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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 Hank Moody (84 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Karen (84 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Charlie Runkle (84 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Marcy Runkle / ... (80 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Becca Moody (74 episodes, 2007-2014)
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Hank Moody- a self loathing, narcissistic author struggles to overcome writers 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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The names of Hank Moody's books ("South of Heaven", "Seasons in the Abyss", and "God Hates Us All") are all names of albums by the metal band Slayer. See more »

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When leaving Hank's room, Sandy alternates between having a bag on her shoulder and not having a bag on her shoulder in different shots. See more »

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Hank Moody: [answering phone] City Morgue: You kill 'em, we chill 'em!
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Funny, cool, one-of-a-kind show for adults!
10 October 2007 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

If you have Showtime and you're not watching Californication, you're definitely missing out. I'm so glad I watched the first episode because I was hooked within the first five minutes and haven't missed an episode yet (I think it's up to 8 episodes now). I'm getting Showtime for free right now but just because of Weeds and Californication, I would probably continue paying for it after my free time is up.

I've never seen a show quite like this...the humor totally rocks; I especially love how witty it is, like when Hank says something like, "Shrivel me testes". The characters and their interactions are top-notch and I enjoy every minute of it.

I totally enjoy (most of) the actors, especially Pamela Adlon, who plays Marcie; she's mostly a voice actor (cartoon boys, mostly) and I love seeing her in an on-screen role; we need to see more of this talented woman! Sometimes I'm shocked at how hardcore the show can be and I LOVE THAT about it. It keeps me on my toes and is rarely predictable (even though whenever you see a hot chick you just know Hank will be doing her within five minutes...not the most realistic, but hey, it's a TV show with a title that includes the word, "fornication")!

I hope there is a Season 2 for this awesome new show...any many more seasons beyond. If you don't have Showtime, wait till Californication comes out on DVD and get it right away!


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