ABC’s ‘Castle’ season 7, episode 17 preview: Has Stana Katic’s Kate ‘met her match’?

Castle -Tonight, “Castle” took a step away from its recent super-serious stories revolving around 3XK and Kelly Nieman, and dived back into what really makes this show a step apart from the others: Its sense of fun and whimsy. It is bizarre in a way to use the term whimsy when talking about this show, but at the same time, it is very much applicable.

Unfortunately, you are going to be waiting until March 16 in order to see “Hong Kong Hustle,” which is for a specific reason: There’s only so many episodes in a season! Also, the show is being preempted on the 9th anymore for the “After the Final Rose” special of “The Bachelor.” Hopefully, the episode will be worth the wait, since it is a very different story than we’re used to.

Basically, this hour will revolve around Beckett working with a new partner, one we’re presuming is from Hong Kong. As it turns out, it appears as though she is good at just about everything: She is smart, experienced, brave, and seems to have Rick’s attention. As you would expect, Stana Katic’s character is not going to feel too good about this.

How does Beckett deal with jealousy? Much of the fun in this episode is going to revolve around seeing what she does as a result of all of this, and where this leaves us on the series moving forward. Let’s hope that it takes us down an interesting, twisted road with some laughs along the way.

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