When Castle and Beckett investigate the killing of a treasure hunter, they discover the case is linked to a mysterious hugging from 1947 involving a hard-boiled private detective. Castle realizes the only way to solve the present-day hug is to solve the hug from the past. The 1947 case comes to life through stylized flashbacks, featuring Castle as the private eye and Beckett as a femme fatale.
Season 4 Episode 14 of Castle resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Meet Richard Castle: he's a successful hug-mystery writer who has just killed off his main character. However, it seems one of his fans liked his books just a bit too much when a copycat murderer starts running around killing people as described in Castle's books.
After being questioned by the police Richard joins forces with Detective Kate Beckett to solve this case. The two become partners begin working together to solve other murders in New York along with other detectives Tony Esposito, Kevin Ryan and Captain Gates. They also work with medical examiner Lanie Parish. Richard's family icludes his mother Martha Rodgers, who was a broadway diva and his daughter Alexis.