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Shameless Season 8 Episode 12 Review: Sleepwalking

Well, that was a satisfying conclusion to Shameless Season 8 ! On Shameless Season 8 Episode 12 , the characters all reached interesting stages in their lives. While the hour did not have the finality that Shameless Season 7 Episode 12 had a year ago, it fantastic just the same. We already know that Shameless has been renewed for ShamelessSeason 9 , so we can rest assured that there will be a whole lot more twists and turns for the Gallaghers to come.   ...Read More... https://www.tvfanatic.com/2018/01/shameless-season-8-episode-12-review-sleepwalking/

Shameless Season 8 Episode 11 Review: A Gallagher Pedicure

Are Lip and Sierra officially a couple? That appears to be one of the most significant questions after Shameless Season 8 Episode 11 which found them closer together than ever before. Ruby Modine turned in a killer performance and peeled back the layers on Sierra like never before. It's horrifying that she witnessed her mother being murdered and had to contend with the killer being released from prison. That's a lot for anyone to go through, and it was clear that her father was a bit of a loose cannon. It showed that Sierra felt safe with Lip that she would reach out to him when the going got tough.   ...Read More... https://www.tvfanatic.com/2018/01/shameless-season-8-episode-11-review-a-gallagher-pedicure/

Shameless Recap 1/14/18: Season 8 Episode 10 “Church of Gay Jesus”

Lip (Jeremy Allen White) is surprised that Ian (Cameron Monaghan) is still at it – looking where all the gay-hating churches are. Ian says there is one in every neighborhood, as Lip says the phobia is back in style; Ian assures him it won’t be for long as he is bringing more kids in for a meeting tonight. Lip says he is going to check on Professor Youens (Alan Rosenberg) later today. Kassidi (Sammi Hanratty) comes from the kitchen and gives them both muffins to eat. Frank Gallagher (William H. Macy) is thrilled about his retirement calculator as he is adding his 401K and his estimated yearly earnings, planning his retirement and wanting to bask in all his accomplishments; Lip sarcastically asks if that means he is going to mooch off his kids and drink booze out of a backpack. Debbie (Emma Kenney) found an ad for nighttime welding that pays great money, but Lip says it sounds sketchy. She doesn’t care. READ MORE...

Shameless Season 8 Episode 10 Review: Church of Gay Jesus

Fiona should have known better. On Shameless Season 8 Episode 10 , she decided to be the one to help out the man who fell off of her building, and it resulted in her future being put in jeopardy. As soon as she let the family into the house, it was apparent there was going to be a lot more to come from them. They essentially moved the rest of the neighborhood in with them. It became glaring they were planning on staying a lot more than two days. They were obviously a bit worse for wear, and that's what happens when you're living out of your car.   ...Read More... https://www.tvfanatic.com/2018/01/shameless-season-8-episode-10-review-church-of-gay-jesus/

Shameless Season 8 Episode 9 Review: The Fugees

It was only a matter of time. That sentiment echoed on through Shameless Season 8 Episode 9 as each of the characters made some big decisions about their lives, and it resulted in a mixed bag of an episode. Let's start with Lip. Sierra is his weakness, and despite them being cute together in the past, the 'ship has sailed. He had a good thing going with Eddie. Everyone told him that he needed to stay out of a relationship tokeep on the straight and narrow.  ...Read More...   https://www.tvfanatic.com/2018/01/shameless-season-8-episode-9-review-the-fugees/

Shameless Season 8 Episode 8 Review: Frank's Northern Southern Express

Even with his back against the wall, Frank Gallagher still finds a way to reverse his fortunes. On Shameless Season 8 Episode 8 , the Gallagher family patriarch continued his new business venture, and he quickly realized it was one that will help him flourish in the midst of his unemployment. While I think it was downright laughable that Frank managed to get his clients from the U.S. into Canada without any input from the law, it was still a decent enough plot to keep me glued to the screen.   ...Read More... https://www.tvfanatic.com/2017/12/shameless-season-8-episode-8-review-franks-northern-southern-exp/

Shameless Recap 12/17/16: Season 8 Episode 7 “Occupy Fiona”

Ian Gallagher (Cameron Monaghan) dumps ice water on his sister Fiona (Emmy Rossum) as she sleeps, who shouts at him that she isn’t doing this again with him today as they are both adults. In the kitchen, Carl (Ethan Cutkosky) tells Debbie (Emma Kenney) they are not going to do anything, because Fiona is the ice queen and should be able to handle a little icy water. Their father, Frank Gallagher (William H. Macy) sides with Carl, telling them squabbles between siblings are as old as time and they shouldn’t interfere. He asks Carl to iron his suit jacket for a job interview, denying he got fired. Frank tells Carl how proud he is for taking the initiative with his "detox" program and rushes off with Liam (Christian Isaiah) before Brad (Scott Michael Campbell) can "pour pathetic sauce" all over them. READ MORE...

Shameless Season 8 Episode 7 Review: Occupy Fiona

Fiona and Ian need to put their quarrel aside. On Shameless Season 8 Episode 7 , the siblings were still at war and taking pot shots at each other to get the upper hand. Fiona wanted to end the feud, but Ian was determined to make his sister pay for trash-talking the homeless teenagers.   While it was funny seeing the various things they did to get revenge on the other, it seemed like it was foreshadowing the news that Ian has not been taking his medication.  ...Read More...   https://www.tvfanatic.com/2017/12/shameless-season-8-episode-7-review-occupy-fiona/

Shameless Recap 12/10/17: Season 8 Episode 6 “Icarus Fell and Rusty Ate Him”

The show opens with Fiona and Ness talking as they work in the basement. Soon Fiona noticed water dripping from the ceiling and goes to Mrs. Cardinal’s apartment to see where the water is coming from. She doesn’t answer the door so Fiona lets herself in and can’t believe the amount of stuff in the apartment. She finds Mrs. Cardinal lying dead and naked on the floor. It appears she has slit her wrists. Frank and the boys wake up and start the day. Ian offers one of them $10,00o to kill Fiona. He says it would be a public service. Frank gets a credit card in the mail. He reports it is first non-fraudulent card ever. The next scene is of Lip and his friends talking about Brad. They are worried because he didn’t show up for his meeting. The last time he went on a bender he disappeared for three weeks. The group debates what to do and Lip decides to go looking for him. Kevin and Veronica have sex with another woman and he gets angry when he thinks she is more sexually satisfied by the woman then by him. He threatens to go have sex with a man. The police interview Fiona about Mrs. Cardinal but she says she doesn’t know much. Fiona decides to keep Mrs. Cardinal’s dog. READ MORE...

Shameless Recap 12/3/17: Season 8 Episode 5 “The Education of Liam Fergus Beircheart Gallagher”

Shameless begins tonight with Lip Gallagher (Jeremy Allen White) having crazy sex with the girl (Levy Tran) from work. They are so loud that Debbie (Emma Kenney) and Ian (Cameron Monaghan) come out of their rooms and wonder if the sex is actual consensual. Meanwhile, in the kitchen, dad, Frank (William H. Macy) is having breakfast with Liam (Christian Isaiah), saying he has moved into his 40s, as men in their 40s soar in their career and bone the parents at their kids’ schools. Carl (Ethan Cutkosky) comes upstairs from the basement with a bucket of vomit, talking about day 4 of detox; but Frank is more interested in talking about his promotion at the garden shop. Carl says he will set the person free from the basement when he feels he can contribute to society again; Ian reminds him that could be considered kidnapping. READ MORE...