Episodes



SEASON ONE

Ashley Tisdale
1x01 Flowers For Your Grave

Rick Castle, a detective fiction writer starved for inspiration, is called to consult on a murder that looks staged right out of his books, and finds himself a brand new muse.



Do you ever have any fun? You know, let your hair down, drop your top, Cops Gone Wild?

You do know I'm wearing a gun?
Sara Manning 1x02 Nanny McDead

Castle uses his friendship with the mayor to wrangle a permanent ride-along with Beckett and her team. In their first case, a young woman is found stuffed into a dryer.



So. Looks like I managed to make it through the case without getting injured, shot or killed.


Yeah, well, maybe tomorrow.
1x03 title 1x03 Hedge Fund Homeboys

What appears to be the drug-related shooting of a prep school senior quickly points to a conspiracy of some kind among his friends.



Promise not to hate me?

I already hate you.
1x04 1x04 Hell Hath No Fury

A city councilman is murdered just weeks before the election. Meanwhile, Castle comes up with an excellent solution to the precinct's atrocious coffee.



I'm a wise-ass, not a jack-ass.

I didn't know there was a difference.
1x05 1x05 A Chill Goes Through Her Veins

When a woman's frozen body is found at a construction site, Castle and Beckett find themselves investigating a real cold case -- and Beckett finally reveals the truth about the 'loved one' she lost.



Just pretend we're married.

Fine. If we're married then I want a divorce.

1x06 1x06 Always Buy Retail

A number of unrelated victims appear to have been murdered in Voudoun rituals to locate a lost object. But what is the object, and who is looking for it?



Her blood sugar gets low, she gets a little cranky.

Zip it, kitten.
1x07 1x07 Home is Where the Heart Stops

A series of jewel heists escalates to gruesome murder, and Beckett and Castle have to do some fancy red-carpet undercover work to unravel the case.



Where was the badge?

Don't ask.
1x08 1x08 Ghosts

What do a bath filled with motor oil, an explosion, and an unscrupulous tell-all journalist have in common?



Memoirs are about truth, and I'm not a very truthful person. It would be too easy to make myself look good.

It might be harder than you think.
1x09 1x09 Little Girl Lost

A kidnapped child brings Beckett's ex-boyfriend, an FBI agent, back into her life.



Do I detect actual concern for my well-being?

Screw this up and I'll kill you.
1x10 1x10 A Death in the Family

A plastic surgeon is found dead with a plastic wrapper over his face. Meanwhile, Castle's meddling in Beckett's past turns up new information but may blast their friendship to smithereens.



Seriously? Parking garage? It's pretty cliche.

No one ever said the feds were original.

SEASON TWO

2x01 2x01 Deep in Death

The mayor thinks a publicity shoot for Heat Wave in the precinct is a great idea, Beckett not so much. Montgomery orders Beckett to let Castle help her with an investigation. Now, if he can only convince her to let him stay.



Is it my imagination, or did you change?

Castle, can you get some backup please?

2x02 2x02 The Double Down

When they catch two murders at the same time, the team splits up. But which pair will solve their case first?



What is it about full moons that bring out all the crazies?

I don't know, you tell me.

2x03 title 2x03 Inventing the Girl

A model turns up dead in the forecourt of Lincoln Center during Fashion Week. Meanwhile, the Cosmo article is out, and Beckett gets another layer peeled off the onion. Or two.



Purse is missing, no ID, and get this, we couldn't find her shoes.

I'm gonna go with...still with Prince Charming at the ball.
204 2x04 Fool Me Once

An arctic explorer is murdered online...except he wasn't an explorer and he wasn't in the Arctic. Meanwhile, Beckett finds out exactly what's on page 105.



There's a sex scene between Nikki Heat and the roguishly handsome reporter who's helping her.

Oh, good. So he's nothing like you.
2x05 title 2x05 When the Bough Breaks

Heat Wave is released, and Castle is offered a fabulous book deal, but it may mean the end of his relationship with Beckett.



Thank you for using irony correctly.

Yeah, well, it must be your great grammatical influence over me.


2x06 Title 2x06 Vampire Weekend

Halloween is here, and Beckett and Castle investigate the murder of a...vampire?



You want to go get something pierced?

No. Do you?

2x07 title 2x07 Famous Last Words

Alexis' favourite singer is found dead, and the team finds that the clues to unravel the murder are hidden in the victim's own songs.



Do I look like a killer to you?

Yes, you kill my patience.

1x08 Title 2x08 Kill the Messenger

A bike messenger is killed, and Becket and Castle must investigate the connection to a case solved ten years ago.



Isn't a magnifying glass standard issue for detectives?

Not since Sherlock Holmes.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki
2x09 Love Me Dead

A DA is murdered, Castle makes a promise he may not be able to keep, and Beckett and Alexis have a secret.



Thanks for not saying I told you so.

Oh, that starts tomorrow.

2x10 title 2x10 One Man's Treasure

One man's body is found thrown down a garbage chute, but two women come forward to identify it -- one his fiancee, the other his wife.



Don't bother them if they seem busy.

