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This season on Californication, Hank Moody’s (David Duchovny) life, like the economy, is officially turned upside down. The lack of writing assignments forces him to get a “real” job as a college professor while trying to keep wild child Becca (Madeleine Martin) on the straight and narrow with Karen (Natascha McElhone) still working in New York. Can he learn to keep “regular” hours and inspire the next generation of scribes? First, he’ll have to stay on the right side of the dean of students (Peter Gallagher), the dean’s wife (Embeth Davidtz) and a teacher’s assistant (Diane Farr) who’s immune to his charms… Meanwhile, Charlie’s (Evan Handler) returned to the mainstream -- he’s ditched the porn world for a job at a legitimate agency. His only problem is a boss/agency head (Kathleen Turner) who’s more interested in him than her clients (hello, Rick Springfield!). It would all be manageable with Marcy (Pamela Adlon) by his side, but she’s still bitter over his affair and is even back on the dating scene, which is further complicated since the two are platonically sharing the house – who can afford a divorce in a recession?

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This season on Californication, Hank Moody’s (David Duchovny) life, like the economy, is officially turned upside down. The lack of writing assignments forces him to get a “real” job as a college professor while trying to keep wild child Becca (Madeleine Martin) on the straight and narrow with Karen (Natascha McElhone) still working in New York. Can he learn to keep “regular” hours and inspire the next generation of scribes? First, he’ll have to stay on the right side of the dean of students (Peter Gallagher), the dean’s wife (Embeth Davidtz) and a teacher’s assistant (Diane Farr) who’s immune to his charms… Meanwhile, Charlie’s (Evan Handler) returned to the mainstream -- he’s ditched the porn world for a job at a legitimate agency. His only problem is a boss/agency head (Kathleen Turner) who’s more interested in him than her clients (hello, Rick Springfield!). It would all be manageable with Marcy (Pamela Adlon) by his side, but she’s still bitter over his affair and is even back on the dating scene, which is further complicated since the two are platonically sharing the house – who can afford a divorce in a recession?

    • EPISODE 1

    Wish You Were Here

    Following Karen’s move to New York, Hank Moody does his best to raise daughter Becca by himself. But being a single dad isn’t easy, especially with Becca starting to question his authority more than ever. To make matters worse, Becca’s new best friend Chelsea has a fondness for sex, drugs and trouble. After a run-in with Chelsea’s straight-laced mother Felicia, a teacher at a local university, Hank reluctantly accepts a dinner invitation. Hank does his best to tolerate the various academics in attendance, including Felicia’s stuffy hubby Stacy Koons, the Dean of the university. Things get a bit out of hand when Hank insists on having drinks with a teetotaling professor… Meanwhile, Charlie moves back in with soon-to-be-ex-wife Marcy as they sort out the details of their impending divorce. And, on the employment front, Charlie sets up shop at a talent agency owned by fading super-agent Sue Collini.

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    • 28 Minutes

    Following Karen’s move to New York, Hank Moody does his best to raise daughter Becca by himself. But being a single dad isn’t easy, especially with Becca starting to question his authority more than ever. To make matters worse, Becca’s new best friend Chelsea has a fondness for sex, drugs and trouble. After a run-in with Chelsea’s straight-laced mother Felicia, a teacher at a local university, Hank reluctantly accepts a dinner invitation. Hank does his best to tolerate the various academics in attendance, including Felicia’s stuffy hubby Stacy Koons, the Dean of the university. Things get a bit out of hand when Hank insists on having drinks with a teetotaling professor… Meanwhile, Charlie moves back in with soon-to-be-ex-wife Marcy as they sort out the details of their impending divorce. And, on the employment front, Charlie sets up shop at a talent agency owned by fading super-agent Sue Collini.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    The Land of Rape and Honey

    Newly anointed (and decidedly reluctant) professor Hank Moody grapples with teaching an undergrad creative writing course. A brutally honest assessment of a student’s work lands Hank in hot water. In order to placate the Dean and maintain his position, Hank visits the student to make amends. Damage controlled, Hank ends up giving gorgeous and talented writing student JACKIE a ride to her surprising place of employment. Meanwhile, Charlie overly concerns himself with roommate Marcy’s dating life to disastrous results.

