Castle 2009 | TV Show

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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.

Premiered: March 9, 2009

Rating: TV-PG

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Mon Mar 2 5:00pm
Murder Most Fowl(Season 3, Episode 8) TNT

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

Mon Mar 2 6:00pm
Close Encounters of the Murderous Kind(Season 3, Episode 9) TNT

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.

Mon Mar 2 7:00pm
Last Call(Season 3, Episode 10) TNT

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.

Mon Mar 2 8:00pm
Nikki Heat(Season 3, Episode 11) TNT

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.

Mon Mar 2 9:00pm
Poof! You're Dead(Season 3, Episode 12) TNT

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.

Tue Mar 3 5:00pm
Knockdown(Season 3, Episode 13) TNT

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.

Tue Mar 3 6:00pm
Lucky Stiff(Season 3, Episode 14) TNT

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.

Tue Mar 3 7:00pm
The Final Nail(Season 3, Episode 15) TNT

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.

Thu Mar 5 5:00pm
Setup(Season 3, Episode 16) TNT

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.

Thu Mar 5 6:00pm
Countdown(Season 3, Episode 17) TNT

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

Thu Mar 5 7:00pm
One Life to Lose(Season 3, Episode 18) TNT

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.

Fri Mar 6 5:00pm
Law & Murder(Season 3, Episode 19) TNT

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

Fri Mar 6 6:00pm
Slice of Death(Season 3, Episode 20) TNT

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."

Fri Mar 6 7:00pm
The Dead Pool(Season 3, Episode 21) TNT

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.

Mon Mar 9 5:00pm
To Love and Die in L.A.(Season 3, Episode 22) TNT

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.

Mon Mar 9 6:00pm
Pretty Dead(Season 3, Episode 23) TNT

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.

Mon Mar 9 7:00pm
Knockout(Season 3, Episode 24) TNT

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.

Mon Mar 9 8:00pm
Rise(Season 4, Episode 1) TNT

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.

Mon Mar 9 9:00pm
Heroes & Villains(Season 4, Episode 2) TNT

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.

Tue Mar 10 5:00pm
Head Case(Season 4, Episode 3) TNT

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.

Tue Mar 10 6:00pm
Kick the Ballistics(Season 4, Episode 4) TNT

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

Tue Mar 10 7:00pm
Eye of the Beholder(Season 4, Episode 5) TNT

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.

Thu Mar 12 5:00pm
Demons(Season 4, Episode 6) TNT

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

Thu Mar 12 6:00pm
Cops & Robbers(Season 4, Episode 7) TNT

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.

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