Aired: Feb 18, 2013 , Monday at 22:00 on ABC

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Episode Summary: In the first half of a two-part story arc, Castle and Beckett find themselves in a race against time when they unearth a plot to kidnap Sarah el-Masri, the daughter of a powerful foreign dignitary. The stakes are raised when they learn that Alexis was also kidnapped, and every lead they follow ends with the discovery of another dead body.
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The Dark Side of Rick

It’s that time of year again! The time of year when Andrew Marlowe and the rest of the Castle writers give us an extra present. The time of year when they push out a two-part episode that is filled with tension, adrenaline and something that always hits close to home. The best part about these episodes? They never fail. Time to talk “Target," BTVGuides. The Castle Season 5 two-parter kicked off with the kidnapping of Alexis and her friend. Turns out Alexis was in ... more

Where in the World is Alexis?

This week on Castle, Alexis is in the wrong place at the wrong time and ends up kidnapped. This leaves our team working against the clock to try and bring Alexis home. But as the last few minutes of the episode convey, bringing Alexis home safely is going to end up being an international affair."Maybe they should tap in Liam Neeson? He's sort of the expert when it comes to kidnapped family members. Castle loves playing up its film and television homages, whether it's reality shows or... more



'Castle' Recap: Castle Tries to Win Beckett Back

Aside from contrived romantic issues and forced character stupidity, this season of Castle is actually getting off to a pretty decent start. The situations are alternately frightening and silly, Alexis actually has a purpose and there are bubble cigars. This episode, "PhDead," contains all of those elements, with Ryan and Esposito trying to pass as 20-year-olds. It's a good thing. Paperwork? What Paperwork? Despite the fact that in the previous episode it seem... more

'Castle' Recap: Beckett Finds a New Obsession

In the second part of Castle's two-part season 8 premiere, "XX," the show combines clever narrative devices, a twisty plot and just the right amount of wackiness to create one of the better episodes it's done in a while. It's exciting! It's fun! It has trapdoors! And then we get to the ending. But more on that later. Meet the Step-Parents The season 8 premiere chronicled Beckett's strange disappearance primarily from Castle's perspective. As the title suggests... more

'Castle' Season 8 Premiere Recap: Beckett's Lies Put Castle in Danger

In season 8 of  Castle, Beckett finds a way out of being captain, Castle finds a way out of writing books and Alexis finally finds something to do! "XY" is the first of a two-part season premiere and opens as all good crime drama episodes do: with a murder. A man meets a woman who he knows is stalking him and then makes out with her until she is in a prime position to stab him to death. You earned that one, buddy. Ryan's Having Another Baby, By the Way At... more


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