MONDAY MUSINGS: THE HEART OF SEASON 2

As those with knowledge of the television business will tell you, the lifeblood and sustenance of any show is the ratings it can deliver to those who air the franchise. With that said, I am intrigued by season 2 as they turned into the year 2010 because, with the sweeps Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: CASTLE CAST AND THE 6 DEGREES OF KEVIN BACON

The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, a game created early in 1994 by three Albright College students, is a classic problem in graph theory. The object of the game is to find the shortest path between a given actor and Kevin Bacon, where an intermediary connection can only be made Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: SEASON THREE INTRIGUE

This week, my musings will focus on season three, perhaps my favorite season of all.  I’ll save that stream of consciousness for another time.  But today, let me present some thoughts of what took place that I found unusual, interesting or even just plain inconceivable!  With that thought buried in Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: PREMONITIONS

Back to the beginning…of the week.  In the deep recesses of my warped mind comes a stream of conscienceness regarding our show CASTLE.  Today my six pack will be an exploration that will delve into the times when an episode predicted a future occurrence or a reference back to an Read More

CASTLE: MONDAY MUSINGS – CASTLE DRIVING BECKETT

One of the funny, long running gags on CASTLE was the fact that Beckett did not let him drive. The following sequence makes my point! But, in actuality, there were a few times Castle actually drive Ms Beckett! Let’s take a look, shall we? SEASON 3. EPISODE 22 TO LOVE Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: EPISODE ENLIGHTENMENT

This week I am taking a journey through each season and identifying one point that stands out for me from an episode from each season. These tidbits caused a reaction whether it was funny, intriguing, sad or maddening. So take the trip with me and enjoy! SEASON 1 A CHILL Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: SEASON 4 THOUGHTS

I have always been intrigued by the dynamics of season long television shows, the storyline created throughout the season, how to select and entice guest stars, to how to simply just keep track of what was previously shown as to not contradict themselves. I am especially fascinated by where episodes Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: NOTICING THINGS

As I continue to cycle thru all 173 episodes, certain things, like dialogue of characters or actions stand out for me and make me want to comment. So here is a few random observances that I would like to share. BUY A MAP One thing that I cringe at is Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: Unanswered Questions

There is a great line that is said when watching episodic television. That is that we need to suspend our disbelief. That is so very true in CASTLE and here are a few that qualify. KIDNAPPING “FBI has jurisdiction over child abduction cases.” Beckett states this in episode 9 of Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: CRITICAL PLOT POINTS.

Working my way through season 4 once again and two thoughts came to mind. Two episodes that I usually pay very little attention grabbed me this time for one particular reason. Both feature an arch nemesis of Beckett and Castle. The subtle ways the are incorporated into the weekly murder Read More

MORNING MUSINGS: FIVE EASY PIECES

MORNING SCRAMBLE So Castle went to dinner at Le Cirque in season 5. Who was his dinner mate? I bet it wasn’t Kate, since they were still trying to keep their relationship on the down low but damn, it would have been great to see CASKETT out on a date Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: PLAYING DRESSUP

S Today I am going to ruminate on one single topic, one point instead of my normal collections of musings.  In the past in one of our Saturday Showdown contests featured two black dresses that Kate looked spectacular in.  A couple of people added some interesting insights on the dresses Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: MAY 17, 2010

On this date in 2010, ABC aired the latest show of the calendar when the season 2 finale broadcast at 10PM that evening. A DEADLY GAME truly rounded out what most consider a terrific season. I, for one, rank it up there as possibly the best overall season. Building on Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: CRAZY CRANIAL KNOWLEDGE

Once again it’s time to let you get a glimpse into the warped mind that runs my life.  With that said, let me present a five spot of thoughts deriving from the later episodes of CASTLE! SEASON 3. –  POOF YOU’RE DEAD Beckett naval ring. Does she or doesn’t she?  On Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: I WONDER……

Welcome to our new week and a new month!  With that, let my ranting begin? SEASON 1 In season 1, HOME IS WHERE THE HEART STOPS,  did anyone think it slightly unbelievable when our bump key maker Even Mitchell uttered this line? “They never get the details right. Not in Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: HIDDEN GEMS OF SEASON 2

This week my rumination deals with interesting aspects of season 2. One of my favorite things about CASTLE is the hidden gems that link each episode together. With that in mind here are some interesting tidbits that I enjoyed. PRECINCT HOUSE We all know that our fearsome foursome work out Read More

BECKETT & CASTLE DAY: APRIL 21

Now onto some fun, NBCD style! BIG WORD DAY I will forever chuckle like a nine year old, errr I mean like Castle😜😜😜. Perhaps this category is exceedingly idealistic NATIONAL TEA DAY Tea and the cat lady… Sometimes Castle can be such a great dad like figure And cure all Read More

MONDAY MUSINGS: THIS DAY IN CASTLE HISTORY

Eleven years ago today we got the iconic episode DEN OF THIEVES. This episode gave us three terrific plot points. It shows how tough our favorite detective it. That she yearns for male companionship and that Esposito is fiercely loyal. Of course, the most discussed scenes involve a sweaty Beckett, Read More

BECKETT & CASTLE DAY: APRIL 13

On this glorious sunny breezy day that’s teasing summer,(at least in South Carolina) how about we add more to the ever impressive list of features that embody NBCD SCRABBLE Let’s not forget Jordan Shaw and her wordsmith skills… SLOW ART DAY And yes I have no idea what this is…. Read More