You're one to talk.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki 2x11 The Fifth Bullet

An amnesia victim holds the key to a murder...but are Beckett and Castle certain that they want to open the door?



Why, Detective Beckett, I had no idea you were a romantic.

I also sleep with a gun, bet you didn't know that either.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki 2x12 A Rose for Everafter

Castle reconnects with an old love on her wedding day, when one of her bridesmaids is murdered.



Tell me you've never torn a picture of a wedding gown out of a magazine.

I've never torn a picture of a wedding gown out of a magazine.
2x13
2x13 Sucker Punch

A body turns up with a series of knife wounds -- just like another murder ten years ago.



We could force him to watch Paris Hilton videos.

You want to be brought up on charges?
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki 2x14 The Third Man

A family comes home to find someone dead in baby bear's bed. Meanwhile, Castle and Beckett try dating...others.



I sometimes forget I'm not actually a cop.

I don't.
2x15 2x15 Suicide Squeeze

A Cuban baseball player is murdered, a family tree goes unbranched, and Beckett discovers her inner squee.



Did you just use the word 'veritable'?

...You should hear me say 'fallacious'.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki 2x16 The Mistress Always Spanks Twice

A body covered in caramel leads the team to New York's Dungeon Alley. Oh, and Honeymilk has a surprise.



Okay, what aren't you telling me?

So much, Castle. So very... very... much.
2x17 2x17 Tick, Tick, Tick (Part I)

A serial killer has a message for Nikki Heat. What's worse, a federal posse swoops in and effectively removes Beckett from her own case.



I’m here to protect you.

With what? Your vast arsenal of rapier wit?


2x18 2x18 Boom (Part II)

As if blowing up Beckett's apartment wasn't enough, the serial killer kidnaps FBI Agent Shaw, turning the hunt into a game of cat-and-mouse with her as the cheese.



I’m sure after all this, you’re a little sorry you let me follow you around.

No, not this. All the other annoying things that you do, but not this.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki 2x19 Wrapped Up in Death

A mummy is loose in New York, wreaking vengeance on all who have gazed upon his face. Or so Castle believes.



You had to tell them, did you?

Yes. Yes, I did.

Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki
2x20 The Late Shaft

When a talk show host drops dead the night after Castle's appearance, it's up to him to convince Beckett and the Boys that it was truly murder. Meanwhile, there is nookie.



It's called investigating. You should try it.

I usually wait till there's a crime.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki 2x21 Den of Thieves

Beckett gets her own back when the good looking guy she meets at the precinct gym turns out to be a robbery detective with a case that's more than a little important to Esposito.



What could I do?

You could watch.


2x22 2x22 Food to Die For

A frozen chef leads to a reunion for Beckett, a date for Castle, and some really tasty dinners.



What's a good time?

If you don't know by now, it's too late to show you.

2x23
2x23 Overkill

When Beckett invites Demming to help with the latest murder, Castle becomes a very unhappy camper.



That would make me Carrie.

You're so metrosexual for even knowing that.
2x24
2x24 A Deadly Game

A game of spies goes horribly wrong, and so too does Beckett's relationship with both men.



Don't get into a drinking contest with her. She can take you.

Oh, I don't need to drink to take him.

SEASON THREE





Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki 3x01 A Deadly Affair

Castle's back...and are they not glad to see him.
Perhaps he should have called. Or texted. Or emailed...



You are aware that you're under arrest for murder?

I thought you were being rough with the cuffs just for fun.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki 3x02 He's Dead, She's Dead

A psychic is murdered, and Castle reveals his true name.



You were one of those annoying six-year-olds who stopped believing in Santa Claus because he couldn't travel faster than the speed of light?

I was three, and we didn't have a chimney.
3x03 Under the Gun3x03 Under the Gun

A treasure hunt and the return of a mentor complicate what should have been a straightforward case.



You were a girl once.

Still am.

3x04 Punked 3x04 Punked

A man found dead in only his boxers in Central Park may have been a murder most old-fashioned.



Did you say something about a giant moth?

Nope.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki 3x05 Anatomy of a Murder

A murdered woman seems to have some connection to a charismatic...nurse?


Wow. Nothing like a hypothetical prison term to let you know who your friends really are.

Don't worry Castle, I'd get you out.

Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki3x06 3XK

It's every cop's nightmare as the serial killer who was never caught returns.



You called to seek my counsel!

I wouldn't say it exactly like that.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki3x07 Almost Famous

An officer goes down...but not quite as expected. And Alexis wisely decides that acting is probably not her destined career.



Shotgun!

Castle, you're the only one here.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki3x08 Murder Most Fowl

The mysterious case of the lightbulb changer becomes something very very different.



What's the strangest pet you ever had?

You.

Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki3x09 Close Encounters of the Murderous Kind

Mulder and Scu-- erm, Castle and Beckett meet A Very Special Government Agent. Oh, and Castle fixes the economic crisis so he can impress Ashley's parents.



We need to pause and savour.

Please. Let's just stick it in and get this over with.
3x10 Last Call3x10 Last Call

Castle goes on the hunt for the world's rarest scotch and winds up solving the gang's drinking problem. Oh, and someone gets murdered too.



