A woman was fatally stabbed with a colonial type of sword, apparently a ritual murder. She recently took a great, atypical interest in the occult, but that was just for a fund-raiser scavenger hunt organized by the professor chairman of the historical society. Security cameras recorded her being followed by an ex-con Franciscan to a church where clues abound to both mysteries, even tie in with her family's early history and lore concerning a real treasure. Written by
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Beckett refers to their first suspect, a monk, as a "felonious monk". This is a reference to jazz musician Thelonius Monk. See more
When Castle is in his office talking to his mother you can see the gadget Doyle left behind from the previous episode sitting on a stand on Castle's desk. When the camera angle changes the gadget is no longer on the stand but on the desk next to the stand. The next time the gadget comes into frame it is back on the stand. Nobody made any action to move the gadget at any time. See more
These are the half-dimes Professor Byford just told us about. These are the very first coins to be minted by the U.S. Treasury. These are worth a fortune.
Now we have our motive for murder.
Just one of these went for auction last year. $1.5 million. There's got to be a thousand of them in here. Do you have any idea what that's worth?
[Beckett gives him a look like he's an idiot
I just told you what it's worth.
Castle Theme Song
Written by Robert Duncan See more