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Shameless

Shameless is a comic drama about the impoverished Gallagher family living in suburban Chicago. Alcoholic-absentee father Frank is nominally patriarch of the family but the real work is done by daughter Fiona. Then Lip, Ian, Debbie, Carl and Liam make up the rest of the family. Showtime 2011 - ???

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Season 2

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1 Summertime The Gallagher extended family are all working on t...
The Gallagher extended family are all working on their Summer money-making ventures. Fiona works in a club at night and sleeps in the day. Debbie looks after neighbourhood kids, Lip manages local amateur fighters while also selling weed out of an ice cream truck with Kev. Kev has been growing weed in the basement but the electric bill is now enormous. Frank makes a bet with a local muscle head and has to make ten grand or start losing toes. Sheila is slowly taking more steps out of the house and Karen is attending a sex addicts group.
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2 Summer Loving As Sheila grows in confidence Frank seeks out a ne...
As Sheila grows in confidence Frank seeks out a new home. When he learns of former bar-fly Dottie's sick heart he swoops in and tries to win her over. Debbie kicks Liam out of her room and refuses to let Fiona put him back. Jasmine's rich friend David brings a friend for Fiona but she isn't interested. Mickey gets out of jail and Ian hooks him up with a job at the grocery store. Lip becomes concerned that because Karen isn't sleeping with her new boyfriend Jody she must be falling in love with him. Veronica drives the old folks around on their weekly shopping trip but they beg her for something more exciting.
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3 I'll Light a Candle For You Every Day Lip investigates options for Ian and agrees to wor...
Lip investigates options for Ian and agrees to work on a military project. Jody plans on proposing to Karen but Frank steals the ring. He proposes to Dottie and she agrees. He then picks up a page offering her a heart and tells the hospital that she died. She is so depressed when she learns about the heart going to someone else that she asks Frank to sleep with her. Fiona finds a purse on the train and spends all the money. She returns the bag and then feels guilty when it belongs to a girl like her. She also begins seeing her high school crush Craig, who is now married. Debbie becomes preoccupied with death and Kev begins to worry about his Dad.
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4 A Beautiful Mess Debbie develops a rash from the stress of running ...
Debbie develops a rash from the stress of running day care. Fiona insists that she has a birthday sleep over to relax. Fiona is getting constant abuse from Craig's wife and they eventually turn up at the door seeking a way to keep their marriage together. Kev encourages Ethel to spend time with someone her own age. Lip comes up with various schemes to get rid of Jody. Frank tries desperately to stop Sheila from making her way further into the world.
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5 Father's Day Richard takes Fiona to a wedding and proves to be ...
Richard takes Fiona to a wedding and proves to be a good guy. Lip wants to know if he is the father to Karen's baby. Ian is upset when a Westpoint application arrives for Lip and not him. Debbie tries to learn how she might attract Little Hank. Eddie's body washes up and Frank tries to get hold of his money. The police think that Frank might have killed him. Karen protects him as a thank you for killing him and only helps prepare his grave for Sheila's sake.
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6 Can I Have a Mother Peg Gallagher returns home after getting out of pr...
Peg Gallagher returns home after getting out of prison. She wants the money she was promised from her old meth dealing partner and takes Frank as her driver. Sheila struggles to make it past her banisters during Karen's wedding reception. Lip and Ian continue their feud. Steve brings his Brazilian wife on a double date with Fiona and Adam. Ethel's family tell her they are fighting to get her returned to them.
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7 A Bottle of Jean Nate Frank is deeply irritated by having to look after ...
Frank is deeply irritated by having to look after Peg. When she enlists Carl to set up a meth lab in the basement Fiona joins Frank in trying to get rid of her. Jasmine hosts a boat party and invites Steve so Fiona can spend time with him. Kev and Veronica bicker over whether to go look for Ethel or not. Ian and Lip fight to resolve their differences. Karen gets sick of Jody, kicks him out of the house and pulls Lip back in to her life.
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8 Parenthood Fiona insists that Lip go back to school. He agree...
Fiona insists that Lip go back to school. He agrees to only when she does too. As she prepares to take the GED he helps Karen look for a couple to adopt their baby. Jody patiently lives in the tent while sneaking into the house in the day to help Sheila take care of Peg. Peg tries to kill herself and finally asks Sheila to hold a pillow over her face. Frank wallows in the misery\joy of losing his mother and takes drugs to pass the time. He also walks in on Mickey and Ian having sex. Mickey quits his job and plans to kill Frank. Carl loses his football coach but Steve steps in.
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9 Hurricane Monica Monica and Frank are back together with passion an...
Monica and Frank are back together with passion and she is determined to spend time with her children. She pushes hard and partially wins them over. Lip seeks refuge with Steve and works out that Estefania has a lover elsewhere. Sheila and Jody become convinced that the house is haunted as Frank sneaks in looking for Peg's money.
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10 A Great Cause Monica finds the squirrel fund and she and Frank g...
Monica finds the squirrel fund and she and Frank go on a shopping spree. After buying a car and loads of drugs she treats Debbie to some dolls and tries to get Ian to enlist. Steve is having Estefania's lover shipped into the company but loses his container. Fiona is seduced by Monica's temporary competence and takes a job at the club while also dreaming of college. Lip helps Ian clear up the issue of Mandy's pregnancy.
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11 Just Like the Pilgrims Intended Monica’s depression leaves her unable to get out...
Monica’s depression leaves her unable to get out of bed. Frank drags her out to see his brother but her continuing issues force him to take her home. Marco and Estefania reunite for a marathon session of sex and arguing. Marco is furious to learn that Estefania slept with Steve. Steve hands his identity over to Marco and he and Lip flee the hotel. Lip stays with Mandy who wants him to be her boyfriend. Lip records a video for his child and encourages Karen to pick the best parents from those who will pay. Karen gives her blessing to Jody and Sheila. Carl comes across a gun and shoots a bald eagle. Fiona plans to serve it for Thanksgiving but Steve, now Jimmy, insists on buying a Turkey. At the family Thanksgiving Monica slits her wrists and everyone rushes to the hospital. Monica is saved and upstairs Karen gives birth to an Asian baby with down syndrome. Karen is uninterested, Lip is devastated and Sheila steals it.
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12 Fiona Interrupted Frank recruits Debbie to break Monica out of the m...
Frank recruits Debbie to break Monica out of the mental institute. Jimmy tells Fiona that he loves her and won’t leave. She asks if she can meet his family. At dinner Ian realises that the man he slept with at the club was Jimmy’s Dad. Karen calls the police on Sheila and Jody for keeping her baby. The police can do nothing though and Karen asks Sheila to choose between her and the baby. Lip tells Karen she will regret leaving her child and finally returns home.
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