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Basic Details

Season 1, Episode 8

Original Air Date: April 27, 2009 Also Aired On: January 30, 2010


Castle and Beckett investigate the murder of a woman found drowned in a bathtub of motor oil at a transient hotel. But when they uncover a dark secret about the woman’s past, they must unravel a 20-year-old mystery with the help of a true crime journalist who may have been stalking the victim. Meanwhile, Beckett puts her poker face to the test as she squares off against Castle, with her money and pride at stake.

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Main Cast

Guest Cast

  • Joanne Kelly as Lee Wax
  • Alex Carter as Michael Goldman
  • Jillian Armenante as Susan Mailer
  • Dan Castellaneta as Judge Markway
  • Joseph C. Phillips as Mayor


  • Bryan Spicer


  • Moira Kirkland

Ratings Information

Date Viewers (Mil) 18-49 Demo
April 27, 2009 8.7 2.2
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