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Californication: I'll Lay My Monsters Down

Hank finds himself torn between pursuing a serious relationship with Faith, or once again trying to reconcile with Karen. Meanwhile, Atticus begins his big comeback tour, including officiating Marcy and Charlie's re-marriage ceremony. As the season ends, Hank must choose whether to go on tour with Atticus and Faith, or risk everything for another shot with his true love.

Episode Info

Episode number: 6x12
Airdate: Sunday April 07th, 2013
Special Airtime: 10:30 pm

Director: Stephen Hopkins
Writer: Tom Kapinos

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Feb 10, 2014
DE (AXN) Mar 20, 2014


Special Guest Stars
Marilyn MansonMarilyn Manson
As Himself

Guest Stars
Maggie GraceMaggie Grace
As Faith
Steve Jones (2)Steve Jones (2)
As Krull
Callum Keith RennieCallum Keith Rennie
As Lew Ashby
Tim MinchinTim Minchin
As Atticus Fetch

Co-Guest Stars
Camden GrayCamden Gray
As Stuart
Keaton SimonsKeaton Simons
As Rocker Dude
Nikki LeontiNikki Leonti
As Band Musician
Rani SharoneRani Sharone
As Band Musician
Tree AdamsTree Adams
As Band Musician
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 Hank dreaming that he is in a bar and chatting with a deceased friend of his, who is a bartender. Hank tells his friend that he is confused about who he should choose between, Faith and Karen. Before he can come to a decision, Hank is woken up by Faith, who is packing her stuff to go on the tour with Atticus. She asks him if he is coming along. Instead of giving her an answer, he pulls her into the bed and begins making out with her. Hank later arrives at Karen’s, who is helping Marcy get ready for her wedding. ..

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Beth HartMy CaliforniaEnd of episode
David BowieSuffragette CityCovered by Steve Jones
Rod StewartTrue BlueStart of episode
Tim MinchinSo Long (As We Are Together)3rd conference song
Tim MinchinPreggars & Poor2nd conference song
Tim MinchinStep 'N' Fetch It1st conference song
Tim MinchinThe Flame Still BurnsOn the tour bus

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