Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: After the Storm
Original Air Date—24 September 2012

After four seasons of "will they" or "won't they," Richard Castle and Kate Beckett finally gave in to their feelings for each other in the much anticipated Season 4 finale. Season 5 picks up on the proverbial morning after, with Castle and Beckett facing new questions -- Was this a one-time fling, or are they now a couple? But before they find the answers, they must take on the forces responsible for Beckett's mother's murder that now threaten Kate Beckett's life.


Season 5, Episode 2: Cloudy with a Chance of Murder

Original Air Date—1 October 2012
Beckett is finally back to the NYPD after serving her suspension, and concerned about keeping her relationship with Castle a secret in the workplace. The team is baffled with the murder of local celebrity WHNY's weather girl Mandy Michaels, because there is no apparent motive for the murder. As the investigation progresses,  Castle takes playing single in public in order to advert suspicion on the relationship a little bit too much to heart as he goes on a date with Kristina Kotera, WHNY's sexy celebrity interviewer, the woman who doesn't take no for an answer. This, together with Miles Haxton's, Mandy's co-worker, confession that their romantic relationship imploded makes Beckett and Castle to start questioning whether their relationship stands a chance.


Season 5, Episode 3: Secret's Safe With Me

Original Air Date—8 October 2012

When a young woman is mysteriously murdered, Beckett and Castle discover her death may be linked to a repossessed storage unit up for auction. Was the unit connected to her death? Was something inside it worth killing for? The investigation leads Castle and Beckett to colorful “Storage Wars”-like treasure seekers and Manhattan socialites as they uncover the shocking truth.

Season 5, Episode 4: Murder, He Wrote
Original Air Date—15 October 2012

Castle and Beckett's plans for a romantic weekend in the Hamptons are interrupted when a dying man stumbles into Castle's backyard, collapsing into his pool.  Unable to escape the lure of the investigation they join up with the small town's well-intentioned, but inexperienced sheriff to find the killer


Season 5, Episode 5: Probable Cause
Original Air Date—29 October 2012

While investigating a shocking ritualistic murder, Beckett and her team uncover surprising evidence linking Castle to the killing. As the evidence against him mounts, loyalties are tested, and when surprising revelations come to light, Beckett begins to wonder how well she really knows her new lover and partner of four years.


Season 5, Episode 6: The Final Frontier
Original Air Date— 5 November 2012
When a body is found at a sci-fi convention, Castle and Beckett are warped into the heart of fandom -- a world of egotistic celebrities, diehard costumed fans and enough drama for two galaxies

Season 5, Episode 7: Swan Song
Original Air Date—12 November 2012
When the lead guitarist of a rock band is murdered, the documentary crew that were following the band turn their cameras on Castle, Beckett and the team as they try to solve the case. The result is a documentary style episode of "Castle," which offers us a unique glimpse at our characters as they navigate a world that goes far beyond the rock & roll stage

Season 5, Episode 8: After Hours
Original Air Date—19 November 2012
In the aftermath of a disastrous "Meet the Parents" dinner, a bickering Castle and Beckett are sent to retrieve the only witness to a murder, but they get ambushed and are forced to take the witness on the run. Stranded in the middle of the night in a bad part of town, with no phone, badge or gun, Castle and Beckett must find a way to protect him from a team of mobsters -- that is, if they don't kill each other first

Season 5, Episode 9: Secret Santa

Original Air Date—3 December 2012
Edmund Smith, a guy who will be in a Santa school, will fall dead out of the sky from above Central Park in his full Santa outfit. The dead Santa will have an ID card, that says his name is Kris Kringle. Beckett, Castle and the rest of the team will go on the hunt for the killer of the jolly good guy. Or a not so good jolly guy, as they will learn in their investigation.


Season 5, Episode 10: Significant Other
Original Air Date— 7 January 2013
When a powerful divorce attorney who only represented women is murdered, Castle and Beckett are confronted with a plethora of angry ex-husbands, any one of whom could be the murderer. Meanwhile, Castle's ex-wife (Darby Stanchfield, "Scandal"), Meredith, moves into the loft to take care of Alexis while she recovers from Mono, and to make matters worse, Beckett is also forced to move in while her apartment is being fumigated, causing tension, humor and more than a little awkwardness, on "Castle," Jack Wagner ("Melrose Place") guest stars as a pro golfer whose career went down in flames after a nasty divorce, and Nancy Lee Grahn ("General Hospital") guests as a wealthy divorcee caught in a "War of the Roses"-like struggle with her ex-husband.

Season 5, Episode 11: Under The Influence

Original Air Date— 14 January 2013
When an up and coming DJ is killed at a pop star's album release party, Beckett and Castle must dive into the raucous world of New York's music industry. Then, when the investigation leads to a troubled teenager, Esposito takes the kid under his wing, hoping to put him on the right track before it's too late. Taylor Cole ("The Glades") guest stars as Regina Cane, an aging pop star who has a shadow cast on her album launch party when the DJ is murdered, and Michael Irby ("Law Abiding Citizen") guests as Shane Winters, a criminal who may have a history with the DJ.


Season 5, Episode 12: Death Gone Crazy
Original Air Date—21 January 2013
When Beau Randolf, the founder of hit adult video franchise “College Girls Gone Crazy,” is murdered, Castle and Beckett are confronted with a lengthy list of husbands, fathers and ex-college girls who all have motive. So to find the killer, they must delve deep into the victim’s life, where they find surprises at every turn. Also in the episode, Alexis starts a video blog, but Castle is not happy that personal and intimate details about her life are being made public.


