Frank wakes from a month long coma after being thrown in the lake and finds out nobody came looking for him. Carl gets circumsised because his girlfriend wont give him oral sex. Ian's fireman boyfriend is planning a get together with a female friend and he becomes concerned. Lip starts a new job after getting out of rehab
Frank, ready to disown his family, takes Liam under his wing and starts a new life barricaded on the top floor of the Gallagher home. Meanwhile, Fiona starts running Patsy's Pies on her own terms; Debbie gets into trouble in the stroller business; Ian tries out heterosexuality; and Carl finds himself forced into abstinence.
Kevin, Veronica and Svetlana start a topless maid service; Frank makes new friends at the shelter to replace his family; Debbie's new lifestyle comes to an abrupt end; Carl gets a gonorrhea scare; Ian struggles with a breakup and his mental health; business at Patsy's hits the skids; a new family member and bartender is introduced and he is packing a big surprise.