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The Gallaghers. Absolutely, Wildly, Unapologetically... Shameless.
— Slogan

The first season of Shameless premiered on January 9, 2011 on the Showtime television network. The season concluded after 12 episodes on March 27, 2011.

Synopsis Edit

Frank goes missing and turns up in Toronto, tries to embrace sobriety, and bends the law to protect his disability checks; Fiona falls for a player with a lot of money and a big secret; Ian embraces his sexuality.

Overview Edit

The series depicts the dysfunctional family of Frank Gallagher, a single father of six children. While he spends his days drunk, his kids learn to take care of themselves. The first season mainly focuses on the ups and downs of Fiona Gallagher's new relationship with Steve. Their relationship begins when Fiona has her purse snatched at a nightclub and Steve attempts to retrieve it from a mugger. The season also follows Kev and Veronica, the Gallagher's neighbors, as they are forced to become foster parents due to fertility problems. The Gallagher patriarch, Frank meets Sheila Jackson, the mother of Lip's girlfriend Karen and the two become a couple. Lip also discovers that his closest brother, Ian is gay and having an affair with a married man. But this could soon change when Ian starts an affair of his own, with a local bad boy. The absent mother of the Gallagher clan, Monica returns with her lesbian lover Roberta and the couple want to take Liam to live with them.

Cast Edit

Regular Edit

Special guest stars Edit

Recurring Edit

  • Noel Fisher as Mickey Milkovich
  • Jane Levy as Mandy Milkovich
  • Amy Smart as Jasmine Hollander
  • Pej Vahdat as Kash
  • Marguerite Moreau as Linda
  • Tyler Jacob Moore as Tony Markovich
  • Joel Murray as Eddie Jackson
  • Madison Davenport as Ethel
  • Chloe Webb as Monica Gallagher
  • Carlease Burke as Roberta

Episodes Edit

Title

No. Season no. Air date
Pilot 1 1 January 9, 2011
Frank the Plank 2 2 January 16, 2011
Aunt Ginger 3 3 January 23, 2011
Casey Casden 4 4 January 30, 2011
Three Boys 5 5 February 6, 2011
Killer Carl 6 6 February 13, 2011
Frank Gallagher: Loving Husband, Devoted Father 7 7 February 20, 2011
It's Time to Kill the Turtle 8 8 February 27, 2011
But At Last Came a Knock 9 9 March 6, 2011
Nana Gallagher Had an Affair 10 10 March 13, 2011
Daddyz Girl 11 11 March 20, 2011
Father Frank, Full of Grace 12 12 March 27, 2011

Gallery Edit

Promotional photosEdit

VideosEdit

Shameless Season 1

Shameless Season 1

Trailer

Shameless Season 1 Behind the Scenes

Shameless Season 1 Behind the Scenes

Shameless Season 1 Tease - It's Called Parenting

Shameless Season 1 Tease - It's Called Parenting






Shameless Season 1 All The Trouble Cameron Monaghan

Shameless Season 1 All The Trouble Cameron Monaghan

Shameless Season 1 Tease - Juggling Act

Shameless Season 1 Tease - Juggling Act



Shameless Season 1 Daddy's Little Girl - Emma Kenney

Shameless Season 1 Daddy's Little Girl - Emma Kenney

Shameless Season 1 Wacky Fun - William H

Shameless Season 1 Wacky Fun - William H. Macy











Shameless - Joan Cusack on Shameless

Shameless - Joan Cusack on Shameless

Hanging with Emmy Rossum

Hanging with Emmy Rossum

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