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 8

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

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 10th January 2011

Everyone is talking about Libby and Frank's forthcoming wedding, but the nuptial plans are thrown into chaos at Frank's stag do - all dignity is lost and so is Frank when a close encounter sees him abducted!

In-depth Guide

Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Monica Gallagher (Annabelle Apsion), Frank Gallagher (David Threlfall). Copyright: Company Pictures.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 11th January 2011

Frank is still AWOL and Libby is distraught that Monica is demanding custody of Stella and Liam.

In-depth Guide

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

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 12th January 2011

Grim footage of Frank on his stag night shocks Libby back to reality, while Frank is still completely lost in his own sci-fi odyssey.

In-depth Guide

Shameless. Image shows from L to R: John Cromer (Paul Warriner), Sita Desai (Aysha Kala). Copyright: Company Pictures.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 13th January 2011

Karen and Connor return hoping to start afresh, but on a routine visit to her psychiatric hospital Karen is shocked to discover Frank, who seems vulnerable and confused.

In-depth Guide

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

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 14th January 2011

After weeks of suffering at the hands of his own mental incarceration Frank is almost fully intact of his marbles and is planning his escape from the psychiatric hospital.

In-depth Guide

Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Kermit (Paul Kaye), Carl Gallagher (Elliott Tittensor). Copyright: Company Pictures.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Tuesday 18th January 2011

Carl's 21st birthday is on the horizon and in an attempt to raise funds he sets up his own valet service.

In-depth Guide

Shameless. Chesney Karib (Qasim Akhtar). Copyright: Company Pictures.

7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Tuesday 18th January 2011

Kelly and Shane need all the help they can get when their new fantasy-kidnap business lands them in trouble and sparks a police investigation.

In-depth Guide

Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Trevor (Roger Sloman), Patty Croker (Valerie Lilley). Copyright: Company Pictures.

8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Tuesday 25th January 2011

Struggling to work for the family and care for baby Cilla, Micky comes up with a new way of making money: a fake website capturing credit card details of unsavoury users of other illegal websites.

In-depth Guide

Lillian with Bonnie the new girl at the brothel and Kelly. Copyright: Company Pictures.

9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Tuesday 1st February 2011

Mimi is suffering from insomnia and soon real life and dreams begin to merge when she becomes consumed with paranoia and ghosts.

In-depth Guide

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

10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Tuesday 8th February 2011

Micky pines for somebody to love so when the opportunity arises for him to adopt a cat it becomes the perfect outlet for his paternal urges.

In-depth Guide

Home carer Jenny, Patty and Libby. Copyright: Company Pictures.

11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Tuesday 15th February 2011

Kelly is outraged to discover Lillian has formally adopted Bonnie and handed her over the business.

In-depth Guide

12. Episode Twelve

First broadcast: Tuesday 22nd February 2011

Mimi is surprised when her brother Bobbi turns up to announce he's soon to become her sister!

In-depth Guide

13. Episode Thirteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 1st March 2011

A charity night at the Jockey ends in disaster when Shane steals Tilly's wheelchair.

In-depth Guide

14. Episode Fourteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 30th August 2011

It's a black day on Chatsworth when Paddy Maguire is returned in a coffin. While the residents grieve, Jamie gathers the Maguires to lift the lid on this 'special delivery'.

In-depth Guide

Shameless. Copyright: Company Pictures.

15. Episode Fifteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 30th August 2011

Avril's busy keeping secrets from her family: no job and no money, but always with a gift to hand - something doesn't add up! It's only a matter of time before someone discovers the truth.

In-depth Guide

Shameless. Copyright: Company Pictures.

16. Episode Sixteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 6th September 2011

Frank isn't much use in the parent department, staggering to the Jockey and leaving Carl to nurse pox-ridden Stella.

In-depth Guide

Shameless. Copyright: Company Pictures.

17. Episode Seventeen

First broadcast: Tuesday 13th September 2011

A new gang has rolled into Chatsworth with an unlikely mission - to save the souls of the community.

In-depth Guide

Special: 100th Episode

First broadcast: Tuesday 20th September 2011

Dean Lennox Kelly returns for the landmark 100th episode of Shameless, as Mickey give Mimi an ultimatum: either the new boiler goes or he does; and suddenly Micky finds himself on The Jockey sofa.

In-depth Guide

19. Episode Nineteen

First broadcast: Tuesday 27th September 2011

Aidan's bad behaviour has landed him in court, but it's Patty who'll decide the outcome.

In-depth Guide

20. Episode Twenty

First broadcast: Tuesday 4th October 2011

Marty needs a job fast and turns to crime to tide him over, but he's not a smooth criminal, and using items borrowed from the Maguires wasn't the smartest plan.

In-depth Guide

21. Episode Twenty One

First broadcast: Tuesday 11th October 2011

Mimi sets Billy a profitable challenge to test his manhood.

In-depth Guide

22. Episode Twenty Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 18th October 2011

The game is up for Billy and Mimi when Micky catches them in a compromising position.

In-depth Guide

Series 8 Products