In order to hunt down the brutal murderer of a grifting seducer, Castle & Beckett must investigate New York's elite. Meanwhile, Castle plans to surprise Beckett on their one-year wedding anniversary.
Detective Slaughter (guest star Adam Baldwin) returns to enlist Castle's help in solving a high-stakes robbery case. But when a body is found linked to the crime, Slaughter becomes the number one suspect in the heist turned murder, while Castle has to determine whether he's guilty or help to prove he's innocent.
When a priceless work of art is stolen and its transporter murdered, Castle and Beckett must work with the key witness to track down the painting and sniff out the killer.
When Castle's idol, a famously reclusive author, turns up dead, Castle is determined to solve his hero's murder. But as he and Beckett dig deeper, they discover that truth is stranger than fiction.
Dorothy, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore. That’s the best way to sum up “PhDead.” After the conclusion of “XX,” the future of Caskett is in doubt. But let’s be honest, they’ll get back together. That being said, “PhDead” introduces the viewers to the new dynamic. Love it, hate it, on the fence, this new twist will stick around for awhile.
In the wake of the ending of the “XX” (S8E02), Castle showrunners Alexi Hawley and Terence Paul Winter have been hitting the press circuit to talk about the change. The following snippets are posted from the most recent to one posted immediately following the conclusion of the second-part episode.
When the body of a local college fraternity student is found gruesomely murdered, Castle has to go undercover as a professor in order to gain access to the victim's world. However, he and Beckett soon discover that behind the fun and games of college are some darker secrets the university wants to keep hidden.
In part two of last week's Season 8 premiere, Beckett's side of her abrupt disappearance is revealed. After receiving a mysterious tip from her past, Beckett is launched into a fight for her life, with a team of mercenaries hot on her trail. While Castle investigates why his wife is on the run, Beckett must figure out who wants her dead, before they can finish the job.
After passing the Captain's exam in the Season 7 finale, Beckett was surprised with an offer to run for State Senate. In the action packed season premiere, Castle and Beckett are adjusting to Beckett's career change, when a call from a mysterious stranger sets off an explosive chain of events. There are two sides to every story, and this unique two-parter will explore the same story from each of their perspectives, first from Castle's side as he searches for Beckett in the exciting Season 8 premiere.
Stana Katic to return to Castle for season eight.