TV-on-DVD Cliff's Notes
Intrigued by Showtime's Californication or USA's Burn Notice but pressed for time? We pick the episodes to see on their season 1 DVDs.
Ep. 2 Hank Moody (David Duchovny) wrote a nihilistic novel that became a ''craptastic'' film with Tom and Katie. Now he blogs for Hell-A magazine.
Ep. 10 When his agent's (Evan Handler) marriage falls apart, Hank cheers him up...with a threesome!
Ep. 12 He bedded his baby-mama's stepdaughter-to-be (Madeline Zima), who stole his new book to pass off as her own. Now baby-mama wants him back.
Ep. 1 Blacklisted spy Michael (Jeffrey Donovan) aids Miami's most desperate, like a single dad falsely accused of theft.
Ep. 8 His hot ex (Gabrielle Anwar), a former gunrunner, makes him jealous by shacking up with a bail jumper.
Ep. 11 The people who ''burned'' Michael target his family. He goes ballistic, even though his brother's a con man and Mom's a chain-smoking hypochondriac.