Castle Season 5 Premiere “After the Storm”

I’m assuming by now that you’ve all seen the Castle Season 5 premiere. (If not, what are you doing here? Go watch it!) I was lucky enough to see it a few weeks ago and I’m still considering the implications of the episode. Here’s exactly what I thought about the episode.

Concerning Castle and Beckett

  • The first scene was a perfect. They had sex. They are awkward. No one can know.
  • Things are (pretty much) the same. They aren’t making out all over or really gooey in-love. They still work a case. They still solve a case.
  • Perfect balance of humor and serious-ness.
  • They’re them and the new aspect of their relationship doesn’t change that.
Concerning the case
  • The case is solved…(ish?) It was enough closure for me to be happy, but not so much that they don’t have anywhere to go

Where do we go from here?

  • If every episode is like this one, it’s great. Just sprinkle in a few Castle/Beckett relationship-y scenes per episode.
  • I don’t like for people to get together and have it change their whole lives. That’s why this episode succeeded and I believe that the show won’t “jump the shark” because of it

What did you think of the premiere you’ve been waiting for?

Heather
Heather is a recent West Coast transplant and can't remember what humidity feels like. She spends most of her time (& money) watching movies, marathoning TV shows on DVD, attending concerts, reading, eating vegetables, attending conventions (San Diego Comic-Con, New York Comic Con, Dragon*Con so far!), blogging about her quarter-life crisis, downing coffee and traveling the world. She likes comic books, photography, reading on the Metro bus and wearing cold weather clothes despite the actual temperature in Southern California.
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