8x21 - Hell to Pay


Original Air Date: 7 May 2016
Writer
: Jim Adler (story), Adam Frost, & Nancy Kiu (teleplay)
Director: John Terlesky

DUSTJACKET BLURB


Hayley and Alexis are hanging out at the PI office during a blackout when a bleeding man with an ax breaks in, then dies before they find out what he came for.


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GUEST CAST

MUSIC

  • Rick Cosnett - VICTOR CROWNE
  • Brian Poth - OSCAR VON ECKLUND
  • Anne-Marie Johnson - MRS. KRAMER
  • Michael Chieffo - DR. ROTH MARTIN
  • Benjamín Benítez - DAVE HOLMBY
  • Matthew Borlenghi - ROLLINS
  • Emanuel Loarca - GUARD
  • Ronnie Steadman - GABRIEL SHAW
  • RJ Walker - MARSHALL KRAMER
  • "Song" - ARTIST (Placement)
LITERARY AND OTHER REFERENCES
  • One of the Bible verses Castle reads off the body of Gabriel is from Psalm 140: "Protect me, oh Lord, from the hands of the wicked."

MEMORABLE MOMENTS

QUOTABLE QUOTES

  • Castle is lured from his office in the dead of night to investigate a mysterious spinning globe - and getting punked by Beckett.
  • Alexis and Hayley getting punked by Beckett at the end of the episode.
  • CASTLE: I'm marked for death. You laugh now, but you'll miss me when I'm gone.
    BECKETT: You're not going anywhere. Take your jacket off.

  • HAYLEY: Yes, I can break it. (about the safe)
    CASTLE: What do you need?
    HAYLEY: Twenty-eight minutes, and a chocolate milkshake.

JUST THE FACTS

  • In the DVD commentary for "Cool Boys", Nathan Fillion says that he always imagined there was a secret room behind the door which, in this episode, leads to a secret room.
  • Castle's reference to Schrödinger's cat evokes a theory, posited by Erwin Schrödinger, involving a cat that might be alive or dead, depending on an earlier random event. Presumably Castle is referring to the idea that, until the safe is opened, what lies inside is entirely uncertain.
OOPS
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