The day Californication's Hank Moody (David Duchovny) has dreaded for three seasons finally came in the show's Season 3 finale.
After managing to escape a complicated web of lovers and deciding to settle down in New York with his soul mate, Karen (Natascha McElhone), Hank receives a surprise sucker punch: Mia (Madeline Zima), his ex's almost-daughter-in-law, wants to go public with their one-time affair and dirty little secret.
Californication finale: Look who's back in town!
"I always thought that it would be the right endpoint," series creator Tom Kapinos tells TVGuide.com...
Question: The actress who plays David Duchovny's daughter on Californication looks to be in her mid-twenties but is playing a 12-year-old. It creeps me out. What are your thoughts?
Answer: So mean. And so funny. I think the words you're really looking for here are uncommonly precocious. At least that's my take on it. She is a little unnerving, but given the world she's living in and considering the nature of her parents' fractured relationship, staying a child probably wasn't an option. I think Madeleine Martin (who, from what I can tell, is pretty close to her character's age) is nailing the role, and she'd probably take your being creeped out as a compliment ...