Shameless (2011– )
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I'll Light a Candle for You Every Day 

Fiona reconnects with her married high school crush, but wonders if her moral compass is leading her astray; Frank is willing to do just about anything to stay in Dottie's good graces, even marry her; Debbie becomes obsessed with death.


Craig Zisk


John Wells (developed for American television by), Paul Abbott (creator) | 2 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
William H. Macy ... Frank Gallagher
Emmy Rossum ... Fiona Gallagher
Justin Chatwin ... Steve
Ethan Cutkosky ... Carl Gallagher
Shanola Hampton ... Veronica Fisher
Steve Howey ... Kevin Ball
Emma Kenney ... Debbie Gallagher
Cameron Monaghan ... Ian Gallagher
Jeremy Allen White ... Lip Gallagher
Laura Wiggins ... Karen Jackson (as Laura Slade Wiggins)
Molly Price ... Dottie Corones
Madison Davenport ... Ethel
Zach McGowan ... Jody Silverman
Taylor Kinney ... Craig Heisner
Peter Murnik ... Colonel Kirk McNally


Fiona hopes her moral compass isn't leading her astray when she reconnects with her married high school crush, but when she finds an abandoned purse with over five hundred dollars inside, she assumes her luck is finally changing. Frank is willing to do just about anything to stay in Dottie's good graces, even marry her. After Harry's passing, Debbie becomes obsessed with death. Kevin thinks about buying the Alibi, Lip meets with a colonel to glean information for Ian about West Point, Jody asks Frank for Karen's hand in marriage.

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Comedy | Drama


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Release Date:

22 January 2012 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


"Previously on Shameless" - Fiona Gallagher (Emmy Rossum) See more »


Frank slams a hard boiled egg on the Alibi's bar top, smashing it flat. In the next shot as Frank walks away, the bar is perfectly clean, the egg being nowhere to be seen. See more »


References The Muppet Show (1976) See more »


Afternoon Delight
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