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Californication: Boys & Girls

Hank finishes the script for 'Santa Monica Cop', but Sam still won't let him leave town. The rapper insists Hank escort his beautiful girlfriend Kali to a night on the town. The problem being that she's the woman Hank nearly hooked up with on the plane to L.A. Also, a recovering Tyler stays with Karen and Becca, and Charlie falls in lust with Stuart's attractive new nanny.

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x3
Airdate: Sunday January 22nd, 2012
Special Airtime: 10:30 pm

Director: Seith Mann
Writer: Tom Kapinos

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) May 01, 2012


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
Camilla LuddingtonCamilla Luddington
As Lizzie
As Samurai Apocalypse

Co-Guest Stars
Reed BaronReed Baron
As Stuart Runkle
Quin BaronQuin Baron
As Stuart Runkle
Jake HoffmanJake Hoffman
As Lumberjack
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


The scene opens with Hank hurriedly finishing the work entrusted to him by the Samurai. His hurry is because he wants to return to New York, as soon as possible. Charlie beseeches Hank to stay in LA for a while longer on wingman duty, but Hank is anxious to return to the East coast. He decides to drop off at Becca’s before leaving. Charlie further confides in Hank that, despite his recent surge past the 100-mark, he is malcontent by the lack of romance in his life, instead seeking pleasures of the virtual sort on the internet. Hank and Charlie sign off on a hug, with Charlie having a “shame boner”. Meanwhile at Becca’s, Hank meets Richard leaving the house in a fit of extreme rage. ..

Read the full recap
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
HonorebelI WannaHank & Kali arrive at the club
Warren ZevonDesperados Under the EavesStart of episode

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