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
The Gallaghers. Absolutely, Wildly, Unapologetically... Shameless
Did You Know?
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
[to Veronica when she's about to give birth
Baby, you know what this means, right? I got a magic dick!
Referenced in Conan: The Conundrum Enigma