Castle: Season 2 (2009 - 2010)

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Air date: Sep 21, 2009

A museum curator's death leads Castle and Beckett to a mummy's curse. Castle worries that he may also fall victim to the curse after he peeks at forbidden artifacts.

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Air date: Sep 28, 2009

Two murders occur on the same night, prompting Castle to put his money where his mouth is by betting Ryan and Esposito that he and Beckett can solve their case first. But the two pairs must work together when both cases prove to be confoundingly bizarre.

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Air date: Oct 5, 2009

A young model is savagely murdered during New York City's Fashion Week, and the probe leads Castle and Beckett into the ruthless world of high fashion.

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Air date: Oct 12, 2009

An explorer on a polar expedition is murdered, and the convoluted case turns even more confusing when Castle determines the elusive killer is trying to fool everyone.

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Air date: Oct 19, 2009

Castle contemplates a job opportunity from his agent (Debi Mazar) as he and Beckett investigate what could be their last case together---the murder of a woman found in a manhole.

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Air date: Oct 26, 2009

A dead man wearing vampire teeth is discovered in a graveyard with a stake through his heart. The probe leads Castle and Beckett to a group of vampire fetishists, and clues are revealed in a graphic novel the victim had been writing.

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Air date: Nov 2, 2009

The dead body of a rock star on the rise is discovered staged in a scene from her popular music video. Beckett and Castle's subsequent murder probe involves obsessed fans and envious bandmates, but it's the lyrics from a song that break open the case.

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Air date: Nov 9, 2009

A bike messenger is murdered en route to delivering evidence that could free a man from prison. The case is linked to a murder Capt. Montgomery probed 10 years ago, and a prominent New York family's secrets figure into the investigation.

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Air date: Nov 16, 2009

The investigation into an ADA's murder is threatened by Castle's eagerness to help a call girl involved in the case. Elsewhere, Alexis reveals a major secret to Beckett instead of her father.

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Air date: Nov 23, 2009

A man's body is discovered in an apartment building's garbage chute, and two women surface to identify the deceased---his wife and his fiance Castle and Beckett's investigation uncovers the man's complex double life. DB Woodside guest stars.

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In the second series of this crime drama, Castle (Nathan Fillion) apologizes to Beckett (Stana Katic) for looking into her mother's murder case against her wishes, and their working relationship resumes. Beckett does eventually get a lead in her mother's case, however, she hits a dead end. Castle blames himself for this and offers to end their partnership, but Beckett asks him to stay. The 12th Precinct becomes crowded with Castle family members when Alexis (Molly Quinn) shows up to do volunteer work there as part of a school project. Meanwhile, Beckett finds herself getting jealous when Castle gets close to several women, including his ex-girlfriend (Alyssa Milano), an FBI agent (Dana Delany) and a seductive Hollywood actress (Kelly Carlson).

