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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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Series cast summary:
...  Hank Moody 84 episodes, 2007-2014
...  Karen 84 episodes, 2007-2014
...  Charlie Runkle 84 episodes, 2007-2014
...  Marcy Runkle / ... 80 episodes, 2007-2014
...  Becca Moody 74 episodes, 2007-2014
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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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Hank Moody... No man is more committed to a midlife crisis. See more »

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Untitled David Duchovny Series  »

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In response to many people, asking him to invite Gillian Anderson to guest star in this show as Hank's lover, David Duchovny always affirmed that he'd never do it, because he wanted to preserve their special relationship as characters Mulder and Scully. 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: Rosario here is my amiga and she tells me that when she tried to call it quits between you two, you didn't wanna stop. Now I'm all for the...
[pounds hand three times]
Hank Moody: That's cool, I'm not one to judge. But you, the power relations are skewed here, you understand? You gotta read your Karl Marx. So I want you to respect her shit.
Ron Jones: What are you talking about?
Hank Moody: And I don't wanna hear that she's been let go because the day I hear about that, that's the day that your old lady hears about it, comprende?
Ron Jones:
Hank Moody:
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Hank Moody:
Rosario:
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A solid new comedy series with top drawer performance from Duchovny
11 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

From its controversial opening scene to its excellent finale, the first episode of "Californication" sets the tone for the series. Stylishly directed by the always-reliable Stephen Hopkins, the pilot is thoroughly entertaining adult comedy. Watching the first episode reminded me a little of a modern Blake Edwards' production.

The cast are excellent, especially David Duchovny as the seedy Hank Moody, a man whose mid-life crisis is on display for all to see, from his Porsche to his constant bed-hopping.

The script is sharp and the whole show exudes quality.

Recommended.


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