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Castle: Countdown (2)

With time running out, Castle and Beckett must put aside their differences with Agent Fallon to avert a city-wide catastrophe.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x17
Production Number: 317
Airdate: Monday February 28th, 2011

Director: Bill Roe
Writer: Andrew W. Marlowe

Alternate Airdates:

NL (SBS 6) Oct 20, 2011

  • Currently 9.2/10
9.2/10 (28 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Adrian Pasdar
As Agent Mark Fallon
Alon Aboutboul
As Fariq Yusef (as Alon Moni Aboutboul)
Bahar Soomekh
As Nazihah Alhabi
Lochlyn Munro
As Kevin McCann / Radford Hayes
Piter Marek
As Jamal Alhabi
Victor Webster
As Josh Davidson
Monica Keena
As Colleen McCann

Co-Guest Stars
Billy Mayo
As Senior Officer
Benjamin Patterson
As Paramedic
Jeff Denton
As Evan Bauer
Jonathan Runyon
As DHS Technician
Main Cast
Nathan Fillion
As Richard Castle
Stana Katic
As Detective Kate Beckett
Susan Sullivan
As Martha Rodgers
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
As Captain Roy Montgomery
Jon Huertas
As Detective Javier Esposito
Seamus Dever
As Detective Kevin Ryan
Molly Quinn
As Alexis Castle


The scene opens with Federal Agent Fallon telling that the bomb is at another location to someone on the phone. Fallon tells that they need to close in on Jamal. Meanwhile, Castle and Beckett are in the storage unit and they have no signal on their phones. Beckett tries to knock open the door and Castle tells that it is no use. Beckett tells that they have to try. Martha and Alexis get home because Alexis was panicking that she didn’t want to go to the “spiritual retreat”. She sees that there is a projection screen up, but Castle is not there. She tells that he always leaves a note if he is going out. Martha tells that they will deal with it in the morning. Back in the storage unit, Castle tells that they only have a few hours before they freeze to death and Beckett tries to shoot the door. However, that only resulted in backfire and she tells that she doesn’t know what to do. She wipes her forehead to find icicles forming. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorAndrew W. Marlowe
Executive ProducerArmyan Bernstein  |  Andrew W. Marlowe  |  David Amann  |  Laurie Zaks  |  Rob Bowman
Co-Executive ProducerMatt Pyken  |  Moira Kirland Dekker  |  Scott A. Williams
Supervising ProducerDavid Grae
ProducerD. Howard Grigsby  |  Terri Miller
Co-ProducerMarc A. Kahn  |  Alexi Hawley  |  Joan Van Horn
Associate ProducerNoreen O'Toole
Production DesignerAlfred Sole
EditorWarren Bowman
CastingDonna Rosenstein  |  Kendra Castleberry
Unit Production ManagerJoan Van Horn
First Assistant DirectorBarry K. Thomas
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
Location ManagerGeorge Shockley
Transportation CoordinatorJon Tardino
Property MasterMichael Courville
Construction CoordinatorVincent DeSantis
Production Sound MixerRonald G. Cogswell
Script SupervisorTricia Ronten
Production CoordinatorNancy Sprow
Assistant EditorOrlando Machado Jr.
Post Production SupervisorAshley Stephenson
Supervising Sound EditorJeremy J. Gordon
Re-Recording MixerDoug Andham  |  Joe Earle
Director of PhotographyDaryn Okada
Stunt CoordinatorDennis Madalone
Art DirectorBruce Hill
Executive Story EditorTerence Paul Winter  |  Will Beall
Costume SupervisorDevon Patterson
Production AccountantDeb Lancello
Chief Lighting TechnicianJono Kouzouyan
Department Head Make-upJune Brickman
Special Effects CoordinatorRobert Calvert (3)
Production StaffKelly Roe  |  Alexis Olsen  |  Lindsey Isaacson
Department Head HairstylistEdward Morrison
ThemeRobert Duncan (2)
Warning: Castle season 3 episode 17 guide may contain spoilers
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