Cast

Nathan Fillion
as Richard Castle
Stana Katic
as Det. Kate Beckett
Susan Sullivan
as Martha Rodgers
Molly Quinn
as Alexis Castle
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
as Capt. Roy Montgomery
Tamala Jones
as Lanie Parish
Jon Huertas
as Det. Javier Esposito
Seamus Dever
as Det. Kevin Ryan
Michael Trucco
as Tom Demming
Arye Gross
as M.E. Perlmutter
Tom Bergeron
as Bobby Mann
Debi Mazar
as Paula Haas
Sonya Leslie
as Valerie Thompson
D.B. Woodside
as Lance Carlberg
Jay R. Ferguson
as Dick Coonan
Rick Gonzalez
as Mickey Carlson
Laurel Holloman
as Sandy Allen
Marc Blucas
as Jeremy Presick
Alyssa Milano
as Kyra Blaine
Currie Graham
as Stanford Oakes
Anita Barone
as Janice Freeman
Ray Wise
as Bobby Fox
Dana Delany
as Federal Agent Jordan Shaw
Robert Pine
as Gerry Finnegan
Reed Diamond
as Dr.Cameron Talbot
Brady Smith
as Greg Murphy
Don Franklin
as Tommy Zane
Leonard Roberts
as Jason Avery
Matt Barr
as Travis McBoyd
Navi Rawat
as Rachel Walters
Kelly Carlson
as Ellie Monroe
Robin Thomas
as Alan Freeman
Jack McGee
as Dale Fickas
Scott Cohen
as Lt. Stan Holliwell
Mitch Pileggi
as Hans Bremel
Elizabeth Ho
as Amy Saunders
Brennan Elliott
as Jason Cosway
Anne Ramsay
as Bree Busch
JB Smoove
as Norman Jessup
Anne Dudek
as Emma Carnes
James Cosmo
as Finn Rourke
Gil McKinney
as Tyler Benton
William R. Moses
as Blake Wilder
Diana Maria Riva
as Det. Roselyn Karpowski
Ron Melendez
as Jeff Dilahunt
Carlo Rota
as Bahir 'Bobby' Harun
Scott Paulin
as Jim Beckett
Sarah Brown
as Amanda Livingston
Julie Claire
as Lisa Jenkins
David Ramsey
as Jim Wheeler
Perrey Reeves
as Helen Parker
José Zúñiga
as Alfredo Quintana
Robert Grant
as Ron Bigby
Julian Sands
as Teddy Farrow
Erin Foster
as Sky Blue
Michaela McManus
as Scarlett Price
Elaine Hendrix
as Melissa Talbot
Graham Beckel
as Uncle Teddy
Erick Avari
as Austin Bentley
Bill Bellamy
as Mickey Reed
Abby Brammell
as Carol Thornton
Alex Skuby
as Charlie DePetro
Fred Willard
as Hank McPhee
Scott Elrod
as Clyde Dekker
Mark D. Espinoza
as Professor Stevenson
Dameon Clarke
as The Killer
Joe Torre
as Himself
Josh Daugherty
as Trent Wellesley
Jill Andre
as Lenanne Wellesley
Dan Cortese
as Howard Weisberg
Suzy Nakamura
as Jennifer Wong
French Stewart
as Zach Robinson
Beth Broderick
as Barbara Mann
Max Greenfield
as David Nicolaides
Nika Williams
as Angel Santana
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Critic Reviews for Castle Season 2

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Castle is good, but it's not great. It's not clear it even wants to be the latter, and that's totally OK (fun TV can be really good TV).

Oct 27, 2009 | Rating: B | Full Review…

I'm glad that Nathan Fillion has found a vehicle that'll remain on the air longer than 2002's Firefly.

May 5, 2010 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

The character moments are well handled, and that's always been the focus of the series anyways.

Aug 22, 2017 | Rating: 7.2/10 | Full Review…

Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic bring their spectacular chemistry back for another season of the increasingly enjoyable Castle, a mystery-of-the-week show distinguished by excellent writing and some of the best lead chemistry on television.

Dec 13, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The crimes were just as puzzling and interesting, but the biggest improvement this season came from including more of the supporting cast and giving all of the characters a personal connection to many of the cases they investigated.

Sep 6, 2013 | Rating: 8.3/10 | Full Review…

The relationship between Castle and Beckett reminds me of the early years of Moonlighting, when Maddie and David had sexual tension to play off of.

May 18, 2010 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Castle: Season 2

  • Jul 12, 2020
    Richard Castle continues playing junior detective with the NYPD into a second season of ABC's hit drama Castle. This season Becket is drawn into a deadly game by a homicidal stalker obsessed with her fictional alter ego Nikki Heat, Esposito is confronted by his past when his former partner returns from the dead, and Castle reunites with a long lost love. Additionally, the mystery of Beckett's mother's murder is revisited and turns out to be a greater mystery than previously thought. Michael Trucco joins the cast as a recurring character and a number of special guest stars are featured, including Alyssa Milano, Ray Wise, Dina Meyer, Dana Delany, Michael Ironside, and Fred Willard. However, with a full 24-episode season the show starts to get a little formulaic at times. Still, it tries some new things with a 2-part episode, a Halloween special, and some continuing story arcs. A strong follow-up to Season 1, Season 2 of Castle is entertaining and full of exciting murder mysteries.
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  • Jul 25, 2020
    The show dosn't lose a step despite the longer episode count. A lot of fun.
  • Oct 03, 2019
    esta temporada la risa no faltaron. te lo pasa genial viendo a nathan fillion.

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