Series 3 - 9. Close Encounters of the Murderous Kind

Close Encounters of the Murderous Kind

About this programme

9/24. The bloated corpse of a prominent astrophysicist is found in a car, with the body having suffered what appears to be explosive decompression. When Beckett and Castle investigate, they become convinced that the victim had been abducted by aliens, but events are complicated further when a government agent and an expert on extraterrestrial activity get involved. Guest starring Lance Henriksen and Lyle Lovett.

Cast and crew


Richard Castle
Nathan Fillion
Det Kate Beckett
Stana Katic
Martha Rodgers
Susan Sullivan
Capt Roy Montgomery
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Alexis Castle
Molly C Quinn
Javier Esposito
Jon Huertas
Lanie Parish
Tamala Jones
Det Kevin Ryan
Seamus Dever
Agent Westfield
Lyle Lovett
Dr Chuck Vaughn
Karl T Wright
Benny Stryker
Lance Henriksen
Ted Carter
Neil Hopkins
Ayyana Holder
Jeanette Brox


Bethany Rooney
Executive Producer
Armyan Bernstein
Executive Producer
Rob Bowman
Executive Producer
Andrew W Marlowe
Executive Producer
Laurie Zaks