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Based on a British comedy series by the same name, Shameless depicts the dysfunctional Gallagher family, who live in the South Side of Chicago. Frank Gallagher is the single and often drunk father of six children, who steal food and money to survive. Oldest daughter Fiona Gallagher is the glue that keeps the family together as they deal with everything from arrests to unexpected pregnancies. 

Network: Showtime

First Episode Date: January 9, 2011

Main Cast:

  • William H. Macy — Frank Gallagher
  • Emmy Rossum — Fiona Gallagher
  • Jeremy Allen White — Phillip "Lip" Gallager 
  • Cameron Monaghan — Ian Gallagher
  • Emma Kenney – Debbie Gallagher
  • Ethan Cutkosky — Carl Gallagher 
  • Brenden and Brandon Sims — Liam Gallagher 
  • Christian Isaiah — Liam Gallagher 
  • Shanola Hampton — Veronica Fisher 
  • Steve Howey — Kevin Ball
  • Presley Schrader — Franny Gallagher
  • Paris Newton — Franny Gallagher
  • Joan Cusack — Sheila Jackson
  • Noel Fisher — Mickey Milkovich 
  • Justin Chatwin – Jimmy Lishman
  • Isidora Goreshter — Svetlana Yevgenivna

Where to Watch: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video

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