Castle: History is the truth of all things

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Critical doesn’t equal not liking the show…

or the main reason why some fans need to just “cut the cord” when engaging in discourse with fellow fans who are a critical

Time and time again I read posts on news websites, blogs or message boards and the minute someone says something critical about the show, they are immediately called out by the fans who wear rose colored glasses. Why? I think it’s because of their inability to cope with the realization that some folks just are not as optimistic or live in reality. Just this morning over my morning coffee, I laughed out loud at some of the comments posted here. You cannot argue with history folks. Since season two, Andrew Marlowe has used angst over returning lovers, self-defeating missions or other manufactured angst to propel the story forward.

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If Castle should be moved, which day?

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ABC is at a bit of a crossroads when it comes to its schedule. With Castle its only show that is at the stage of contract renewals and the state of its ratings, ABC is faced with a dilemma. Do you hope the ratings rebound (which they probably won’t) or do call it a day with season seven. And if you do that, do you move the show to another night to open up that Monday spot for a freshman show or move one of its weaker dramas to that coveted Monday night spot? If I was in charge of programing, I’d move Castle to Tuesdays at 10 p.m., Wednesday at 10 p.m. or even Thursdays at 8 p.m. All three of those spots ABC needs to have a strong performer. Castle is strong.

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Review: The Greater Good

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Hard to get into but at least we saw Gates reunite with her sister

When myself, my husband and my dog Ike cuddled up in bed to watch Castle last night, we had high hopes for this episode. It was talked about being a Gates episode (about time) and how it would some insight into who she is as a person. But soon and surely enough, this episode spiraled into something that I can even begin to describe exactly what it was. Almost immediately, save for the really cute (and adorable), Dr. Seuss rhyme, the episode derailed into the great abyss known as the TV show boredom. There’s a reason why the ratings have dropped this season and it is because of the extreme focus and zeroing on Caskett and off the beaten path stories combined with feeble attempts to create and develop backstories for characters that should have been done since day one.

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