Castle: Season 2, Episode 20

The Late Shaft (12 Apr. 2010)

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Hours after filthy rich comedian and TV show star Bobby Mann asked Castle, one of his guests, for help claiming to fear for his life, he dies from cardiac arrest. Castle insists on an ... See full summary »

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Hours after filthy rich comedian and TV show star Bobby Mann asked Castle, one of his guests, for help claiming to fear for his life, he dies from cardiac arrest. Castle insists on an autopsy, which shows a crafty poisoning requiring knowledge of Bobby's medication. The night before, he had visited two of his ex wives, Cindy and Barbara, who have apartments in the same building, and later, he saw his future successor as show host. He was also blackmailed with pictures of him and an apprentice, but by whom? Castle enjoys a hot affair with actress Ellie Monroe, who wants Nicky's part in the upcoming Heat wave movie. More studio politics increase the suspects lists, while alibis are checked. Written by KGF Vissers

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At one point in the episode, Castle suggests to Beckett that the two of them should have a signature line. He then pitches two: "She's armed, he's dangerous." and "A new chapter in crime solving." Both are promotional tag lines used for the show. See more »

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Kevin informs Kate that Bobby left Barbara's apartment at 1:15 a.m., however it is already on the time line on the incident white board. See more »

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Janine Marks: [holding a blackmail photo of her daughter with Bobby Mann] He was banging my daughter right under my nose? I will kill him!
Richard Castle: He's already dead.
Janine Marks: Well, I will kill him again! I don't care! Where's the corpse?
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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