The Late Shaft

Castle appears on a late-night talk show to promote his new book, Heat Wave. In a commercial break the host Bobby Mann whispers to Castle, "They want me dead." The next day he is found dead of natural causes and its up to Castle to convince Beckett to investigate the case as a murder. Meanwhile, Castle is seduced by Ellie, the guest star to appear on the show the night he died.

Season 2 | Episode 20

Molly Quinn

as Alexis Castle

Nathan Fillion

as Richard Castle

Jon Huertas

as Javier Esposito

Seamus Dever

as Det. Kevin Ryan

Stana Katic

as Kate Beckett

Susan Sullivan

as Martha Rodgers

Tamala Jones

as Lanie Parish