Shameless (2011– )

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An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can.

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 Debbie Gallagher (48 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Sheila Jackson (41 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Steve / ... (37 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Karen Jackson (30 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Mandy Milkovich (29 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Mickey Milkovich (28 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Jody Silverman (24 episodes, 2012-2013)
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Meet the fabulously dysfunctional Gallagher family. Dad's a drunk, Mom split long ago, eldest daughter Fiona tries to hold the family together. Eldest son Philip (Lip) trades his physics tutoring skills for sexual favors from neighborhood girls. Middle son Ian is gay. Youngest daughter Debbie is stealing money from her UNICEF collection. Ten-year-old Carl is a budding sociopath and an arsonist, and toddler Liam is - well, he might actually be black, but nobody has a clue how. Written by Showtime Publicity

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During the show's third season Emmy Rossum had the show's script writers give Justin Chatwin a fake scene in which he told his father he was gay. The crew members revealed it was a prank on camera. See more »

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Featured in 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys (2011) See more »

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not as bad as you think it is.
10 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I cant seem to understand the hate for the American version, i am a huge fan of the Original series, actually the preview for this got me into the original series! after watching the pilot of this, i can say its gonna be good, and its something America needs, besides another "reality series" whether you're watching the original or American remake its still a good show. however there are a few things changed in the American remake and they are very subtle changes, like Ian being interested in the military and Liam being black, those are the only huge changes. there were allot of drastic changes made to the original series which made it much better, such as getting rid of some characters and adding a bunch of new ones. lets just hope this remakes gets to live 7 seasons.


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