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When Odette Morton, a contestant on the hit competition show "A Night of Dance," is found murdered in her dressing room, Castle and Beckett must navigate the case's many twists and twirls without stepping on each other's toes. But as they delve into Odette's past, they discover that this reality starlet was harboring a shocking secret that may have led to her death.
The scene opens with A Night of Dance with host Brad Melville. It’s an elimination dance between Santino and Odette. As they are introduced, Santino takes the stage, but a stage hand discovers Odette’s body in her dressing room. Martha is asking a column writer for a mention in her paper for her acting school. Castle doesn’t think it’s a great idea, because she’s been so critical of her in the past. Lanie is at the scene of the crime. She tells Castle and Beckett that she was shot with a 9mm gun and was shot right at the beginning of the show. Lanie is a fan of the show and Odette was her favorite. When she was young, she wanted to be prima ballerina until she got breasts. Esposito and Ryan are talking to Santino about Odette. ..Read the full recap