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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
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 Richard Castle / ... (161 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Kate Beckett / ... (161 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Martha Rodgers / ... (161 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Javier Esposito / ... (161 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Kevin Ryan / ... (161 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Alexis Castle / ... (161 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Lanie Parish / ... (161 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Captain Victoria Gates (93 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Captain Roy Montgomery (61 episodes, 2009-2014)
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Richard "Rick" Castle is a millionaire playboy who recently killed off his main character when a serial killer starts killing people like he does in his books. He teams up with New York police detective Kate Beckett to solve the case. He finds inspiration in Detective Beckett and starts shadowing her for his next book.

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She's armed, he's dangerous. (Season 2) See more »

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Nathan Fillion (Richard Castle) and Darby Stanchfield (Meredith) play characters who were previously married to one another. In the movie Waitress (2007), they played husband and wife. See more »

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In many episodes detectives track somebody by using the entrance/exit information from their MetroCards. In NYC the card is only swept once at the entrance but not on the exit (except on Staten Island where card is swept at the exit only), so the person can travel almost the entire subway system with only the entrance recorded. Exit swipes are in use in Washington, DC and San Francisco's BART where zonal fares are in use. See more »

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[repeated season 3 open]
Richard Castle: [v.o] There are two kinds of folks who sit around thinking about how to kill people: psychopaths and mystery writers. I'm the kind that pays better. Who am I?
Richard Castle: I'm Rick Castle.
Richard Castle: Castle.
Richard Castle: Castle.
Richard Castle: I really am ruggedly handsome, aren't I?
Richard Castle: [v.o] Every writer needs inspiration, and I found mine.
Kate Beckett: I'm Detective Kate Beckett.
Kate Beckett: Beckett.
Ilya: Aah!
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Nathan is in his element!!!
15 March 2009 | by (Clearwater, Florida) – See all my reviews

For anyone of the "Firefly" persuasion, you are in for a treat! ABC realized what a gem they had in Nathan Fillion when he did his guest stint on Desperate Housewives, and they quickly got their act together and gave him a series! In other words, Nathan is back!! :) This series has a great start to it, with a strong ensemble cast that brings out a great multi-dimensional quality to the show. It is clever, and sarcastic humor reigns. The plot of the pilot was your typical Crime Investigation approach, but it is the delivery of this fine cast that breaks it apart from other shows. With that being said, I hope that they do develop the story lines a bit better in the future, but no matter what happens, this show is a joy to watch simply because of the cast...especially Nathan Fillion. This character is very much like Mal Reynolds in Firefly, and that is what brought me to this show. The rest of the cast and the great delivery is what will keep me with this show!! Well done ABC!!


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