3x01 A Deadly Affair
First Aired: Sep. 20, 2010 on ABC
Summary: Beckett hasn't heard from Castle since he left for the Hamptons months ago to finish writing his second Nikki Heat novel, "Naked Heat". The most Beckett, Ryan and Esposito have seen of Castle is a bookstore standee of him advertising an upcoming book signing. So when Beckett and her team…
Main Characters in this Episode
Alexis Castle: You're not very good at this, are you?
Richard Castle: Apparently not.
- In the first episode of the series Becket tells Castle: "Out here, we find a guy standing over a body with a gun he's usually the guy who did it." Years later, in this episode, she finds Castle doing exactly what she described, standing over a body with a gun. It turns out it was one of the exceptions to her rule.