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Castle Season 1 Episodes

10 Episodes 2009 - 2009

In the first season of this crime drama, successful murder-mystery writer Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) is asked to consult with the New York City police about a serial-killer case in which the murderer is reenacting scenes from Castle's books. He agrees, and he shares his insight with Det. Kate Beckett (Stana Katic), the lead detective on the case. After the case is solved, Castle uses his friendship with the mayor to continue working with Beckett's team on additional cases. The benefits are mutual: His skills will help the police, and he will get to do research his next series of books centering on Det. Nikki Heat, a female protagonist inspired by Beckett. Beckett objects to the character's name and disapproves of the way Castle doesn't follow police protocol, but she realizes she's in no position to question the mayor's decision.

Episode 1

Flowers for Your Grave

Mon, Mar 9, 2009 60 mins

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.

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Episode 2

Nanny McDead

Mon, Mar 16, 2009 60 mins

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.

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Episode 3

Hedge Fund Homeboys

Mon, Mar 23, 2009 60 mins

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.

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Episode 4

Hell Hath No Fury

Mon, Mar 30, 2009 60 mins

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.

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Episode 5

A Chill Goes Through Her Veins

Mon, Apr 6, 2009 60 mins

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.

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Episode 6

Always Buy Retail

Mon, Apr 13, 2009 60 mins

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.

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Episode 7

Home Is Where the Heart Stops

Mon, Apr 20, 2009 60 mins

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.

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Episode 8


Mon, Apr 27, 2009 60 mins

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.

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Episode 9

Little Girl Lost

Mon, May 4, 2009 60 mins

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.

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Episode 10

A Death in the Family

Mon, May 11, 2009 60 mins

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.

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