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    • 28 Minutes

    Newly anointed (and decidedly reluctant) professor Hank Moody grapples with teaching an undergrad creative writing course. A brutally honest assessment of a student’s work lands Hank in hot water. In order to placate the Dean and maintain his position, Hank visits the student to make amends. Damage controlled, Hank ends up giving gorgeous and talented writing student JACKIE a ride to her surprising place of employment. Meanwhile, Charlie overly concerns himself with roommate Marcy’s dating life to disastrous results.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Verities and Balderdash

    Hank and Becca attend the annual English Department Fall Mixer hosted by Dean Koons and wife Felicia. After flirtatious exchanges with student Jackie and Felicia, Hank finds himself consoling his jilted teacher’s aide Jill the best way he knows how. Meanwhile, Becca and Chelsea sneak out to discuss life, love, and the finer points of psychedelic mushrooms. Charlie tries to coax Marcy into celebrating his first signing at the new agency, teen idol Rick Springfield. When Marcy passes on the offer, Charlie finds a modicum of comfort in the arms of his new boss, Sue Collini.

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    Hank and Becca attend the annual English Department Fall Mixer hosted by Dean Koons and wife Felicia. After flirtatious exchanges with student Jackie and Felicia, Hank finds himself consoling his jilted teacher’s aide Jill the best way he knows how. Meanwhile, Becca and Chelsea sneak out to discuss life, love, and the finer points of psychedelic mushrooms. Charlie tries to coax Marcy into celebrating his first signing at the new agency, teen idol Rick Springfield. When Marcy passes on the offer, Charlie finds a modicum of comfort in the arms of his new boss, Sue Collini.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Zoso

    Becca drags Hank to a trendy shopping boutique to pick out some more grown-up attire. But Hank isn’t so sure he likes the “new” Becca’s makeover. At work, Hank juggles sexual encounters with teacher’s aide Jill and boss Felicia. And finally, in an attempt to figure out why talented writer Jackie is missing class, Hank drags Charlie to the strip club where she works. Unfortunately, temptation gets the better of the Hank. Charlie and Marcy attempt to sell their house, but an unexpected surprise chases the buyers away.

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    • 27 Minutes

    Becca drags Hank to a trendy shopping boutique to pick out some more grown-up attire. But Hank isn’t so sure he likes the “new” Becca’s makeover. At work, Hank juggles sexual encounters with teacher’s aide Jill and boss Felicia. And finally, in an attempt to figure out why talented writer Jackie is missing class, Hank drags Charlie to the strip club where she works. Unfortunately, temptation gets the better of the Hank. Charlie and Marcy attempt to sell their house, but an unexpected surprise chases the buyers away.

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    • 27 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Slow Happy Boys

    Hank has the apartment all to his bad self when Becca visits Karen in New York for the weekend. Meanwhile, Hank’s old buddy from Long Island, Mike Zlosowski, pays a visit. Hank shows Zlos an epic time, inviting him to a swanky party hosted by Sue Collini and her eccentric husband Dickie. The weekend culminates in a night of debauchery where Hank and his talented pupil Jackie take their student / teacher relationship to the next level. Upon picking up Becca at LAX, Hank’s surprised to see his daughter isn’t traveling alone. Charlie and Marcy are finally hitting the sheets again, but it’s coitus interruptus after Charlie reveals a dirty little secret involving ex-flame Daisy.

