Shameless provides the Gallagher family with a variety of amazing storylines, but some plot developments over the past nine seasons have fallen flat.
Lip Gallagher always seems to be dating someone on Shameless, but most of his relationships are filled with issues and don't make any sense.
Some fans still ship Fiona Gallagher with her original Shameless boyfriend Jimmy, but there are plenty of reasons the couple was never good together.
Fiona's relationships on Shameless are always messy. She often puts her family on the back burner and pushes each relationship to its breaking point.
As the characters that make Shameless what it is, the Gallagher family is easy to root for, but they do things that make no sense surprisingly often.
Many iconic characters on Shameless have come and gone. Some of their departures have bettered the show, but others have actually harmed it.
Though Fiona has been the one to look after her family on Shameless, it's obvious that she's still as messed up as the rest of them.
One of the best parts of Shameless having such a passionate fan base is that viewers come up with some truly thought-provoking fan theories.
Though the Gallaghers have faced their fair share of twists and turns, not every new development has helped the show.
Cameron Monaghan announces that he will be exiting his role as Ian Gallagher in Showtime's Shameless TV show in season 9, alongside Emmy Rossum.
No matter how well you think you understand Shameless, these photos prove things aren’t always what they seem to be behind the scenes.
Shameless is still as good as ever, thanks to some clever and obvious last-minute changes. However, there have been other changes that hurt things.
The best TV shows are character-driven, and that is definitely true of Shameless. But some characters drive the show better than others.
Over the course of Shameless' eight seasons, there have been couples that have made the show better. However, there were also some that hurt it.