In the conclusion of the eighth-season opener, Beckett's disappearance is examined from her angle as she fights to stay alive and uncover who wants to see her demise.
Since passing her Captain's exam and the offer to run for State Senate, Beckett and Castle are adjusting to her career change. A call from a mysterious stranger sets off an unpredictable chain of events.moreless
Ryan puts the pressure on Theo by holding a press conference, and the killer retaliates by going after someone close to Ryan looking for bait for a trap. Meanwhile, Gwen and Ryan starts to reconcile, and Mike hangs onto life by a thread.moreless
While Ryan and Max continue the search for Theo and the missing Erin, Mark and Daisy make a deal with Theo to get Mike.
While the FBI seeks out a new serial killer with ties to Theo, Theo and Penny look for the person who can restore their anonymity. Meanwhile, Ryan continues to descend into insanity as visions of Joe haunt him.moreless
Joe manages to take three hostages and demands that Ryan visit him before his hostage. Meanwhile, Theo recruits an ally and attempts to solve Strauss' encryption.
Theo convinces a man that he is the chosen one so that he can get in contact with Joe. Meanwhile, Mark tracks Daisy down, while Mike and Max try to track down the missing laptop from Mark's safe house.moreless
While Ryan and his team close in on Theo, the killer finds his family life at risk due to a nosy neighbor. Meanwhile, Gina considers retirement and Gwen realizes that Ryan is losing it.moreless
As Joe's execution nears, Ryan and Mike face a new threat, while Max is cleared to rejoin the task force and immediately finds herself in harm's way.
While Mike and Ryan track Strauss to a small town and a dark secret, Max considers confessing to Gwen... unaware that Tom is still secretly monitoring her.
Mark, Kyle, and Daisy pick four new targets and then go after a fifth. However, Ryan and the others realize who their true target is.
Ryan, Mike, and Max hunt down Neil, while Mark abducts two reporters so that they can tell his side of the story.
Ryan tries to determine the connection between Joe and Mark. However, he soon finds himself in a dangerous situatoin and is forced to face the truth... or die Meanwhile, tensions within the group continue growing.moreless
Ryan tries to move on with his life now that Joe is awaiting execution for his crimes. However, a new series of grisly murders drags him back in and Ryan realizes that Joe's murder spree was only the beginning.moreless
The team vows to help Charlie when she leaves the CIA to track down Omar Fatah.
Charlie and President Payton must decide what they are willing to sacrifice in order to apprehend Sheikh Hakam, the world's most wanted terrorist. The President also has to find a way to the keep the secret mission secret while she attends the Correspondent’s Dinner at the White House.moreless
When a terrorist escapes custody, Charlie and Lucas help the FBI with the search.
Charlie and her team work to prove that a sorority girl is actually an active member of Ar Rissalah's U.S. terrorist cell. Charlie also has to deal both with the possibility of having been betrayed by one of her closest allies and, despite her best efforts, not being able to prevent an attack on the homeland.moreless
After The Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) kidnap a man from a Panamanian prison, Charlie returns to Langley to coordinate the rescue operation. Meanwhile, Maureen struggles to fill in for Charlie as the President's briefer and the bomb squad is called when a suspicious backpack is found in front of the Washington Monument.moreless
Numerous photos of national landmarks featuring an Arabic symbol surface. Meanwhile, Charlie is in Yemen to make contact with her asset; Nick's masked captor leads him to his next mission; Lucas oversees an interrogation at Langley; and President Payton must make a difficult decision.moreless
President Payton, with Charlie and Maureen, flies to Qatar for a meeting with the prime minister regarding the future of American military bases in the country.
President Payton has many questions for Nick Vera in the wake of a leak of a convoy-attack report. Meanwhile, Charlie flashes back to the convoy attack, revealing she's been hiding a secret from Payton, and a reporter is granted an exclusive interview.moreless
When Charlie and Nick receive threatening text message, Nick sets out to determine their source. Meanwhile, Charlie flashes back to her initial interactions with Omar Fatah and Senator Green leaks some of the unreleased convoy attack report which causes the President to question Charlie's loyalty.moreless
Charlie has flashbacks of Midnight City, where she first met Nick. In other developments, Charlie springs into action when militants kidnap 21 Nigerian girls, and President Payton has trade talks with the Chinese president.moreless
A stranded Russian submarine in the Bering Sea, which was hacking into America's undersea cables, presents a delicate situation. Also, President Payton selects a new CIA director.
Charleston Tucker (Katherine Heigl) reflects on the one-year anniversary of her fiance's death at the hands of a terrorist in the series premiere of this political drama centering on a top CIA analyst who assembles the President's daily briefing. Alfre Woodard stars as President Constance Payton.moreless
Ryan and Joe must join forces to stop Mark and Luke from killing Claire as revenge for the death of their mother.
Joe launches his master plan and Mike and Ryan try to stop him. Meanwhile, Claire must make a decision, and Luke and Mark have to decide what to do next.