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A Long Way from Home 

Frank and Fiona go to extreme lengths in court to claim sole custody of the kids. While Hymie's family arrives to take their son from Sheila and Jody, Karen returns home.


Mimi Leder


John Wells (developed for American television by), Paul Abbott (creator) | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
William H. Macy ... Frank Gallagher
Emmy Rossum ... Fiona Gallagher
Justin Chatwin ... Jimmy
Ethan Cutkosky ... Carl Gallagher
Shanola Hampton ... Veronica Fisher
Steve Howey ... Kevin Ball
Emma Kenney ... Debbie Gallagher
Cameron Monaghan ... Ian Gallagher
Jeremy Allen White ... Lip Gallagher
Noel Fisher ... Mickey Milkovich
Emma Greenwell ... Mandy Milkovich
Zach McGowan ... Jody Silverman
Joan Cusack ... Sheila Jackson
Ryan Bittle ... Steven Redel
Mike Doyle ... Lanier


Knowing that Frank is the real source of her problems, Fiona makes a bold decision regarding her future with the kids. All she needs is a full time job and a house, so she and Lip set out to forge Aunt Ginger's will and find a dead body to go with it. Debbie and Carl continue to deal with their foster homes. Frank prepares for his court appearance by getting sober. Timmy Wong and his mother arrive at Sheila's to take Hymie.

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Comedy | Drama


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Release Date:

3 March 2013 (USA) See more »

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Sterling Films (V) See more »
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Did You Know?


(at around 11 mins) When the Chinese grandmother is talking to Sheila, Sheila is holding the baby towards the windows, away from Jody. After the next cut she is suddenly holding the baby towards Jody. See more »


Features The Road Runner Show (1966) See more »


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