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Shameless: Season 2 (2012)




Critic Consensus: The good times continue to roll in Shameless's second season as the series ups the ante with outrageous gags and unabashed joy for the ties that bind.


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It's summertime in Chicago, and the Gallaghers are cooking up fresh ways to bring home the bacon. Their ventures may not be moral -- or even legal -- but they certainly are outrageous. Between beating the heat and keeping their cool, the Gallaghers are in for one crazy summer. It's never a dull moment for the crazy, dysfunctional Gallagher clan in Season Two.


William H. Macy
as Frank Gallagher
Emmy Rossum
as Fiona Gallagher
Cameron Monaghan
as Ian Gallagher
Emma Kenney
as Debbie Gallagher
Jeremy Allen White
as Lip Gallagher
Ethan Cutkosky
as Carl Gallagher
Joan Cusack
as Sheila Jackson
Zach McGowan
as Jody Silverman
Chloe Webb
as Monica Gallagher
Dennis Cockrum
as Terry Milkovich
Amy Smart
as Jasmine
Nicky Korba
as Little Hank
Noel Fisher
as Mickey Milkovich
Taylor Kinney
as Craig Heisner
Louise Fletcher
as Grammy Gallagher
Joel Murray
as Eddie Jackson
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It's going to be messy, it's going to have some scenes that are hard to swallow and it's also going to make you laugh your ass off.

December 15, 2017 | Full Review…

Overall, I thought this season was fantastic and outshone season one.

December 18, 2017 | Full Review…

Best of all, however, is that the Showtime series has captured the essence of the first few seasons of the British show

December 15, 2017 | Full Review…

The Gallagher kids, especially the older ones, have enough heart to keep me invested and I was glad to have them back.

January 8, 2012 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

There is nothing quite like Shameless on television today.

January 8, 2012 | Rating: 8.1/10 | Full Review…

"Shameless" may look, on its surface, like just another tester of television boundaries, but to focus on that is to miss the show's beautifully beating heart.

December 18, 2017 | Full Review…

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