Castle(TV show/series, 2009-2016)

| 45min per episode | Genres: Drama, Crime

Scripted Reality in 8 seasons with 173 episodes

CastleRating: 4.0/5 (with 766 votes) 97
Castle is an American crime mystery/comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC for a total of eight seasons from March 9, 2009, to May 16, 2016. The series was produced jointly by Beacon Pictures and ABC Studios. Created by Andrew W. Marlowe, it primarily traces the lives of Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion), a best-selling mystery novelist, and Kate Beckett (Stana Katic), a homicide detective, as they solve various unusual crimes in New York City. Detective Beckett is initially infuriated at the thought of working with a writer and goes to great lengths to keep him out of her way. However, the two soon start developing feelings for each other. The overarching plot of the series focused on the romance between the two lead characters and their ongoing investigation of the murder of Beckett's mother. On May 12, 2016, it was announced that despite some cast members signing one-year contracts for a potential ninth season, the show was canceled. ()
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Awards & Nominations for Castle

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama

About Castle

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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Castle Seasons and Episodes

09/21/2015Season 8 - 22 episodes
The eighth and final season of American crime-comedy-drama television series Castle was ordered on May 7, 2015, by ABC. The season premiered on September 21, 2015, in the United States on ABC, and the finale aired on May 16, 2016. The season consisted of 22 episodes. On April 18, 2016, ABC and ABC Productions announced that Stana Katic and Tamala Jones would not return for Castle's ninth season, should it be renewed. Despite several other cast members having signed on for a ninth season, on May 12, 2016, it was announced that the show would be cancelled instead; the final episode aired on May 16, 2016. ()
In the Season 7 finale, Beckett was faced with a choice about her future. Now that she's been promoted to Captain, how will New York's famous couple adapt in Season 8?
#1 | 09/21/2015XY (1)
3.8/5 (with 10 votes)
After passing the Captain's exam last season, Beckett was surprised with an offer to run for State Senate. In the action packed season premiere, Castle and Beckett are adjusting to Beckett's career change, when a call from a mysterious stranger sets off an explosive chain of events. There are two sides to every story, and this unique two-parter will explore the same story from each of their perspectives, first from Castle's side as he searches for Beckett.
#2 | 09/28/2015XX (2)
3.3/5 (with 10 votes)
In part 2 of the premiere, Beckett's side of her abrupt disappearance is revealed. After receiving a mysterious tip from her past, Beckett is launched into a fight for her life, with a team of mercenaries hot on her trail. While Castle investigates why his wife is on the run, Beckett must figure out who wants her dead, before they can finish the job.
#3 | 10/05/2015PhDead
3.5/5 (with 10 votes)
When the body of a local college fraternity student is found gruesomely murdered, Castle has to go undercover as a professor in order to gain access to the victim's world. However, he and Beckett soon discover that behind the fun and games of college are some darker secrets the university wants to keep hidden.
#4 | 10/12/2015What Lies Beneath
3.6/5 (with 9 votes)
When Castle's idol, a famously reclusive author, turns up dead, Castle is determined to solve his hero's murder. But as he and Beckett dig deeper, they discover that truth is stranger than fiction.
#5 | 10/19/2015The Nose
3.7/5 (with 9 votes)
When a priceless work of art is stolen and its transporter murdered, Castle and Beckett must work with the key witness to track down the painting and sniff out the killer.
#6 | 11/09/2015Cool Boys
3.7/5 (with 9 votes)
Detective Slaughter returns to enlist Castle’s help in solving a high-stakes robbery case. But when a body is found linked to the crime, Slaughter becomes the number one suspect in the heist turned murder, while Castle has to determine whether he’s guilty or help to prove he’s innocent.
#7 | 11/16/2015The Last Seduction
3.7/5 (with 9 votes)
In order to hunt down the brutal murderer of a grifting seducer, Castle & Beckett must investigate New York’s elite. Meanwhile, Castle plans to surprise Beckett on their one-year wedding anniversary.
#8 | 11/23/2015Mr. & Mrs. Castle
3.6/5 (with 8 votes)
Castle and Beckett investigate the murder of a cruise ship entertainer, only to find themselves trapped at sea with the killer.
