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Hurricane Monica 

Monica returns to party with Frank, but nobody thinks she's back to stay; Fiona reconsiders kicking Lip out of the house; Frank is determined to claim every penny his mother left behind.


Alex Graves


John Wells (developed for American television by), Paul Abbott (creator) | 2 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
William H. Macy ... Frank Gallagher
Emmy Rossum ... Fiona Gallagher
Justin Chatwin ... Steve
Ethan Cutkosky ... Carl Gallagher
Shanola Hampton ... Veronica Fisher
Steve Howey ... Kevin Ball
Emma Kenney ... Debbie Gallagher
Cameron Monaghan ... Ian Gallagher
Jeremy Allen White ... Lip Gallagher
Laura Wiggins ... Karen Jackson (as Laura Slade Wiggins)
Joan Cusack ... Sheila Jackson
Chloe Webb ... Monica Gallagher
Zach McGowan ... Jody Silverman
Stephanie Fantauzzi ... Estefania
Emma Greenwell ... Mandy Milkovich


Monica returns to party and plot scams with Frank, but the rest of the family suspects she hasn't returned to stay. Fiona reconsiders her decision to kick Lip out of the house. Grammy's death affects everyone differently, and leaves Frank determined to make sure he gets every last penny his mother left behind. Sheila and Jody think Eddie's ghost is haunting the house.

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Comedy | Drama


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Release Date:

11 March 2012 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


It is revealed that Ian's (Cameron Monaghan) full name is Ian Clayton Gallagher. See more »


When Frank brings an after-hours party home, there is a dispute about the loud music while the kids were sleeping. The music is turned back on while Frank is privately talking with Fiona, but nobody in the scene is close enough to the boom-box to have turned it on. See more »


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