Californication

Californication

David Duchovny stars as a novelist Hank Moody, who struggles to help raise his 13-year-old daughter, while carrying a torch for his ex-girlfriend Karen. His obsession with honesty and his self-destructive behavior are simultaneously destroying and enriching his career...all this in the city he loathes the most: Los Angeles.
David Duchovny stars as a novelist Hank Moody, who struggles to help raise his 13-year-old daughter, while carrying a torch for his ex-girlfriend Karen. His obsession with honesty and his self-destructive behavior are simultaneously destroying and enriching his career...all this in the city he loathes the most: Los Angeles.

Season 1 (12 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 08/13/2007 Runtime: 33:00 min.

    Original air date: 08/13/2007 Runtime: 33:00 min. In the series premiere, Hank is dismayed when he sees the film version of his acclaimed novel. He agrees to a blind date arranged by his agent that goes horribly awry, and learns that his ex-girlfriend Karen is engaged to another man.

  • 2. Hell-A-Woman

    Original air date: 08/20/2007 Runtime: 28:23 min.

    Original air date: 08/20/2007 Runtime: 28:23 min. Hank reluctantly accepts a blogger gig for a hip L.A. web site, and endures a dinner party with Karen and her fiance, Bill, that yields a scandalous romp with a sexy Scientologist.

  • 3. The Whore of Babylon

    Original air date: 08/27/2007 Runtime: 27:46 min.

    Original air date: 08/27/2007 Runtime: 27:46 min. Hank ponders whether or not to continue his blogging job after he discovers the identity of the web site's owner. Charlie's relationship with his assistant takes a surprising turn.

  • 4. Fear and Loathing at the Fundraiser

    Original air date: 09/03/2007 Runtime: 28:25 min.

    Original air date: 09/03/2007 Runtime: 28:25 min. The fiercely apolitical Hank is dragged to an environmental fundraiser at Charlie's agency, where he briefly displays his gallant side to both Meredith and Karen, and inadvertently discovers his agent's dirty little assistant secret.

  • 5. LOL

    Original air date: 09/10/2007 Runtime: 28:25 min.

    Original air date: 09/10/2007 Runtime: 28:25 min. A point of modern linguistic style comes between Meredith and Hank. Becca and Karen both have a crush on a cool guitar teacher but Mia breaks both their hearts.

  • 6. Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

    Original air date: 09/17/2007 Runtime: 28:24 min.

    Original air date: 09/17/2007 Runtime: 28:24 min. Becca's impressive musical performance at a rock concert leads to a romantic, booze-fueled moment for Hank and Karen, but it doesn't last. Charlie's dalliance with his assistant is nearly discovered by Marcy.

  • 7. Girls, Interrupted

    Original air date: 09/24/2007 Runtime: 27:31 min.

    Original air date: 09/24/2007 Runtime: 27:31 min. Hank makes peace with his archenemy, Todd, and lands Karen a designing gig in the process, but a dilemma with Mia interrupts their temporary domestic bliss. Charlie attempts a disastrous threesome with his wife and assistant.

  • 8. California Son

    Original air date: 10/01/2007 Runtime: 28:26 min.

    Original air date: 10/01/2007 Runtime: 28:26 min. Hank receives bad news about his father and embarks on a grief-stricken bender of booze, drugs, and even a prostitute, as he remembers the last time they saw each other.

  • 9. Filthy Lucre

    Original air date: 10/08/2007 Runtime: 28:24 min.

    Original air date: 10/08/2007 Runtime: 28:24 min. A manuscript for a new novel and a royalty check from his movie inspire Hank to go on a spending spree, but his purchases don't have the desired effect on his life.

  • 10. The Devil's Threesome

    Original air date: 10/15/2007 Runtime: 28:25 min.

    Original air date: 10/15/2007 Runtime: 28:25 min. A boxing movie turns into a mini-orgy for Hank and his new roommate Charlie, but their ecstasy soon turns to agony.

  • 11. Turn the Page

    Original air date: 10/22/2007 Runtime: 28:11 min.

    Original air date: 10/22/2007 Runtime: 28:11 min. Bombshells start dropping on all fronts: Hank discovers Mia is peddling his book as her own, and she threatens to reveal their one-night stand if he reclaims his work; Becca tells Karen she wants to go live with her father.

  • 12. The Last Waltz

    Original air date: 10/29/2007 Runtime: 28:06 min.

    Original air date: 10/29/2007 Runtime: 28:06 min. In the season finale, the wedding of Karen and Bill provides the impetus for emotional crises and revelations that threaten to derail the entire ceremony, unless Hank can put everything right.