Popular Culture Review Vol. 28, No. 2, Summer 2017 - Page 53

Castles in the Air: Relationships on Castle, the TV Show By William M. Kirtley & Patricia M. Kirtley, Independent Scholars Abstract: The writers of the TV show Castle, starring Nathan Fillion (Castle) and Stana Katic (Beckett) cultivated shippers, a loyal fan base devoted to this series. The writers’ deviation from the established scenario and cancellation of Katic’s contract brought viewer displeasure on social media and forced the cancellation of the show. Castle helped people escape their everyday doldrums. This brilliant show captured moments when time stood still in the face of a magnetic attraction between two fascinating people. Keywords: Castle, Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, shippers, show cancellation. Resumen: Los escritores del programa de televisión Castle, protagonizado por Nathan Fillion (Castle) y Sara Katic (Beckett), atrajeron a los transportistas, una base de fanáticos muy apegados a la serie. El alejamiento de la situación establecida por parte de los escritores y la cancelación del contrato de Katic caus