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I guess I am alone in saying that I really enjoyed this episode. We got to see a different side to the characters that we don't usually see. Of course, we all expected Castle to love the limelight, and Beckett...well, it reminded me of when Castle first started following her around. But Lanie, Ryan and Espo. We got to see a whole new side to them, which I thought was fun. Gates, yea that was kinda awkward. Of course, I'm not a huge fan of the shaking camera, but it's bearable. What really bugged me, though, was all the cuts from one angle to another, and not being able to see the camera crew in other shots. If that makes sense. i.e.: going from an over the shoulder shot of Beckett to a front shot of her, and not having the camera guy in the background. It just made it seem less like a documentary for that reason.
But overall, I thought it was a pretty decent episode. :)
It was silly, but not horrid. The mugging and foolishness was over the top, it would have been more to my taste if handled with a lighter touch--- and less Esposito-- but the case was pretty good. It would have made a fine, serious episode, I think. Still, no funny business trying to scare us that Caskett are breaking up, and that is a plus. I'm sorry they are making Gates into a dingdong; she was growing on me as a serious person, a worthy successor to the late great Captain we lost. I get that 'Castle' sees itself as a comedy most of the time, but lighter touches would be better, IMO.
I'm just hoping that next week's episode is not so Bickerson-bickering that it makes this week look like highbrow entertainment. (I see the witness they are protecting next week is reprising an episode of 'Burn Notice' he did.)
Filler Ep didn't ring any bells.
Cringeworthy factor X10^2.
I started to cringe at the start and didn't stop until the end
Although Stana does play P/Oed pretty damn well. :)
Practically the whole squad and Castle made idiots of themselves. This is something I could have entirely done without. I've seen it done before. They even did it on the Mentalist a few years back. This is my favorite show, but this was a throwaway episode.
I have been very consistent in my disdain for the captain. Of late, they have been playing her as an idiot, often as not, and that is not where she started. Tonight she was a very annoying sycophant to the film crew. This show already has a clown; Castle plays that role. It does not need two. Given a choice of having her be a stone cold bitch, as she started, or this inconsistent brown-noser, I will take the bitch. Actually, I would prefer a different captain, one who does not want to be an imitation man.
I cringed a lot watching this episode; I will rewatch it this week when it is posted on ABC.com, and see if I still do. One thing which struck me is that I could absolutely not tell the difference between one skinny, scruffy, dirty-looking, unshaven brunette musician and another, or the roadies, or the guy who turned out to be the mentor/friend. So, I never knew exactly who was in the scene. Seems to me they could change it up a bit, get some blondes, skinheads, gingers ..
I managed to finish this episode, but barely. It was one long, unfunny joke. Castle's smirking in this was never charming or funny. And putting Espo in the spotlight was a mistake. He's a secondary character for a reason. .. I realize that "Castle" is most often a "light" detective show. But this silliness took it way too far. It was the worst episode I've seen.
Take Dramamine before viewing this hand held nightmare. Actually, Iit may be great episode to watch because you may,like me, realize that there are better things to do with your life then wasting it watching crap. This is normally a good series,but i can't say much more about this episode because I turned it off after the first 12 minutes.
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