#9 | 02/08/2016Tone Death
3.6/5 (with 10 votes)
When a body is found in the theater of Martha’s latest show, Castle and Beckett’s investigation leads them into the unexpectedly dangerous world of competitive a capella.
#10 | 02/14/2016Witness for the Prosecution
3.6/5 (with 10 votes)
Castle finally gets his day in court when he takes the stand as the key witness to a murder from five months ago. But when new information suddenly arises, he and Beckett must race against the clock to prevent a miscarriage of justice.
#11 | 02/15/2016Dead Red
3.7/5 (with 10 votes)
When the son of a Russian diplomat turns up murdered, Beckett and Castle find themselves in a dangerous game of international crime and punishment, with Castle having to entertain a jovial Russian security officer who winds up more involved than anyone planned.
#12 | 02/22/2016The Blame Game
3.6/5 (with 10 votes)
Castle is captured and forced to work with strangers to solve deranged puzzles and mind games, while Beckett and the 12th Precinct must race against time to rescue Castle and catch a killer.
#13 | 02/29/2016And Justice for All
3.5/5 (with 10 votes)
Beckett and the 12th Precinct look into the murder of an English as a Second Language student. But when the victim's class won't talk to the police, Castle goes undercover as a French Canadian immigrant and learns that the victim was more than he seemed.
#14 | 03/07/2016The G.D.S.
3.6/5 (with 11 votes)
Castle returns to the City of Angels in search of answers about his missing time. But things take a deadly turn when he’s recruited by the legendary Greatest Detective Society to help solve a murder.
#15 | 03/21/2016Fidelis Ad Mortem
3.7/5 (with 10 votes)
When a recruit officer at the NYPD Academy is killed, Beckett and the team go back to their old training ground to investigate. Meanwhile, Castle must reckon with a decision with profound consequences for him and Beckett.
#16 | 04/04/2016Heartbreaker
3.6/5 (with 10 votes)
A clue at the scene of the death of an armored-car driver leads Beckett and Castle back to an old case solved by Esposito. But complications arise when they learn that Esposito might not have been telling them everything about his past with the culprit.
#17 | 04/11/2016Death Wish
3.6/5 (with 10 votes)
The murder of a man connected to smuggling Turkish relics sends Castle, Beckett and the 12th Precinct on a search for a stolen antique believed to be Aladdin’s lamp, in hopes that it can lead them to the killer.
#18 | 04/18/2016Backstabber
3.7/5 (with 10 votes)
After Hayley does a favor for an old friend, she finds herself implicated in a killing and cyber-terror attack. Now, Beckett and Castle must rush to solve the case and clear Hayley’s name.
#19 | 04/25/2016Dead Again
3.8/5 (with 11 votes)
When a mild mannered safety inspector for the city miraculously survives a poisoning, it might be luck; but when he survives another, it’s a mystery Castle and Beckett will have to solve.
#20 | 05/02/2016Much Ado About Murder
3.5/5 (with 11 votes)
After a movie star turned theater actor is mysteriously killed, Castle and Beckett go backstage and learn the star had more to worry about than just his lines.
#21 | 05/09/2016Hell to Pay
3.6/5 (with 12 votes)
When an axe-wielding, escaped psychiatric inmate drops dead in Castle’s P.I. office, Castle and Beckett’s investigation leads Castle to suspect the victim’s death could be the work of the Antichrist.
#22 | 05/16/2016Crossfire
3.2/5 (with 9 votes)
With their best lead in hand, Castle and Beckett are ready to take on LokSat. But an unforeseen twist puts their case – and their lives – in jeopardy.
