Shameless (2004–2013)

Episode #2.1 

Frank's father arrives at the Gallagher's, much to his displeasure, whilst Veronica feels threatened by Karen's presence when she begins working at the pub.


David Evans


Paul Abbott (creator), Paul Abbott


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Anne-Marie Duff ... Fiona Gallagher
David Threlfall ... Frank Gallagher
James McAvoy ... Steve McBride
Jody Latham Jody Latham ... Lip Gallagher
Gerard Kearns ... Ian Gallagher
Dean Lennox Kelly ... Kev Ball
Maxine Peake ... Veronica Fisher
Jack Deam ... Marty Fisher
Marjorie Yates Marjorie Yates ... Carol Fisher
Maggie O'Neill ... Sheila Jackson
Rebecca Ryan ... Debbie Gallagher
Elliott Tittensor ... Carl Gallagher
Joseph Furnace Joseph Furnace ... Liam Gallagher
Chris Bisson ... Kash Karib (as Christopher Bisson) (credit only)
Kelli Hollis Kelli Hollis ... Yvonne Karib (credit only)


Sheila is surprised when Frank's father Neville comes to see the twins Delia and Nigel - as Frank had told her he was dead. The kids are delighted to see him but not Frank,especially when Neville makes him take a job as a window cleaner. When Neville collapses Frank hopes he is free of him,but Neville is a stronger man than his son. Veronica's violent resentment of Karen working at the Jockey leads to her being barred and coming up with a kinky means of reinstatement. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Release Date:

4 January 2005 (UK) See more »

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When Frank's dad keels over with a suspected heart-attack, Frank implies he can't call for help as a result of his father's mobile phone being Pay As You Go and out of credit. However, all network operators allow free emergency calls, even when the phone has no credit applied. See more »

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