Season 5, Episode 13: Recoil

Original Air Date—4 February 2013
While investigating the murder of a young woman, Castle and Beckett find evidence that links her death with Senator William H. Bracken (guest star Jack Coleman returns), the man responsible for Beckett's mother's murder. Determined to finally bring Bracken to justice, Beckett soon realizes that things are far more complicated than they seem.


Season 5, Episode 14: Reality Star Struck
Original Air Date—11 February 2013
Castle & Beckett get an up-close-and-personal view of a "Real Housewives"-esque reality TV series, "The Wives of Wall Street," when they investigate the murder of the show's rising young star. Meanwhile, Castle's attempt to give Beckett a Valentine's Day gift goes horribly wrong.

Season 5, Episode 15: Target

Original Air Date—18 February 2013
In the first of a two part story arc, Castle & Beckett begin a murder investigation that also exposes a plot to kidnap the daughter of a wealthy Middle Eastern businessman. Dylan Walsh (“Nip/Tuck”) guest stars as FBI Agent Harris, an even-keeled professional brought in to help find the kidnappers.

Season 5, Episode 16: Hunt
Original Air Date— 25 February 2013
In the conclusion of a two-part story arc, Castle’s efforts on the case suddenly put his own life in danger. Emmy and Golden Globe-winner James Brolin (“The West Wing,” “Marcus Welby, M.D.”) guest stars as Castle’s dad.

Season 5, Episode 17: Scared To Death
Original Air Date— 18 March 2013
When a young woman appears to have literally been scared to death three days after watching a "haunted" DVD, Castle and Beckett delve into one of their creepiest cases yet. To make matters worse, Castle becomes convinced that he too is marked for death when he accidentally watches the cursed video. Master of horror Wes Craven makes a special quest appearance

Season 5, Episode 18: The Wild Rover
Original Air Date— 25 March 2013
When a man is found dead in an industrial cake mixer, Castle and Beckett trace the murder to an Irish gang in Staten Island and a beautiful bar owner named Siobhan O’Doul (guest star Cara Buono, “Mad Men”). Much to everyone’s surprise, Detective Ryan has a complicated history with Siobhan and the Staten Island crime family from his days working undercover in narcotics. When the case hits a dead end, Ryan must go back undercover to expose the killer, complicating his relationship with his wife.


Season 5, Episode 19: The Lives Of Others (Episode 100)
Original Air Date— 1 April 2013
In the show’s 100th episode, Castle finds himself in the unfortunate position 
of NOT being able to work a case. While he’s holed up in the loft with a broken leg, Beckett goes off to investigate the death of an IRS agent without him, leaving Castle miserable and bored. But when he thinks he witnesses the murder of a young woman in the apartment across the street, he is thrown into a “Rear Window”-esque murder mystery that hits much too close to home.


Season 5, Episode 20: The Fast And The Furriest
Original Air Date— 15 April 2013
When Castle and Beckett find giant footprints at the site of a vicious murder, the team is forced to confront the unlikely theory that Bigfoot is the killer. But as they trek into the world of primate research, big game hunting and mythological creatures, they realize that finding the man (or beast) responsible may put them on the endangered species list.


Season 5, Episode 21: Still (Episode 21 and 22 are switched around because of the Boston Marathon bombing)
Original Air Date— 29 April 2013
Beckett's life is on the line when she steps on a pressure sensitive bomb. While the team searches for a way to disarm the explosive, Castle distracts Beckett by arguing with her about who fell for whom first.


Season 5, Episode 22: The Squab And The Quail
Original Air Date— 22 April 2013
When Beckett is assigned to protect Erik Vaughn, a charming billionaire entrepreneur whose life is in danger, she's forced to reflect on her relationship with Castle which has begun to plateau. Meanwhile, consumed with jealousy, Castle goes to extraordinary lengths to solve the case and separate the two of them.

Season 5, Episode 23: The Human Factor
Original Air Date— 6 May 2013
When Homeland Security inexplicably seals the crime scene of a car bombing, Castle and Beckett find themselves with two mysteries on their hands: who murdered the victim, a government whistleblower, and why are federal agents trying to take over the case? The plot thickens when they discover that the victim wasn’t killed by a car bomb but by a missile from a military drone

Season 5, Episode 24: Watershed (Season Finale)

Original Air Date— 13 May 2013
In the Season Finale, an interview with a high-profile federal law enforcement agency forces Beckett to reconsider what she wants out of her job -- and out of her relationship with Castle. Meanwhile, the body of a young woman is found floating inside the water tank of a skid row flop house, but as the team investigate, they discover that her final resting place is just one of many strange things about her death


Source: IMDB and ABC
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The moment that I met you, my life became extraordinary. You taught me to be my best self, to look forward to tomorrow's adventures. And when I was vulnerable, you were strong. I love you, Richard Castle. And I want to live my life in the warmth of your smile and the strength of your embrace. I promise you I will love you. I will be your friend and your partner in crime and in life, always. - Kate Beckett The moment we met, my life became extraordinary. You taught me more about myself than I knew there was to learn. You are the joy in my heart. You're the last person I want to see every night when I close my eyes. I love you, Katherine Beckett. And the mystery of you is the one I want to spend the rest of my life exploring. I promise to love you, to be your friend, and your partner in crime and life, 'till death do us part, and for the time of our lives. - Richard Castle

1 comment:

  1. Seriously no Castle in Dec except the 3rd you have got to be kidding me.... That is so not right!!!!!!

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