You've read about it. You've wondered if it will really take place.
You've seen an episode photo and still had your doubts.
But on January 24, it will really come true: Rick Castle will kiss Kate Beckett. It's unclear what events lead to this monumental event, although the murder of the latter's mother plays a role on the episode and such a personal wound may bring these two closer than ever before.
Either way, we've got your first look at the make out session below. The clip only lasts for seven seconds, but they are a must-watch seven seconds for all fans: