It may have taken this past Monday off, but rest assured, TV Fanatics: Castle Season 5 airs four brand new episodes across the month of February.
What can fans expect from those installments? The return of Senator Bracken, a reality show parody and the first appearance of Castle's father.
Read on for official network descriptions of the installments to come...
FEBRUARY 4, "Recoil" - While investigating the murder of a young woman, Castle and Beckett find evidence that links her death to Senator William H. Bracken (guest star Jack Coleman), the man responsible for Beckett’s mother’s murder. Determined to finally bring Bracken to justice, Beckett soon realizes that things are far more complicated than they seem.
FEBRUARY 11, "Reality Star Struck" - Castle and Beckett get an up-close-and-personal view of a “Real Housewives”-esque reality TV series, “The Wives of Wall Street,” when they investigate the murder of the show’s rising young star. Meanwhile, Castle’s attempt to give Beckett a Valentine’s Day gift goes horribly wrong
FEBRUARY 18, "Target" - In the first of a two part story arc, Castle and Beckett begin a murder investigation that also exposes a plot to kidnap the daughter of a wealthy Middle Eastern businessman. Dylan Walsh guest stars as FBI Agent Harris, an even-keeled professional brought in to help find the kidnappers,
FEBRUARY 25, "Hunt" - In the conclusion of a two-part story arc, Castle’s efforts on the case suddenly put his own life in danger. Emmy and Golden Globe-winner James Brolin guest stars as Castle’s dad.