Castle makes a grand return to the NYPD when Beckett finds him bent over the dead body of a woman with a gun in his hand. When two more bodies show up, Beckett must decide whether to let Castle help her with the case.
Episode number: 3x1 Production Number: 301 Airdate: Monday September 20th, 2010
The scene opens with Rick Castle in a room of mirrors and he is being shot at. He runs out the door and Kate Beckett is there with her gun too. She tells him to drop his weapon and get on the ground now. There is a gun shot and the show flashbacks to three days earlier, where Kate walks into the station and sees Detectives Ryan and Esposito try balance an egg. She says that it is impossible to do, but they tell that Rick was able to do it. They walk over to Kate’s desk and ask if she called him yet and she says that Rick has his own life and that he has not called. They reassure her that he is probably busy trying to finish his book. The phone rings but it is not Rick, but a new case. Kate and the rest of the team enter on scene and Chloe Whitman is the victim. She fell from the top of the building and Kate sees that Rick is going to be at book signing Friday at 7:00 PM. She says that they need to get into the apartment. ..