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Season 8, Episode 2
Air date October 5, 2015
Written by Chad Creasey
Directed by Rob Bowman
Episode guide
Season 8
September 21, 2015 - May 16, 2016
Season 8 began on
September 21, 2015

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Season 7   Series Ended

PhDead is the third episode of the eighth season of Castle.


When the body of a local college fraternity student is found gruesomely murdered, Castle has to go undercover as a professor in order to gain access to the victim’s world. However, he and Beckett soon discover that behind the fun and games of college are some darker secrets the university wants to keep hidden.




Main Cast

Guest Cast

  • Sunkrish Bala as Vikram Singh
  • Geoff Pierson as Michael Smith
  • Christine Adams as Dr. Barbara Lillstrom
  • Kelly Rowan as Dean Carla Feller


Featured Music



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