Castle – Episode 4-1 Review
by The TV Obsessed on September 22, 2011

I’ve enjoyed most of the serious Castle episodes in the past because they upped the stakes and they were generally well-written episodes. Increasingly, these serious episodes have been changed to add more melodrama and the annoying will-they-won’t-they dynamic. This reaches a new height in “Rise,” with all sorts of manufactured drama. Kate’s boyfriend wants to attack Castle, Beckett explains the wall she has, and finally Beckett tells her psychologist Worf that she remembers everything, which would include Castle’s admission of his love. Oh, the drama!

The problem is, Castle isn’t a show built upon these “moments,” but its charm, something severely lacking in the episode. The episode in Los Angeles was intense at times but could fall back on humor. In “Rise,” however, things are too dark to find the funny.

Score: 8.2/10



Tags:

Related Reviews Articles

more articles »

Review: Superman #33 by Geoff Johns, John Romita Jr. & Klaus Janson

Guardians Of The Galaxy Are The Misfits You’d Want To Invite To An Intergalactic Kegger - A Review

DVD Review: House of Cards (Season Two)

Brett Ratner Is Still A Terrible Director ... And Other Things We Learned From 2014's Other Hercules Film (The One With Dwayne The Rock Johnson) - A Review

The TV Obsessed

view profile »

Featured Poll

Which Guardians of the Galaxy character is your favorite going into the premiere?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Recent Comments

Search Pulse

Author:

Zone:

Category:

So, with this Simple Jquery Modal Window, it can be in any shapes you want! Simple and Easy to modify : )