RANKING CASTLE SEASON FINALE’S – number 8

 

 

The end of the TV season snuck up on me this year, possibly because there was no Castle in the offing.  To that end, I am going to rank the eight season finales of our favorite show.

 

 

SEASON EIGHT FINALE – CROSSFIRE

 

Of course the biggest issue with this episode is it came after the firing of Stana Katic and the cancellation of the show.  Being as it may, the Powers That Be decided to try and fit twenty pounds of story into a five pound bag.

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I can re-iterate my rant of the ending or you can just click on my feelings here:   http://smallscreensmackdown.com/castle-series-finale-the-rant/

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Bottom line, the finale should have gone 90 minutes minimum

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Even so, the story failed in most parts.  I get it that TPTB wanted to force feed us some Caskett moments, but come on, even a five year old knew that opening scene screamed setup.  The only way to save that would gave been for Jackson Hunt to make the save.

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Needless to say, in the end the story drifted too far away from the core of the show, Caskett, Lanie, Ryespo and a dash of Martha.  I wonder if the ending could have been saved if Vikram was revealed as the bad guy.  To me it would have been more entertaining than Caleb Brown.

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For giggles and grins, here is my original review of this finale:

CASTLE: Season 8 Episode 22 – CROSSFIRE

 

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