Oh my goodness, Castle, you were so cute back then!

Back then?!
3x113x11 Nikki Heat

Meta goes mega as the 12th gets a visit from Nikki Heat herself, and the other Nikki Heat isn't quite so sure she likes what she sees in the mirror. Meanwhile, Ryan has A Very Special Question.



She's a civilian! Aren't you afraid she's going to get in the way and mess up the case?

You're kidding, right?
3x123x12 Poof, You're Dead

A
magician is drowned in his escape-proof box. Meanwhile, Beckett finds a little magic up her own sleeve when Castle's magic proves to be totally gone.



I never pegged you as a magic fan; you know any good tricks?

I do this one thing–with ice cubes.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki3x13 Knockdown

Johanna Beckett's case is revisited with deadly results. Meanwhile, there's...a thing. That happens. And it isn't a dream.





All the best cops...have one thing in common.

Plucky sidekick?
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki3x14 Lucky Stiff

A lottery winner is murdered, the team dreams of winning, and in a way, Martha does.




All right. Got the keys.

Oh, great. I'm driving.
3153x15 The Final Nail

Castle and Beckett square off when her lead suspect turns out to be his old friend.





Maybe we should check out that lead before rushing to judge an innocent man.

I'm sorry, is this you staying out of the way?
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki3x16 Setup (Part I)

A routine investigation unveils a far worse problem than anyone could have imagined. Meanwhile, Beckett's a little confused about her relationship with Dr Motorcycle Boy.




It's like our own mini-precinct.

Except it smells better.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki3x17 Countdown (Part II)

Castle and Beckett have found the bomb, but as they're locked in a freezer, they're having a little trouble telling anyone about it.



We're not dead yet.

I just wish this was one of your books and you could rewrite the ending.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki3x18 One Life to Lose

A soap opera writer is murdered, and Martha gets her very own trip down Temptation Lane.




A writer? Why would anyone want to kill a writer?

Oh, so many reasons.

3x193x19 Law & Murder

A juror drops dead in a courtroom just before the verdict is read. Meanwhile, Alexis finally finds her inner teenager, and Castle wangles a movie date.



Can we stop at Remy's for burgers after?

Now you're pushing it.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki3x20 Slice of Death

A longstanding pizza feud ends with a body in an oven...and then the real fun begins. Also, Alexis needs to get some new friends.



That's just a cover to avoid scrutiny from the Feds.

You had a lot of imaginary friends growing up, didn't you?

3x213x21 The Dead Pool

A swimmer drowns and Beckett and Castle finally have The Talk...almost.



He's a writer, how much trouble can he be?

!?!
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki3x22 To Love and Die in L.A.

Beckett's training officer is killed, and guilt drives her to follow a lead to LA, risking her career in the process. Castle, of course, follows Beckett.




Going rogue is kind of my speciality.

Yeah, but subtlety isn't.


3x233x23 Pretty Dead

A beauty queen is murdered, but maybe she wasn't as innocent as she seemed. Meanwhile, Alexis comes up with a new college plan, and Castle loses his cookies.



Death of a beauty queen? Scandalous.

Yeah, I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki3x24 Knockout

Lockwood escapes and Beckett will stop at nothing to retrieve him, even if it means her life. Only Montgomery has other plans.



You've been chasing this thing so long you're afraid to find out who you are without it.

You don't know me, Castle. You think you do, but you don't.

SEASON FOUR





Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x01 Rise

After her near death experience, Beckett struggles to find her place, both in the precinct and with Castle. In the meantime, Alexis questions her dad's place with the police.




So how does it feel?

It's not enough...but it's enough for now.

Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x02 Heroes and Villains

There's a caped crusader roaming the streets of Gotham, er, New York. Or two. Or three.




Tell me, what's your favourite part?

You don't have to answer that, his ego doesn't need any more feeding.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x03 Head Case

First, no body? Then a body with no head? Then the head goes missing? Yeap, it's fun with cryogenics.



Would you do it, would you get the implants?

I don't think I need them.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki
4x04 Kick the Ballistics

Ryan's missing gun turns up in exactly the way his worst nightmares predicted. Meanwhile...there is no meanwhile.





We'll get 3XK. And we'll do it right.

Damn, Castle. Look at you, thinking like a real cop.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x05 Eye of the Beholder

An art theft turns into murder, and the insurance investigator is sure she can solve it better than the cops.




Wait. Posing in...?

Not a stitch.
4x06 - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki
4x06 Demons

A ghost hunter is murdered locked inside a haunted house. Who ya gonna call?



I think it's time that we revisit the possibility that our killer is a--

If you say ghost I'm sending you home.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x07 Cops and Robbers

Martha wants a loan. Castle wants a case. Some doctors want to rob a bank. Be careful what you wish for, child...




Tell me that you need me.

Excuse me???

Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x08 Heartbreak Hotel

A case takes the boys to Atlantic City, where they discover their inner Elvi, leaving Beckett stranded in NYC with Gates.



We can explain.