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    Hank has the apartment all to his bad self when Becca visits Karen in New York for the weekend. Meanwhile, Hank’s old buddy from Long Island, Mike Zlosowski, pays a visit. Hank shows Zlos an epic time, inviting him to a swanky party hosted by Sue Collini and her eccentric husband Dickie. The weekend culminates in a night of debauchery where Hank and his talented pupil Jackie take their student / teacher relationship to the next level. Upon picking up Becca at LAX, Hank’s surprised to see his daughter isn’t traveling alone. Charlie and Marcy are finally hitting the sheets again, but it’s coitus interruptus after Charlie reveals a dirty little secret involving ex-flame Daisy.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Glass Houses

    Back in L.A. for a short visit, Karen hatches a plan to move the family back to New York for good. Hank’s mighty pleased, but Becca’s crestfallen about leaving her new best friend, Chelsea. After inviting herself to Hank’s class, Karen meets the comely ladies of the university: T.A. Jill Robinson and sexpot student Jackie. Later on, tempers flare when Becca and Chelsea get into some serious trouble and Hank and Karen are forced to pay a tense visit to Chelsea’s parents, Felicia and Stacy Koons. Charlie is crushed when Marcy loudly consummates her girlhood-crush on Rick Springfield. But Sue Collini thinks up a creative way to restore Charlie’s confidence.

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    • 28 Minutes

    Back in L.A. for a short visit, Karen hatches a plan to move the family back to New York for good. Hank’s mighty pleased, but Becca’s crestfallen about leaving her new best friend, Chelsea. After inviting herself to Hank’s class, Karen meets the comely ladies of the university: T.A. Jill Robinson and sexpot student Jackie. Later on, tempers flare when Becca and Chelsea get into some serious trouble and Hank and Karen are forced to pay a tense visit to Chelsea’s parents, Felicia and Stacy Koons. Charlie is crushed when Marcy loudly consummates her girlhood-crush on Rick Springfield. But Sue Collini thinks up a creative way to restore Charlie’s confidence.

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    • EPISODE 7

    So Here's the Thing…

    Eager to set things right with Karen again, Hank tries to distance himself from the ladies of the university. But after Dean Koons catches Hank in an intimate moment with Jackie, Hank finds himself more entangled than ever. Meanwhile, his attempts to cool things off with Felicia and Jill begin to backfire. Adding insult to injury, Becca calls Hank out on the awful example he’s been setting for her. Charlie fights to keep Sue Collini’s favorite client from leaving the agency. Later, Sue asks Charlie for a most curious favor.

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    • 28 Minutes

    Eager to set things right with Karen again, Hank tries to distance himself from the ladies of the university. But after Dean Koons catches Hank in an intimate moment with Jackie, Hank finds himself more entangled than ever. Meanwhile, his attempts to cool things off with Felicia and Jill begin to backfire. Adding insult to injury, Becca calls Hank out on the awful example he’s been setting for her. Charlie fights to keep Sue Collini’s favorite client from leaving the agency. Later, Sue asks Charlie for a most curious favor.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    The Apartment

    Hank’s in for a hedonistic night to remember when Jackie and two stripper friends arrive at his doorstep, unannounced. The next morning, before Hank can escort his new friends from the apartment, Charlie shows up with a verbally abusive Rick Springfield. Hank’s forced to hide the hung-over party girls all over the house after Jill and Felicia pay surprise visits. The charade reaches its boiling point when Dean Koons arrives on the scene, resulting in a messy catharsis by fire.

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    Hank’s in for a hedonistic night to remember when Jackie and two stripper friends arrive at his doorstep, unannounced. The next morning, before Hank can escort his new friends from the apartment, Charlie shows up with a verbally abusive Rick Springfield. Hank’s forced to hide the hung-over party girls all over the house after Jill and Felicia pay surprise visits. The charade reaches its boiling point when Dean Koons arrives on the scene, resulting in a messy catharsis by fire.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    Mr. Bad Example

    After Becca and Chelsea get into a brawl at school, Hank and Karen are called into the principal’s office along with Felicia and Peter Koons. Karen’s disgusted after the Dean offhandedly airs Hank and Felicia’s indiscretions. Later, Hank gets up close and personal with campus security when a distraught Charlie storms the college in search of cocaine for high-maintenance client Rick Springfield. Felicia flexes her power to help save Hank from his own bad judgment. Meanwhile, Karen encourages Becca to make amends with Chelsea. As Marcy becomes increasingly infatuated with coke fiend Rick Springfield, Charlie valiantly tries to protect her from a relapse, jeopardizing his agent/client relationship in the process.

