Re: Castle: Season 3 (Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic) - Discussion & Spoi
I thought he was dead, which was part of why she wore his watch, but must have crossed my wires somewhere...
He became an alcoholic, and managed to climb out of the bottle. The watch is a symbol of the life saved. She wears her mother's ring as a symbol of the life lost.
"They have to help the viewers let go. Firefly did a movie to wrap things up. Buffy the Vampire Slayer continued on as a comic book. Heroes gradually lowered the quality season by season until we were grateful it ended.” - Sheldon Cooper