No, I'm not even sure I want to know.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki
4x09 Kill Shot

A sniper on the loose proves that Beckett is maybe not as okay as she's been convincing everyone she is.



It's decaf. Look--

Castle, I'm fine. Really. I'm fine.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x10 Cuffed

Finally! Castle and Beckett wake up in bed together. Except...not quite.



I'll tell you, after that experience, if I ever have to be hitched to someone, it would be you.

Hitched?!?

Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x11 Til Death Do Us Part

A pick up artist gets dumped...out a window. Oh, and Ryan's drinking green sludge, Espo's just turning green and Castle and Beckett are...whatever.



You show me yours, I'll show you mine.

Men. You all want to know, but you don't want to know.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x12 Dial M for Mayor

A body is found in a car belonging to City Hall. Sounds like a job for a Danish woman wearing a Christmas jumper. Failing that, Castle might have to take an Interesting call.



So we can narrow our suspects down to rich men with impeccable taste.

Are you saying you’re a suspect?

Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x13 An Embarrassment of B*itches

Yeap. Castle's gone to the dogs. Show. Oh, and Esposito gets a case of puppy love.



Boy, this guy? This guy is a snuggler.

I bet you let him sit on your couch, didn't you?
4x14 The Blue Butterfly - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x14 The Blue Butterfly

A PI's diary from the 40's leads Castle down fantasy lane to a cold case, a missing necklace, and a familiar-looking dame with a hella pair of legs.



"As they stared into each other's eyes, Kate's heart quickened."

Did you just say Kate?
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x15 Pandora

An ice-cold suspect slips out of holding, a Strong Silent Type slips some black pillowcases over Beckett and Castle's head, and Castle's Other muse needs Beckett's help.



Look, it was never the way it was with you and me.

...How many other women have you semi-stalked in the name of research?
Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x16 Linchpin

The end of the world (or at least the US) must be averted. Again.




That whole sinking car thing? Much cooler in movies than in real life.

And for the record, I prefer watching spy thrillers to being in them.
Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x17 Once Upon a Crime

Into the woods, the crime is now...Oh, and Martha's got her own sort of fairy tale to tell.



She's Little Red Riding Hood!

Great, Castle. I'll call in an APB on the Big Bad Wolf.


Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x18 A Dance With Death

A dance show contestant is murdered. Yeah, that'll drive the ratings up.



So your dream was to argue a case in front of the Supreme Court.

Yep. I was on my way to becoming the first female Chief Justice
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x19 47 Seconds

A bomb at a NYC protest kills five people and makes Castle and Beckett rethink a thing or two. Or not.



Can’t wait to tell someone about it.

Well then let’s give him the opportunity to do just that.
Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x20 The Limey

A British woman is murdered. Meanwhile Castle and Beckett need to be locked in a closet until they're ready to act like adults again.



First, there are no bad episodes of Miami Vice. Second, who died?

You, by the looks of it.
Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x21 Headhunters

Castle finds another muse. Too bad about that gang of drug dealers.



I can take care of myself, you just never give me a chance.

That's because I'm not trying to get you killed.
Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x22 Undead Again

Zombies are lurching around New York, and Castle and Beckett lurch toward something that looks like reconciliation.



Can we at least agree that he looks like a zombie, he dressed like a zombie, and he acts like a zombie?

And that helps us how?
Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki4x23 Always

It's the finale, so there must be Johanna Beckett. Meanwhile Alexis is graduating and Beckett and Castle get ready to throw down their cards at last.



Beckett, what do you want?

You.

SEASON FIVE





Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki5x01 After The Storm

Just when Beckett thought it was over, it's not. OTOH, that other thing seems to be going quite well.



Man, if we got murdered right now, I'd feel
so ripped off.

Yeah. Me too.

Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki5x02 Cloudy With A Chance of Murder

A weathergirl is murdered as a result of a supposed work relationship gone wrong. Meanwhile, the plan to hide their new relationship also goes horribly wrong for Castle and Beckett.



She’s like the Terminator of sexbots.

What is that even supposed to mean? She just keeps on coming?
Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki5x03 Secret's Safe With Me

The contents of a storage locker may hold the key to a murder. Or, alternatively, to Gates' heart. In the meantime, Alexis is more worried about what to pack for college than her dad's new relationship.



I so wish I could kiss you right now.

Yeah, I know.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki5x04 Murder, He Wrote

Fanfic comes to life as Castle & Beckett attempt a weekend getaway in the Hamptons, with predictable results.



I can’t help wondering how many other girls have gotten this tour.

Well, I’m not going to deny that I’ve brought other women up here. But … none of them were you.
Episodes - Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki5x05 Probable Cause

It's the nastiest murder yet, and all the evidence points to Castle. Lucky for everyone he's the title character.



Well, things have never been easy between you and me.

Maybe that's what makes it all worthwhile.
5x065x06 The Final Frontier

KBex, erm, Beckett gets outed as a Firef-, erm, Nebula-9 fan when a former cast member is murdered at ComicCo- erm, whatever they're calling it here.




Cap your pen, Castle. There’s been a murder here.

Here at Supernova Con? Shiny.
5x075x07 Swan Song

A documentary crew descends on the precinct, shakycam and all.


