Shameless (2004– )

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 Frank Gallagher / ... (138 episodes, 2004-2013)
Rebecca Atkinson ...
 Karen Maguire / ... (129 episodes, 2004-2013)
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 Lillian Tyler / ... (118 episodes, 2004-2013)
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 Shane Maguire (114 episodes, 2006-2013)
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 Mimi Maguire / ... (111 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Carl Gallagher / ... (109 episodes, 2004-2013)
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 Jamie Maguire (108 episodes, 2007-2013)
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 Kelly Maguire / ... (85 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Chesney Karib (85 episodes, 2007-2013)
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 Micky Maguire / ... (84 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Ian Gallagher / ... (80 episodes, 2004-2010)
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 Debbie Gallagher (65 episodes, 2004-2009)
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 Liam Gallagher / ... (62 episodes, 2006-2011)
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The story of a young group of siblings pretty much abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits - and humor - on a rough Manchester council estate. Whilst they won't admit it, they need help and find it in Steve, a young middle class lad who falls for Fiona, the oldest sibling, and increasingly finds himself drawn to this unconventional and unique family. Anarchic family life seen through the eyes of an exceptionally bright fifteen year old, who struggles to come of age in the context of his belligerent father, closeted brother, psychotic sister and internet porn star neighbors. Written by Company Pictures (website)

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David Threlfall appeared in all but three of the 139 episodes. See more »

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Frank Gallagher: Word from the wise: get your stuff out quick sharp, otherwise he'll have your stereo in his veins before you can say Dolby surround sound.
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Absolutely marvellous
14 January 2005 | by (Nottingham) – See all my reviews

I can't comprehend how people can give this a bad review. It is without doubt one of the best shows on the TV and is comparable to Nighty Night, League of Gentlemen and possibly Little Britain, when it comes to blacker than black humour. The characters are sublimely developed with Frank, the hapless father being one of, if not the main character. He is a horrible man with questionable morals and less than a day's work behind him in his life. He has 8 children to support and is supported himself by his beautiful yet eccentric wife. It is Franks tale of partying, avoiding work and generally being the worst father in the world. If you don't like this, you don't know what's funny.


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