Premiering on September 28, 2008, season 2 aired 12 episodes (#13 through #24 overall) and concluded on December 14, 2008.

Season Two[]

Episode List[]

# Image Title Airdate
01 Californication Title Ep2 Slip of the Tongue September 28, 2008
Hank and Karen decide to move back to New York, so they try to sell their house in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, Karen persuades Hank to get a vasectomy.
02 Californication Title Ep2 The Great Ashby October 5, 2008
After Hank is arrested by the police and sent to jail, he meets record producer Lew Ashby (Callum Keith Rennie), who asks Hank to write his biography, and Charlie is fired after videos of him masturbating in the office are shown to his boss.
03 Californication Title Ep2 No Way To Treat A Lady October 12, 2008
A prostitute who is acquainted with Ashby and Hank claims that Hank is better in bed. Karen comes under the spell of a self-help guru. Charlie pitches himself as an agent, and wants to help Daisy with her porn career.
04 Californication Title Ep2 The Raw & the Cooked October 19, 2008
A botched proposal, a paternity revelation and an allergic reaction to sushi derail Hank and Karen's dinner party.
05 Californication Title Ep2 Vaginatown October 26, 2008
Hank moves into Lew's mansion, and he sleeps with a cooking show host. Charlie becomes a major investor in his newest client's upcoming adult film.
06 Californication Title Ep2 Coke Dick & First Kick November 2, 2008
Hank wants to locate Lew's long-lost first love. Sonja and Julian decide to have an open relationship. Mia spends the day being followed by a Rolling Stone reporter. Charlie's house becomes a set.
07 Californication Title Ep2 In a Lonely Place November 9, 2008
Hank becomes interested in Becca's teacher. Charlie discovers that Marcy has been hiding a secret.
08 Californication Title Ep2 Going Down and Out in Beverly Hills November 16, 2008
Hank tries to get the truth about Ashby, and Karen confronts the record producer. Marcy detoxes at her mother's house. Charlie succumbs to temptation.
09 Californication Title Ep2 La Ronde November 23, 2008
Hank declines an offer. Karen goes on a date with Ashby. Charlie and Daisy bond. Marcy remains on the mend.
10 Californication Title Ep2 In Utero November 30, 2008
Hank awaits test results and reflects on his early days with Karen. Daisy plans to move out.
11 Californication Title Ep2 Blues From Laurel Canyon December 7, 2008
Ashby hosts a party to celebrate the publication of Mia's book; Becca is devastated to catch Damien cheating on her. Charlie destroys his marriage. Ashby collapses at a most inopportune time. Guest appearance by Mädchen Amick.
12 Californication Title Ep2 La Petite Mort December 14, 2008
In the season 2 finale, Hank completes his biography of Ashby; Charlie is reduced to working at a car dealership; Sonja gives birth; Karen accepts a job offer back home in New York, forcing Hank and Becca to make painful choices.

Main Cast[]

David Duchovny as Hank Moody
Natascha McElhone as Karen van der Beek
Madeleine Martin as Rebecca Moody
Evan Handler as Charlie Runkle
Pamela Adlon as Marcy Runkle
Madeline Zima as Mia Lewis
Callum Keith Rennie as Lew Ashby
Carla Gallo as Daisy


Other Seasons[]

Season 1 Season 2 Season 3 Season 4 Season 5 Season 6