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Castle: Season 5 (2012-2013)





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Air date: Sep 24, 2012
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Following four seasons of sexual tension between Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic), the fifth season opens with the two of them finally embarking on a romantic relationship together. However, they try to keep this new relationship a secret, particularly from their boss, Captain Victoria Gates (Penny Johnson Jerald). Also, Beckett finally discovers who's responsible for her mother's murder and wrestles with whether she should carry out her personal vendetta against him. Likewise, … More

Genre: Drama
Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Sep 24, 2012
Executive Producers: , , , ,
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Nathan Fillion
as Richard Castle
Stana Katic
as Det. Kate Beckett
Susan Sullivan
as Martha Rodgers
Molly Quinn
as Alexis Castle
Tamala Jones
as Lanie Parish
Jon Huertas
as Det. Javier Esposito
Seamus Dever
as Det. Kevin Ryan
Penny Johnson Jerald
as Capt. Victoria Gates
David Burke
as Chief John Brady
C. Thomas Howell
as John Campbell
James Brolin
as Castle's Dad
Arye Gross
as M.E. Perlmutter
Carlos Bernard
as Jared Stack
Caroline Lagerfelt
as Anjelica Henley
Taylor Cole
as Regina Cane
Juliana Dever
as Jenny Ryan
John Griffin
as Gavin DeWinter
Ioan Gruffudd
as Eric Vaughn
Allan Louis
as Capt. Frank Mahoney
Jack Coleman
as Senator Bracken
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
as Kristina Coterra
Alexa Havins
as Elle Daniels
Kelly Hu
as Scarlet Jones
Gina Torres
as Samantha Foster
Armin Shimerman
as Benjamin Donnelly
Anthony John Denison
as Michael "Mickey" Dol...
Dakin Matthews
as Dave Dunne
Dylan Walsh
as Agent Harris
Wes Craven
as Himself
Tyrees Allen
as Harvey Milton
Rob Nagle
as Kirby
Russ Bain
as Bruno Toft
Romi Dias
as ADA Toni Gonzalez
Jordan Belfi
as Beau Randolph
Michael Dorn
as Dr. Carter Burke
J.R. Nutt
as Casius McMurray
Ed Quinn
as Gabriel Winters
Leslie Hope
as Gwenn Harwin
Jack Wagner
as Billy Piper
Michael Irby
as Shane Winters
Aaron Hill
as Kurt Wilson
Adam Rose
as Mike Boyer
Tahmoh Penikett
as Cole Maddox
Andrew J. West
as Keith Blue
Gail O'Grady
as Margo Cowan
Ayre Gross
as M.E. Perlmutter
Cara Buono
as Siobhan O'Doul
Raquel Alessi
as Selena Rigas
Catherine Dent
as Beth Tanner
Gerald Downey
as Lloyd Kurtzman
Steven Eckholdt
as Michael Case
Nancy Lee Grahn
as Samantha Voss
Briana Barran
as Holly Rhodes
Alison Trumbull
as Val Butler
Eric Nenninger
as John Dessens
Shane Johnson
as Dep. Adam Jones
Christina Moore
as Stephanie Frye
Lachlan Buchanan
as Stone Gower
Raphael Sbarge
as Dr. Darrell Meeks
Maurice Warfield
as Vice President Russe...
Scott Paulin
as Jim Beckett
Chad E. Donella
as Troy Strickland
Brian Letscher
as Liam Finch
Shannon Lucio
as Rebecca Fog
Chad Lindberg
as Marco Vinstrolli
Shane Mikael Johnson
as Dep. Adam Jones
Chad Donella
as Troy Strickland
Brett Rickaby
as Robert McManus
Andy Wagner
as Lucas Shaw
John Littlefield
as Joel Pratt
Spencer Garrett
as Evan Pierce
Erin Krakow
as Julie Rogers
Christina Cox
as Maggie Finch
Palmer Davis
as Garland Meeks
Bonita Friedericy
as Sister Mary
Tembi Locke
as Beth Cabot
Geno Monteiro
as Tyrese Wilton
Eric Lange
as Simon Warburg
Brian Howe
as Aaron Lerner
Erin Way
as Audrey O'Neill
Heather Ann Davis
as Ashley Robinson
Nestor Serrano
as Gregory Volkov
Romy Rosemont
as Nurse Lockhart
William deVry
as Dan Renner
Jamie Hill
as Petra Visser
Chris McKenna
as Simon Westport
Titus Makin Jr.
as Tim Cabot
Brad William Henke
as Mark Heller
Dennis Cockrum
as Auctioneer
Hunter Jackson
as James Swan
Michael Rodrick
as Robert "Bobby S" Sha...
Tamara Braun
as Natalia Roosevelt
Albie Selznick
as Dr. Paul Devlin
Sarah Scott
as Butterfly
Kevin Brown
as Big Percy Jenkins
Daniel Roebuck
as Joe Silva
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Critic Reviews for Castle: Season 5

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Now that the lead characters have turned their cool flirting into hot sex, can the show survive the switch in tone?

Full Review… | September 24, 2012

The rabid "shipper" fans of ABC's Castle will not want to miss the sexy opening act of the fifth-season premiere.

Full Review… | September 24, 2012
TV Guide

The premiere had pretty much everything us Castle fans have grown to love: humor, mystery, suspense and a detective/writer pair that we can't help but adore.

Full Review… | September 24, 2012
TV Fanatic

Instead of getting caught up in it, you patiently wait for it to resolve itself, in the hopes that when it's all over, you can figure out what happened.

Full Review… | September 24, 2012
AV Club
Top Critic

Monday we get funny, sentimental, silly, slapstick, romantic, awkward and other angles - at this point, all presumably on audition.

Full Review… | September 24, 2012
New York Daily News
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Castle: Season 5

Castle tries to avoid the Sam and Diane curse as the show goes into its fifth season and brings its two leading characters together. This season Castle and Beckett attempt to have a romantic relationship, but in order to continue working together they have to keep their romance a secret from their fellow co-workers at the NYPD. The cases are entertaining and clever as always, and the show reaches its 100 episode milestone in a wonderfully Hitchcockian homage. The show also delivers a game changing season finale that has the potential to unalterably change the series. Sexual tension can only take a show so far, and Castle has done a good job in its fifth season at taking that next step and at evolving the character relationships.

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