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Castle: Murder, He Wrote

Castle and Beckett's plans for a romantic weekend in the Hamptons are interrupted when a dying man stumbles into Castle's backyard, collapsing into his pool. Unable to escape the lure of the investigation they join up with the small town's well-intentioned, but inexperienced sheriff to find the killer.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x4
Production Number: 505
Airdate: Monday October 15th, 2012

Director: Rob Bowman
Writer: David Grae

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Seven) Nov 19, 2012
UK (alibi) Nov 20, 2013

  • Currently 9.4/10
9.4/10 (14 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
David Burke (1)David Burke (1)
As Chief John Brady
Brian HoweBrian Howe
As Aaron Lerner
Don StarkDon Stark
As Vincent Cardano
Tamara BraunTamara Braun
As Natalia Roosevelt
Shane JohnsonShane Johnson
As Deputy Adam Jones
Natacha RoiNatacha Roi
As Mrs. Franklin

Co-Guest Stars
J.R. NuttJ.R. Nutt
As Casius McMurray
Patrick Robert SmithPatrick Robert Smith
As Marty Bentley
Dwight HicksDwight Hicks
As Lawyer
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


The episode begins with Castle leaving for his weekend at the Hamptons with Kate. His mother and daughter want to know about his plans and he has none. He hopes that they can get away in time without there being a last minute murder. At the office, Kate too is anxiously waiting for the clock to tick five. Castle arrives at the office to meet Kate. It is 5 pm and no murder! Ryan and Esposito are curious to know about the guy Kate is dating. After Kate leaves, they decide that they should find out about this guy to ensure Kate’s safety. Our lovers arrive at their destination and it is a spectacular mansion. ..

Read the full recap
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Eddie VedderLonging to BelongBeckett & Castle driving to Castle's Hampton home

Other Episode Crew

CreatorAndrew W. Marlowe
Executive ProducerArmyan Bernstein  |  David Amann  |  Andrew W. Marlowe  |  Rob Bowman  |  Laurie Zaks
Co-Executive ProducerRob Hanning  |  David Grae
Supervising ProducerChristine Roum
ProducerMarc A. Kahn  |  Terence Paul Winter  |  D. Howard Grigsby
Production DesignerAlfred Sole
EditorWarren Bowman
MusicRobert Duncan (2)
Director of PhotographyBill Roe
ThemeRobert Duncan (2)
Warning: Castle season 5 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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