'Shameless' finale: Frank's sins and Fiona's choice


Showtime's "Shameless" finale was an endless stream of striking events and even as the season ticked to its final moments, it never took the easy road.Frank (William H. Macy) found himself in a situation he knew he couldn't win. It didn't matter that Karen (Laura Wiggins) took advantage of him when he barely understood what was going on. Something had to happen to make him realize that he had made a string of bad decisions in life. Were we to believe that Frank had no moral center? Was he simply the deadbeat, drunk dad who had turned all his responsibilities over to Fiona (Emmy Rossum)? Had the producers decided he was 100% unlikeable? Obviously not. That would be too easy.Frank spent the entire episode racked with guilt. Even his drunken ramblings tried to make sense of the fact that he had sex with his girlfriend's daughter who also happened to be his son's girlfriend. And...



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