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Shameless: El Gran Cañon

Fiona has trouble adjusting to living together with the new, boring Jimmy. Meanwhile, Frank wakes up from a bender in a strange country; Sheila and Jody are losing sleep taking care of baby Hymie; Lip gets arrested for stealing a laser with Ian, who is still seeing Jimmy's father, Ned.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x1
Airdate: Sunday January 13th, 2013

Director: Mark Mylod
Writer: John Wells

Alternate Airdates:

UK (MORE4) Jan 12, 2014
FI (Sub) Mar 12, 2014

Special Guest Stars
Joan CusackJoan Cusack
As Sheila Jackson

Guest Stars
Harry HamlinHarry Hamlin
As Lloyd "Ned" Lishman
Stephanie FantauzziStephanie Fantauzzi
As Estefania
Ed LauterEd Lauter
As Dick Healey
Bernardo De PaulaBernardo De Paula
As Beto
Pepê RapazotePepê Rapazote
As Nando
Diora BairdDiora Baird
As Meg
Thierre Di CastroThierre Di Castro
As Marco
Tara KarsianTara Karsian
As Celia
Danny MoraDanny Mora
As Judge Chapman Young

Co-Guest Stars
Tobias JelinekTobias Jelinek
As Meth Head
Alexander AguilaAlexander Aguila
As El Cuchillo
Josh ClarkJosh Clark
As Tacker
Robert CovarrubiasRobert Covarrubias
As Good Samaritan
As Coyote
Omar LeyvaOmar Leyva
As Federale
Main Cast
William H. MacyWilliam H. Macy
As Frank Gallagher
Emmy RossumEmmy Rossum
As Fiona Gallagher
Justin ChatwinJustin Chatwin
As Steve Wilton / Jimmy Lishman
Jeremy Allen WhiteJeremy Allen White
As Lip Gallagher
Ethan CutkoskyEthan Cutkosky
As Carl Gallagher
Shanola HamptonShanola Hampton
As Veronica Fisher
Steve HoweySteve Howey
As Kevin Ball
Emma KenneyEmma Kenney
As Debbie Gallagher
Cameron MonaghanCameron Monaghan
As Ian Gallagher
Emma GreenwellEmma Greenwell
As Mandy Milkovich
Zach McGowanZach McGowan
As Jody Silverman


The scene opens with Fiona in bed. She wakes up to find the bed empty. Jimmy is in the kitchen and has breakfast for everyone. Fiona finds Debs outside putting another piece of paper on the fence it has been over 100 days since Frank has disappeared. At the same moment in Mexico, Frank wakes up. He goes up to a man and asks if he missed Christmas. The man laughs and says that he almost missed Easter. Back at the house, Fiona chastises Jimmy for giving the kids popsicles for breakfast. He apologizes and offers to have sex with Fiona. However, she tells him that she can’t be late to work. She tells Steve that they spent $2,000 on braces for Carl and that he shouldn’t be giving him sugar in the morning. Jimmy tells her that he did and not her. Fiona asks about Lipp and Ian. Jimmy tells her that they had to get something from school. Ian and Lip run out of West Point with a briefcase. Lip allows Ian to escape with the case while he is apprehended by the guards...

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Episode Notes
Ratings: 2.00 million viewers

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
5 Alarm MusicMariachi Mania 
5 Alarm MusicHot Tamales 
AlbatrossHigh Tide 
All SmilesYou're On Fire 
Bad SportsSomeday in the Future 
Blues SaracenoBest Time of Your Life 
Blues SaracenoDon't Want Me No More 
CannoneersAdios Goodbye 
Carla WernerEdge of Joy 
Cashmere Jungle LordsThe Rip Snorter 
Cashmere Jungle LordsAhora Es El Tiempo Para El Amor 
Cashmere Jungle LordsGoing Gardenin' 
Chester FrenchBeneath the Veil 
Christopher ChristopherMiss Li 
Dan BlakesleeIgnited 
Evan BerardBeautiful Disaster 
Extreme MusicEaster Pascola 
Gregory J. BennettWantcha Wantcha (feat. Regina Pearl) 
Heavy Young HeathensFly Curious 
Matt HaickCircling the Drain 
Officer RoselandMunson's Edge 
The Pow PowFuzzy Perfume 
The Red Devil SquadronBobcat Wrangler 
Standing ShadowsFind My Way 
Trevor MenearMake Me Howl 
Wild YaksTomahawk 

Other Episode Crew

CreatorPaul Abbott
Executive ProducerJohn Wells  |  Mark Mylod  |  Andrew Stearn
Co-Executive ProducerDavey Holmes  |  Michael Hissrich  |  Krista Vernoff  |  Nancy Pimental
ProducerEtan Frankel
Co-ProducerPrincess O'Mahoney  |  Sheila Callaghan
Consulting ProducerAlex Borstein  |  Mike O'Malley
Associate ProducerTerri Murphy
Production DesignerNina Ruscio
EditorRegis Kimble
CastingMelanie Burgess  |  John Levey  |  Mickie Paskal  |  Jennifer Rudnicke
Unit Production ManagerPrincess O'Mahoney
First Assistant DirectorGary Goldman
Second Assistant DirectorJohn Labrucherie
Music EditorMichael Alexander (1)
Music SupervisorAnn Kline
Costume DesignerLyn Paolo
Set DecoratorMatt Callahan
Property MasterRick Kerns
Production Sound MixerJoe Michalski
Production CoordinatorMatthew Devahl
Assistant EditorEric Melrose
Director of PhotographyRodney Charters
Executive ConsultantPaul Abbott
Department Head HairSharon Rivera
Department Head Make-upTammy Ashmore
Supervising Re-recording MixerJason Brennan
Based On The Series Created ByPaul Abbott
Developed For American Television ByJohn Wells
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