On tonight’s Castle season 5, episode 21 “The Squab and the Quail,” when Beckett is tasked with protecting a charming billionaire whose life is in danger, she reflects on her relationship with Castle; consumed with jealousy, Castle tries to solve the case as quickly as possible.
The series is based on when mystery-thriller writer Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion), who is called in to help investigate a series of copycat murders based on his books. After completely the job, he finds that he enjoys the experience sufficiently to want to continue it. Pulling strings, he arranges to accompany NYPD Detective Kate Beckett (Stana Katic), claiming he wants to study and use her as a personality basis for his next book series. Once that initial case was solved, Castle and Beckett continued to investigate strange homicides in New York, combining Castle’s writer intuition and Beckett’s creative detective work. Over the past four seasons, Castle and Beckett’s relationship has grown even stronger as they’ve dodged bullets, captured killers, and solved countless murder cases with their unorthodox partnership.
Castle stars Fillion, Katic, Susan Sullivan, Molly Quinn, Penny Johnson Jerald, Tamala Jones, Jon Huertas, and Seamus Dever.
Castle season 5, episode 21 “The Squab and the Quail,” airs April 22, 10:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT on ABC. Spoiler pictures below: