Shameless (2004– )

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 Frank Gallagher / ... (138 episodes, 2004-2013)
Rebecca Atkinson ...
 Karen Maguire / ... (129 episodes, 2004-2013)
Alice Barry ...
 Lillian Tyler / ... (118 episodes, 2004-2013)
Nicky Evans ...
 Shane Maguire (114 episodes, 2006-2013)
Tina Malone ...
 Mimi Maguire / ... (111 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Jamie Maguire (108 episodes, 2007-2013)
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 Carl Gallagher / ... (107 episodes, 2004-2013)
Qasim Akhtar ...
 Chesney Karib (85 episodes, 2007-2013)
Ciaran Griffiths ...
 Micky Maguire / ... (84 episodes, 2007-2012)
Sally Carman ...
 Kelly Maguire / ... (84 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Ian Gallagher / ... (80 episodes, 2004-2010)
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 Debbie Gallagher (65 episodes, 2004-2009)
Johnny Bennett ...
 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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The role of Frank was originally given to Sean Gallagher, but then it was thought he was too young to play the character. It cost makers Company Pictures £100,000 to re-shoot the scenes already filmed with David Threlfall as a replacement. See more »

Quotes

Veronica: [singing] Sunshine girl, I'm looking down your bra / I see two mountains, I wonder what they are / Won't you invite me to squeeze them tightly / Not bloody likely / You're such a girl.
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Brilliant
15 January 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

After clicking on this website and reading the completely rubbish review by someone which everyone supposedly must read before doing anything else-I thought I better tell everyone that it is completely wrong! Shameless is brilliant, series 2 has just started and I recommend everyone to watch it.

Yes it contains swearing and other things but if you don't want to watch that don't. Above all this is comedy at its best. I'm a 14 year old girl and I think its one of the best shows I have seen-it will make you laugh hysterically.

Watch it you might be surprised-if nothing else it will give you the feel good factor.


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