Castle: Season 4, Episode 3

Head Case (3 Oct. 2011)

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Gunshots, a fleeing van and a massive blood pool all point to murder, but when Castle & Beckett arrive at the crime scene, they discover that it lacks something - the victim! The ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Alexis Castle (as Molly Quinn)
Dr. Ari Weiss
Philip Boyd
Mrs. Hamilton
Johnny Rosen
Eddie Peck


Gunshots, a fleeing van and a massive blood pool all point to murder, but when Castle & Beckett arrive at the crime scene, they discover that it lacks something - the victim! The investigation leads to the cutting-edge world of life-extension science, a cunning high-tech researcher, and a sleazy porn mogul who invested in a modern-day "fountain of youth." Meanwhile, Alexis finds out whether she got into Stanford. Written by ABC Publicity

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery


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3 October 2011 (USA)  »

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Ryan and Esposito recover a .45 caliber bullet from a dead pigeon that the suspect shot. A .45 caliber bullet travels between 850-1200 FPS and would easily pass through such a small bird. See more »


[Alexis is dejected after being denied admission to Stanford]
Alexis Castle: How do you do it, dad?
Richard Castle: Do what?
Alexis Castle: Well, that letter that you have framed in your office.
Richard Castle: [reminiscently] My first manuscript rejection.
Alexis Castle: Yeah. How can you stand having it there?
Richard Castle: Because it drives me. And I got twenty more of those before Black Pawn ever agreed to publish "In a Hail of Bullets". That letter... that letter reminds me of what I've overcome. Rejection isn't failure.
Alexis Castle: It sure feels like failure.
Richard Castle: No, failure is giving up. ...
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