1. Someone is murdered in rather an outlandish fashion.
2. Unaware of the murder, Castle hangs out at home, behaving like a four-year-old.
3. THE GAME IS ON.
4. Detective Kate Beckett is on the case.
5. We discover that the victim has been acting a little weird lately.
6. Down in autopsy, Lanie is sassy.
7. Or Perlmutter is sarcastic.
8. Beckett states the obvious.
9. Castle offers a crazy theory.
10. Beckett does not have time for Castle's crazy theory.
11. Esposito calls someone 'Bro'.
12. Ryan gets unnecessarily excited.
13. Beckett asks a crucial question.
14. Castle takes a break to show off some questionable parenting skills.
15. And Alexis demonstrates wisdom beyond her years.
16. Castle returns to the office to be ruggedly handsome.
17. And to point out the possibility of ghost / fairy / Black Ops / android involvement.
18. Luckily, Ryan brings some new info to the table.
19. Meanwhile, Esposito keeps it real.
20. Someone references 'Firefly'.
21. The team accuses the wrong person.
22. Castle overreacts to something.
23. And Martha steals the scene with some timeless words of wisdom.
24. As the investigation grinds to a halt, someone snaps.
25. Things get tense.
26. But Beckett saves the day and SHUTS THAT MURDERER DOWN.
27. Just in time for Castle and Beckett to share a Heartfelt Moment.
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