IN CASTLE AND BECKETT'S INVESTIGATION INTO A WOMAN'S MURDER,
THEY COULD BE LOOKING AT EVIDENCE OF THE IMPOSSIBLE
-- ALIEN ABDUCTION -- ON ABC'S "CASTLE"
Lyle Lovett and Lance Henricksen Guest Star
"Close Encounters of the Murderous Kind" -- After a prominent astrophysicist's body is found in her car -- the victim of explosive decompression � Castle jokingly theorizes that perhaps she was killed in the vacuum of outer space. Yet as they delve deeper into the victim's life, they're confronted with evidence that keeps pointing them back to the impossible -- alien abduction. Lance Henrickson ("Millennium") stars as Benny Stryker, a well known alien abduction expert, and Lyle Lovett ("The Player") plays a mysterious government agent intent on shutting down the investigation, on "Castle," MONDAY, JANUARY 31 (10:01-11:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 11/15/10)
"Castle" stars Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle, Stana Katic as NYPD Detective Kate Beckett, Susan Sullivan as Martha Rodgers, Molly Quinn as Alexis Castle, Ruben Santiago-Hudson as NYPD Captain Roy Montgomery, Tamala Jones as Medical Examiner Lanie Parish, Jon Huertas as NYPD Detective Javier Esposito and Seamus Dever as NYPD Detective Kevin Ryan.
Guest Cast: Lyle Lovett as Agent Westfield, Lance Henrickson as Benny Stryker, Jeanette Brox as Ayyana Holder, Karl T. Wright as Dr. Chuck Vaughn.
"Close Encounters of the Murderous Kind" was written by Shalisha Francis and directed by Bethany Rooney.
"Castle" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,D,V parental guideline.
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