4x16 Linchpin

Original Air Date: 20 February 2012
Writer
: Andrew W. Marlowe
Director: Rob Bowman

DUSTJACKET BLURB


In a race against time, Castle and Beckett join forces with the CIA to prevent WWIII. As they get closer and closer to the truth of Pandora and the linchpin, the truths of their world go spinning out of control.


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GUEST CAST

MUSIC

  • Jennifer Beals - SOPHIA TURNER
  • John Stamberg - MARTIN DANBERG
  • David Chisum - THOMAS GAGE
  • Russell Edge - AGENT JONES
  • Burnadean Jones - TECH 2
  • Lak Rana - TECH 3
  • "Song" - ARTIST (Placement)
LITERARY AND OTHER REFERENCES
  • Danberg refers to the CIA as "the Company", a euphemism which was used as far back as 1953, according to the Oxford English Dictionary. (See the OED entry for speculation as to its origin.)

MEMORABLE MOMENTS

QUOTABLE QUOTES

  • Hair porn. Again.
  • Beckett going to the wrong desk.
  • Alexis' internship with Lanie giving her more information than she ever needed about her father.
  • WWIII.
  • Sophia basically telling Beckett to not sleep with or get in a relationship with Castle. Damn. (It's a good thing she's a master liar.)
  • Twists that keep our heads spinning as we try to keep up.
  • Beckett's shoulder nudge to Castle.
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  • ESPOSITO: I was Special Forces. I used to eat classified for breakfast and yet Writer Boy knows?
  • CASTLE: If you're stubborn enough to keep going, I'm stupid enough to go with you.
  • BECKETT: There is no "big deal." Sleep with whoever you want. The more the merrier.
  • SOPHIA: You always liked playing with dynamite. Just be careful it doesn't blow up in your face.
  • BECKETT: Don't make me shoot you.
  • CASTLE: Wow...I have no idea what they're talking about, but this is very exciting.
  • CASTLE: Clara started out like Sophia, but she turned out more like you. You know...smart, fierce, kind. I think that's why I was drawn to you. As a muse.
  • BECKETT: I think we saved a little girl's life, and that's enough for me.
JUST THE FACTS
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  • Castle's father may have been in the CIA, but that is unconfirmed. For what it's worth, Beckett tells him she thinks that it's a lie.
OOPS
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