10 Things You Didn’t Know About Californication!

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The seventh and final season of “Californication” will be premiering on April 13 and we are pretty excited to see how the story concludes. The show has had a good run. It has been nominated for countless awards, winning two Emmy Awards and one Golden Globe. In anticipation of the premiere, here are 10 things you didn’t know about “Californication!”

10. The character Hank Moody is based on the LA writer Charles Bukowski.


9. In 2007, the Red Hot Chili Peppers filed a lawsuit against Showtime Networks over the name of the series. The band had released a song by the same name in 1999. Showtime argued that the band did not create the term “Californication” and that it appeared in a Time magazine article in 1972 called “The Great Wild Californicated West.” The creator of the series Tom Kapinos said the inspiration came from a bumper sticker he saw in the ‘70s that read “Don’t Californicate Oregon.” The lawsuit was settled out of court.