After being forbidden to work with Kate Beckett or the 12th Precinct, Castle obtains a P.I. license and shows up unannounced at Beckett's crime scene, hoping to investigate alongside her as a private eye. But things don't go as Castle had planned.
Coming off the hiatus, Castle is facing off against a repeat of CBS' Scorpion and a new episode of NBC's State of Affairs. But on ESPN is the NCAA Football National Championship between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Oregon Ducks.