Just because they want to invade my privacy, that doesn’t mean that I have to help them do it.

They’re going to see something. I just want them to see what I see.
5x085x08 After Hours

Castle and Beckett wind up on the lam with a witness in South Centr-, erm, the South Bronx.


We’re in this relationship that makes absolutely no sense on paper and sometimes I just start wondering. Are we kidding ourselves?

So what if we don’t make sense on paper? We don’t live our lives on paper.
5x095x09 Secret Santa

When Santa falls out of the sky, you can guess who they're gonna call.



I hate to break it to you, Castle, but there is no Santa.

Well, not any more.
5x10
5x10 Significant Others

Beckett's staying at Castle's (yay!), but Alexis is sick and then Meredith turns up (no!). Oh, and there's a murder (not Meredith, we hope).



I have a dinner date with your ex-wife, remember?

Yeah. I remember. I was just hoping you’d forget.
5x115x11 Under the Influence

Esposito gets a chance to turn a young offender's life around.



NYPD. Where’s the host?

Forget the host, where’s your pants?
Dustjackets5x12 Death Gone Crazy

An college-girls-gone-wild entrepreneur is killed. Meanwhile, Alexis starts a vlog she'd better hope "Max" never finds.




That is rampant speculation.

Rampant speculation is my specialty.
Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki5x13 Recoil

It's the return of Senator Bracken, only this time his life is in Beckett's hands.




I liked the way you dotted the ‘i' in "kill" with a little heart. It was a nice touch.

Well, I was trying to give it a personal feel.
Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki
5x14 Reality Star Struck

A murder on a reality show yields some very predictable results...or maybe not.




It’s your drawer. I mean, I know it’s not a lightsaber, but –

No. It’s perfect.
Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki
5x15 Target

Grab the tissues...or a convenient stuffed monkey. it's Castle's worst nightmare come true.




Who hires an ex-commando to babysit their daughter?

I’ve considered it.
Dustjackets: A Castle Wiki
5x16 Hunt

Part 2, and the hunt for Alexis goes on.




Please don’t do anything like that again without me, okay?

I won't
.
Dustjackets5x17 Scared to Death

Three days after a woman receives a sinister message on a DVD, she's found dead with an expression of horror on her face... just as the message predicted.



‘Be with Kate’? That’s your number one? When did you write this?

What like, three years ago? Ooh! I can cross that one off.
Dustjackets5x18 The Wild Rover

The murder of an Irish mobster draws Ryan to reprise his undercover persona, Fenton O'Connell.



What happens if you don’t like what you see?

What happens if you don’t let me look?
Dustjackets5x19 The Lives of Others

Castle's laid up with a busted knee, bored out of his mind, when he witnesses what looks like a murder in the apartment across the way.



You really blew my mind.

Yeah well, I figured the trickiest part would be fooling you and keeping a straight face.
The Fast and the Furriest victim5x20 The Fast and the Furriest

Is Bigfoot on the loose in New York City? Or is there some other explanation for the murder of a woman who was hunting him?



Is there anything that you don’t believe in?

Sure there is. There’s … um …
Dustjackets5x21 Still

Beckett falls afoul of a trap set for someone else by a desperate man with incendiary tendencies - who kills himself without revealing how to disarm the time bomb Beckett is standing on.


Do you remember when we first met? I kind of thought you were an ass.

I know you pretended you thought that, but c’mon. We’re together now. You can admit it. You fell for me the first moment you saw me.
The Squab and the Quail victim5x22 The Squab and the Quail

A waiter at a high-class restaurant gets his orders mixed up and the victim of the ensuing poisoning is not the intended target.



I was in the zone. I was like Gretzky.

Well, at least Gretzky knew how to score.
The Human Factor victim5x23 The Human Factor

A car explodes on a busy street, and before the NYPD can investigate the FBI has confiscated all - well, nearly all - the evidence.




I just had a deeply disturbing thought.

Much like most of your thoughts?
Dustjackets5x24 Watershed

A young woman's body is found floating in a rooftop water tank, and the clues lead to the truth about her best friend's death.



I’m sorry. I shouldn’t have kept secrets.

It’s who you are. You don’t let
people in.

SEASON SIX





Valkyrie victim6x01 Valkyrie

Beckett trains as a new agent, Castle comes to visit, meddles in her classified case, and is exposed to a top secret toxin which will kill him within 24 hours.


We’re going to be able to make this work, right?

We’re going to be great. DC is going to be great. Promise.
Dreamworld victim6x02 Dreamworld

Hunting down the antidote to the lethal toxin leads Beckett and McCord on a race to find the man responsible before he unleashes the poison on anyone else - and before it kills Castle.



Next time I say I’m dying to see you let’s keep it metaphoric.

Deal.
Need To Know victim6x03 Need to Know

A former teen star, a Russian beauty, a bitter ex-co-star, and...gun smuggling? Beckett finds out what kind of justice her new job dispenses.



Look, I can solve this. I just need a little more to go on.

Castle, you’re not going to Castle me on this one.
Number One Fan victim6x04 Number One Fan

A murder suspect takes hostages in an office and per her demand, the NYPD calls for a special negotiator - Richard Castle.



