8x14 - The G.D.S

Original Air Date: 7 March 2016
Writer
: Alexi Hawley
Director: John Terlesky

DUSTJACKET BLURB


The only thing that could distract Castle in his quest to uncover what may have happened to him in Los Angeles is an invitation to compete for a spot in the Greatest Detective Society - by investigating a gruesome murder.

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GUEST CAST

MUSIC

  • Summer Glau - KENDALL FROST
  • Jason Manual Olazabal - DETECTIVE MENENDEZ
  • Gerald McRaney - MASON WOOD
  • Doug Savant - VICTOR NIGEL
  • Dari Ingolfsson - PHILLIP HARRIS
  • Mageina Tovah - VERONICA HARRIS
  • Vince Nappo - JORDAN KEEGAN
  • Jon Knapp - CHAUFFEUR
  • Courtney Ford - COURTNEY
  • Billy Armstrong - BELLMAN
  • Abhimanyu Katyal - ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
  • "Stompa" - SERENA RYDER (Castle & co. arrive in L.A.)
LITERARY AND OTHER REFERENCES
  • "Putting the lotion in the basket" is apparently a euphemism for having an unusual and negative personality trait; it comes from the book and film The Silence of the Lambs. (Explanation at quora.com.)

MEMORABLE MOMENTS

QUOTABLE QUOTES

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JUST THE FACTS

  • Summer Glau, who plays Kendall Frost, co-starred with Nathan Fillion on the 2002 TV series Firefly.
  • The location for the G.D.S. headquarters was once part of the renowned Dutch Chocolate Shop, now restored, at 217 West 6th Street, Los Angeles; it was also seen in "The Final Frontier".
  • When the killer is arrested at Zenith Studios, he's standing near a wall with a poster for Hell's Crawlspace, the film mentioned as Natalie Rhodes' claim to fame in "Nikki Heat".
OOPS
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