Cop killer Hal Lockwood, whom Beckett visited unsuccessfully in jail for months hoping for a lead in her mother Johanna's closed murder case, is released by a faked order into the general population, where he slices rogue cop Gary McCallister's throat, then is helped by fake cops to escape. Beckett, his likely next target, receives warnings from her father, Montgomery and Castle. Much helped by Ryan and Esposito, the duo work out that there must be a police accomplice and/or mastermind controlling Chuck Ryker, the debt-ridden corrupt jailer who was found murdered at his home. Written by
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The last scene is the only one in the entire series in which (1) all the major characters (assuming Montgomery is in the coffin) AND (2) their family members, with the exception of Juliana Dever ("Jenny Ryan"), are in the same scene. See more
When Captain Montgomery is giving Beckett his "make your stand" speech, he calls her the best cop he's ever trained. But in Castle: Under the Gun
, it's mentioned she was trained by Mike Royce. See more
I've been working with you for three years. You know me, I'm the guy who says we can move that rubber tree plant, but you know what, Beckett? I don't think we're gonna win this.
Castle, they killed my mother. What do you want me to do here?
Walk away. They're gonna kill you, Kate. If you don't care about that, at least think about how that's going to affect the people that love you. You really want to put your dad through that? And what about Josh?
And what about you, Rick?
Well, of course I ...
Referenced in Castle: 47 Seconds
Fire On the Rooftop
Performed by Uncle Lucius See more