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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. "We go to rehab, but it's really just for comedic purposes," Duchovny says.

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The video also offers your first look at this season's guest stars. Tim Minchin plays a rock star wanting Hank's help in develop his book God Hates Us All

into a Broadway musical. Marilyn Manson and Maggie Grace play some of the characters Hank encounters in the rock 'n' roll world.Other treats in the clip below: Charlie (Evan Handler) pretends to be gay to land a big client who wants a new agent (excuse us, "gaygent") and Karen (Natascha McElhone) and Marcy (Pamela Adlon) are roommates. For more, click play below!

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returns Sunday, Jan. 13 at 10:30/9:30c on Showtime.