5x04 Murder, He Wrote

Original Air Date: 15 October 2012
Writer
: David Grae
Director: Rob Bowman

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Castle and Beckett attempt to take a weekend away in the Hamptons, but the mood is killed when a man dies in Castle's backyard. Meanwhile, Ryan and Espo go on a wild goose chase trying to find Beckett's new boyfriend.


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5x04

GUEST CAST

MUSIC

  • David Burke - CHIEF JOHN BRADY
  • J.R. Nutt - CASIUS McMURRAY
  • Shane Johnson - DEPUTY ADAM JONES
  • Brian Howe - AARON LERNER
  • Tamara Braun - NATALIA ROOSEVELT
  • Don Stark - VINCENT CARDANO
  • "Getaway" - LATCH KEY KID
  • "Longing to Belong" - EDDIE VEDDER
LITERARY AND OTHER REFERENCES
  • James Dean was an American actor known for his roles in the iconic films Rebel Without A Cause and East of Eden. Because of the characters he played, he became associated with rebellion and disillusionment and became well known and idolized despite dying in a car crash when he was 24.
  • Part of Castle's poker crew, James Patterson is a fellow mystery writer and probably most well known for his books about psychologist Alex Cross.
  • Murder, She Wrote is an Emmy award winning television series starring Angela Lansbury about mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher solving murders in a little town in Maine.
  • Brangelina is the portmanteau nickname of celebrity couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.
  • The Godfather is a crime novel by Mario Puzo that has been adapted into a movie trilogy staring Al Pacino and Marlon Brando as the leaders of a prominent New York mob family.
  • Scooby-Doo is an animated television series that has been running on American TV in various forms since 1969. It is about four teenagers - Fred, Daphne, Shaggy and Velma, and a dog named Scooby-Doo, who solve supposedly supernatural crimes by exposing the human perpetrators. "And I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for you meddling kids" was a common phrase from the show.

MEMORABLE MOMENTS

QUOTABLE QUOTES

  • Ryan going a little overboard interrogating Lerner on Castle's girlfriend.
  • Nikki Heat roleplay.

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  • BECKETT: I can't help wondering how many other girls have gotten this tour.
    CASTLE: Right. Well, I'm not going to deny that I've brought other women up here. But none of them were you.
  • CASTLE: Call 911!
    BECKETT: Ya think?
  • LANIE: Is this how you interrogate people, because you're just pissing me off.
  • BECKETT: So we're Brangelina now?
    CASTLE: No, we're Rickate. No, we're Kate-ick. Caskett! Oh, that's good! 'cause of the whole murder thing.
  • ESPOSITO: Well, there's been a murder all right. Your spirit.
    RYAN: Wow.
    ESPOSITO: And your dignity.
JUST THE FACTS
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  • Josh has been in the Amazon setting up free clinics for the last year. Demming has been dating a vice detective for four months. Sorenson has been stationed in Europe for six months. None are currently involved with Beckett.
  • Ryan is the first of the little group to find out about Castle and Beckett's relationship - during an interrogation.
  • Esposito has joined the iPhone club, too. His text tone is news flash.
  • There's another older detective around the 12th named Bruce.
  • Vinnie "The Scar" Cardano appears again in "Drive" (7x01) when he seems to be involved in some aspect of Castle's disappearance.
OOPS
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