09/29/2014Season 7 - 23 episodes
09/23/2013Season 6 - 23 episodes
09/24/2012Season 5 - 24 episodes
09/19/2011Season 4 - 23 episodes
09/20/2010Season 3 - 24 episodes
09/21/2009Season 2 - 24 episodes
03/09/2009Season 1 - 10 episodes

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 30 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Bosnian (BS), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Letzeburgesch (LB), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Canceled
First episode released on: 03/09/2009
Last episode released on: 05/16/2016
Appearing Characters: Alexis Castle, Javier Esposito, Jenny Ryan, Kate Beckett, Kevin Ryan, Lanie Parish, Martha Rodgers, Richard Castle, Victoria Gates, Gina Cowell, Meredith
Cast: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Molly Quinn, Jon Huertas, Seamus Dever, Juliana Dever, Susan Sullivan, Penny Johnson Jerald, Toks Olagundoye, Tamala Jones, Arye Gross, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Scott Paulin, Victor Webster, Michael Trucco, Channon Roe, Dan Castellaneta, Bruno Campos, Caterina Scorsone, Monet Mazur, Jack Coleman, Stephen J. Cannell, Keir Dullea, Michael Mosley, Jayne Brook, George Newbern, Jason Brooks, Melinda Page Hamilton, Nolan Gerard Funk, Steve Talley, Jamie Chung, Robert Costanzo, Elaine Hendrix, Judy Reyes, Robert Picardo, Debi Mazar, Marc Blucas, D. B. Woodside, Reed Diamond, Carlo Rota, Gregg Henry, Abigail Spencer, Mark Moses, Alyssa Milano, Scott Elrod, Keiko Agena, Dana Delany, James Patterson, Leonard Roberts, Navi Rawat, Fred Willard, Ray Wise, Erick Avari, Anita Barone, Kelly Carlson, Sarah Drew, Rebeka Montoya, Mitch Pileggi, Rick Worthy, Julia Nickson-Soul, Michael Rady, Dina Meyer, Robert Gant, John Pyper-Ferguson, Tom Irwin, Jane Seymour, Corbin Bernsen, Drew Van Acker, Michaela McManus, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Aldis Hodge, Gareth Williams, Josie Loren, Peter Parros, Bailey Chase, Stephen Macht, Beth Behrs, Allison McAtee, Laura Prepon, Jay Paulson, Joanne Kelly, Jesse D. Goins, Jillian Armenante, Sarah Brown, Dominic Purcell, Frederick Koehler, Gattlin Griffith, Andrew Lawrence, Alicia Coppola, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Andrew Rothenberg, Justin Hartley, Mark Pellegrino, Mercedes Mason, Michael Dorn, D. C. Douglas, Jon Briddell, Allison Dunbar, Adam Baldwin, Lochlyn Munro, Adrian Pasdar, Jennifer Beals, Michael Papajohn, Ross McCall, Crispian Belfrage, Tom Schanley, John Kapelos, Amanda Walsh, Tyler Hoechlin, Charles Shaughnessy, Richard Burgi, Millicent Martin, Len Lesser, Hilarie Burton, Guy Wilson, Melody Thomas Scott, Kieren Hutchison, Anne Ramsay, Victoria Pratt, J. B. Smoove, Dylan Walsh, Chadwick Boseman, Julia Voth, Sophina Brown, Wes Craven, Shannon Lucio, Jeff Hephner, Christina Moore, Romy Rosemont, Kyle Secor, Christopher Heyerdahl, Ioan Gruffudd, Hrach Titizian, Amy Aquino, Eric Nenninger, Lisa Edelstein, Rick Hearst, Danielle Bisutti, Stephanie Faracy, Jonathan Frakes, James Brolin, Kelly McCreary, Gideon Emery, José Zúñiga, Jessica Lundy, Alexandra Chando, Ken Lerner, Tom Bergeron, Bre Blair, Kevin Kilner, Rodney Rowland, Jon Polito, Elizabeth Ho, Senta Moses, Jeanette Brox, Titus Odell Makin Jr., Jesse Luken, Michael Bofshever, Erin Sanders, Bernard White, Brady Smith, Chris