7x10 Bad Santa


Original Air Date: 8 December 2014
Writer
: Chad Creasey & Dara Creasey
Director: Bill Roe

DUSTJACKET BLURB


A doctor with ties to the mob is mowed down by someone in a Santa suit, and in the cause of finding the killer, Castle accepts an offer that he cannot refuse.


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GUEST CAST

MUSIC

  • Carole Gutierrez - DR. DEB LANDER
  • Larry Poindexter - DETECTIVE MCBRIDE
  • Vincent Spano - CHRISTOPHER CARLUCCI
  • Mo Gallini - ROCCO CARLUCCI
  • Paul Ben-Victor - DINO SCARPELLA
  • Alex Frnka - JANE SCARPELLA
  • Beau Billingslea - DR. WALTER PARISH
  • Judyann Elder - MELINDA PARISH
  • Jackie Tohn - CYBER RITA
  • Brent Antonello - LUCA TESSARO
  • "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" - Keith Barney (opening car chase scene)
  • "I'll Be Your Santa Baby" - Rufus Thomas (strip club)
LITERARY AND OTHER REFERENCES
  • Omertà is part of a code of honor associated in modern times with the Italian mafia (it can be traced to earlier times in Sicily and Crete), amounting to a code of silence regarding anything associated with one's family/organization, particularly as it relates to divulging such information to law enforcement. [Wikipedia]

MEMORABLE MOMENTS

QUOTABLE QUOTES

  • Beckett trying to come up with her contribution to the Castle family Christmas card poem
  • Lanie asking Javier to pretend they're engaged because that's what she told her parents, who are in town for the evening.
  • CASTLE: Squeezing down countless chimneys, delivering millions of presents in one night? It's bound to happen. Santa finally cracked.
  • BECKETT: (asking about the poem) So, what do I have to do again?
    ALEXIS: Write six funny, poignant, eloquent lines describing highlights of the past year, for you. And they must rhyme.

    BECKETT: What word rhymes with "I'm screwed"?
JUST THE FACTS

  • Lanie's parents are named Walter and Melinda. Her dad is a retired cardiothoracic surgeon.
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