Castle fans should be prepared to thank “The Limey” – and Lanie – for giving Beckett the kick in the well-tailored slacks she needs in tonight’s episode (ABC, 10/9c), possibly nudging the lady cop into ‘fessing her feelings for the newly disenfranchised Rick.
Whereas past Castle episodes injecting a preternaturally attractive interloper have served to rouse jealousy on one side or the other of this Will They/Won’t They couple, here the presence of a handsome Scotland Yard detective (played by Neighbours‘ Brett Tucker) — and how he doesn’t ruffle Rick’s feathers — convinces Kate something is amiss.
“We handle [this third party] significantly differently,” series creator Andrew W. Marlowe tells TVLine. “It’s not designed to be a love triangle, as we’ve seen in some of the other episodes. Instead, he comes in as an outside influence, and forces Beckett to come to terms with some of Castle’s behavior.”
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