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Shameless

Rated M

The Gallaghers and half the estate are evicted as part of Operation New Start.

Mimi proposes an open marriage to Billy which reluctantly accepts. Martey and Lillian are concerned for Kelly's state of mind. Patty finds herself in a tricky situation.

Micky is the victim of a gay bashing, leaving him mentally and physically scarred. Carl tries to persuade Mickey to let him track down his attacker and bring him to justice. Aiden falls into the wrong crowd.

Micky is the victim of a gay bashing, leaving him mentally and physically scarred. Carl tries to persuade Mickey to let him track down his attacker and bring him to justice. Aiden falls into the wrong crowd.

A face from Jamie's past needs his help & Mickey is faced with a life-changing decision. Aiden is traumatised after watching Fraiser Kane sexually assault a teacher.

Desperate for cash, Jackson agrees to help Shane on a robbery job at a supermarket. Frank is lonely after Carl moves out, and finds an ally in the most unlikely place.

Marty's grief for his lost children reaches breaking point, Kelly appears to be punishing herself for her recent miscarriage, enduring on a drink and drug binge.

Times are hard at the Gallaghers, and Marty's attempts to save money plunges the whole estate into darkness. Frank loses something very preciouse and gains a new friend.

Chesney arrives home from hospital to find his cousin Toof waiting for him, who has been sent by Grandad to negotiate Chesney's future in Chatsworth. Jamie is in turmoil after sleeping with Gloria.

Jamie and Shane engineer a plan aimed at lifting a stash of scratch cards to make some easy money. Although the heist starts off well, tensions surface between the gang in the crumbling network of tunnels.

Trapped underground, the pressure mounts for the five. Ruby wants to be accepted as a Maguire, while Aidan is sick of being treated like the idiot child.

Frank's workshy past comes back to haunted when he is hounded by the Department of Work and Pension. Frank finds himself doing something he's never done - entering the world of employment.

Frank loves his new job at World of Burgers. His banter and laid-back approach wins the respect of the team and sales figures increase. But his new boss, Wesley isn't happy.

Marty befriends a Brazilian housemaid and becomes determined to rescue her from a life of slavery. Meanwhile, Billy is tired of being treated as a pushover, and confides in Karen.

When Billy finds a pregnancy test, he fears Mimi is having another baby and confides in Jamie. Meanwhile, Jackson is filled with jealousy as Avril grows close to her new friend, Callum.

Shane is consumed with guilt after the hit-and-run and desperately tries to make amends for his actions. Also, a rival brothel opens up on the estate and threatens to put Lillian out of business.

Karen is convinced Jamie is cheating on her and confides in Gloria, who has recently resumed her affair with Jamie. And Lillian has a vision but can't decipher its meaning.

Shane and Jackson's business is booming - expansion is afoot and their future looks rosy. Meanwhile, the residents are shocked by Patty's sudden generosity towards her neighbours.

Four months on from series 7, Chatsworth is having a party - and not just any party, it's Frank's stag night. He's getting married to the love of his life, his romantic narcoleptic librarian third bride-to-be, Libby.

Four months on from series 7, Chatsworth is having a party - and not just any party, it's Frank's stag night. He's getting married to the love of his life, his romantic narcoleptic librarian third bride-to-be, Libby.

Four months on from series 7, Chatsworth is having a party - and not just any party, it's Frank's stag night. He's getting married to the love of his life, his romantic narcoleptic librarian third bride-to-be, Libby.