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Castle: Almost Famous

Castle and Beckett investigate the murder of a male stripper found dressed as a NYPD police officer.

Episode Info
Episode number: 3x7
Production Number: 306
Airdate: Monday November 01st, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

NL (SBS 6) May 26, 2011

Guest Stars
Mary Page KellerMary Page Keller
As Rebecca Dalton
Samantha QuanSamantha Quan
As Kathleen Park
Christina VidalChristina Vidal
As Jamie Ruiz
Philip Anthony-RodriguezPhilip Anthony-Rodriguez
As Michael Grant
Gideon EmeryGideon Emery
As Lloyd Saunders
Blake GibbonsBlake Gibbons
As Billy Grimm
David Barry GrayDavid Barry Gray
As Bert Kramer
Adriana DemeoAdriana Demeo
As Bella Lombardo
Clint GlennClint Glenn
As Hans Von Mannschaft
Austin HighsmithAustin Highsmith
As Camille Roberts

Co-Guest Stars
Corey SaundersCorey Saunders
As Derek Brookner
Kelsey GunnKelsey Gunn
As Sarah Lieberman
Sam DoumitSam Doumit
As Mandy Carson
Leandro CanoLeandro Cano
As Bouncer
Dana WardDana Ward
As Sexy Reporter
Main Cast
Nathan FillionNathan Fillion
As Richard Castle
Stana KaticStana Katic
As Detective Kate Beckett
Susan SullivanSusan Sullivan
As Martha Rodgers
Ruben Santiago-HudsonRuben Santiago-Hudson
As Captain Roy Montgomery
Jon HuertasJon Huertas
As Detective Javier Esposito
Seamus DeverSeamus Dever
As Detective Kevin Ryan
Tamala JonesTamala Jones
As Dr. Lanie Parish
Molly QuinnMolly Quinn
As Alexis Castle


The scene opens with a police officer responding to a domestic violence call and says that he has a warrant for the person’s arrest. Suddenly the door opens and the officer is dragged inside. The next day, Martha and Alexis are yelling and Castle says that he was dreaming of bikini girls until they woke him up. Alexis says that she accidentally let it slip that she was auditioning for “Grease”. He says that she is not going to let up. Suddenly Castle gets a phone call, it is Beckett and they have a case. Castle arrives on scene and finds a police officer on site dead. However, upon close inspection, Beckett discovers that he is not a cop, but a stripper with a tequila filled pistol. They find the guy’s car and find a wallet inside. The victim was Derek Brookner. They find an address to where he was last at possibly. ..

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Jim BacchiFriday RockStripper cop approaches apartment.
NellyHot In HerreDuring stripper dance
Pierluigi Ferrantini, Pierfrancesco Bazzoffi & Alessandro SgNever EasyCastle and Beckett meet Billy Grimm
Troy MacCubbinStars Like YouEnd of episode

Episode Quotes
Richard: (Gazing at the victim in the morgue) He's not that handsome. You want my opinion? Three hundred bucks an hour... a little steep.
Lanie: As the person in this room who has seen everything under the sheet... bargain!

Other Episode Crew

CreatorAndrew W. Marlowe
Executive ProducerArmyan Bernstein  |  Laurie Zaks  |  Rob Bowman  |  Andrew W. Marlowe  |  David Amann
Co-Executive ProducerMoira Kirland Dekker  |  Matt Pyken  |  Scott A. Williams
Supervising ProducerDavid Grae
ProducerTerri Miller  |  D. Howard Grigsby
Co-ProducerMarc A. Kahn  |  Joan Van Horn  |  Alexi Hawley
Associate ProducerNoreen O'Toole
Production DesignerAlfred Sole
EditorSue Blainey
CastingKendra Castleberry  |  Donna Rosenstein
Unit Production ManagerJoan Van Horn
First Assistant DirectorRich Sickler
Second Assistant DirectorKatie Carroll
MusicRobert Duncan (2)
Music EditorAmber Funk
Music SupervisorTricia Halloran
Costume DesignerLuke Reichle
Key GripTony Sepian
Camera OperatorMark LaBonge  |  Andrew Bikichky
Set DecoratorClaire Kaufman
Transportation CoordinatorJon Tardino
Property MasterMichael Courville
Production Sound MixerJoe Foglia
Script SupervisorTricia Ronten
Production CoordinatorNancy Sprow
Post Production SupervisorAshley Stephenson
Supervising Sound EditorJeremy J. Gordon
Re-Recording MixerDoug Andham  |  Joe Earle
Director of PhotographyBill Roe
Stunt CoordinatorDennis Madalone
Art DirectorAndy Rhodes (2)
Executive Story EditorWill Beall  |  Terence Paul Winter  |  Elizabeth Beall
Costume SupervisorDevon Patterson
Production AccountantDeb Lancello
Chief Lighting TechnicianJono Kouzouyan
Special Effects CoordinatorRobert Calvert (3)
Production StaffLindsey Isaacson  |  Shawn Waugh  |  Andrew Carlberg  |  Sophie Addie  |  Kelly Roe  |  Ruby Stillwater
Additional EditingBrian Addie
ThemeRobert Duncan (2)
Dept. Head Make-up ArtistDebbie Zoller
Dept. Head Hair StylistEdward Morrison
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