This season Hank collaborates on a musical with a rock star while taking up with his beautiful muse, Charlie and Stu compete for Marcy, Marcy falls under the spell of a radical feminist, and Becca drops out of college to become a writer.
Hank Moody narrowly survives the aftermath of his scorned ex-lover Carrie; her attempted suicide to see them both together, free from the constraints around them. Charlie takes Hank to see Atticus Fetch, a rocker who is interested in turning "A Crazy Little Thing Called Love" into a Broadway show. Meanwhile, Karen, Marcy and Charlie have to deal with Hank, after a revelation about Becca.
Hank reluctantly heeds the advice from his family and friends, but Faith, muse to many-a-rock-star, may be his light at the end of the tunnel. Charlie runs into out-and-proud movie star Robbie Mac and finds himself taking drastic action in order to land the award winner as a client. Marcy loses her resolve with Stu, while Karen lands a new job.
Hank and Faith attend a funeral. Later, Karen finds Hank in a compromising position. Robbie Mac and Ken take Charlie out on the town, which doesn't sit well with Marcy.
Hank and Charlie's meeting with Robbie Mac isn't as promising as they hoped; and later, Hank reconnects with an entertainment exec he'd worked with. Meanwhile, Marcy, Ophelia and Karen swap tales over dinner, while Becca proves she's her father's daughter at a reading of her work.
Ken discovers Charlie’s secret. Atticus sends Hank and Charlie on a hunt, so they enlist the help of Hank’s daughter Becca. Marcy makes a decision about Stu that is influenced by her man-hating spiritual guide, Ophelia Robbins.
Karen asks Hank to intervene with Becca. Later, the boys board Air Force 69 with Atticus Fetch to fly to NYC to present the songs for the Broadway adaptation of "A Crazy Little Thing Called Love." Charlie faces a serious case of aerophobia. Atticus is surprised by Faith, while his wife surprises Hank.
Hank returns from his trip to find Becca spiraling, but his plan to help her backfires when they go to visit Atticus and meet his current house guest (guest star MARILYN MANSON as himself). Hank has an encounter that puts him in a very awkward position with Karen. Charlie takes Stuart out for the day and has an encounter of his own.
Becca contemplates career choices. Charlie and Stu try to win back Marcy.
Atticus throws a party. Faith provides the girls, The Dealer provides the recreation and Hank's old friend provides the entertainment. Hank gets a taste of his own medicine with Karen. Atticus tries to recreate rock and roll folklore with one of his biggest fans while Charlie reunites with The Widow.
Hank seeks comfort from Faith, only to find her with Beckett. Hank meets two very important people in Faith’s life. On the home front, Becca has some big news.
Hank and Faith join forces to track down Atticus, but Becca is the only person who can really help. Marcy's outing with Ophelia leaves her a little tied up and Charlie's response to a curious message reveals the true feelings between the two exes. Karen has an epiphany about Becca.
Hank makes a big decision about his future, which affects Faith. Charlie and Marcy also make a decision. The troops are rallied to ensure Atticus makes it to the Greek Theatre for his co-headlining gig with Marilyn Manson. A call from Becca and a visit from a dearly departed friend set Hank in motion.