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Californication 

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A writer tries to juggle his career, his relationship with his daughter and his ex-girlfriend, as well as his appetite for beautiful women.

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Tom Kapinos
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
David Duchovny ...  Hank Moody 84 episodes, 2007-2014
Natascha McElhone ...  Karen 84 episodes, 2007-2014
Evan Handler ...  Charlie Runkle 84 episodes, 2007-2014
Pamela Adlon ...  Marcy Runkle / ... 80 episodes, 2007-2014
Madeleine Martin ...  Becca Moody 74 episodes, 2007-2014
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Storyline

Hank Moody- a self loathing, narcissistic author struggles to overcome writer's block while balancing his occasional drug use, alcoholism, and borderline sex addiction all the while trying to get back together with his girlfriend and raise his teenage daughter. Written by ZachMichalik

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He's in way too deep. (Season 2) See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Showtime

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Tom Kapinos Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

When Network Ten premiered Season 2 in Australia, the Christian fundamentalist group Salt Shakers led an e-mail campaign against advertisers, requesting they withdraw their advertisements. This resulted in 49 companies withdrawing their advertising, including the show's main sponsor, Just Car Insurance. See more »

Goofs

All iPhones are clearly not being used for calls when characters have telephone conversations using them. Sometimes they are clearly on the home screen of the phone or on the dial pad of the phone--not mid phone call. See more »

Quotes

Jill Robinson: Okay, I've been doing some thinking.
Hank Moody: Oh, you mean some overthinking!
Jill Robinson: You...
Hank Moody: Yes?
Jill Robinson: I accept you.
Hank Moody: What?
Jill Robinson: Haha, no, I accept you for who you are.
Hank Moody: Oh, you accept me. Thanks, I guess.
Jill Robinson: You're not listening, stupid!
Hank Moody: I'm listening!
[...]
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Connections

Spoofed in Official Californication Parody (2010) See more »

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No One Knows
Written by - Josh Homme (as Josh Homme) & Mark Lanegan
Performed by - Queens of the Stone Age
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User Reviews

 
must.watch.
23 January 2008 | by dajes_sSee all my reviews

I can't talk about this show enough. It's just genius. I mean, it's so good it survived 75% of the advertisers pulling off after the pilot because of all the boycotts these sad little organizations were doing. It also survived a lawsuit by Red Hot Chilli Peppers on some crap about the name of their song and the name of the series.

Well, Californication got nominated to 2 golden globes and won one even though it's a series that doesn't cover a big age range. I'm just afraid Hollywood will screw up as it always does and pull the show off the air.

So, I'm telling you people, watch the the first episode and you'll know what you're missing. This series is a gem.


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