Five years ago today, I was sitting in my bedroom watching “Dancing With The Stars” and doing homework. And then this little show called “Castle” came on. It was the first episode “Flowers For Your Grave.” I was immediately intrigued.
At this point, I had watched most of the various branches of the “Law & Order” dynasty. While they had great cases, the episodes were too rigid. Rarely did you get to know more about Olivia and Stabler. But with “Castle,” it was something new. Richard Castle who is mystery novelist but acts like a cop pushes Det. Kate Beckett’s buttons with his presence. We got to see him at home with Alexis, his daughter, and Martha, his mother, and at the precinct with Ryan and Esposito. Family ties were established as well as bromances. But ultimately, he was intrigued by the cases, and he was intrigued by her story. And then it became their story.
Five years. Six seasons. And the rest is history.
Happy Castleversary, Castle fandom!