I don’t need to work? Does that mean you’re my - sugar daddy?

Actually, I’m still sleep talking. I can’t really be held responsible for whatever I say.
Time Will Tell victim6x05 Time Will Tell

Solving the murders of a parole officer and a scientist is made more difficult when the suspect claims to be from the future, complete with a Terminator-style agenda.



For the sake of our future, please tell me you don’t believe that guy.

Oh, no. But you’ve got to admit, it’s a great story.
Get A Clue victim6x06 Get A Clue

An elaborate historical scavenger hunt leads a woman to her death when it turns out there's real treasure to be found.



What are you doing?

Making stuff up, like you do.
Like Father Like Daughter victim6x07 Like Father, Like Daughter

Alexis' fight for justice on a cold case brings her to enlist Castle's help despite their falling out over her relationship with Pi.


You said you wanted it to be special.

Yes,
because when I was a little girl imagining my wedding day, being stuck in a small tin can with a thousand tons of rocket fuel strapped to my ass was exactly what I had in mind.
A Murder is Forever victim6x08 A Murder Is Forever

A famous relationship counselor is found dead in her car, and the clues lead to ... a really big rock.



I’m honoring you by inviting you into my territory. And Linus is part of that territory.

And if you want to be invited into my territory again you should probably rethink that.
Disciple victim6x09 Disciple

The fact that the victim could be Lanie's twin is made even creepier when she discovers the woman was deliberately altered to look like her. Right down to the latest tattoo.



I was hoping for something more romantic and less … hobbity.

Why does everyone always think those two are mutually exclusive?
The Good The Bad and The Baby victim6x10 The Good, The Bad, & The Baby

The baby is fine, but the man who staggered into the church with him is dead - and not related to him.



You know, I think I’m actually going to miss little Benny.

Well, who knows. Maybe in a few Thanksgivings from now we’ll have a couple Bennys of our own running around.
Under Fire victim6x11 Under Fire

A series of warehouse fires turns up a body burned beyond recognition, and the search for a suspected arsonist threatens to claim the lives of two of New York's finest.



Pick a date for my wedding? I was planning on bringing her.

Really? When is that? I might have plans.
Deep Cover victim6x12 Deep Cover

What do a hacker, a rogue ex-CIA operator, and Coney Island have in common?



I want to be flexible.

You already are flexible. ...You see what I did there?
[Untitled]6x13 Limelight

A pop superstar's decoy is murdered, but was it because of who she works for - or who she is?



Does this say we’re getting married in space?

No. It’s not going to happen, babe.
Dressed To Kill victim6x14 Dressed To Kill

It's Fashion Week in New York, and the styles are to die for.



You trust me to make this decision on my own?

Can you take Martha?
6x156x15 Smells Like Teen Spirit

Castle is made to relive some not-so-good times when a girl at one of his former high schools is killed.



To the things we missed.

And to those we didn't.
6x166x16 Room 147

One of these Room 147s is not like the others - it has a dead body in it, and three people confessing to the crime who had nothing to do with it.



How do you know what I do to you while you're sleeping?

Whoa. Well, whatever it is, wake me up for it next time,
6x176x17 In the Belly of the Beast

Beckett goes undercover with very little preparation and finds a link to her mother's death in a chillingly unexpected place.



No goals other than to waste hours on end.

Okay, stop describing my life.
6x186x18 The Way of the Ninja

There are no such things as ninjas, but someone out there is doing a great impression of one - right down to the ceremonial weapon.



You've got an excuse for everything, don't you?

Okay, I'm getting the feeling that this is about more than me not calling.
6x196x19 The Greater Good

Investigating the death of an informant for the US Attorney's office is complicated when it turns out the US Attorney is Gates' estranged sister.



I will not marry you on a ride or up in space or on a slide.

I bet Dr. Seuss got married somewhere fun.
6x206x20 That 70s Show

Discovery of a long-dead Hoffa-esque corpse leads to a source who's mentally still living in 1978.




I look ridiculous.

Ridiculously hot.
6x216x21 Law and Boarder

A young man is run down on the street by someone determined to bury their own past along with the victim's.



Aren't there more important things than winning?

That's a notion created to comfort those who lose.
6x226x22 Veritas

Beckett goes hunting for evidence of Bracken's connection with her mother's death and ends up becoming hunted herself - for murder.



She's proud of you. Wherever she is, she's proud.

I never could have done this without you.
6x236x23 For Better or Worse

The only victim in this one is Beckett's pride, when she finds her past might prevent her and Castle's future from happening.



T-minus 72 hours until we're married. This feels like a dream.

That's because I'm dreamy.

SEASON SEVEN





Rick Castle7x01 Driven

Castle has gone missing since he wasn't found in the burning car. Kate's relentless hunt for him turns up only more confusing clues - which remain unexplained even when Castle is finally found.



To my amazing mother, my wonderful daughter, and the love of my life.

And to coming home.
Wallace Williger7x02 Montreal

A toy company CEO is murdered for a discovery his dog made, and Castle finds some clues to how he spent his summer.




