Californication

Season 2 Episode 7

In a Lonely Place

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Aired Sunday 10:30 PM Nov 09, 2008 on Showtime
8.8
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After a parent-teacher conference, Hank finds an interest in Becca's English teacher Mrs. Patterson, only to find out that she is the mother of Damien. The Runkles take Daisy into her home after she was thrown out of her apartment, but when her former manager shows up, Charlie uncovers Marcy's secret which could have fatal effects on their finances.moreless

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  • Cokie Smurf...

    8.5
    I couldnt believe that she snorted all the money away. You know you have a good wife when she invites the porn star to sleep in bed with you guys, and doesnt get mad when you buy her from her pimp. I'm glad that runkle lost his last job cause i like where the show is going with this whole porn thing. I thought that I was going to hate this show cause I totally hated x-file but Duchovny is really good in this show and he is great for the role. Trading Kurts guitar for the boyfriend not to be mad cause he did the mom classic.moreless
  • Hank sleeps with Damian's mother

    8.3
    After a brief rough patch the same old dirty, raunchy Californication we all love is back. I counted almost as many f bombs as Superbad, but they actually served a purpose here and were utilized well.



    Californication is a great show but it's sort of "show about nothing" concept Seinfeld claimed to be. I mean the story in each individual episode is not what attracts people to this show, the outrageous humor is.



    Way too many one liners from Hank to recall and Charlie just gets funnier and funnier every week. Calling Daisy's former manager Gilbert Gottfried was so out of the blue yet he found a way to make it funny.



    And of course Californication gets bonus points for Madeline Zima in her bra and panties here. We're slowly easing back into Season 1 level of Hank hookups but I just hope they don't overdo it.



    Great episode though, very little to complain about.moreless
Ezra Miller

Ezra Miller

Damien

Guest Star

Colin Malone

Colin Malone

Video Camera Guy

Guest Star

Tehmina Sunny

Tehmina Sunny

Beautiful Barmaid

Guest Star

Mädchen Amick

Mädchen Amick

Janie Jones

Recurring Role

Callum Keith Rennie

Callum Keith Rennie

Lew Ashby

Recurring Role

Carla Gallo

Carla Gallo

Daisy

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (1)

    • Featured Music:
      "Skanky Panky" by Kid Koala "Through the Hill" by Harold Budd "Baikonour" by Jain Rock "Janie Jones" by The Clash

  • QUOTES (3)

    • Becca: I'm always on your side, Dad. Always, even when I shouldn't be. But I'm sick of it. Get your s*** together before it's too late! I don't care if you and Mom never say another kind word to each other, but I'm sick and tired of parenting you both. I'm a f***ing kid! I don't know what I'm doing half the time. But I do know this: if you keep cracking jokes, and taking another drink, and pretending that life is one big stupid party, you will miss everything.

    • Hank: You know, I know I say this too much, all the time probably, but I was wrong to do what I did. And I was wrong to be so glib about trying to fix it.
      Becca: There is no right or wrong, Dad, just the consequences of your actions. You taught me that.
      Hank: Well I guess I don't like the consequences of my actions very much right now.

    • Karen: Oh, well you if were not so preoccupied with sticking your dick in any hole that will have you, you might notice these things.
      Hank: Yes, but you kicked my dick out of the house. You made my dick homeless. And out of doors is a place where penises don't generally fare well. In the rain, and the wind, and all that, so it seeks shelter--
      Karen: Hank, will you shut up?!
      Hank: My homeless dick now must seek shelter from the storm where and whence it can.

  • NOTES (2)

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Czech Republic: February 17, 2009 on HBO
      Sweden: February 23, 2009 on TV4
      Finland: February 23, 2009 on Nelonen
      Germany: September 2, 2009 on AXN
      Slovakia: January 23, 2012 on JOJ

    • This episode is rated TV-MA for nudity, graphic language and adult content.

  • ALLUSIONS (4)

    • Hank: (as Lew hands him a guitar) What the fuck is this?
      Lew: Kurt fuckin' Cobain played that. Courtney gave it to me. I helped her product a demo, write some songs.

      Kurt Cobain was the lead singer and guitar player for the band Nirvana. He was married to Courtney Love, the lead singer from the band Hole, from 1992 until his suicide in 1994.

    • Charlie: (referring to Daisy's contract) Good news, this will never hold up in court, asshole.
      Porn Manager: Maybe not, Perry Mason, but guess what? A lotta not nice shit can happen during that time.

      Perry Mason was a TV series that ran from 1957 to 1966. Raymond Burr played the show's title character, a defense attorney in L.A.

    • Karen: (referring to Mia) Does she have a boyfriend?
      Hank: I don't know, what is this, Sex and the City, girlfriend?

      Sex and the City was an HBO TV series that ran from 1998 to 2004 about four female friends living in New York City. A movie version of the series was released in 2008, with a sequel following in 2010.

    • Hank: Jones? Really? After all this intrigue, that's kind of a letdown.
      Janie: Janie Jones.
      Hank: Oh, like the Clash song. That's fantastic. I'm half chubbed.

      "Janie Jones" is a 1977 song by The Clash from their debut, self-titled album. The song was based on a well-known London madam named Janie Jones.

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