#235: Tone Death.

An ex-con from an acapella group is murdered, while Rick and Kate pretend to still be separated in the 9th episode of Castle’s 8th season, “Tone Death”.

A.P.B.:
00:00:36 – John has unfortunate news regarding his Mom’s life insurance policies, updates on his housing situation and concerns about the forseeable future. Meanwhile, Heidi just got a great, new job with lots of benefits. This leads to a brief discussion of our current, political climate and healthcare system.

News:
00:20:27 – Con Man is now available on iTunes.

Recap:
00:23:15 – 8×09, “Tone Death”.

Review:
00:32:59 – John and Heidi are more or less fine with the episode in question but it does spark further lamentation on everything that’s come before, in this season.

Feedback:
00:49:38 – Cathie writes in about “Tone Death”.
01:03:55 – Gayna writes in about “Tone Death”.

The Murder Board:
01:19:34 – Roger and Janna have some questions about the plot mechanics of this season, so far.

Music Appreciation:
01:21:30 – “He Never Showed” by Robert Duncan.

Ad Break:
01:22:35 – “Paul E. Cooley’s The Black Arrival”.

Spoilers:
01:23:39 – Title and synopses for the next two episodes.

Outro:
01:26:11 – Please follow us on Twitter, send us an e-mail and let us know your thoughts on the podcast and the show proper.

Music for this podcast courtesy of Emmy-nominated, series composer, Robert Duncan. Used with permission.

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