Shameless 1.06 "Facts Cannot Be Racist" Review

Shameless is back for another week with a doozy of an episode. This week had so much going on that I felt it hard to keep up in some areas. With mobsters, xenophobes, aliases, and a messed up child, Shameless attempts to cram multiple stories into a one hour block of programing. The question is, do the stories glue the episode together or are they just thrown in as an attempt to keep viewers attention?

I am not sure I would label any one story as the main arc for the episode. Rather, each mini story, minus the Ian/Kash story, came together to form a storyline that is coherent and fluid. I have never seen so much action in a single hour before watching Shameless this week but, I felt that the way everything was laid out in little chunks made it much easier to understand what was going on. During the course of the episode, I never once felt like something was out of place or that a story line shouldn’t be there. I have to give high praise to the writers for keeping everything interesting through the jumbled mess of the Gallagher’s this week. Read More...


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