Castle and Beckett: It's been the consummation devoutly to be wished.
So after four seasons of red-hot chemistry on Castle, did the crime novelist and his muse finally get their Nikki Heat on?
Read on for a postmortem of tonight's game-changing finale with Castle showrunner Andrew Marlowe…and scoop on what's to come in season five.
Spoiler Alert (Do we really have to say it?): Don't read if you haven't watched yet!
Aw. The stars aligned at last for Castle and Beckett, one of TV's most dynamic duos and now a certified couple!
"All I want is you," Beckett (Rebecca!) told Castle, abandoning both
her obsession with her mother's murder and her inhibitions before a
passionate scene that would've made Nikki Heat proud.
But the crimefighters' happy ending didn't come easily.
"The finale is an emotional ride," said Marlowe, who lit "a lot of fireworks" before the ultimate payoff.
"They had to confront the betrayals, they had to confront the secrets
and they had to confront how they feel about each other," Marlowe
notes. "I think that the payment was a little bit of fun in getting to
the other side of all this 'angsty' stuff and help reinject this show
with an element of fun."
Most of all, Marlowe hopes the audience is "very satisfied" by the outcome.
After four years of foreplay, how could it not be? As Marlowe
candidly admits, "We felt like we had run everything we could possibly
get out of the two of them not being together and that we were
dangerously close to having to repeat ourselves or step backwards."
Read the full article at E! Online.