'Castle' Recap: 3x21 'The Dead Pool' Wades Into The World Of Swimming, Drugs And Murder

If there’s one thing the Olympics taught us, it’s that the competitive world of swimming is cutthroat, fierce, and populated with attractive men. ‘The Dead Pool’ starts with a young swimmer doing what he does best. Suddenly a dark figure approaches him. Cut to Castle, discussing his young writer friend Alex Conrad who is going to be in town. Castle wants Alex to follow him and Beckett around. Predictably, Beckett is not into this scenario at all. My prediction: Beckett is going to be charmed by Alex. Or Alex is actually the murderer.

Castle and Beckett arrive at the crime scene. The swimmer’s name was Zack--a member of the SUNY swim team. He was swimming when his murderer came up behind him, pressed a rag soaked in a "caustic substance" to his face. Zack passed out, dropped into the water and drowned. He was discovered by his teammates. Read More...



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