Shameless. Frank Gallagher (David Threlfall). Copyright: Company Pictures.


Channel 4 and E4 comedy drama about a dysfunctional family. 139 episodes (11 series), 2004 - 2013. Stars David Threlfall, Gerard Kearns, Elliott Tittensor, Luke Tittensor and others.

Series 6

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Tuesday 27th January 2009

Ian is attacked and left shaken and confused as to what he could have done to provoke it. When the stranger strikes again, Ian is left hospitalised and there's more bad news when he regains consciousness: he's got amnesia.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 27th January 2009

With the launch night of the newly redecorated Jockey looming, Jamie and Karen are feeling the pressure in their relationship.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Tuesday 3rd February 2009

Frank is shocked to discover he's been a victim of identity fraud and even more horrified that as a result his record has been wiped clean and he's eligible for jury service.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Tuesday 10th February 2009

Monica feels neglected when Frank rejects her sexual advances, and she's determined to get her groove back.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Tuesday 17th February 2009

Karen and Jamie's relationship is rocked when Karen suffers a miscarriage. Both unaware of the pregnancy, the two try to come to terms with what's happened.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Tuesday 24th February 2009

Paddy wakes up disorientated, chained to a bed in a strange room, unable to remember where he is or how he got there. When Maureen comes in things seem a little clearer.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Tuesday 3rd March 2009

Ian returns from his travels unaware that a car he's driving back to England as a favour for a friend harbours a secret cargo.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Tuesday 10th March 2009

Paddy is back and harbouring a dark secret. Desperate to conceal the truth of his whereabouts, Paddy spins Mimi a lie, but he has vengeance on his mind.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Tuesday 17th March 2009

Following Shane's accident no one is sure if he will ever be the same again after he is left partially paralysed.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Tuesday 24th March 2009

The Gallaghers receive a letter from Liam's school summoning both of his parents to see the head teacher.

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11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Tuesday 31st March 2009

When Jamie finds out Joe has been battering Mandy, he puts Joe in hospital. With Jamie's previous murder conviction, the Maguires refuse to let him go back behind bars indefinitely.

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12. Episode Twelve

First broadcast: Tuesday 7th April 2009

Ian is angry with Liam when he discovers that he has been skipping school. He finds out that Danny is responsible for Liam's absence and suspects that there is more to it than meets the eye.

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13. Episode Thirteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 14th April 2009

The Gallagher unit is rocked when an unexpected visit from the social services catches them off guard and the family fall apart.

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14. Episode Fourteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 21st April 2009

Yvonne is confronted by a ghost from her past: the consequences aren't worth thinking about, and Yvonne has to think fast to keep the truth from Chesney and Meena.

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15. Episode Fifteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 28th April 2009

After managing to upset everyone, Frank gets cast out for the night by Debbie. He seeks shelter in a confessional booth.

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16. Episode Sixteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 5th May 2009

Patrick has lost his grip on his marriage and family. A man on a mission, he tracks down the woman responsible for what he has become - Maureen.

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