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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 Frank Gallagher / ... (60 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Fiona Gallagher (60 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Carl Gallagher (60 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Veronica Fisher (60 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Kevin Ball (60 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Lip Gallagher (60 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Ian Gallagher (60 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Debbie Gallagher (60 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Sheila Jackson (44 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Steve / ... (40 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Mickey Milkovich (40 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Tommy (37 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Mandy Milkovich (31 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Karen Jackson (30 episodes, 2011-2013)
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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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Despite being in almost every episode since season one, Joan Cusack is still listed as a "special guest star" in the opening credits. See more »

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Fiona Gallagher: What if he shows remorse?
Carl Gallagher: What's that?
Fiona Gallagher: It means you say you're sorry!
Carl Gallagher: [smirks] I'm not.
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Awesome Show
25 February 2011 | by (United States) – See 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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