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    After Becca and Chelsea get into a brawl at school, Hank and Karen are called into the principal’s office along with Felicia and Peter Koons. Karen’s disgusted after the Dean offhandedly airs Hank and Felicia’s indiscretions. Later, Hank gets up close and personal with campus security when a distraught Charlie storms the college in search of cocaine for high-maintenance client Rick Springfield. Felicia flexes her power to help save Hank from his own bad judgment. Meanwhile, Karen encourages Becca to make amends with Chelsea. As Marcy becomes increasingly infatuated with coke fiend Rick Springfield, Charlie valiantly tries to protect her from a relapse, jeopardizing his agent/client relationship in the process.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • EPISODE 10

    Dogtown

    Hank takes Charlie out on the town to drown his sorrows after Sue Collini fires him for causing client Rick Springfield to leave the agency. Meanwhile, Karen, still miffed by Hank’s dalliance with Felicia, organizes a girls' night out with Becca and Marcy. Drunk and up to no good, Hank and Charlie have a near-death experience when they confront a couple of thieving hoodlums in a convenience store. The night ends with Charlie realizing he made a questionable body art decision and Hank having the breakfast of his life with the woman he loves.

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    Hank takes Charlie out on the town to drown his sorrows after Sue Collini fires him for causing client Rick Springfield to leave the agency. Meanwhile, Karen, still miffed by Hank’s dalliance with Felicia, organizes a girls' night out with Becca and Marcy. Drunk and up to no good, Hank and Charlie have a near-death experience when they confront a couple of thieving hoodlums in a convenience store. The night ends with Charlie realizing he made a questionable body art decision and Hank having the breakfast of his life with the woman he loves.

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    • EPISODE 11

    Comings and Goings

    Karen drags Hank to an end of the semester goodbye luncheon at Felicia’s. Hank realizes he’s walked into a hornet’s nest as Felicia, Jackie and Jill all gang up on him. The Hank bashing is interrupted when Richard Bates, the novelist / professor Hank replaced at the college, pays a surprise visit. Hank’s none too pleased to learn that Bates and Karen share some intimate history. Finally, a drunken Dean Koons storms the lunch in full Civil War re-enactment regalia, challenging Hank to a sloppy duel that ends in catharsis. Marcy and Charlie get an offer on their house the same day their divorce papers arrive. While hooking up once more for old time’s sake, Charlie has a nasty sex accident and Marcy discovers his new tramp stamp.

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    Karen drags Hank to an end of the semester goodbye luncheon at Felicia’s. Hank realizes he’s walked into a hornet’s nest as Felicia, Jackie and Jill all gang up on him. The Hank bashing is interrupted when Richard Bates, the novelist / professor Hank replaced at the college, pays a surprise visit. Hank’s none too pleased to learn that Bates and Karen share some intimate history. Finally, a drunken Dean Koons storms the lunch in full Civil War re-enactment regalia, challenging Hank to a sloppy duel that ends in catharsis. Marcy and Charlie get an offer on their house the same day their divorce papers arrive. While hooking up once more for old time’s sake, Charlie has a nasty sex accident and Marcy discovers his new tramp stamp.

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    • EPISODE 12

    Mia Culpa

    As the Moodys at last prepare to move to New York, Becca tells Hank about an intimate coming of age experience she had. Hank’s stunned when Mia shows up at the house unannounced, in town with her slimy boyfriend / manager PAUL for a book signing. Hank fails to prevent Mia and Paul from hatching a devious publicity stunt, forcing Hank to finally share the long-buried heartbreaking secret with Karen. Sue Collini gives Charlie a career opportunity of a lifetime, but Charlie must confront the fact that he might be losing Marcy for good.

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    As the Moodys at last prepare to move to New York, Becca tells Hank about an intimate coming of age experience she had. Hank’s stunned when Mia shows up at the house unannounced, in town with her slimy boyfriend / manager PAUL for a book signing. Hank fails to prevent Mia and Paul from hatching a devious publicity stunt, forcing Hank to finally share the long-buried heartbreaking secret with Karen. Sue Collini gives Charlie a career opportunity of a lifetime, but Charlie must confront the fact that he might be losing Marcy for good.

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