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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 "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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Trivia

The actress Toks Olagundoye, who plays Hayley, previously starred in a series called "The Neighbors," also on ABC. Her character, Jesse Joyner-Kersee, worked at a fictitious restaurant called "Salsa CASTLE." Most of the time, only the word CASTLE was visible on her name tag. See more »

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Throughout the show Beckett goes on undercover operations from time to time. However, with all of the publicity associated with the Nikki Heat books that are based on her, it is more than likely her "cover" would be blown and would be useless in that role. See more »

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[repeated lines]
Kate Beckett: Thanks for
[whatever Castle has done]
Richard Castle: Always.
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Hook, line and sinker
19 March 2009 | by 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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