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Season 3

Castle episode guide


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, Castle revealed some of his backstory for becoming a mystery writer, while Beckett was faced with a choice about her future — will she choose to pursue a new challenge or stay where she is?
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S3 Ep 1 A Deadly Affair

When Beckett and her team burst into an apartment on a murderer's trail, they see Castle standing over a dead woman's body holding a gun; Beckett arrests Castle as he asserts his innocence.

09/20/10 Season 3 TV-PG L, V
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S3 Ep 3 Under the Gun

When a coded document attracts Castle's attention, Beckett must steer the case back to the violent felons who populated their victim's world; when Beckett's ex-partner arrives, Castle must watch the relationship become romantic.

10/04/10 Season 3 TV-PG V
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S3 Ep 4 Punked

A young mathematician is shot with a 200-year-old bullet, inspiring wild theories by Castle about a time-traveling murderer.

10/11/10 Season 3 TV-PG V
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S3 Ep 5 Anatomy of a Murder

An unknown woman falls out of a casket along with the original deceased when pallbearers lose control of the casket at a funeral; the investigation takes Beckett and Castle into the world of amorous, bed-hopping physicians.

10/18/10 Season 3 TV-PG D, V
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S3 Ep 6 3XK

When a beautiful woman is found dead, the evidence indicates a notorious serial killer known as ``The Triple Killer.''

10/25/10 Season 3 TV-PG L, V
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S3 Ep 7 Almost Famous

When Beckett and Castle respond to an ``officer down'' call, they discover the victim is actually a male stripper dressed as a cop.

11/01/10 Season 3 TV-PG D, L, V
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S3 Ep 8 Murder Most Fowl

While investigating a subway worker's murder in Central Park, Castle and Beckett unexpectedly uncover a boy's abduction.

11/08/10 Season 3 TV-PG L, V
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S3 Ep 10 Last Call

When a bar owner's body is found in the East River, the investigation takes Castle and Beckett through the forgotten tunnels and passageways of turn-of-the-century New York; Castle considers buying a bar.

12/06/10 Season 3 TV-PG L, V
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S3 Ep 11 Nikki Heat

When Castle's novel ``Heat Wave'' becomes a movie, actress Natalie Rhodes accepts Beckett's invitation to visit and learn about the character she will play; Natalie observes Castle and Beckett's investigation of the murder of a matchmaker.

01/03/11 Season 3 TV-PG L, V
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S3 Ep 13 Knockdown

The retired lead detective on Beckett's mother's homicide case is gunned down after telling her he has new information; Castle and Beckett's partnership grows stronger.

01/24/11 Season 3 TV-14 L, V
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S3 Ep 14 Lucky Stiff

The murder of a lottery winner leaves Castle and Beckett with a wealth of suspects; Martha must decide what to do with her inheritance.

02/07/11 Season 3 TV-PG L, V
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S3 Ep 16 Setup

While investigating an apparent robbery-homicide, Beckett and Castle discover the victim was involved in a mysterious conspiracy; as the stakes rise, a federal agent (Adrian Pasdar) takes over the case.

02/21/11 Season 3 TV-PG L, V
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S3 Ep 17 Countdown

Castle and Beckett must set aside their differences with Agent Fallon (Adrian Pasdar) while trying to prevent a city-wide catastrophe.

02/28/11 Season 3 TV-PG L, V
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S3 Ep 18 One Life to Lose

When the head writer on a popular soap opera is killed with a fire axe, Castle is able to use his skills as an author to make a discovery about the killer.

03/21/11 Season 3 TV-PG L, V
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S3 Ep 20 Slice of Death

When a reporter is found dead inside a pizza oven, Castle and Beckett try to determine why he was murdered.

04/04/11 Season 3 TV-PG L, V
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S3 Ep 21 The Dead Pool

Castle and Beckett investigate the death of a champion swimmer; authors Michael Connelly and Dennis Lehane give Castle advice.

04/11/11 Season 3 TV-PG L
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S3 Ep 23 Pretty Dead

After a contestant in a beauty pageant is found strangled, many suspects turn up, including jealous fellow contestants, the pageant's sponsor (Michael McKean), and the show's host (Sasha Roiz).

05/09/11 Season 3 TV-14 D, L
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S3 Ep 24 Knockout

A professional hit man (Max Martini) with information about the murder of Beckett's mother escapes during a court hearing; Castle and the team uncover a deep conspiracy.

05/16/11 Season 3 TV-14 L, V