Castle: Season 2, Episode 20

The Late Shaft (12 Apr. 2010)

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A talk show host tells Castle that someone wants him dead. The next day he dies of an apparent heart attack, Castle has to convince Beckett as well as Lanie to look into his death.

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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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When listening to the tapes the headphones are still plugged in even through sound is coming through the speakers 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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Richard Castle: Good morning, Detective.
Kate Beckett: Really?
Richard Castle: What?
Kate Beckett: Lose the "I just got laid" voice, all right?
Richard Castle: [feigning ignorance] What are you talking about?
Kate Beckett: I am a trained detective, so don't bother denying it.
Richard Castle: Okay, fine.
Kate Beckett: Oh, so now you're not denying it.
Richard Castle: You... just told me not to.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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How Much I Feel
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