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Shameless 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2011– )
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A scrappy, fiercely loyal Chicago family makes no apologies.

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Paul Abbott, John Wells
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Cast

Series cast summary:
William H. Macy ...  Frank Gallagher / ... 117 episodes, 2011-2020
Ethan Cutkosky ...  Carl Gallagher 117 episodes, 2011-2020
Jeremy Allen White ...  Lip Gallagher 117 episodes, 2011-2020
Shanola Hampton ...  Veronica Fisher 117 episodes, 2011-2020
Steve Howey ...  Kevin Ball 117 episodes, 2011-2020
Emma Kenney ...  Debbie Gallagher 117 episodes, 2011-2020
Emmy Rossum ...  Fiona Gallagher 110 episodes, 2011-2019
Cameron Monaghan ...  Ian Gallagher 110 episodes, 2011-2020
Michael Patrick McGill ...  Tommy 76 episodes, 2011-2019
Noel Fisher ...  Mickey Milkovich 59 episodes, 2011-2020
Jim Hoffmaster ...  Kermit 54 episodes, 2011-2019
Isidora Goreshter ...  Svetlana / ... 53 episodes, 2013-2018
Brenden Sims ...  Liam Gallagher / ... 51 episodes, 2012-2016
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Storyline

Watch the Irish American family the Gallaghers deal with their alcoholic father Frank. Fiona, the eldest daughter, takes the role of the parent to her five brothers and sisters. Lip, Ian, Debbie, Carl, and Liam deal with life on the South Side of Chicago. Fiona balances her sex life and raising her siblings. Every episode is another crazy situation that one or more of the Gallagher six get into. Watch them grow and learn how to make their way in life with what little they have. Written by Linda Taylor

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

During the show's third season, Emmy Rossum had the show's 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. He played a gay son to a homophobic father on Weeds (2005). See more »

Quotes

Fiona Gallagher: [to Debbie] Nobody *fucks* with the Gallaghers!
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Trouble Comes Running
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Awesome Show
25 February 2011 | by ruffneck543See 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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