Sunday's Season 6 finale of Californication will find Hank Moody asking himself a very familiar question.
Although Hank (David Duchovny) has spent most of the season chasing after rocker groupie Faith (guest star Maggie Grace), Sunday's finale (10:30/9:30c, Showtime) finds him once again considering a future with his first love, Karen (Natascha McElhone)....
Season 5 of Californication ended in a bit of a dark place: Hank (David Duchovny) was (possibly fatally) drugged by a bitter ex-girlfriend.
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Based on the exclusive first look at Season 6 below, things will remain dark when the show resumes — at least for a little while. "We pick up days after that in the hospital, where Hank has survived but she hasn't," Duchovny says. "This season kind of begins with Hank spiraling down."
Next stop: rehab! And with that comes the return of comedy...
If you thought Hank Moody driving off into the sunset during the closing moments of Californication's fourth season felt like a series finale, you weren't the only one.
"This could have functioned as a series ending if we needed it to be," creator and executive producer Tom Kapinos tells TVGuide.com. "It was a nice little bookend to the opening of the pilot in a sense. So, I was fine with it sort of feeling like some closure, but at the same time, it was open for...
Now that Californication's Hank Moody has been convicted of statutory rape, it's time for him to face the music.
Sunday's season finale (9/8c on Showtime) finds Hank (David Duchovny) awaiting his sentencing, and the outcome floors him. But you shouldn't necessarily expect the show's next season to resemble Oz.
With Hank's secret revealed, how much Californication is left?
"The consequences were never about the true legal repercussions," creator and executive producer Tom Kapinos tells TVGuide.com...
Californication faces a dilemma in Season 4.
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The Showtime comedy, which returns Sunday at 9/8c, ended its madcap third season with a gut punch: Hank (David Duchovny) was arrested on assault charges moments after telling his ex, Karen (Natasha McElhone), of his tryst with Mia (Madeline Zima), who, unbeknownst to Hank at the time, was underage. And while that reveal presents plenty of drama for Season 4, it also unearthed a crucial secret that's carried the show since the pilot.
"We've been using that event as a motor for behavior and plot since the beginning," Duchovny tells TVGuide.com. "And I guess that now that is no longer a secret, it is no longer a motor. In a way we're free of it, which will be interesting for the next year, and we'll have to...