When a soccer mom turns up dead in a transient hotel, a secret life of crime unravels, leading Castle and Beckett on a wild goose chase through the past.
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.
My Favorite Moments
1. During an interrogation of the ship captain’s son, Castle can be heard in the observation room shouting “Lee Wax! Lee Wax!”
2. Castle telling off Lee Wax for orchestrating a “better story” about the bombing. “It’s not illegal… it’s just slimy.”
My Favorite Quotes
1. “Yes, please… beat my pants of if you dare.” –Castle to Becket at the Gotham City Crew poker game.
2. “What are we playing for?” “Pride… or clothing.” -Beckett and Castle on the wages of their winner-takes-all poker hand.