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Castle: Reality Star Struck

Castle & Beckett get an up-close-and-personal view of a "Real Housewives"-esque reality TV series, "The Wives of Wall Street," when they investigate the murder of the show's rising young star. Meanwhile, Castle's attempt to give Beckett a Valentine's Day gift goes horribly wrong.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x14
Production Number: 514
Airdate: Monday February 11th, 2013

Director: Larry Shaw
Writer: David Grae

Alternate Airdates:

UK (alibi) Jun 19, 2013
AU (Seven) Jul 14, 2013

  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (9 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Gina Torres
As Penelope Foster
Gail O'Grady
As Margo Gower
Chris Butler
As Bob Foster
Lachlan Buchanan
As Stone Gower
Patrick Fabian
As Peter Monroe
Julian Stone
As Mike Chilean
Joseph Williamson
As Charlie Green

Co-Guest Stars
Heather Ann Davis
As Ashley Robinson
Nancy La Scala
As Colette Robinson
Makinna Ridgway
As Hannah Green
Jessica Manuel
As Abby Rollins
Mark Elias
As Jeff
Artie O'Daly
As Building Manager
Main Cast
Nathan Fillion
As Richard Castle
Stana Katic
As Detective Kate Beckett
Susan Sullivan
As Martha Rodgers
Jon Huertas
As Detective Javier Esposito
Seamus Dever
As Detective Kevin Ryan
Tamala Jones
As Dr. Lanie Parish
Molly Quinn
As Alexis Castle
Penny Johnson Jerald
As Captain Victoria Gates


The episode begins with a glimpse of the TV reality show, 'The Wives of Wall Street', featuring Penelope, Margo, Colette and Hannah. The producer of the show, Peter, tells his manager that he wants to see more of Hannah. Hannah is the reason their numbers are spiking. One of the guys tells them that the police are asking for them because there has been a murder. Kate and Castle are discussing about their Valentine’s gift. Esposito tells them that the victim is Hannah Green; one of the rising stars on the show. Hannah’s body is found at the bus stop. It looks like she is asleep. She has been stabbed in her back and the estimated TOD is around 10-10:30. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorAndrew W. Marlowe
Executive ProducerLaurie Zaks  |  Rob Bowman  |  David Amann  |  Andrew W. Marlowe  |  Armyan Bernstein
Co-Executive ProducerRob Hanning  |  David Grae
Supervising ProducerChristine Roum
ProducerElizabeth Beall  |  D. Howard Grigsby  |  Marc A. Kahn  |  Terence Paul Winter
Co-ProducerJason Wilborn  |  Joan Van Horn
Associate ProducerLisa Schomas
Production DesignerChris Farmer
EditorWarren Bowman
CastingDonna Rosenstein  |  Kendra Castleberry
Unit Production ManagerJoan Van Horn
First Assistant DirectorRich Sickler
Second Assistant DirectorBrian O'Kelley
MusicRobert Duncan (2)
Music EditorAmber Funk
Music SupervisorTricia Halloran
Costume DesignerLuke Reichle
Key GripTony Sepian
Camera OperatorAndrew Bikichky  |  Stephen Collins (2)
Set DecoratorClaire Kaufman
Location ManagerGeorge Shockley
Transportation CoordinatorJon Tardino
Property MasterRobert Kyker
Construction CoordinatorVincent DeSantis
Production Sound MixerScott Harber
Script SupervisorTricia Ronten
Assistant EditorOrlando Machado Jr.
Post Production SupervisorAshley Glazier
Supervising Sound EditorJeremy J. Gordon
Re-Recording MixerAdam Sawelson  |  Kurt Kassulke
Director of PhotographySteve Mason (1)
Stunt CoordinatorDennis Madalone
Production SupervisorNancy Sprow
Art DirectorMichael Goldman (2)
Executive Story EditorShalisha Francis
Costume SupervisorJohnny Foam
Production AccountantSheryl Johnson
Chief Lighting TechnicianJono Kouzouyan
Department Head Make-upJune Brickman
Special Effects CoordinatorRobert Calvert (3)
Production StaffJason Scutieri  |  Lalida Kitagawa  |  Sean Hirshfield  |  Nicole Rodgers  |  Meta Valentic  |  Melvin Benson
Department Head HairstylistEdward Morrison
ThemeRobert Duncan (2)
Warning: Castle season 5 episode 14 guide may contain spoilers
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