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Season 2

Castle episode guide


When viewers first met Richard Castle -- a famous mystery novelist and divorced father raising his teenage daughter, while being kept grounded by his Broadway diva mother -- 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 Detective Kate Beckett, a bright and aggressive homicide cop with a fascination for odd and offbeat cases stemming from the years-old unsolved murder of her own mother.
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Ep 201 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.

09/21/09 Season 2 TV-PG D, L, V
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Ep 202 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.

09/28/09 Season 2 TV-PG L,V
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Ep 204 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.

10/12/09 Season 2 TV-PG L, V
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Ep 205 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.

10/19/09 Season 2 TV-PG V
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Ep 206 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.

10/26/09 Season 2 TV-PG D, L, V
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Ep 207 Famous Last Words

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

11/02/09 Season 2 TV-PG L, V
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Ep 208 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.

11/09/09 Season 2 TV-PG L, V
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Ep 209 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.

11/16/09 Season 2 TV-PG D, V
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Ep 210 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.

11/23/09 Season 2 TV-PG D, V
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Ep 211 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.

12/07/09 Season 2 TV-PG L, V
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Ep 213 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.

01/18/10 Season 2 TV-PG L, V
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Ep 214 The Third Man

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

01/25/10 Season 2 TV-PG L, V
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Ep 215 Suicide Squeeze

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

02/08/10 Season 2 TV-PG D, V
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Ep 216 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.

03/08/10 Season 2 TV-14 D, V
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Ep 217 Tick, Tick, Tick ...

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

03/22/10 Season 2 TV-PG L, S, V
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Ep 218 Boom!

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

03/29/10 Season 2 TV-PG L, V
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Ep 219 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.

04/05/10 Season 2 TV-PG V
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Ep 220 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.

04/12/10 Season 2 TV-PG L, S
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Ep 221 Den of Thieves

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

04/19/10 Season 2 TV-PG L, V
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Ep 222 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.

05/03/10 Season 2 TV-PG L, V
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Ep 223 Overkill

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

05/10/10 Season 2 TV-PG L, V
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Ep 224 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.

05/17/10 Season 2 TV-PG V
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