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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Nathan Fillion ...  Richard Castle / ... 173 episodes, 2009-2016
Stana Katic ...  Kate Beckett / ... 173 episodes, 2009-2016
Susan Sullivan ...  Martha Rodgers / ... 173 episodes, 2009-2016
Jon Huertas ...  Javier Esposito / ... 173 episodes, 2009-2016
Seamus Dever ...  Kevin Ryan / ... 173 episodes, 2009-2016
Molly C. Quinn ...  Alexis Castle / ... 173 episodes, 2009-2016
Tamala Jones ...  Lanie Parish / ... 173 episodes, 2009-2016
Penny Johnson Jerald ...  Captain Victoria Gates 93 episodes, 2011-2015
Ruben Santiago-Hudson ...  Captain Roy Montgomery 61 episodes, 2009-2014
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Storyline

Richard "Rick" Castle is a millionaire playboy who recently killed off his main character when a serial killer starts killing people like he does in his books. He teams up with New York police detective Kate Beckett to solve the case. He finds inspiration in Detective Beckett and starts shadowing her for his next book.

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Partners. In Crime. (Season 4) See more »


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USA

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English

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2009 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Beckett was about 19 when her mother was murdered. In "Castle: Rise (2011)", it is mentioned Beckett is 31; since episodes appear to be set in the year in which they aired, it can be assumed she was born in 1980. And in "Castle: Always (2012)", Beckett visits her mother's grave, the headstone of which reads that she died in 1999. See more »

Goofs

To obtain reluctant witnesses' cooperation, Castle will occasionally offer to name a character in his Nikki Heat books after them, often right in front of Beckett, or Ryan and Esposito. While it might appear to be a harmless offer, any competent defense attorney could paint it as bribery and witness tampering, which are both illegal; as cops, they don't seem bothered by an action that could potentially get a solid case against a suspect thrown out at trial. See more »

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Richard Castle: I really am ruggedly handsome, aren't I?
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Hook, line and sinker
19 March 2009 | by kmcquee1See all my reviews

As a dedicated Nathan Fillion fan I had to watch this show to support my favorite actor, but a few minutes into the pilot I knew I was in. Not only was Fillion perfect for his role as Rick Castle, but the rest of the cast fits together like a strange, yet very close family. By the end of the episode I was hooked. This show has it all, mystery, intrigue, comedy and relationships, beyond romance. It is relieving to have a show that is not only about the two main characters relationship, but also the daughter and mother and their corky relation to Castle. This show is a perfect ten! Here's hoping it has a longer run than Fillion's other work!!!


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