10 Things To Know About Castle Season Seven Premiere “Driven”
  1. Kate Beckett can both have total faith and loose it in Richard Castle at the same time.
  2. Kate Beckett trades her mother’s old murder board for a missing person board.
  3. Sometimes the evidence can be too overwhelming to deny
  4. That feeling of family Kate Beckett had with Martha and Alexis at the end of season six becomes strained in the season seven premiere – there is unconditional love and then there is a feeling of abandonment
  5. Javier Esposito’s looking at the dark side of things, and continued Castle bashing, is getting old.
  6. Two months is a long time
  7. The first 30 minutes of the season seven premiere is kind of tedious and you want to speed it up
  8. Kate Beckett still has her apartment
  9. Lanie Parish can get evidence from a live body just like a dead one
  10. Sometimes you just can’t pick up where you left off.

Extra Credit: Who wanted to see a scruffy Castle?

"I did loose hope. But I would get it back. Developed rituals in order to hang onto it." - Kate Beckett

Castle’s Season 7 Premiere: 12 Teasers

ABC’s Castle won’t unveil its Season 7 premiere until Monday, Sept. 29, but TVLine just caught an early showing of the much-anticipated hour. To help tide the rest of you over (and more importantly, add fuel to all those theory-building fires), I jotted down a few non-spoilery thoughts about the intense, even twistier-than-expected episode, which was penned by new showrunner David Amann. Take a look…