Fiona pursues a risky investment opportunity: Frank discovers the financial incentives of local politics; Carl bolsters his West Point application in unexpected ways; Ian is overwhelmed by the growth of the Gay Jesus movement.
Based on the UK drama, Shameless, the series follows the exploits of an alcoholic patriarch and his large, blue-collar family.
Set in working-class Chicago, the Gallagher family, a working class family of eight, must survive the ups and downs of today's recession. With a mother who is out of her element and an alcoholic father who usually ends up passed out on the living room floor, 18-year-old daughter Fiona is left with the task of keeping her five younger brothers and sisters on the straight and narrow. This series is based on the UK series of the same name.