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Season 2
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When viewers first met Richard Castle, a famous mystery novelist, he was creatively blocked. But when the NYPD questioned him in connection with a series of murders staged to imitate crime scenes from his books, Castle found inspiration in NYPD Detective Kate Beckett. Once that initial case was solved, Castle and Beckett continued to investigate strange homicides in New York, combining Castle's writer intuition and Beckett's creative detective work. 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?

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season 2

    S2 E1 Deep in Death

    Castle considers how to fix his relationship with Beckett and finish writing his book, but the pair must investigate a dead man tangled in tree limbs.

    09/21/09Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E2 The Double Down

    When two murders take place on the same night, Castle bets that he and Beckett can solve their case before Esposito and Ryan can solve the other one, but strange twists force the teams to work together.

    09/28/09Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E3 Inventing the Girl

    A young model is found dead in a fountain during New York Fashion Week.

    10/05/09Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E4 Fool Me Once

    The mysterious circumstances surrounding an Arctic explorer's death take Castle and Beckett to the halls of the CIA; Castle believes the killer may be fooling the investigators.

    10/12/09Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E5 When the Bough Breaks

    Castle's book agent (Debi Mazar) approaches him with a career-changing opportunity, but accepting it would mean the end of his relationship with Beckett; an unidentified woman is found dead in a manhole.

    10/19/09Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E6 Vampire Weekend

    Castle and Beckett go to a graveyard after the body of a young man sporting vampire fangs is discovered with a wooden stake through his heart.

    10/26/09Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E7 Famous Last Words

    An up-and-coming rock star's body is found in a scene that appears staged from her recent music video.

    11/02/09Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E8 Kill the Messenger

    While investigating the murder of a bike messenger, Castle and Beckett are forced to uncover the scandals and secrets of a prominent family.

    11/09/09Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E9 Love Me Dead

    Castle and Beckett are thrust into the world of ex-cons and escorts while investigating an assistant district attorney's murder; Castle's daughter shares a secret with Beckett.

    11/16/09Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E10 One Man's Treasure

    A dead man is found stuffed in a garbage chute; Castle and Beckett have their hands full when two women arrive to identify the body- the man's wife and his fiancee.

    11/23/09Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E11 The Fifth Bullet

    When an art dealer is shot in his gallery, Castle and Beckett discover that a bullet is missing from the crime scene.

    12/07/09Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E12 A Rose for Everafter

    While investigating the death of a bridesmaid at a wedding, Castle runs into an old flame (Alyssa Milano).

    01/11/10Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E13 Sucker Punch

    While investigating an Irish mobster's death, Beckett and Castle uncover a local turf war that may be connected to an infomercial guru and an international drug-smuggling operation; evidence causes the case to become personal for Beckett.

    01/18/10Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E14 The Third Man

    A family discovers a dead man in the house; Castle is featured as one of New York's most-eligible bachelors.

    01/25/10Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E15 Suicide Squeeze

    A beloved former professional baseball player is murdered; Alexis' genealogy project forces Castle to contemplate the identity of his father.

    02/08/10Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E16 The Mistress Always Spanks Twice

    A half-naked woman is found hanging by bondage cuffs in a public park; the investigation takes Castle and Beckett into New York's underground world of sexual domination.

    03/08/10Season 2TV-14
    S2 E17 Tick, Tick, Tick...

    An accomplished and insightful federal investigator (Dana Delany) helps Castle and Beckett track down a serial killer.

    03/22/10Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E18 Boom!

    The serial killer, still at large, taunts Castle, Beckett and Shaw to catch him.

    03/29/10Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E19 Wrapped Up in Death

    The investigation into a museum curator's death takes a bizarre turn when Castle and Beckett learn he is not the first member of a recent archaeological expedition to die.

    04/05/10Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E20 The Late Shaft

    When talk show host Bobby Mann (Tom Bergeron) mysteriously dies, Castle is convinced that there was foul play; a guest on Bobby Mann's show (Kelly Carlson) seduces Castle.

    04/12/10Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E21 Den of Thieves

    Castle and Beckett find that Esposito has a personal connection to a suspected killer; Beckett connects with an attractive new detective.

    04/19/10Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E22 Food to Die For

    A well-known chef is found frozen to death in the kitchen of a New York restaurant; Castle shares an attraction with a former classmate of Beckett's.

    05/03/10Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E23 Overkill

    A robbery-homicide prompts Beckett to invite Demming to assist on a case; the investigation becomes a competition for Beckett's attention.

    05/10/10Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E24 A Deadly Game

    Castle and Beckett investigate what seems to be an intelligence operative's assassination; Beckett's relationship with Demming strains her relationship with Castle.

    05/17/10Season 2TV-PG