FIVE 4 FRIDAY: FEBRUARY FLOPS

As a tie-in with THURSDAY TOP TEN, here are the ne’er so well episodes that aired during the months of February throughout the series of Castles. So here are the bottom rated episodes according to IMDB. There were 25 episodes in the years shortest month. The placement within the 25 is the number in parentheses, for instance Number 1(25).

NUMBER 5(21):

LUCKY STIFF
S3E14 Rating 8.1

The brutal murder of a lottery winner has Castle and Beckett up to their eyeballs in suspects, envious and angered by the victim’s sudden move from the poorhouse to the penthouse. As the precinct buzzes with fantasies of what our cops would do if they won the lottery, Martha struggles with the reality of such a decision when she suddenly inherits money she feels she doesn’t deserve.

NUMBER 4(22):

DRESSED TO KILL
S6E14 Rating 8.0

When the assistant to Modern Fashion Magazine’s dictatorial editor Matilda King (guest star Frances Fisher) is found murdered, Castle and Beckett are thrust into the glitzy, ruthless world of high fashion in their search for the killer. Meanwhile Beckett’s history in the modeling world gets her access to a very special wedding surprise.

NUMBER 2(23):

SUICIDE SQUEEZE
S2E15 Ratings 7.8

A beloved former major league baseball player is found dead after a goodwill trip to Cuba. The investigation, which includes running into Joe Torre (guest starring as himself), leads the detectives into New York’s Cuban community to solve the murder. Meanwhile, Alexis’ genealogy project forces Castle to consider the identity of his unknown father.

NUMBER 2(24):

TONE DEATH
S8S9 Rating 7.8

The death of a staff member at Martha’s latest show leads Castle and Beckett into the world of a cappella competitions and a singing group of reformed ex-cons.

NUMBER 1(25):

AND JUSTICE FOR ALL
S8E13 Rating 7.7

Students in an English as Second Language class find that there are problems bigger than linguistic differences when one of their classmates is murdered and his shocking past is revealed. And Castle has a vivid flashback to another part of his missing time.

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