That's too risky.

It's Canada. How risky could it be?
William Fairwick7x03 Clear and Present Danger

A body impaled with a pool cue interferes with Castle and Beckett's recently revived love life, but the culprit might be an invisible being.



You have no idea how much I missed this.

You had amnesia for two months. I missed it more.
Anton Vetotchkin7x04 Child's Play

Castle infiltrates a second-grade classroom to find a child who may have witnessed the murder of an ice cream vendor.



Should I be worried?

Only that I might solve this case before you.
Abby Smith7x05 Meme is Murder

A bullying victim takes his revenge online, with murderous results.




I had to channel my inner Castle, but once I did … nailed it.

Wow. You nailed playing yourself. That’s impressive.
Mathias Gensler7x06 Time of Our Lives

A stolen artifact sends Castle to an alternate universe, but will it send him back - to his Kate?




You saved my life. Why?

Because I love you, Kate.
Whitney Williams7x07 Once Upon a Time in the West

When a victim's death is linked to an Arizona dude ranch, Castle sees a chance for something like a honeymoon. With murder.



We did it, Mrs. Castle!

We certainly did, Mr. Beckett.
Paul Reeves7x08 Kill Switch

Esposito is trapped on a subway car with several civilians and a desperate man with a suicide switch.




Turner and Hooch aren't married.

Yeah, but you still remind me a little of Hooch.
Lance Delorca7x09 Last Action Hero

Lance Delorca was a lethal weapon - at least in the movies - but apparently not lethal enough to avoid being killed in a dark alley.



You really think I could stand between you and your boyhood dream?

You are my boyhood dream.
Eric Mercer7x10 Bad Santa

Santa finally snapped. Or maybe this guy was more naughty than nice.




Since when do you follow rules?

Since I'm the one who made them.
Shana Baker7x11 Castle P. I.

Banned from the precinct, Castle has been working on a surprise for Beckett, which he springs on her over the body of a murdered preschool admissions administrator.



What happened to that rebellious girl with the leather jacket and the motorcycle? Would she say can’t?

She enforces the law now and drinks expensive wine.
Anahita Menendez7x12 Private Eye Caramba!

Castle is persona non grata on the case of the dead telenovela beauty, but he gets a referral from Beckett that turns out to be connected to her case.




I’m just a girl looking for a private dick.

Then your search is over, sweetheart.
7x137x13 I, Witness

An old high school friend hires Richard Castle Investigations to catch her husband cheating, but Castle catches sight of something far more heinous.




Ooh, I like naps.

Yeah, naps are good.

7x147x14 Resurrection

One woman is dead and another is missing, and both of them are connected to Kelly Nieman...and maybe to Jerry Tyson.



I don't know if I'm surprised. You are pretty lovable.

Well, you raised a wonderful person, so.

7x157x15 Reckoning

Castle won't find Beckett before Nieman kills her - unless he can get inside the mind of 3XK.



Thanks for coming to get me.

Always.
7x16 017x16 The Wrong Stuff

Beckett & co. investigate the murder of an astronaut in training - inside a Mars simulator.



Castle, boost me up.

Why do I always have to be on the bottom?
7x17 017x17 Hong Kong Hustle

Beckett's anxiety over her career path is aggravated when a badass Asian detective joins the investigation into a friend's murder.



I never want to be guilty of leaving behind what matters most.

You cannot leave behind what is always by your side.
7x18 017x18 At Close Range

Ryan takes on a side job on a security detail and is on the spot when a VIP is murdered - and when the NYPD arrests the wrong suspect.



I know I have occasionally theorized that a conspiracy was afoot –

Occasionally?
7x19 017x19 Habeas Corpse

A dead lawyer is the only guy who knew where the body is buried. Literally.



Care to take a ten minute recess in my chambers?

If it please the court, I would.
7x20 017x20 Sleeper

Castle starts tracking down the people he sees in his dreams, and one of them turns up dead.



Why would you be abducted on our wedding day and end up in [spoiler]?

Worst bachelor party ever?
7x21 017x21 In Plane Sight

The only thing worse than snakes on a plane is an unidentified murderer on a plane.




Wish me luck.

You don't need it. You've done this a million times.
7x22 017x22 Dead From New York

The producer of a popular sketch show makes his last appearance - when his corpse falls through the ceiling of an elevator car.



How could you not like Dr. Finger?

Because I wasn't a 13-year-old boy.
7x23 017x23 Hollander's Woods

Castle's memory of a 30-year-old murder case may help with solving a more immediate crime.



If Noah ends up walking, you’re going to have to have me committed.

Listen, if after seven years of your crazy theories you haven’t already been committed, then I think you’re pretty safe.

SEASON EIGHT





801 018x01 XY

On her first day as Captain of the 12th, Beckett disappears, leaving a trail of alarming clues and giving Castle qualms about her trust in him.


Babe - did you set your hair on fire again?

That was one time. No, I'm just so good-looking that I'm literally smoking hot.
8x02 018x02 XX

Castle's and Beckett's trails finally intersect, uncovering yet another dark political conspiracy, but eventually Beckett takes her own path in order to keep her family safe.




