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

Shameless

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 7

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

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Tuesday 26th January 2010

It's Frank's 50th and Liam has the dubious honour of sharing the auspicious day with him on his 11th birthday. Uncharacteristically, Frank snubs the chance of a party, and instead opts to dwell in his own lonely loveless existence until... Libby, a local librarian literally falls into his life.

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Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Jamie Maguire (Aaron McCusker), Karen Maguire (Rebecca Atkinson). Copyright: Company Pictures.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 26th January 2010

The Maguire clan is fully mobilised for the christening of its newest member - baby Connor, with Mimi pulling all the strings.

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Shameless. Liam Gallagher (Johnny Bennett). Copyright: Company Pictures.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Tuesday 2nd February 2010

Liam's pursuit of his first true love is threatened when he becomes tangled in a web of his own lies. His desperate attempts to conceal his Chatsworth life are shattered when Frank is summoned to the school.

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

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Tuesday 9th February 2010

Mimi gets a toy boy, Billy, the Jockey football team's star striker. However, Mimi's happiness is short-lived when she discovers her new beau is the not the man she thought he was.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Tuesday 16th February 2010

Maxine is desperate to make a good impression at her parent's party so cajoles Ian into pretending to be her boyfriend.

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Shameless. Liam Gallagher (Johnny Bennett). Copyright: Company Pictures.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Tuesday 23rd February 2010

Patrick's plans to salsa into the sunset with his new love are scuppered when Mimi forces him to guarantee the financial security of the family.

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Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Frank Gallagher (David Threlfall), Libby Croker (Pauline McLynn). Copyright: Company Pictures.

7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Tuesday 2nd March 2010

Frank's romantic love, Libby, returns and her time away has only fanned the passionate flame that burns in her heart.

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Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Shane Maguire (Nicky Evans), Kelly-Marie Ball (Sally Carman). Copyright: Company Pictures.

8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Tuesday 9th March 2010

Wedding bells are in the air on the estate, a little too frequently for the liking of the police, as the Maguire's exploit a new money making scheme.

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Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Carl Gallagher (Elliott Tittensor), Hazel (Niky Wardley), Chesney Karib (Qasim Akhtar). Copyright: Company Pictures.

9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Tuesday 16th March 2010

Carl and Chesney's attempt to outrun their troubles lead them to discover the grass isn't always greener, even in Wales.

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Shameless. Carl Gallagher (Elliott Tittensor). Copyright: Company Pictures.

10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Tuesday 23rd March 2010

Shane is devastated to discover he's firing blanks and whilst he frets, Kelly is reconciled to their future without children.

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Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Reggie (Jason Furnival), Liam Gallagher (Johnny Bennett). Copyright: Company Pictures.

11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Tuesday 30th March 2010

A school project leads Liam to befriend elderly world war two veteran, Reggie.

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Shameless. Mickey Maguire (Ciaran Griffiths). Copyright: Company Pictures.

12. Episode Twelve

First broadcast: Tuesday 6th April 2010

In an attempt to build confidence Ian joins the local boxing club and quickly strikes up a friendship with its aging owner and trainer, Jock.

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Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Shane Maguire (Nicky Evans), Paddy Maguire (Sean Gilder). Copyright: Company Pictures.

13. Episode Thirteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 13th April 2010

Kelly takes guardianship of her 15 year old half sister Tonya, when left homeless and needing help to get her baby boy out of care.

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Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Paddy Maguire (Sean Gilder), Mimi Maguire (Tina Malone). Copyright: Company Pictures.

14. Episode Fourteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 20th April 2010

After months of separation Patrick and Mimi amicably agree to a clean break and a quickie divorce; however, they get a nasty shock when it's revealed their marriage was never legal.

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15. Episode Fifteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 27th April 2010

During his birthday celebrations, Joe receives tragic news of his father's death. The painful realisation that 'life's too short' fuels his determination to start a new life with Karen.

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

16. Episode Sixteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 4th May 2010

Births, breakdowns and ballroom dancing, librarian love and legless lust, masochism, murder and sham marriage, it's been a frenetic year on the Chatsworth estate... but it's not quite over yet.

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