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A scrappy, fiercely loyal Chicago family makes no apologies.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
William H. Macy ...  Frank Gallagher / ... 103 episodes, 2011-2018
Emmy Rossum ...  Fiona Gallagher 103 episodes, 2011-2018
Ethan Cutkosky ...  Carl Gallagher 103 episodes, 2011-2018
Shanola Hampton ...  Veronica Fisher / ... 103 episodes, 2011-2018
Jeremy Allen White ...  Lip Gallagher 103 episodes, 2011-2018
Steve Howey ...  Kevin Ball / ... 103 episodes, 2011-2018
Emma Kenney ...  Debbie Gallagher 103 episodes, 2011-2018
Cameron Monaghan ...  Ian Gallagher 102 episodes, 2011-2018
Michael Patrick McGill ...  Tommy 63 episodes, 2011-2018
Isidora Goreshter ...  Svetlana / ... 53 episodes, 2013-2018
Brenden Sims ...  Liam Gallagher / ... 52 episodes, 2012-2016
Noel Fisher ...  Mickey Milkovich 44 episodes, 2011-2018
Joan Cusack ...  Sheila Jackson 44 episodes, 2011-2015
Justin Chatwin ...  Steve / ... 42 episodes, 2011-2018
Jim Hoffmaster ...  Kermit 42 episodes, 2011-2018
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Storyline

Watch the Irish American family the Gallagher's 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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The Gallaghers. Absolutely, Wildly, Unapologetically... Shameless (Season 1) See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shameless See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

William H. Macy is the only series regular to have ever written (in season two) and also direct (season five) an episode of the series. See more »

Quotes

Veronica Fisher: [to Fiona] So is Lip getting serious about Mandy Skankovich?
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Referenced in Na Na Na Batman (2014) See more »

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For those who've never seen the original
17 January 2011 | by imazombieSee all my reviews

Many of the reviews on here are complaining about how much the U.S. version copies the original. I've not seen a single episode of the original and, to me, the U.S. version is well acted, entertaining and perhaps one of my new favorites. I could care less that it's word for word from the original because this is all new to me. The actors portray the characters amazingly and I feel the storyline represents struggling families realistically. Each character will remind you of someone you know or have known. So for those who are like me and you've never seen the original, I absolutely suggest checking out Shameless, the U.S. remake. I look forward to seeing the rest of the season and maybe one day I'll even check out the original.


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