Clever Castle's ideas get him and Becket to find the dirty bomb, but locked in a refrigeration car incommunicado. Luckily Ryan and Esposito ignore priority orders to have them found, and hence the bomb's trail. Agent Mark Fallon lifts their official ban from the case and follows Castle's next ideas about identity, widows and an Afghan-military connection. Add Fallon's interrogation zeal and they're just in time to discover the dark motive and find the bomb, but armed and about to explode and wipe out Manhattan. Written by
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One of the terrorists has the first name Jack, his partner has the last name Bauer - a reference to Jack Bauer of the TV show 24
(2001). The two-part episode mirrors the basic concept of 24. See more
When they are looking up the real Kevin McCann's Army file on the computer, they state that he was in the Special Forces. The flash on his beret is for Joint Special Operations Command, however his beret is the wrong color. It should be green, not black. The black beret has the used for regular army units (non-Airborne or Special Operations) since 2001. Before this, the black beret was exclusive to the 75th Ranger Regiment, i.e. the Army Rangers. Also, his beret is worn wrong. The flash should be straight in the front and the beret should be flat on the head, not lopsided. See more
Agent Mark Fallon
Do you see yourself as a... a great hero, doing this for a... a mighty cause? You think that's how people are going to see you? Because I'll tell you right now, brother, if you let this happen, you're going to go down in history as America's greatest mass murderer. Is that what you want?
When this bomb goes off, do you think they're going to be looking at me? People will see this as an act of terrorism, so they will be looking for a terrorist. Not a patriot. Not one of their own.
Agent Mark Fallon
Is that what ...
Due to previous episode's cliffhanger and this episode's prologue, the title card appears with the whole 'Castle' logo displayed in icy blue, not the usual white with some red. See more
Referenced in Castle: Knockout
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