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Are there real posts as consultants in detective departments like shown in TV shows in America?

What you see on TV is entirely fictionalized. Nothing like what happens in Castle or Bones or The Mentalist happens in real life. Any remotely competent defense attorney would tear apart a case where ...
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Pencils in the ceiling

This is an example of Art Imitates Life but that's not the TVTrope link you need. This is the TVTropes link you deserve Object Ceiling Cling Basically, in storytelling, it's a comedic effect to have ...
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The real Richard Castle as an author

According to this article, the authorship of the Richard Castle books is not clearly revealed. However, certain clues lend credibility to the fact that Tom Straw, a published mystery crime writer, is ...
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Is there any hidden significance to the song at the end o S06E09?

As Tom has said, it meant that either: 3XK is around. It was speculated that the song had a profound meaning to Beckett (related to her marriage / mother) that 3XK knew about. Unfortunately we never ...
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The real Richard Castle as an author

If you look on Tom Straw's website, it says the following: TOM STRAW published his first mystery novel, The Trigger Episode, in 2007. Subsequently, writing as Richard Castle, he authored seven more ...
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