WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: THE EARLY YEARS

Sometimes, I forget it is over twelve years since the show debuted and this all-star cast of actors had some previous experience.  With that in mind, let’s try and see their earlies works, if possible. . NATHAN Here in 1997 escorting Connie Britton to the Emmy’s And here in SAVING Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME

Let’s go back to the early days of the interplay, the sword-fighting if you will, between one extraordinary detective and her tag along writer monkey. Let’s just say this is truly a tit-for-tat repartee. SEASON ONE: Initial volley SEASON TWO: PAYBACK SEASON FIVE: TURNAROUND IS FAIR PLAY 268

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: WEIRDEST CRIME SCENES (season 1-4)

This week, let’s take a look at the elite of the Beckett flavored murder scenes. This is my take on the weirdest murder scenes, one from each season. So here they are! SEASON 1 EPISODE 7 HOME IS WHERE THE HEART STOPS Killed, bones broken, stuffed into a wall safe? Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: UNIQUE OPENING CREDITS

Let’s venture back over twelve years and check out the original opening credits to the episode HEDGE FUND HOMEBOYS. Quite different to to what we saw in TV or on our DVD’s for sure. Here they are so you can compare and decide for yourself which you like better. First Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY : CONTENDER FOR FAVORITE EPISODE

Just mulling over what I would post today for my Wednesday entry when once again, my muse, PJB came to my rescue. She mentioned that A DEADLY AFFAIR was one of her absolute favorite episodes in all of CASTLE. So I am in search to see if I agree. So Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: COFFEE BREAK!

Ahhhh, the Adventures in Coffee! Let’s travel back almost to the beginning shall we? It took Castle until his fourth case to decide that the coffee was really bad. Lucky for the fine officers of the law, NYPD’s finest, Rick Castle is a generous man. Which allows Castle to show Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: SUSPECTS! I CALL THEM SUSPECTS

Sometimes a little nothing scene can steal the show. Like this one as we stretch back 12 years to the origins of CASTLE when Rick was still pretending his presence at the precinct dealt with “research” The boys “educate “Castle on the finer points of the underbelly of homicide procedures. Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: PRECURSOR TO CASKETT (Part 1)

Not sure why but I was thinking about season three when Kate was dating Josh but it seemed to me she spent far more quality time with Castle, especially outside of work.  So here are my moments where they seem to be more than friends. So here are the moments Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS

Hard to believe that this episode aired almost 12 years ago. One of the great episodes for various reasons, most will point to the great book launch party and the amazing Herve Leger dress Kate wore and the fun ‘dance’ they did about the book offer. And, although I am Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: ONE GOT AWAY BUT ONE FOR EVER AFTER

A loud sigh of relief and all down hill from here, once again we present to you another installment of WAYBACK WEDNESDAY!  Today. We take a peek into what might have been, one who got away, perhaps the one great love.  But good thing she did, because his true love Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: BECKETT DISCOVERS HER FICTIONAL SELF

This week let’s venture back to almost the beginning. We now know that Rick Castle has been struck by inspiration but has kept it fairly quiet especially around the precinct. We got a hint of his intentions when we see him typing notes regarding NANNY MCDEAD. So after keeping us Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME

Let’s go back to the early days of the interplay, the sword-fighting if you will, between one extraordinary detective and her tag along writer monkey. Let’s just say this is truly a tit-for-tat repartee. SEASON ONE: Initial volley SEASON TWO: PAYBACK SEASON FIVE: TURNAROUND IS FAIR PLAY 354

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: FIRST ROMANTIC DUEL

Had an itch to watch this episode and just loved it again, perhaps more than the first time.  These scenes that follow are my favorites.  Enjoy! Reunited and it feels so weird… Does size matter? Rekindling that old flame… Let the games begin! Beckett a fan girl? Beckett cares (a Read More

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: WEIRDEST MURDER SCENES EACH SEASONS

Perhaps I was inspired by WORLD GOTH DAY, but it got me thinking about his Beckett liked the weird ones, so I honor of that, here are my selections of weirdest murders each season! SEASON 1 Lots of candidates for this one, GHOSTS came close for me as did the Read More

WEDNESDAY MATINEE: CASKETT AT THE MOVIES

When I was a kid, two things were synonymous with Wednesday’s. First, like the famous commercial was Prince Spaghetti Day. If momma made meatballs and gravy (never sauce😝😝) for Sunday dinner you surely would get them again on Wednesday. The other stalwart of The middle of the week was the Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: THE LEGEND OF KATHERINE BECKETT

This week let’s delve into what I call the LEGEND OF KATHERINE BECKETT aka her backstory. In the fifth ever episode of CASTLE, we get a nice taste of character development, mostly from the perspective of our lovely detective. For 4 installments, we can see Castle chomping at the bit Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: THE BEST ACTRESS AWARD GOES TO…

We all knew what a great actress Stana was especially in her role as Kate Beckett. What we didn’t know was how fast Richard Castle would catch on. Episode 3 of the debut season is when those immortal words were uttered. The clip below should refresh your memory. But then Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: EARLY CAREER ROLES

Today let’s roll back the calendar back several years to early roles of our favorite cast.  It is fun to see what they look like going back 20 years in some cases.  Hope you enjoy! STANA KATIC – PITFIGHTER  Jack (Vandenberg) Severino is a quiet yet intense man who has Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: 8 YEARS AGO TODAY…

Eight years ago today, the twenty-second installment of season 6 aired on ABC. The plot: A secret investigation conducted by Beckett related to her mother’s murder goes awry when a man she has been surveilling is killed. When evidence links Beckett to the victim, she and Castle become the targets Read More

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: SETTING US UP FOR COMEDY

Traveling back 12 years to almost the very beginning for today’s entry. One of the ideas that really resonated with the audience was the timely use of comedy and the connecting threads of these moments. Today I am pairing two scenes that okay off each other, the common theme is Read More