Recap: The Nose

“The Nose” is one of those episodes that has potential and makes a good selling point at the very end. Stephanie Weir (MadTV) guest stars as a witness with a unique ability: a keen sense of smell that makes her a recluse in life but learns something in the end.

Recap: Dressed to Kill

In “Dressed to Kill,” a young woman’s murder sends Castle and Beckett into the world of cutthroat world of high-end fashion.

Recap: Smells Like Teen Spirit

"Smells Like Teen Spirit" is a trip down memory lane for Castle and for fans as the episode restores some of the magic lost this season.

Recap: Once Upon a Time in the West

Trying to get into this episode was like a long drive with a backseat driver at the end of the journey, you wanted to kill someone. I found myself wanting to fast forward through parts. I kept hoping I'd get a laugh or a smile. Beckett clearly wears the pants in the family. Maybe Luke should make a skirt for Castle.

Recap — XY

Castle got off to a very strong start with "XY." The dual perspective of the episode an enticing entrance that will set off a season long arc, something the series sorely needed.

Recap: Time Will Tell

A suspect (Joshua Gomez) in a grisly murder claims he has traveled back in time to prevent terrible events from unfolding.

Recap: Need to Know

"Need to Know" wasn't as great as some made it out be. There were some great moments, yes. But once again, the plot fell victim to poor writing.

Recap: A Murder is Forever

When a famed relationship therapist is murdered, it appears that her access to the secrets of her elite and powerful clients led to her death.

Recap: Fidelis Ad Mortem

"FIdelis Ad Mortem"is a rare find in season eight in that it focuses on Beckett and while the Locksat investigation is in the episode, it doesn't overwhelm it. Beckett learns a valuable lesson in that she's better with Castle helping out in the investigation.

Recap: Tone Death

The second half of Castle season eight kicks off the team investigating the death of an a capella singer.

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