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Castle: 47 Seconds

When a bomb explodes at a protest rally killing five people, Castle & Beckett realize the key to solving the case is to reconstruct the 47 seconds prior to the explosion. Using video and witness accounts, they uncover the shocking truth about who planted the bomb.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x19
Production Number: 419
Airdate: Monday March 26th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Seven) Jun 03, 2012


Guest Stars
Christine WoodsChristine Woods
As Leann West
Tim GuineeTim Guinee
As Andrew Haynes
Walter PerezWalter Perez
As Bobby Lopez
Matthew CareyMatthew Carey
As Mr. Levine

Co-Guest Stars
Lorin McCraleyLorin McCraley
As West Side Wally
Michael Edward RoseMichael Edward Rose
As Agent Johnson
Samuel ChildSamuel Child
As Jesse Friedman
Nikki NovakNikki Novak
As Corinne
Ann ReillyAnn Reilly
As Val Brookstone
John RubyJohn Ruby
As Mark
Kate SiegelKate Siegel
As Nadia
Michael AlperinMichael Alperin
As Beethoven
Wil BowersWil Bowers
As Male Reporter
Main Cast
Nathan FillionNathan Fillion
As Richard Castle
Stana KaticStana Katic
As Detective Kate Beckett
Susan SullivanSusan Sullivan
As Martha Rodgers
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
Penny Johnson JeraldPenny Johnson Jerald
As Captain Victoria Gates


The episode begins, and budding journalist Leann West is live in Boylan Plaza at an anti-Wall Street rally when a bomb goes off, leaving a horrible, fiery, bloody mess with dozens of bloody victims. Five dead, 28 injured, to be exact. But was any of this related to the protest, or is there something else at play? After perusing the scene, Castle and Beckett head to the precinct to mull over a few woeful tales of several victims, and both are blown away by the severity of the situation. “Their future, their plans, everything is just gone in flash,” Castle muses; visibly disturbed by the whole scene. “It makes you think about those things in your own life that you don't want to put off anymore … “Beckett confesses, equally disturbed. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorAndrew W. Marlowe
Executive ProducerArmyan Bernstein  |  Laurie Zaks  |  Rob Bowman  |  Andrew W. Marlowe  |  David Amann
Co-Executive ProducerMoira Kirland Dekker
ProducerD. Howard Grigsby  |  Marc A. Kahn  |  Alexi Hawley
Co-ProducerElizabeth Beall  |  Christine Boylan  |  Terence Paul Winter
Consulting ProducerRob Hanning
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