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Castle: Valkyrie (1)

While taking on a high-stakes investigation, Beckett decides what to do about whether to take a job in DC, and if she should accept Castle's proposal.

Episode Info

Episode number: 6x1
Airdate: Monday September 23rd, 2013

Director: John Terlesky
Writer: Rob Hanning

Alternate Airdates:

CA (CTV) Sep 22, 2013 (Premiere!)
AU (Seven) Oct 06, 2013
UK (alibi) Jan 09, 2014
NZ (ONE) Aug 25, 2014

  • Currently 7.7/10
7.7/10 (16 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Lisa EdelsteinLisa Edelstein
As Rachel McCord
Yancey AriasYancey Arias
As Carl Villante
Jocko SimsJocko Sims
As Matt Hendricks
Maya StojanMaya Stojan
As Tory Ellis
Andrea C. RobinsonAndrea C. Robinson
As Jeanette Miller

Co-Guest Stars
Jack KennedyJack Kennedy
As Jack Bronson
Myko OlivierMyko Olivier
As Pi
Peter James SmithPeter James Smith
As Agent Richmond
Obren MilanovicObren Milanovic
As Leather Jacket
Garvin FunchesGarvin Funches
As Police Officer
Trevor OlsenTrevor Olsen
As Security Guard (as Trevor H. Olsen)
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
Molly QuinnMolly Quinn
As Alexis Castle


Beckett is surprised that Castle proposed to her on a swing set. She thought he was going to break up with her since he seemed so serious. She has a hard time saying yes because she must first tell him that she got the job in Washington. Castle says that he didn't propose just to keep her there with him. He wants to marry her no matter where she goes. She says yes and hopes they will be able to make it work...

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorAndrew W. Marlowe
Executive ProducerArmyan Bernstein  |  David Grae
Co-Executive ProducerMarc Dube  |  Rob Hanning
Supervising ProducerTerence Paul Winter  |  Elizabeth Beall  |  Christine Roum
ProducerD. Howard Grigsby  |  Marc A. Kahn  |  Chad Gomez Creasey  |  Dara Resnik Creasey
Co-ProducerJoan Van Horn
Consulting ProducerTerri Miller
Associate ProducerAshley Glazier  |  Lisa Schomas
Production DesignerAlfred Sole
EditorDavid Latham
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 MixerRonald G. Cogswell
Script SupervisorTricia Ronten
Assistant EditorAnn Parish
Post Production SupervisorStephen Bowman
Supervising Sound EditorRobb Navrides
Re-Recording MixerAdam Sawelson  |  Kurt Kassulke
Director of PhotographyBill Roe
Stunt CoordinatorGregory J. Barnett
Production SupervisorNancy Sprow
Art DirectorChris Farmer
Costume SupervisorJohnny Foam
Production AccountantSheryl Johnson
Chief Lighting TechnicianJono Kouzouyan
Department Head Make-upJune Brickman
Special Effects CoordinatorRobert Calvert (3)
Production StaffErik Altstadt  |  Kelly Costello  |  Adam Frost (2)  |  Meta Valentic  |  Saray Deiseil  |  Nicole Rodgers
Department Head HairstylistEdward Morrison
ThemeRobert Duncan (2)
Warning: Castle season 6 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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