|Season 6, Episode 13|
|Air date||January 20, 2014|
|Written by||Rob Hanning|
|Directed by||Bill Roe|
When a rising young pop star is found dead in an alley, Castle and Beckett delve into the victim’s out-of-control hard-partying lifestyle, but as they dig deeper, a shocking revelation threatens to rock their investigation.
- Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle
- Stana Katic as Det. Kate Beckett
- Jon Huertas as Det.Javier Esposito
- Seamus Dever as Det. Kevin Ryan
- Tamala Jones as Dr. Lanie Parish
- Penny Johnson Jerald as Captain Victoria Gates
- Molly C. Quinn as Alexis Castle
- Susan Sullivan as Martha Rodgers (credit only)
- Alexandra Chando as Mandy Sutton
- Lola Glaudini as Marilyn Sutton
- Bug Hall as Jesse Jones
- Greg Cromer as Harvey Stryker
- Peter Holden as Ken Castor
- Kelly McCreary as Kelly Jane
- Carlton Byrd as Sam
- Sean McGowan as James Lockhart
- Brad Benedict as Zach Benton
- Jennifer Ferdinand as Woman
- Henning Fischer as Photographer
- Brian Fitzpatrick as Doorman
- Myko Olivier as Pi
- Carly Steel as TV Reporter
- Deanna Moore as Claire Samuels (uncredited)
- Castle (Refer to Pi's letter): It took me less time to write the last Derek Storm novel and although both are works of fiction as least that one was believable.
- "Applause" - Lady Gaga
- In this episode, Beckett decides to announce to the papers her engagement to Castle.
- At the end of this episode, Alexis expressed doubt about her relationship with Pi.
- Beckett chooses to announce her and Castle's engagement partly because the newspapers were suggesting that he was getting back together with his ex-wife, Gina Cowell, who does not appear. The other part was because she wanted any story about Castle's love life to be about them.