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Californication: JFK --> LAX

Three years have passed since the events of season four, and Hank has moved back to New York. In that time he has a released a successful new novel. Things begin to go south when he breaks up with a rather unhinged woman. To escape the heat, Hank heads to L.A. to work on a film project for famous rapper Samurai Apocalypse, meeting a gorgeous woman while on the plane. He also visits Becca, Karen, and Karen's new husband Richard Bates.

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x1
Airdate: Sunday January 08th, 2012
Special Airtime: 10:35 pm

Director: John Dahl
Writer: Tom Kapinos

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Apr 17, 2012

  • Currently 6.8/10
6.8/10 (10 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Meagan GoodMeagan Good
As Kali
Jason BegheJason Beghe
As Richard Bates
Stephen TobolowskyStephen Tobolowsky
As Stu Baggs
Scott M. FosterScott M. Foster
As Tyler Stevens
Natalie ZeaNatalie Zea
As Carrie
As Samurai Apocalypse

Co-Guest Stars
Quin BaronQuin Baron
As Stuart Runkle
Reed BaronReed Baron
As Stuart Runkle
Ana ReyAna Rey
As Irma
Jim TavaréJim Tavaré
As Alfred
Sonni LaineSonni Laine
As Ginger
Main Cast
David DuchovnyDavid Duchovny
As Hank Moody
Natascha McElhoneNatascha McElhone
As Karen Van Der Beek
Pamela AdlonPamela Adlon
As Marcy Runkle
Evan HandlerEvan Handler
As Charlie Runkle
Madeleine MartinMadeleine Martin
As Becca Moody
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The DoorsLove Me Two TimesStart of episode

Warning: Californication season 5 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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