Responding to an "Officer Down" emergency call, Castle and Beckett's latest case takes a shocking turn when it's revealed that the victim isn't a cop but a male stripper dressed up as one. The murder leads them into the world of male strip clubs, the hardships of struggling actors, and the price that people pay in pursuit of fame. Did our victim's dreams of stardom get him killed, or was there something more nefarious afoot? Written by
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When Castle and Beckett are discussing the victim and Castle suggests that he wanted to keep the badge that he made his career on, Beckett tells him that the victim is too young to have ever had that badge. Castle asks her if she ever heard of Doogie Howser. Nathan Fillion
and Neil Patrick Harris
, who played the Doogie Howser when he was a teenager, starred in Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
(2008). See more
[at a male strip club
I can't believe you got dressed up for this. Tell me again why Ryan and Esposito couldn't come with you?
We all agreed as volunteer assistant homicide detective, you could really sink your teeth into this avenue of investigation. And they called "not it".
You know, ever since I've been following you, I've been dreaming of the day that you say "Let's go the strip club and get this dirtbag." I just never imagined it would feel like this.
[patting him on the shoulder
Let me ...
Spoofs Sons of Anarchy
Performed by Pierluigi Ferrantini, Pierfrancesco Bazzoffi & Alessandro Sgreccia See more