2x23 Overkill

Original Air Date: 10 May 2010
: Rene Echevarria
Director: John Terlesky


The theft of a rare book brings Demming in on a murder case. Meanwhile, Castle hasn't learned to share his toys.

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  • Michael Trucco - TOM DEMMING
  • William R. Moses - BLAKE WILDER
  • Julie Claire - LISA JENKINS
  • Jennifer Hall - REBECCA STRONG
  • Kasey Mahaffy - LANCE NEWMAN
  • Ella Thomas - NATASHA PIPER
  • Stephen Full - BENNY
  • Paul Carafotes - LUKAS CANBY
  • Jim Hoffmaster - CLERK
  • Melanie Lewis - DAPHNE
  • Monica Garcia - CLEANING LADY
  • "Workin Man's Blues" - ACEYALONE (teaser)
  • "You And Me Belong" - JES
  • "Crash & Burn" - LIFEHOUSE (tag)
  • Sex and the City was an American TV show (and two movies since then) about four women and their love lives in New York. Carrie, the main character, was played by Sarah Jessica Parker. Miranda and Charlotte were two of the friends.
  • Perez Hilton is a gossip columnist/blogger.
  • Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler are characters from Gone with the Wind.
  • Catcher in the Rye is a novel by J. D. Salinger about an angsty teenage boy.
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls is an Ernest Hemingway novel about an American in the Spanish Civil War.



  • The boys acting giddy over the victim's hot shaving cream.
  • Beckett understanding 'cry-talk'.
  • Castle's jealous lip twitch.
  • Ryan teasing Castle about Demming.
  • Beckett waking up her suspect by kicking him.
  • Castle and Beckett theorizing while Demming tries - and fails - to put his two cents in.
  • Beckett putting the pieces together and solving the crime.
  • Castle trying to be suave after seeing Beckett kissing Demming
  • LANIE: It's like Sex and the City…only with boys.
  • RYAN: Beckett's a good cop; she can canvass and make goo goo eyes at the same time.
  • BECKETT: Scarlett O'Hara?
    CASTLE: She's a fictional character.
    HOTEL MANAGER: It's that kind of place.
  • MONTGOMERY:Nice of you to give them [Castle and Demming] both the satisfaction of taking down their suspect.
    BECKETT: It's the least I could do. Male vanity being what it is.
  • MARTHA: Are you all right?
    CASTLE: Yes... No.
  • BECKETT: I know who did it. I know who killed him.
    CASTLE and DEMMING: (in unison) Who?
  • CASTLE: Besides, it's not for me. It's for Ryan and Esposito.
    BECKETT: Don't you mean Charlotte and Miranda?
    CASTLE: Wait a minute...that would make me Carrie.
    BECKETT: You're so metro-sexual for even knowing that.
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  • Castle has put Demming into the newest Nikki Heat as the sleazy Detective Schlemming, but Alexis advises him to get rid of the character.
  • Martha auditioned for a new Petrofsky play called The Edge of Awakening, but her 'friend' Madge Vance got the part. The play was a train wreck and is closing soon, but Martha admits that Madge was very good.
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