Who better than to direct an episode of Castle that takes place at a science fiction convention, than Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Riker himself, Jonathan Frakes?
Here’s the official description for the Castle episode called “The Final Frontier,” which also includes another Trek alum in the guest cast.
CASTLE AND BECKETT TAKE ON A MURDER AT A SCI-FI CONVENTION, ON ABC’S “CASTLE”
Armin Shimerman, Ed Quinn, Christina Moore, Erin Way and Chris McKenna Guest Star
Jonathan Frakes Directs
“The Final Frontier” – When a body is found at a sci-fi convention, Castle and Beckett are warped into the heart of fandom — a world of egotistic celebrities, diehard costumed fans and enough drama for two galaxies, on “Castle,” MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on ABC. Armin Shimerman (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”), Ed Quinn (“Eureka”), Christina Moore (“True Blood”), Erin Way (“Alphas”) and Chris McKenna (“One Life to Live”) guest star in this episode, which is directed by Jonathan Frakes (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”).
“Castle” stars Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle, Stana Katic as NYPD Detective Kate Beckett, Susan Sullivan as Martha Rodgers, Molly Quinn as Alexis Castle, Penny Johnson Jerald as NYPD Captain Victoria Gates, Tamala Jones as Medical Examiner Lanie Parish, Jon Huertas as NYPD Detective Javier Esposito, and Seamus Dever as NYPD Detective Kevin Ryan.
Guest Cast: Armin Shimerman as Benjamin Donnelly, Ed Quinn as Gabriel Winters, Christina Moore as Stephanie Frye, Erin Way as Audrey O’Neill, Chris McKenna as Simon Westport.
“The Final Frontier” was written by Kate Sargeant and directed by Jonathan Frakes.
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CASTLE - "The Final Frontier" - When a body is found at a sci-fi convention, Castle and Beckett are warped into the heart of fandom -- a world of egotistic celebrities, diehard costumed fans and enough drama for two galaxies, on "Castle," MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on ABC. (ABC/RON TOM) NATHAN FILLION