10 Worst Episodes of Californication

A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 02, 2023.

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Californication - S3E11

#10 - Comings & Goings (Season 3 - Episode 11)

Karen drags Hank to an end of the semester goodbye luncheon at Felicia’s. Hank realizes he’s walked into a hornet’s nest as Felicia, Jackie and Jill all gang up on him. The Hank bashing is interrupted when Richard Bates, the novelist / professor Hank replaced at the college, pays a surprise visit.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 488 votes.

Californication - S7E4

#9 - Dicks (Season 7 - Episode 4)


Hank and Levon help Julia celebrate her new role. Meanwhile, financial trouble adds to Charlie and Marcy's marital unrest, but a new client may put Charlie back in the black; and Levon tries to get some alone time with Melanie, but the Director keeps getting in the way.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 1162 votes.

Californication - S3E10

#8 - Dogtown (Season 3 - Episode 10)

Hank takes Charlie out on the town to drown his sorrows after Sue Collini fires him for causing client Rick Springfield to leave the agency. Meanwhile, Karen, still miffed by Hank's dalliance with Felicia, organizes a girls' night out with Becca and Marcy.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 502 votes.

Californication - S7E6

#7 - Kickoff (Season 7 - Episode 6)


A "Santa Monica Cop" kickoff party is hosted by Rath, where Hank conducts an intimate notes session with the show's leading lady, and Hashtag Black eyes Julia. Meanwhile, Charlie manages head-case client Goldie; and Stu makes Charlie an offer.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 1116 votes.

Californication - S3E7

#6 - So Here's the Thing... (Season 3 - Episode 7)

Hank's attempts to set things right with Karen lead to even deeper entanglements with the campus ladies. In the meantime, Charlie tries to prevent Sue's top client from leaving the agency and Becca scolds Hank for being a terrible role model for her.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 498 votes.

Californication - S3E6

#5 - Glass Houses (Season 3 - Episode 6)


Karen hatches a plan to move the family back to New York for good. Hank's mighty pleased, but Becca's crestfallen about leaving her new best friend, Chelsea. After inviting herself to Hank's class, Karen meets the comely ladies of the university: T.A. Jill Robinson and sexpot student Jackie. Later on, tempers flare when Becca and Chelsea get into some serious trouble and Hank and Karen are forced to pay a tense visit to Chelsea's parents, Felicia and Stacy Koons. Charlie is crushed when Marcy loudly consummates her girlhood-crush on Rick Springfield. But Sue Collini thinks up a creative way to restore Charlie's confidence.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 507 votes.

Californication - S3E9

#4 - Mr. Bad Example (Season 3 - Episode 9)

When Becca and her friend Chelsea get into a brawl on campus, it leads to the revelation of one of Hank's affairs. In the meantime, Charlie risks his job trying to hold Marcy off drug addict Rick Springfield.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 509 votes.

Californication - S7E11

#3 - Daughter (Season 7 - Episode 11)


Hank might soon be out of a job. Becca makes a big announcement.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 1130 votes.

Californication - S3E2

#2 - The Land of Rape and Honey (Season 3 - Episode 2)

Hank starts working as college professor and soon gets into trouble while Charlie interferes with Marcie's romantic life.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 531 votes.

Californication - S7E9

#1 - Faith, Hope, Love (Season 7 - Episode 9)


Hank recalls turbulent times with Karen, a confused Becca, and their days with a happier Charlie and Marcy. Meanwhile, a nun helps Hank put things into perspective.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 1129 votes.

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