The investigation into the shocking death of a museum curator, crushed by a falling gargoyle, takes a bizarre turn when Castle and Beckett learn that he isn't the first member of a recent archeological expedition to die. It turns out there was a legend inscribed over the burial chamber the team unearthed warning that "all who gaze upon the face of the mummy are doomed." Was the curator just the latest victim of "The Mummy's Curse"? And if so, what does that mean for Castle, who snuck a peek at the mummy when no one was looking? Written by
Did You Know?
Guest star Gil Birmingham ("Cacaw Te") and star Nathan Fillion are both from the Joss Whedon universe. Each had a role on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer". Birmingham had a minor role in a second season episode, and Fillion had a major recurring role in the seventh, and final, season. See more
The "gargoyle" is actually a grotesque, as gargoyles traditionally were waterspouts carved into the shape of a creature. See more
[Castle believes he's been cursed; in the break room, the cappuccino machine is steaming
I don't know. I was... gonna make a coffee and the cappuccino machine started shaking, and just as I hit the deck, it exploded.
You could have been killed.
[Beckett, Ryan, and Esposito snicker, then burst into laughter
[realizing he's been pranked
Ohh... very... okay, very funny. Yes, you got me.
"Ooh, I'm Castle. I don't believe in curses."
What, did you get bomb disposal to rig ...
Written by Robert Duncan See more