Castle (2009– )

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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle gets 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 / ... (133 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Kate Beckett / ... (133 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Martha Rodgers / ... (133 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Javier Esposito / ... (133 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Alexis Castle / ... (133 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Kevin Ryan / ... (133 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Lanie Parish / ... (133 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Captain Victoria Gates / ... (75 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Captain Roy Montgomery (60 episodes, 2009-2014)
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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle gets permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes. A "guy's guy", he proves popular with the male team members, but immediately offends the sensibilities of the team leader, Detective Kate Beckett. Though she'll never admit it, he slowly wins her over with his innovative approach to crime solving. He brings to the table skills the others don't have: contacts in Manhattan high society, free-form creative thinking, and years of developing believable fictional characters that have inadvertently molded him into a natural criminal profiler. But life is not all crime fighting adventure for this wealthy playboy: his relationship with Beckett becomes even more strained when he unveils a new series of detective novels featuring a racy character based on her, and his home life is dominated by his mother (a fading ... Written by Anonymous

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In the recurring intro Castle compares his and Beckett's relationship to "Turner & Hooch". Scott Paulin, who plays Jim Beckett (Kate Beckett's father) plays a role in "Turner & Hooch". See more »

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[repeated season 2 episode 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: Detective Kate Beckett.
Kate Beckett: Beckett.
Kate Beckett: Beckett.
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Referenced in Castle: Lot Cops (2013) See more »

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Hook, line and sinker
19 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a dedicated Nathan Fillion fan I had to watch this show to support my favorite actor, but a few minutes into the pilot I knew I was in. Not only was Fillion perfect for his role as Rick Castle, but the rest of the cast fits together like a strange, yet very close family. By the end of the episode I was hooked. This show has it all, mystery, intrigue, comedy and relationships, beyond romance. It is relieving to have a show that is not only about the two main characters relationship, but also the daughter and mother and their corky relation to Castle. This show is a perfect ten! Here's hoping it has a longer run than Fillion's other work!!!


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