Browning, Candice Patton, Mark Adair-Rios, Jen Lilley, Tina Huang, Malese Jow, Amy K. Harmon, Paul Carafotes, Mekenna Melvin, Gillian Alexy, Raquel Alessi, Eric Ladin, Alexa Havins, Brittany Ishibashi, Abby Brammell, Jaime Ray Newman, Sarah Jane Morris, Erin Cardillo, Kristen Miller, Cara Pifko, Bahar Soomekh, Sam Doumit, Jenna Leigh Green, Darby Stanchfield, Laurel Holloman, Perrey Reeves, Chandra West, Thea Gill, Diana-Maria Riva, Karen David, Tyler Hilton, Eugenia Kuzmina, Daniella Alonso, Bruno Amato, Suzy Nakamura, Stephen Full, Rebecca Field, Erin Krakow, Joseph C. Phillips, Stacy Edwards, Ping Wu, Jamie McShane, Michael Hyatt, Tiffany Dupont, Sarah Butler, Hannah Marks, Gilles Marini, Tim de Zarn, Michael Grant Terry, Annie Wersching, Ever Carradine, Tahmoh Penikett, Jonathan Adams, Max Martini, Yani Gellman, Rex Lee, Brad Carter, Azure Parsons, Charles Malik Whitfield, David Wells, James Patrick Stuart, Glenn Taranto, Lindsey Sporrer, Ed Quinn, Kenneth Meseroll, Joel Polis, Eloy Casados, Jim Gleason, Ethan Erickson, Ellen Wong, A Martinez, Nancy Lee Grahn, Randal Reeder, Dave Florek, Marcus Scribner, Chad Lindberg, Tymberlee Hill, Isaiah Mustafa, Sam Hennings, Michael Irby, Gil McKinney, Lily Knight, Richard Whiten, Larry Joshua, Omid Abtahi, Jay R. Ferguson, Andrew J. West, Matt Winston, Brian Howe, Amy Gumenick, Aaron Hill, Idara Victor, Ellen Bry, Scott Michael Campbell, Jeff Grace, William deVry, Anne-Marie Johnson, Philip Anthony-Rodriguez, Gerald McRaney, Ian Kahn, Kevin Christy, Barry Livingston, Niko Nicotera, Charlene Amoia, Eric Lange, Michelle Page, Jonathan Banks, Patrick Bauchau, Alex Carter, Susan Ruttan, Francis Capra, Michael Connelly, Jeffrey Pierce, Torrey DeVitto, Shanna Collins, Julian Sands, Kathleen Rose Perkins, David Ramsey, Robin Thomas, Phil LaMarr, Amy Hill, Robert Curtis Brown, Clayton Rohner, Bess Armstrong, Patricia Tallman, Jason Beghe, Keith Robinson, James Handy, Brian Krause, Ken Baumann, Muse Watson, Thomas Kopache, Eden Riegel, Chris Sanders, Michael Cassidy, John Kassir, Lee Tergesen, Brian Klugman, Mary Page Keller, Christina Vidal, Carmen Argenziano, Lance Henriksen, Samuel Page, Chris Mulkey, Thomas Calabro, Randall Batinkoff, David Parker, Kelly Thiebaud, Schae Harrison, Brett Cullen, Vanessa Lengies, Brian Goodman, Ned Bellamy, Jason Wiles, Ethan Phillips, Marlene Forte, Alon Abutbul, Monica Keena, Tina Majorino, David Eigenberg, Bruce Davison, Jim Meskimen, Peter Onorati, Liz Vassey, Justin Bruening, Brendan Hines, Erik Palladino, Jason Winston George, Gene Simmons, Michael McKean, Sasha Roiz, Amanda Schull, Bellamy Young, Teri Polo, Geoff Pierson, John M. Jackson, Kenneth Mitchell, William Atherton, Shaun Toub, Judith Hoag, Jordan Belfi, Andy Umberger, Kristin Lehman, Jessica Tuck, James Read, Fredric Lehne, Mark Harelik, Philipp Karner, Josh Hopkins, Nathalie Walker, Troy Winbush, Derek Webster, Victoria Gabrielle Platt, Tracy Scoggins, Tara Platt, Nana Visitor, Tommy Savas, Scott Lowell, Jim Abele, Chad Everett, Ellen Geer, Timothy Carhart, Taylor Kinney, Gloria Garayua, Bruce Gray, Erin Chambers, Lauralee Bell, Christine Woods, Tim Guinee, Josh Randall, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Christine Elise McCarthy, Scott L. Schwartz, Caroline Lagerfelt, Kevin Brown, Rob Nagle, Dwight