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Californication: Hell Bent for Leather

Charlie ropes Hank into writing a remake of the 80's film 'Cruising', starring Charlie's openly gay client Robbie Mack. This leads the three men to head out to a gay bar, where Hank encounters a studio executive he once came close to sleeping with. Also, Charlie's facade of homosexuality slips, Hank is troubled after a talk with Richard Bates, and Marcy makes a volatile new friend.

Episode Info

Episode number: 6x4
Airdate: Sunday February 10th, 2013
Special Airtime: 10:30 pm

Director: David Von Ancken
Writer: Tom Kapinos

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Dec 16, 2013


Guest Stars
Jason BegheJason Beghe
As Richard Bates
Allison McAteeAllison McAtee
As Ali Andrews
Johann UrbJohann Urb
As Robbie Mac
Maggie WheelerMaggie Wheeler
As Ophelia Robbins
Alissa DeanAlissa Dean
As Rachel

Co-Guest Stars
P.J. KingP.J. King
As Alpha Male
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 episode begins with Charlie and Hank drinking to his semi-successful rehab stint. They are also drinking to Charlie becoming a successful “gaygent”. Charlie mentions how great it is being a gaygent. “It’s good to have you back buddy” Charlie then says. Charlie asks what Hank is planning now that he is out of the rehab. Hank says he is planning a novel or a short story and mentions how Faith inspired him to write it. Hank says he doesn’t want to work for Hollywood, at least not for the time being. Charlie can’t imagine why Hank would want to work for free, when he can get him a “major payday”. Charlie isn’t ready to give up and mentions a few proposals he has lined up. ..

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