castle's latest novel hits the stands, sending his mother into a critical rampage. read more

Hedge Fund Homeboys Season 1, Episode 3

Castle and Beckett investigate the death of a teenager from a once-wealthy family whose body is found in a rowboat in Central Park. Meanwhile, Castle has concerns about leaving Martha home alone. read more

Nanny McDead Season 1, Episode 2

Castle and Beckett discover a young nanny dead inside a laundry-room dryer, and their investigation leads to a dangerous world of play dates. Meanwhile, Castle contemplates Beckett's character while writing his "Nikki Heat" series. read more

Flowers for Your Grave Season 1, Episode 1

In the crime drama's premiere episode, well-known mystery writer Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) is questioned by a fiery detective (Stana Katic) about a serial killer reenacting murders from his books. The pair instantly clash, but not without the suggestion of romance. read more

Castle Episode: "A Deadly Game; A Deadly Affair"

Episode Synopsis: Castle and Beckett investigate the apparent assassination of a covert agent and deal with their feelings for each other. Later, Beckett finds Castle at a murder scene holding a gun and is forced to arrest him despite his claims of innocence.
Original Air Date: Dec 21, 2010
Guest Cast Michael Trucco: Tom Demming Monet Mazur: Gina Gino Cafarelli: Dean Carbino Craig Gellis: Earl Moreland Michael Rady: Evan Murphy Mitch Pileggi: Hans Bremel Stephen J. Cannell Michael Connelly James Patterson

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Premiered: March 09, 2009, on ABC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A murder-mystery writer and a detective team up to catch a serial killer who is reenacting murders from his books. Once the case is solved, the unlikely pair continue to work together to probe New York City's most unusual homicides.



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