In the show's 100th episode, Castle finds himself in the unfortunate position of NOT being able to work a case. While he's holed up in the loft with a broken leg, Beckett goes off to investigate the death of an IRS agent without him, leaving Castle miserable and bored. But when he thinks he witnesses the murder of a young woman in the apartment across the street, he is thrown into a "Rear Window"-esque murder mystery that hits much too close to home.
Episode number: 5x19 Production Number: 519 Airdate: Monday April 01st, 2013 Special Airtime: 10:01 pm
The episode begins with two security guards watching surveillance footage where they see a woman being attacked by someone wearing a hood. The guy tells the girl to call 911 and rushes into the back alley. He does not find any body. He checks the dumpster and he finds the woman’s dead body inside. Next, Castle has broken his leg. Ryan and Esposito arrive to pick up Kate. Castle is upset that they aren’t taking him for the new case. He is totally bored. Ryan checks out the binoculars that Alexis gifted her father. The trio leaves. ..