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Californication

Season 2 2008
TV-MA

  • 2008-09-29T01:30:00Z on Showtime
  • 28 mins
  • 5 hours, 35 mins (12 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy, Drama

This season, Hank and Karen will finally rekindle their long-lost romance. But their road to love will hit a major snag when Hank's new job as biography writer for a legendary music producer lands him waist-deep in his three favorite vices — sex, drugs, and rock & roll. Meanwhile, daughter Becca is growing up way too fast; best friend and agent Charlie and wife Marcy are working through the fallout from last season's affair; and Hank's newest book is a huge hit — for someone else, who stole the manuscript from him and is basking in her newfound, totally unearned fame. But nothing gets good old Hank down for long — it's all just another day in the city for our favorite hedonistic scribe.

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12 episodes

2x01 Slip of the Tongue

  • Season Premiere

    2008-09-29T01:30:00Z — 28 mins

After reuniting at the end of Season One, Hank and Karen decide to pack up and head to New York. As part of the reconciliation, Hank undergoes a grueling vasectomy at Karen's request. Hank has an accident when he confuses a partygoer for Karen. Hank gets arrested for driving under the influence and assaulting an officer.

2x02 The Great Ashby

  • 2008-10-06T01:30:00Z — 28 mins

Hank finds himself in jail after assaulting a mouthy police officer. Karen, still upset at Hank for his accident at the party, refuses to bail him out.
Meanwhile, Charlie gets fired after his former assistant, Dani, plays the agency president a montage of Charlie’s self-pleasuring office sessions.

2x03 No Way to Treat a Lady

  • 2008-10-13T01:30:00Z — 28 mins

Charlie wants to help Daisy with her porn career, while Hanks starts writing Lew Ashby's biography. Becca has her first day at a private school, while Karen meets Sonja and Julian again.

2x04 The Raw and the Cooked

  • 2008-10-20T01:30:00Z — 28 mins

Hank proposes to Karen right before a dinner party, to which Mia, Charlie, Marcy, Lew Ashby, Sonja and Julian are invited. Drugs and special circumstances turn the evening in an unexpected direction.

2x05 Vaginatown

  • 2008-10-27T01:30:00Z — 27 mins

In order to distract Hank from his heartbreak, Ashby arranges a sex session with popular, yet incredibly annoying, celebrity chef, Chloe Metz. Charlie takes on a new client who’s eager to land the lead in a porn film called Vaginatown. Charlie meets with the film’s director and secures her the part, but only after investing $100,000 of his own savings.

2x06 Coke Dick & First Kick

  • 2008-11-03T02:30:00Z — 28 mins

Hank decides to seek out Lew Ashby’s long lost love, Janie Jones. Hank accidentally walks in on Julian going at it with a rocker chick he’s “mentoring”. Mia spends the day trailed by Rolling Stone reporter Annika Staley. The Runkle residence is transformed into the set of Vaginatown.

2x07 In a Lonely Place

  • 2008-11-10T02:30:00Z — 27 mins

Hank attempts to find a love interest for Becca's teacher. Charlie uncovers Marcy's secret which could have fatal effects on their finances.

Hank tries to get the truth about Ashby; Karen confronts the record producer; Marcy detoxes at her mother's house; Charlie succumbs to temptation.

2x09 La Ronde

  • 2008-11-24T02:30:00Z — 28 mins

Hank turns down an offer of sex which is unthinkable (for him). Karen gives in to Ashby's asking and agrees to date him. Charlie and Daisy have a bonding moment over the film Dirty Dancing, while Marcy is still in rehab.

2x10 In Utero

  • 2008-12-01T02:30:00Z — 28 mins

Hank awaits test results and reflects on his early days with Karen; Charlie begs Daisy to move out.

2x11 Blues from Laurel Canyon

  • 2008-12-08T02:30:00Z — 28 mins

Ashby hosts a party to celebrate the publication of Mia's book. Becca is devastated to catch Damien cheating on her.

2x12 La Petite Mort

  • 2008-12-15T02:30:00Z — 29 mins

Hank completes his biography of Ashby. Charlie is reduced to working at a car dealership. Sonja gives birth. Karen accepts a job offer back home in New York, forcing Hank and Becca to make painful choices.

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