We work better as a team.

Yeah, we do.
8x03 018x03 PhDead

Beckett and the team investigate the murder of a college student who apparently transported from a locked cage onto a pointy tree branch. And Castle just happens to be a guest lecturer at the same college.



I asked you for time. Why can't you give me that?

Because you need me.
8x04 018x04 What Lies Beneath

The man killed in a church isn't the only liar in this scenario. Sorting out who's telling truth takes time, patience, and Castle's connections with City Hall.




Did you call just to bust my chops?

Pretty much.
8x05 018x05 The Nose

A priceless painting is stolen, the carrier murdered, and a witness is found who didn't see the suspect...she smelled him.




Are you okay?

Far from it.

8x06 028x06 Cool Boys

In which Detective Ethan Slaughter looks up Castle, P.I. to solve the death of an informant - and reveals unexpected talents.





I'm just confused about Beckett.

That makes two of us.

8x07 018x07 The Last Seduction

A man paid to seduce potential divorcees is stabbed to death after having a crisis of conscience. And the Castles celebrate their first anniversary...kind of.





That was even better than I remembered.

Well, I have to save some moves for year two.
8x08 018x08 Mr. & Mrs. Castle

A cruise ship entertainer is shot and thrown overboard, and Beckett discovers the victim might have a connection to the case she's working on the sly.



Think of all the secret romantic interludes we could have...

You mean like in
Titanic when they're in the old car?
8x09 018x09 Tone Death

An acapella singer turns her life around through music only for it to come back and kill her. In the meantime, Ryan and Esposito find out that Castle and Beckett are both dating again.



Captain Beckett, have you successfully completed your agenda for your lunch meeting?

Indeed I did. Three times.

8x10 018x10 Witness for the Prosecution

Castle is called to the stand as a star eye witness only to have everything he though he knew called into question by the last person Beckett wants to see.



Be charming, but not too charming.

That’s like asking Superman not to be too super.
8x11 018x11 Dead Red

Castle and Beckett head to Russia - or at least to the Russian Embassy - to help investigate the murder of the son of the Russian ambassador. But things get hairy when Castle has to babysit a security agent and Beckett has to call in ... familiar help.




And if I keep him happy?

Then I will keep you happy.
8x12 018x12 The Blame Game

Stephen King might not have plans to collaborate with Castle, but the killer does have plans to pit couples against each other in a psychological escape-the-room game for their lives.


I was really looking forward to the prospect of collaborating with Stephen King, you know?

Look on the bright side...When Stephen King does call, at least you’ll have one hell of an icebreaker.
8x13 018x13 And Justice For All

Castle gets to go undercover - sort of - in an ESL class and ends up helping to teach the true meaning of the American melting pot.



I'm Sherlock without Watson!

No, you probably mean Watson without your Sherlock... because after all, my darling, you're the writer.
8x14 018x14 The G.D.S

Castle heads to Los Angeles with Hayley in search of answers about his missing time but ends up with offer to compete for a spot with the Greatest Detective Society ... ever.




I already work with the greatest detective in the world and I cannot wait to get back home to her.


8x15 018x15 Fidelis Ad Mortem

A NYPD recruit is killed during his time at the Police Academy and it looks like it's an inside job which sends Beckett and the gang on a walk down memory lane.



I know you are trying to protect me but … I am begging you not to. I want in.

Good. Because I need you in. This is our fight now.

8x16 018x16 Heartbreaker

Esposito steels himself to work with his ex-fiancee on a murder case related to the crime he arrested her for nine years ago.




That wasn't me.

Says the guy with the razor-sharp French toast and the sausage kebab.
8x17 018x17 Death Wish

Two men recently returned from Turkey are beheaded, and Castle thinks it has something to do with a lost magic lamp.



I have no need for genies simply because I already have everything I could ever wish for.

Right back at you, handsome.
8x18 018x18 Backstabber

Hayley lends a hand in a covert operation for an old friend, which turns fatal for the man she's partnered with - and possibly for her.



Does this mean that you won't be having any more bad dreams about me tonight?

No, 'cause we're not sleeping tonight.

8x19 01
8x19 03
8x19 Dead Again

Someone has a grudge against a mild-mannered city safety inspector.
Enough to kill him... three times.

8x19 05



I'm over that whole "sex in zero-g" thing.

Good, 'cause that was just an accident waiting to happen.

8x20 018x20 Much Ado About Murder
The (quill) pen is mightier than the sword, at least for a B-movie star trying to break into Serious Theatre.



Are you saying you planned my abduction by a fugitive cartel leader?

Yeah, complete with the daring rescue and everything. It was fun, huh?

8x21 018x21 Hell to Pay
One dark and stormy night, a bleeding man with an ax breaks into the PI office after hours, and for once it isn't a Castle prank.



I am still marked for death.

You'd think saving the Antichrist would give you a pass.
8x22 018x22 Crossfire
A tip from Caleb Brown leads Castle and Beckett on a not-so-merry chase to discover LokSat, starting with a charred body in a car trunk.



Every writer needs inspiration, and I found mine.

Always.