Castle: Season 3, Episode 21

The Dead Pool (11 Apr. 2011)

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College swimming team champion Zack Lindsey, self-made on a partial scholarship, is murdered during a nightly training session and dumped in the pool. Beckett and Castle wade through Zach's... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Alexis Castle (as Molly Quinn)
Dennis Lehane (as Dennis J. Lehane)
Rob Tredwyck
Alex Conrad
Coach Rome
Tommy Marcone
Bridget McManus


College swimming team champion Zack Lindsey, self-made on a partial scholarship, is murdered during a nightly training session and dumped in the pool. Beckett and Castle wade through Zach's, his teammates', his coach's and even retired predecessor Rob 'Rocket' Tredwyck dodgy connections, motives and alibis, involving car theft and doping. Meanwhile, Castle soon regrets bringing along his writing protégé Alex Conrad, whom Beckett surprisingly welcomes as eagerly as his crime authors' poker club proves jealously aloof. Written by KGF Vissers

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MEDIA CROSSOVER: Rick Castle plays poker with several distinguished authors, including Michael Connolly. In Connolly's book, The Drop, Harry Bosch texts Maddie, his daughter; Maddie's text reply: "All good. Finished homework, watching Castle downloads." (Chapter 30, page 277) See more »


Jimmy Lennon's rap sheet lists his height as 5'9" but his mug shot shows him at 6'. See more »


Lorraine Dinovi: [about her son] First day I put him in the pool, he was two years old. Took to it like a fish. You have kids?
Captain Roy Montgomery: Two daughters and a son.
Lorraine Dinovi: It's what we do for them, right? When his dad left and I was feeling lower than dirt, you know what he told me? He said "I'm gonna be someone one day, for you, Ma. So you can walk down the street and be proud."
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