Type
Scripted
Premiered
Mar. 09, 2009
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network

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Castle » Season 6
Castle - 06x03 Need To Know

6x03 Need To Know

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4.65/5 (34 votes)
First Aired: Oct. 07, 2013 on ABC

Summary: With Beckett still in D.C., Castle and the boys investigate the murder of former child star Charlie Reynolds, who rose to fame playing the lovable nerd on an early 90s High School sitcom. But the case takes a turn for the strange when Agents Beckett and McCord arrive from Washington to take…
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Main Characters in this Episode



Guest Stars

Kate Beckett played by Stana Katic
Kevin Ryan played by Seamus Dever
Lanie Parish played by Tamala Jones
Captain Victoria Gates played by Penny Johnson Jerald
Rachel McCord played by Lisa Edelstein
Ramon Russo played by Antonio Sabato Jr.
M.E. Sidney Perlmutter played by Arye Gross
Grant 'Sully' Sullivan played by Joshua Bitton

Episode Quotes

Hank Harper: Charlie was a great kid, a real pro. Working with him reminded me of the pictures I did with Pacino.
Richard Castle: You worked with Al Pacino?
Hank Harper: Barry Pacino. No relation. Every bit as talented. And taller.
Richard Castle: If you have such a high opinion of Charlie, how come you're already replacing him?
Hank Harper: Look, you gotta understand, there's a lot of money at stake here. The show must go on.
Richard Castle: Ah! I've been there. My book "Naked Heat" got made into a movie a few years back.
Hank Harper: Didn't that go straight to DVD?
Richard Castle: There were script issues.

Richard Castle: And casting issues, and directing issues.
Kate Beckett: Hey, I got your text.
Richard Castle: Hey. I just wanted to check in with you. You know, it must be weird for you, being back here at the precinct, working a case.
Kate Beckett: Yeah. Yeah, it is.
Richard Castle: Yeah, especially since McCord's little gag order prevents you from accessing your most effective investigating tool: me.
Kate Beckett: [Castle offers her a latte] Yeah, you are a tool, all right. Wow.
Richard Castle: So, uh, she's not here right now, so what's the harm in giving me a little... tidbit?

Kate Beckett: This is a bribe. Castle, you're bribing me with a latte?
Richard Castle: [trying to laugh it off] No, I am not. Come on. Don't be ridiculous.
Kate Beckett: This is low, even for you.
Richard Castle: Look, I can solve this. I just need a little more to go on.
Kate Beckett: Castle, you're not gonna "Castle" me on this one.
Javier Esposito: If we knew the feds' angle, we'd have a leg up on solving this.
Richard Castle: Sorry, guys, I've yet to come up with a crazy, genius theory yet.

Kevin Ryan: You don't need to. Not when you can go directly to the source.
Javier Esposito: Get Beckett to give us the lowdown.
Richard Castle: Okay, wait a minute...
Kevin Ryan: We get much-needed case information, you get to clear up any... lingering doubts about your loyalty. Everybody wins.
Richard Castle: Okay, guys, no, I can't do that, all right? After D.C., we promised that we wouldn't...
Javier Esposito: We did you a solid getting you on this case, Castle. It's time to pay up.
Richard Castle: Guys, this is my fiancee, okay? What does it say about our future if I keep pushing the boundaries?
Kevin Ryan: Castle, your whole relationship is built on a foundation of your boundary pushing.
Richard Castle: [reluctantly giving in] Good point.

Mistakes/Goofs

  • Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Most of the six people in the warehouse put their prints on the cases or the contents thereof, compromising evidence.
  • Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When Beckett and McCord find Esposito, Ryan, and Castle in the warehouse, Beckett doesn't recognize the trio until they turn around. Surely she would be able to recognize her fiancé, if not her longtime partners, from behind.

Trivia

  • The TV show and reunion movie that this episode is about are based off of the 1990s TV hit Saved By The Bell. When the CIA agent tosses his badge to Esposito, he calls Esposito Mario Lopez. Mario Lopez was one of the stars of Saved By The Bell.
  • A special feature included on the season six DVD set is an audio commentary for this episode by Seamus Dever and Jon Huertas in character as Ryan and Esposito.
  • SPOILER: Final appearance of Rachel McCord, Beckett's partner at the A.G.'s office. Two years later, in "Castle" (2009) {XX (#8.2)}, Beckett learns that an inquiry into Senator Bracken she made shortly after starting her job in D.C. has led to McCord's murder.
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paulc158
expert
2 years ago
Well, I thought Beckett was going to quit, but getting fired is just as good. Let's get back to the original players and plots. Thank God!!!!!
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2 years ago
Great episode of castle like the part of Beckett begin FIRED at the end of the episode by McCord
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