THURSDAY TOP TEN: BEST MURDER IMPLEMENTS (season 1-4)
Honorable mention: Nail Gun
Nail gun in season 3 episode 14 where Castle’s prep school mentor Damian Westlake’s wife is killed by an essential carpentry tool.
Number 10: Toxic Cocktail
Cranberry juice / balsamic vinegar poison: Bobby Mann gets rid of his sidekick for a younger version only to be cancelled himself!
Number 9: Frozen Nitrogen
Frozen nitrogen: Cocky, creative, hotshot reality show chef gets a high profile gig at a hot new restaurant only to be frozen out when pursuing the love of his life
Number 8: Antique Bullets
Antique bullets: in an alternative univers of Steampunk, a fatal duel fells a stock broker who ruined a family’s finances.
Number 7: Motor Oil
Drowned in motor oil: A fugitive from a ship bombing is discovered and sunk
Number 6: Trophy Stabbing
Small glass obelisk: A naive model from the Midwest is slow to understand the quid pro quo of the New York modeling scene and suffers the ultimate wardrobe malfunction.
Number 5: Stake to the Heart
Stake to the heart: Castle and Beckett go to a graveyard after the body of a young man sporting vampire fangs is discovered with a wooden stake through his heart.
Number 4: Let Me AXE You something
Axe to the back: When the head writer on a popular soap opera is killed with a fire axe, Castle is able to use his skills as an author to make a discovery about the killer.
Number 3: Dissolving Bullets
Dissolving bullets: Assassins follow Mike Royce to NYC in order to eliminate a witness to the theft of specialized ammunition
Number 2: Split In Two
Samurai sword: A dirtbag is cut in two with a very sharp Samarai sword. Is it the work of Lone Vengence? Or perhaps a criminal seeking revenge against our masked hero?
DRUM ROLL PLEASE!!!
Number 1: The Killer Is A Zombie
Zombie attack after injecting ketamine: Zmbie apocalypse, need I say more? Man this made Castle’ time at the 12th so worth it! Say it with me: BEST CASE EVER!