8x22 - Crossfire

Original Air Date: 16 May 2016
Writer
: Alexi Hawley and Terence Paul Winter
Director: Rob Bowman

DUSTJACKET BLURB


The tip Caleb Brown gives to Castle and Beckett seems to be yet another dead end - until a "routine" homicide case brings Ryan and Esposito in on the LokSat investigation.


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Previous Episode (8x21)Series Finale
8x22 02

GUEST CAST

MUSIC

  • Jed Rees - FLYNN
  • Gerald McRaney - MASON WOOD
  • Kristoffer Polaha - CALEB BROWN
  • Paul Haitkin - FAKE CALEB
  • Michelle Alegria - NEWSCASTER
  • Michael Teh - BRETT
  • Rainey Spurlock - LILY
  • Brady Steib - JAKE
  • Tyler Steib - REECE
  • "Sunshine Day" - THE BRADY BUNCH (sung by Flynn)
LITERARY AND OTHER REFERENCES
  • Flynn says that "the company has made great strides in chemical truth agents..." The phrase "the company" is a common euphemism for the CIA.
  • Milo Minderbinder is a character from Joseph Heller's 1961 novel Catch-22, a mess officer who becomes a war profiteer during World War II.

MEMORABLE MOMENTS

QUOTABLE QUOTES

  • Castle repeating Flynn's words at him when he gets him on the interrogation table.
  • Castle and Beckett each telling complete strangers just what the other means to them.
  • Mason Wood coming to their rescue in a taco truck.
  • CASTLE: I hope I got the right dosage. Because forgetting to breathe can be such a drag.
  • CASTLE: It's an embarrassing name, isn't it? Like "A Boy Named Sue"? Maybe your mother called you Doofus.
JUST THE FACTS

  • The boys seen in the final scene are identical twins Tyler and Brady Steib.
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OOPS
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