Castle: 5x01 "After The Storm" Review

That was totally worth the wait, wasn’t it?

It had been a really long time since I had absolutely loved a Castle episode. It is no secret that I was not a fan of season 4 and that I was this close to abandon ship by the end of the season. But after a long, drawn out stretch of dull episodes, in which absolutely nothing happened, things seemed to fast forward in "Always", culminating in the amazing premiere you have just watched.

There is just so much to talk about that I don’t even know where to start. I’ll try to follow  a chronological order. The much anticipated morning after scene was absolutely not what I had been expecting and yet, it managed to be awesome just the same. It really is a gift to the audience that this cast has brilliant comedic timing because that scene could have gone both ways. In theory, it was the cheesiest morning after scene, right? But Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic made it work and had me laughing out loud the entire time. Alexis’ first hangover and Kate sneaking out was just the cherry on top. Read More...


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