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Season 3

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 301 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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Ep 303 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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Ep 304 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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Ep 305 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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Ep 306 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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Ep 307 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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Ep 308 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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Ep 310 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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Ep 311 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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Ep 312 Poof, You're Dead

The owner of a historic magic shop is found dead in Houdini's water torture tank; a new romance comes to light.

01/10/11 Season 3 TV-PG S, V
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Ep 313 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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Ep 314 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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Ep 316 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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Ep 317 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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Ep 318 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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Ep 320 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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Ep 321 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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Ep 323 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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Ep 324 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
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