Charlie's boyhood dream and Hank's worst nightmare come true when Sam invites them on a ride-along in a Santa Monica Police Department car to research his film role. The ride soon becomes a joyride, which turns sexually awry for Charlie. Thanks to Tyler, Bates drinks excessively at a Venice restaurant, but Hank and the guys arrive to save the day for Karen and Becca. Tyler mentions that he recognizes Sam from somewhere, causing realizations for some and trouble for Hank.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these movies...

An Officer and a Gentleman

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by The Ride Along part of Californication Season 5
While out on their joyride in the police car, the guys pick up a Transvestite hooker, who is sitting in the backseat with Charlie. Charlie pretends to be a police detective, hoping to receive a special service from the prostitute, who he doesn't know is really a man. The hooker thanks Charlie for letting her get in the car, saying "You're an officer AND a gentleman.".
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Beverly Hills Cop
part of Beverly Hills Cop

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by The Ride Along part of Californication Season 5
After Samurai Apocalypse tells the police officer what the plot is for his movie, Santa Monica Cop, the cop says the plot sounds like that of 'Beverly Hills Cop'.
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It plays these songs...

It refers to these movie series...

Austin Powers

This Movie Series is referred to by The Ride Along part of Californication Season 5
When Hank and Charlie arrive at the police station for the ride along, Samurai Apocalypse sneaks up behind Charlie, forcing him down on the back of a police car shouting, "You're under arrest for jerking off on the job, Dr. Evil!".
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It refers to these television series...

Adam-12

This Television Series is referred to by The Ride Along part of Californication Season 5
After the guys drop the police officer (from the ride along) off at the hospital, Hank and Samurai Apocalypse want to take the police car for a drive. Charlie is uneasy about the idea. Hank says to Charlie, "What's up, Adam-12? I thought it was your boyhood dream to ride in a cop car.".
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Jersey Shore

This Television Series is referred to by The Ride Along part of Californication Season 5
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The Beverly Hillbillies

This Television Series is referred to by The Ride Along part of Californication Season 5
A very drunk Bates asks Hank if he remembers his first erection. Hank tells Bates that he had a crush on Elly May, from 'The Beverly Hillbillies'.
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It refers to these books...

Outliers: The Story of Success
written by

This Book is referred to by The Ride Along part of Californication Season 5
While Charlie is receiving a special service from the prostitute in the back of the cop car, he asks her/him if (s)he has ever read 'Outliers' by Malcolm Gladwell.

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Californication Season 5

# Title Air Date
Californication
5:1 JFK to LAX Jan 8, 2012
5:2 The Way of the Fist Jan 15, 2012
5:3 Boys & Girls Jan 20, 2012
5:4 Waiting for the Miracle Jan 29, 2012
5:5 The Ride Along Feb 5, 2012
5:6 Love Song Feb 12, 2012
5:7 Here I Go Again Feb 19, 2012
5:8 Raw Feb 26, 2012
5:9 At the Movies Mar 4, 2012
5:10 Perverts & Whores Mar 10, 2012
5:11 The Party Mar 18, 2012
5:12 Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be Mar 25, 2012

 

Ride Along

 

Ride Along
part of Ride Along

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  • Type: Movie
 

Common Law:
Season:  1  / Episode:  2 
Ride-Along

 

Everybody Loves Raymond:
Season:  2  / Episode:  17 
The Ride-Along


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