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Shameless 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2011– )
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A scrappy, fiercely loyal Chicago family makes no apologies.

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Paul Abbott, John Wells
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Cast

Series cast summary:
William H. Macy ...  Frank Gallagher / ... 112 episodes, 2011-2020
Ethan Cutkosky ...  Carl Gallagher 112 episodes, 2011-2020
Jeremy Allen White ...  Lip Gallagher 112 episodes, 2011-2020
Shanola Hampton ...  Veronica Fisher 112 episodes, 2011-2020
Steve Howey ...  Kevin Ball 112 episodes, 2011-2020
Emma Kenney ...  Debbie Gallagher 112 episodes, 2011-2020
Emmy Rossum ...  Fiona Gallagher 110 episodes, 2011-2019
Cameron Monaghan ...  Ian Gallagher 105 episodes, 2011-2020
Michael Patrick McGill ...  Tommy 71 episodes, 2011-2019
Noel Fisher ...  Mickey Milkovich 59 episodes, 2011-2020
Isidora Goreshter ...  Svetlana / ... 53 episodes, 2013-2018
Brenden Sims ...  Liam Gallagher / ... 51 episodes, 2012-2016
Jim Hoffmaster ...  Kermit 49 episodes, 2011-2019
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Storyline

Watch the Irish American family the Gallaghers deal with their alcoholic father Frank. Fiona, the eldest daughter, takes the role of the parent to her five brothers and sisters. Lip, Ian, Debbie, Carl, and Liam deal with life on the South Side of Chicago. Fiona balances her sex life and raising her siblings. Every episode is another crazy situation that one or more of the Gallagher six get into. Watch them grow and learn how to make their way in life with what little they have. Written by Linda Taylor

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The Gallaghers. Absolutely, Wildly, Unapologetically... Shameless (Season 1) See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shameless See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Allison Janney played Sheila Jackson in the original pilot, but when the producers decided to expand the role, Janney had to drop out, because she was a full-time regular on Mr. Sunshine (2011), so Joan Cusack was cast. See more »

Quotes

Lip Gallagher: I'm not my dad. You hear me? I'm not my fucking dad!
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Trouble Comes Running
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Performed by Spoon
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Awesome Show
25 February 2011 | by ruffneck543See all my reviews

I don't leave reviews very often but I had to for this show. I have not seen the UK version and don't really care to because this show is just top notch. I had never heard of this show since I work overseas but ended up catching the 5th episode and absolutely loved it. I told all of the guys in the fire station about it and ever since we have had to catch up on all of the previous episodes. Everyone in the department loves this show and that is a hard thing to do. All of the characters are just great and have so many flaws. William H. Macy does an awesome job as the dysfunctional father. I gave it the highest review I think a show can receive because I don't think there is a perfect show, but this comes darn close. I definitely recommend this show.


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