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 poem, printed on a poster, one can see in the intro is from Chinese poet Li Po (Li Bai): Facing Wine Never refuse wine. I'm telling you, people come smiling in spring winds: peach and plum like old friends, their open blossoms scattering toward me, singing orioles in jade-green trees, and moonlight probing gold winejars. Yesterday we were flush with youth, and today, white hair's an onslaught. Bramble's overgrown Shih-hu Temple, and deer roam Ku-su Terrace ruins: it's always been like this, yellow dust choking even imperial gates closed in the end. If you don't drink wine, where are those ancient people now? 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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Lloyd Alan Philips Jr.: You seem to be in pretty good shape. Where do you work out? You do the steps?
Hank Moody: The steps?
Lloyd Alan Philips Jr.: In Santa Monica. It's quite a scene; lots of lovely ladies. You can really make a day out of it.
Hank Moody: Yeah... yeah...
[looks around aimlessly]
Lloyd Alan Philips Jr.: What's up? Need something?
Hank Moody: No, I'm just thinking... if I wanted to hang myself, do you think this chandelier here will support my weight? About 175, 180.
Lloyd Alan Philips Jr.: Got an interesting sense of humor, Hank.
Hank Moody: That's what they tell me, Lloyd Alan Philips Jr.
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Surrender
Written by - Rick Nielsen
Performed by - Madeleine Martin
Season 1 Soundtrack Title - Temptation - Music From The Showtime Series Californication.
Track 12
Proof URL - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0018Q7K3U/sr=1-3/qid=1439693686/
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23 January 2008 | by (Paraguay) – See 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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