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Castle’s 100th Episode Offers a Slice of Hitchcock with “The Lives of Others”

By on March 18, 2013
Stana Katic as Beckett. Image © ABC

Stana Katic as Beckett. Image © ABC

Castle celebrates 100 episodes with a nod to Hitchcock’s classic, Rear Window, on April 1.

“The Lives of Others” sees Castle stuck at home with a broken leg and suffering from boredom. What’s a guy to do but spy on his neighbors – and in doing so, witness the murder of a young woman in the apartment across the street.

Check out ABC’s full episode synopsis below.

CASTLE, STUCK AT HOME WITH A BROKEN LEG, FINDS HIMSELF SUDDENLY THROWN INTO A “REAR WINDOW”-ESQUE MURDER MYSTERY, ON ABC’S “CASTLE”

“The Lives of Others” — In the show’s 100th episode, Castle finds himself in the unfortunate position of NOT being able to work a case. While he’s holed up in the loft with a broken leg, Beckett goes off to investigate the death of an IRS agent without him, leaving Castle miserable and bored. But when he thinks he witnesses the murder of a young woman in the apartment across the street, he is thrown into a “Rear Window”-esque murder mystery that hits much too close to home, on “Castle,” MONDAY, APRIL 1 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

“Castle” stars Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle, Stana Katic as NYPD Detective Kate Beckett, Susan Sullivan as Martha Rodgers, Molly Quinn as Alexis Castle, Penny Johnson Jerald as NYPD Captain Victoria Gates, Tamala Jones as Medical Examiner Lanie Parish, Jon Huertas as NYPD Detective Javier Esposito, and Seamus Dever as NYPD Detective Kevin Ryan.

Guest Cast: John Griffin as Gavin DeWinter, Raquel Alessi as Selena Rigas, Eric Nenninger as John Dessens, and William DeVry as Dan Renner.

“The Lives of Others” was written by Terri Edda Miller & Andrew W. Marlowe and directed by Larry Shaw.