Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
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Season 1x06
Episode no. 6
Written by Tom Kapinos
Eric Weinberg
Directed by Ken Whittingham
Guest stars Lance Barber - Nick Lowry

Michelle Lombardo - Surfer Girl
Daisy Gardner - Crusty Cashier
Dana Woods - Emcee
Robert Gilling - Band Member
Jory Glick - Band Member
Shira Kreitenberg - Band Member
Myles Trifon - Band Member

Original airdate: September 17, 2007
Episode Chronology
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"LOL" "Girls, Interrupted"


"Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder" is the sixth episode of season one of Californication.

Plot[edit | edit source]

Hank spends the night with a sexy surfer girl and in return she robs him. Mia wants more of Hank's writing to pass her class, instead he offers her to help her with her own writing. Charlie wants to spice up the sex life with his wife Marcy, but she is not as fond of spanking as Dani is.


Cast and Crew[edit | edit source]

Main Cast[edit | edit source]

David Duchovny - Hank Moody
Natascha McElhone - Karen van der Beek
Madeleine Martin - Rebecca Moody
Evan Handler - Charlie Runkle
Pamela Adlon - Marcy Runkle
Madeline Zima - Mia Lewis
Rachel Miner - Dani California

Supporting Cast[edit | edit source]

Lance Barber - Nick Lowry
Michelle Lombardo - Surfer Girl
Daisy Gardner - Crusty Cashier
Dana Woods - Emcee
Robert Gilling - Band Member
Jory Glick - Band Member
Shira Kreitenberg - Band Member
Myles Trifon - Band Member

Crew[edit | edit source]

Directed By:
Ken Whittingham

Written By:
Tom Kapinos & Eric Weinberg


Episode Navigation[edit | edit source]

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Preceded by
"LOL"
Season One Episodes Followed by
"Girls, Interrupted"
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