Shameless “Summertime” Review

Shameless was one of the best shows last year. It’s a remake that knew how to be remade: it takes everything that worked really well in the original UK version and it ditched (or tried to ditch) the stuff that didn’t work. Almost everything that didn’t work involved Frank, but the rest of the series was so good, led by an outstanding Emmy Rossum, that it didn’t matter at all.

This year when we meet up with the Gallaghers, Frank is still a mess, Fiona is working night time at a night club and she has a new handsome beau, Lip is now making money allowing himself to get pummelled in a ring not to mention that he’s helping out Kev (and his foster daughter) sell some pot in his brand new ice cream truck, Ian is overseeing his brother’s pummelling, Debbie (Emma Kenney is surely one of the best child actors working on television) is running the Gallagher’s illegal babycare centre. Read More... 


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