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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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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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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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Dean Stacy Koons: [to Felicia] We're gonna be discussing this in therapy...
Hank Moody: That's an excellent idea! Therapize the fuck outta this shit!
Dean Stacy Koons: And you're coming with us, Hank.
Hank Moody: Uh, that's an awful idea.
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Referenced in Calipornication (2008) See more »

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Black Grease
Written by The Black Angels
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Duchovny's Back and He's Got the Goods!
18 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

I can't remember when I laughed so steadily from start to finish of a new show. Family Guy? Perhaps. In Californication Showtime has one of its strongest hits . . . ever. The writing is bitingly crisp, intelligent and fresh. Duchovny's delivery has the timing of a master comic actor and his portrayal of Hank is winning. As with the very best of comedies, beneath the bubbly surface of Californication is a show that in a single episode reveals richly drawn characters of depth and purpose. Hank's lecherousness, womanizing, wry wit and in-your-face bluntness succeed only partially in covering up a complex (or perhaps merely complicated?) man who appears to be facing all of his mid life crisis's at once. Every note in this comic symphony was perfectly struck and I look forward to getting to know Hank - and the rest of his gang - better as the weeks go by. Bravo Showtime!


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