Californication (2007–2014)
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No Way to Treat a Lady 

Hank's first day as Lew Ashby's biographer is complicated when a hooker acquainted with both men claims that Hank is better in bed; Karen comes under the spell of a self-help guru; Charlie pitches himself as agent to a porn actress.

Director:

John Dahl

Writers:

Tom Kapinos (created by), Gina Fattore | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
David Duchovny ... Hank Moody
Natascha McElhone ... Karen
Pamela Adlon ... Marcy Runkle
Madeleine Martin ... Becca Moody
Madeline Zima ... Mia Lewis
Evan Handler ... Charlie Runkle
Paula Marshall ... Sonja
Angus Macfadyen ... Julian
Callum Keith Rennie ... Lew Ashby
Carla Gallo ... Daisy
Judy Greer ... Trixie
Ezra Miller ... Damien
Colin Malone Colin Malone ... Video Camera Guy
Jules Theodore Jules Theodore ... Strapping Young Lad
Paul Zies ... Lead Singer Dez
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Storyline

On Hank's first day as biographer to Lew Ashby, he's reintroduced to Trixie, who stirs up trouble by claiming that Hank is better in bed than Ashby. Becca grudgingly starts her first day at Mia's private school, where she meets an unexpected friend, Damien. Meanwhile, Charlie spots a porn actress named Daisy and pitches himself as her agent, Charlie hops a ride with Daisy only to realize that he's in the middle of an impromptu porn movie. Written by davron

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Goofs

Though Karen and Trixie introduce themselves to each other as if they hadn't ever met, they had. In episode 1.8, "California Son," Hank meets Trixie at a bar. Karen shows up and Hank introduces her to Trixie (and throws in a comment about the fact that Trixie "...is in fact, a prostitute"). See more »

Quotes

Trixie: Hank Moody, my hero. Just say the word if you want to be properly rewarded. My treat of course.
Lew Ashby: Seriously? You'd comb him?
Trixie: Sure, why not? I've sampled the merchandise I know it's fresh.
Hank Moody: I do remember you telling me that you never came that hard with a John before. Thought it was a line but as you walked away your knees were a little wobbly so I thought maybe, yeah maybe...
Lew Ashby: Hold on, slow down, are you saying he's fucking better than me?
Hank Moody: Fucking better at the fucking yes, I believe that's what's she's...
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Californication Main Theme
Written by Tree Adams & Tyler Bates
Performed by Tree Adams & Tyler Bates
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 2008 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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