Castle (2009–2016)
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Vampire Weekend 

A case near Halloween has Castle and Beckett investigating the death of a man in a graveyard, wearing fangs.


Karen Gaviola


Andrew W. Marlowe (created by), Terri Edda Miller


Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Nathan Fillion ... Richard Castle
Stana Katic ... Kate Beckett
Susan Sullivan ... Martha Rodgers
Ruben Santiago-Hudson ... Captain Roy Montgomery
Molly C. Quinn ... Alexis Castle (as Molly Quinn)
Jon Huertas ... Javier Esposito
Tamala Jones ... Lanie Parish
Seamus Dever ... Kevin Ryan
Anita Barone ... Janice Freeman
Robin Thomas ... Alan Freeman
Erin Sanders ... Rosie Freeman
Samantha Shelton ... Vixen
Phil LaMarr ... Dr. Holloway
Amy Hill ... Alma
Jim Gleason ... Dr. Barry Frank




As Halloween approaches, Castle and Beckett are called to a graveyard where the body of a young man sporting vampire fangs has been discovered with a wooden stake driven through his heart. Their investigation takes them deep into the heart of New York's underground vampire fetish community, where they learn that the motive for the victim's murder may be hiding within the pages of the graphic novel he was writing before his death. Written by ABC Publicity

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Did You Know?


Det. Esposito dresses up as actor Jon Huertas' character Sgt. Antonio 'Poke' Espera from Generation Kill (2008) for Halloween. See more »


When Castle and crew search Damien/Jonas Westphall's apartment they find a broken bottle that is labeled; "India Black Fountain Pen Ink". India Ink is used with dip pens. It dries too quickly to be used in pens with reservoirs, aka fountain pens. See more »


[first lines]
[Castle enters, dressed in his outfit from 'Firefly', surprised to find Alexis up so late]
Alexis Castle: Hey.
Richard Castle: Hey.
Richard Castle: I was... I was just... trying on my... Halloween costume.
Alexis Castle: What exactly are you supposed to be?
Richard Castle: Space cowboy.
Alexis Castle: Okay. A, there are no cows in space. B, didn't you wear that, like, five years ago?
Richard Castle: So?
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References Generation Kill (2008) See more »


The Monster Stroll
Performed by Jocko
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User Reviews

This show is so meta. I love it
22 August 2019 | by catsy29See all my reviews

Less than 3 minutes in and they have already mentioned a Firefly's and Buffy's reference.

I love it.

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Release Date:

26 October 2009 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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