Hicks, Gerald Downey, Hattie Winston, Jonathan LaPaglia, Danny Nucci, Shari Headley, Anne Dudek, Rider Strong, Graham Beckel, Mimi Kuzyk, Eddie Shin, James Cosmo, Rick Gonzalez, Jack McGee, Siena Goines, Don Franklin, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Joel Torre, Devon Gummersall, Victoria Chalaya, Currie Graham, Gil Birmingham, Bill Bellamy, French Stewart, Nicholle Tom, Beth Broderick, Scott Cohen, Michael Ironside, Merrin Dungey, Erin Cahill, William R. Moses, Melissa De Sousa, Armin Shimerman, C. Thomas Howell, Daniel Roebuck, Chris Coy, Sarah Scott, Patrick Fischler, Bonita Friedericy, Dakin Matthews, Leslie Hope, Steven Eckholdt, Mark Deklin, Jack Wagner, Taylor Cole, Travis Wester, Kelly Hu, Gina Torres, Gail O'Grady, Eric Jungmann, Nestor Serrano, Brad William Henke, Sean Whalen, Cara Buono, Benito Martinez, Raphael Sbarge, James Madio, Carlos Bernard, Catherine Dent, Jeffrey Meek, Yancey Arias, Glenn Morshower, Warren Christie, Antonio Sabàto Jr., Emily Baldoni, Alicia Lagano, Tom Amandes, Patrick Heusinger, Joshua Gomez, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Tim Russ, Yvonne Zima, Christopher Cousins, James MacDonald, Joelle Carter, Alexis Cruz, Wes Ramsey, Anthony Ruivivar, Jason Antoon, David Blue, William Mapother, Shashawnee Hall, Teri Reeves, John Allen Nelson, Matt Gerald, Wendy Davis, Jamie Harris, Rick Peters, Lola Glaudini, Bug Hall, Frances Fisher, Rob Estes, Denyce Lawton, Sam Anderson, Cas Anvar, Alexie Gilmore, Drew Powell, Al Sapienza, Kenny Johnson, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Chris Bruno, Arden Cho, Cameron Deane Stewart, Salli Richardson, Richard Portnow, Dawnn Lewis, Eric Etebari, Claudia Christian, Eddie McClintock, Scottie Thompson, R. D. Call, Matt Letscher, Tom Wright, Chad Michael Collins, Elya Baskin, Juan Gabriel Pareja, David Marciano, Jared Kusnitz, Jeffrey Nordling, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, Dale Midkiff, Matt Roth, Molly Hagan, Will Rothhaar, Nathan Anderson, Krista Allen, Geno Segers, Paul Ben-Victor, Vincent Spano, Larry Poindexter, Jackie Tohn, Alimi Ballard, Heather McComb, Jackson Hurst, Nazneen Contractor, Ivan Sergei, Audrey Marie Anderson, Sterling K. Brown, Gwendoline Yeo, Matthew Marsden, Maxwell Caulfield, Linda Park, Susan Park, Rosalind Chao, Héctor Luis Bustamante, Ricardo Antonio Chavira, David Andrews, Charlie Hofheimer, Reiko Aylesworth, Ali Hillis, Don McManus, Brian McNamara, Meredith Monroe, Nikki DeLoach, Mackenzie Astin, Josh Dean, Lisa Kaminir, Gregory Harrison, Jaleel White, James Eckhouse, Mark Rolston, Lance Reddick, Daisy Betts, Ann Cusack, Jacqueline Obradors, Daniel Bernhardt, Kelly Rowan, Christine Adams, Eddy Martin, Tony Plana, Ryan Devlin, Casey Sander, Jeff Davis, Stephnie Weir, Lindsay Price, Andrea Roth, Brynn Thayer, John Billingsley, Corbin Bleu, Fiona Gubelmann, Clare Grant, Darlene Vogel, Nick E. Tarabay, Greg Serano, Doug Savant, Courtney Ford, Mageina Tovah, James Morrison, Ellen Woglom, Michael Bowen, Wings Hauser, Angélica Celaya, Denise Crosby, TJ Ramini, Jonathan Silverman, Patrick Labyorteaux, Elimu Nelson, Marin Hinkle, Roman Mitichyan, Benjamín Benítez, Seth Green, Aubrey Plaza
Director of Photography: Bill Roe
Composer: Robert Duncan
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