6x18 The Way of the Ninja

Original Air Date: 17 March 2014
Writer
: Christine Roum & Shawn Waugh
Director: Larry Shaw

DUSTJACKET BLURB


Ninjas don't exist, as everyone is telling Castle, and yet he believes that he and the murder victim both have had an encounter with one.


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The Way of the Ninja

GUEST CAST

MUSIC

  • Arye Gross - M.E SIDNEY PERLMUTTER
  • Arden Cho - KIARA
  • Brittany Ishibashi - SAYA OZU
  • Caitlin Gold - YUMI
  • Anna Moon - AIKO
  • Chris Bruno - RANDALL BEDFORD
  • Carin Chea - SAITO'S SECRETARY
  • Tarri Markel - SHANNON BEDFORD
  • Mike Moh - LEE TONG
  • Cameron Deane Stewart - DEAN BEDFORD
  • Faye Viviana - JADE YAMATA
  • Ron Yuan - MICHIO SAITO
  • "What I Like About You" - (Ryan singing karaoke)
LITERARY AND OTHER REFERENCES
  • The Great Throwdini is the stage name of a real New York-based impalement artist, who has appeared off-Broadway and in many TV shows.
  • Eskrima is a form of martial arts practiced in the Philippines which emphasizes weapon-based fighting with sticks, knives, bladed weapons and various improvised weapons.
  • Akira Kurosawa is one of the most significant filmmakers in history; Dersu Uzala, oddly enough, is the only film he made that was not in Japanese (it was in Russian due to the subject material and location). The film runs 144 minutes.

MEMORABLE MOMENTS

QUOTABLE QUOTES

  • Ryan sings karaoke!
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JUST THE FACTS

  • Seamus Dever (who plays Ryan) is actually proficient at karaoke (he gave a few tips in a 2012 interview).
  • In a later episode, the phone impaled by a ninja star is seen under a glass display dome in Castle's home office.
OOPS
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