Last Action Hero
Season 7, Episode 9
Air date December 1, 2014
Written by Christine Roum
Directed by Paul Holahan
Episode guide
"Kill Switch"
"Bad Santa"
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Last Action Hero[1] is the ninth episode of the seventh season of Castle.


When the star of Castle’s favorite ‘80’s action movie is mysteriously murdered, Castle and Beckett delve into the victim’s secret past and pursue his killer with help from a team of aging action heroes.



Castle 7x09 Promo "Last Action Hero" (HD)

Castle 7x09 Promo "Last Action Hero" (HD)


Main Cast

Guest Cast


Beckett: Hard at work investigating, I see.
Castle: Hi, Mr. Harmon. Huge fan. Huge fan. I – I’m – it’s an honor – honor to meet you.
Ryan: "Time to hit Cruz control." Maybe that’s what I need. Time to meet hard justice. Time for prison time.
Esposito: Yeah, you keep working on that, bro.
Ryan: Time to pay the bill for doing the kill.
Esposito: Okay, on second thought, don't.
Castle: My hero is a liar...and a goat herder.
Castle: You told her about the poster?
Ryan: I didn’t know it was a sec-
Lanie: But to you, this is where you rebuilt your life, where you solved your mother's murder, where you fell in love.
Ryan: You know what time is it? It's Ryan time.
Esposito: Please. Just stop.
Ryan: My name's Ryan and I hate lyin'.

Featured Music

  • "DJ Make The Party Jump" - ChazzTraxx featuring J. Dash & Paloma


  • The title of this episode is named after the 1993 Arnold Schwarzenegger movie of the same name.
  • The overall premise of Brock Harmon's movie, The Indestructibles, is a reference to The Expendables franchise created by Sylvester Stallone. Like The Expendables, the cast consists of aging action stars from the 1980's.
  • Castle got his bro time when he was a kid and found out his childhood idol was a lie.
  • Beckett moves in with Castle, now that she's married, and gives her apartment to her cousin Sofia.


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