Don Draper, meet Frank Gallagher.
The once-optimistic Fiona Gallagher has hardened into a world-weary woman.
For the first time in a long time, someone acknowledges Frank's despicable existence.
Prediction: None of this will end well.
Carl's ego has deflated into typical teenage angst.
You've got to wonder: What does William H. Macy think of this disgusting character?
Is Shameless a comedy? A comedic drama? A black comedy?
I can't bring myself to feel badly for Helene. Even for this.
Evicted from their South Side home, the family is suddenly flung far and wide across Chicago.
I cannot wait to see the treasures unearthed from decades of Gallagher family rubble.
Is the South Side finally sick of the Gallaghers?
With an episode title like "#AbortionRules," levity is necessary.
Can you actually imagine Debbie as a mother? I certainly can't.
In the season finale, the Gallaghers deal with jail time and love.
The Gallaghers get in trouble with the law.
The Gallagher parents continue their reign of terror.
Is worse than Frank Gallagher.
Frank sobers up, though for characteristically selfish reasons.
"They want you to validate them for the bad life choices they made as educators."
"I wanted a little girl, but there weren't any."
"I'm willing to put this whole thing behind us if you'll just let me borrow an old lady for a few hours."
Even Frank's bartender knows something is wrong.
"I'll still have to charge you for this."
Nine-year-old Christian Isaiah made quite a memorable debut.
Eight seasons in, the show is still the only series on TV centered wholly on a family living in poverty.
"Come back next year, Jesus."
"Back to work in May!"
"It's about fucking time."
The pay standoff continues on.
The cast is currently negotiating for an eighth season.
"It’s like the first time I ever saw myself onscreen, just in a different way."