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Shameless: Lazarus

Sheila fights for custody of the Native American kids and clashes with Sammi about where they will all live once Frank is released. Lip catches up on bills with the money he got from Amanda's parents. Fiona, meanwhile, passes a drug test, gets sprung from jail and lands a job at Patsy's Pies with the help of her parole officer. Also, a more cognizant Frank begins to feel like his old, troubled self.


Episode Info

Episode number: 4x12
Airdate: Sunday April 06th, 2014

Director: Mark Mylod
Writer: John Wells


Special Guest Stars
Joan CusackJoan Cusack
As Sheila Jackson
Justin ChatwinJustin Chatwin
As Jimmy Lishman
Emily BerglEmily Bergl
As Sammi
Regina KingRegina King
As Officer Gayle Johnson
Jeffrey Dean MorganJeffrey Dean Morgan
As Charlie Peters

Guest Stars
Dichen LachmanDichen Lachman
As Driver
Morgan LilyMorgan Lily
As Bonnie
Isidora GoreshterIsidora Goreshter
As Svetlana
James Allen McCuneJames Allen McCune
As Matty Baker
Alessandra BalazsAlessandra Balazs
As Jackie Scavello
Nichole BloomNichole Bloom
As Amanda
Jim HoffmasterJim Hoffmaster
As Kermit
Michael Patrick McGillMichael Patrick McGill
As Tommy
Time WintersTime Winters
As Doctor
Merrin DungeyMerrin Dungey
As Frank’s Nurse
Delanna StudiDelanna Studi
As Doris Kendrick

Co-Guest Stars
Izabella AlvarezIzabella Alvarez
As Sarah
Sheldon BaileySheldon Bailey
As Kenyatta
Nicholette DixonNicholette Dixon
As Tanesha
Kellen MichaelKellen Michael
As Chuck
Tai UrbanTai Urban
As Gary
Saginaw GrantSaginaw Grant
As Great Grandfather
Martin SooleMartin Soole
As Ronaldo
Main Cast
William H. MacyWilliam H. Macy
As Frank Gallagher
Emmy RossumEmmy Rossum
As Fiona Gallagher
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
Noel FisherNoel Fisher
As Mickey Milkovich
Emma GreenwellEmma Greenwell
As Mandy Milkovich
Episode Notes
Ratings: 1.93 million viewers

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The Airborne Toxic EventThe Fifth DayFiona walks around the house after coming home
Baby StrangeHotel MotelMandy serves Lip's table coffee at the diner
DandeloRadarSammi and Sheila fight in the hospital hallway
The Delta RiggsAnybody HomeCarl finds Bonnie's van gone/Fiona goes to NA
The DinerCool Hair, Bad TeethRecap of previous episode
The DinerTime's UpSvetlana hands the baby over to Mickey
The DinerThe Days and Nights of Marion HaydenAmanda looks at Lip trying on a suit
The DinerWhen We Were KidsAmanda & her sorority sing at the pinning ceremony
EDMMilking the MoonBonnie leaves/Fiona talks with her PO in her car
ExitmusicThe ColdBeginning of episode/end of episode
Fellow BohemianBeaconCarl, Bonnie & kids get in Amanda's car with Lip
Gregory Alan IsakovGasolineLip & Fiona talk and smoke outside their house
Jay CondiottiI Get My WayLip wakes up, puts on hit coat, talks to Debbie
Miraculous MuleCountry Circuit PreacherFiona's PO pulls over/puts an ankle monitor on her
New FacesImpulseFiona's new boss, Charlie, introduces himself
The Peach KingsLike a StoneFiona wakes up, another inmate gives her a pill
PlaitumTemptressFiona follows a guard, is let out of prison
Pushstart WagonLos AngelesLip, Amanda and their friends arrive at the diner
Tim FoljahnBirdLip walks back to his table after talking to Mandy
WavvesJust Leave Me AloneMatty delivers a pizza to Debbie
WavvesWhole ShebangSammi & Chuck park their trailer next to Sheila's

Episode Quotes
Debbie: Nobody's gonna roll me. I carry pepper spray and a shiv.

Svetlana: (to Mickey) I hate the penis. Ugly fucking skin stick. Always trying to get in where it doesn't belong. You like boys. Maybe I like girls. No penis is staring at you, hoping to explode like sticky volcano. America, it's land of choices, yes? Freedom to be me. Freedom to be you. McDonald's, Burger King on same block. You choose. One, both. Shit, maybe we go to Wendy's instead.

Officer Gayle Johnson: Not many white picket fences where we come from.
Fiona: You're South Side?
Officer Gayle Johnson: Born and raised. My dad drank. I loved him, but he was a drunk. But you a grown-up. There comes a point in time that you got to take control of your own life. Whatever you from, whoever did you wrong, didn't do what they were supposed to do, wasn't being who they was supposed to be? It's just you. No more excuses.

Sheila Jackson: Why didn't you tell me you had a grandfather?
Gary: He doesn't have wi-fi.

Mickey: (about Ian) What's wrong with him?
Fiona: Uh, depression, I think.
Mickey: He- he's depressed? What do you mean he's- We all get fucking depressed. How the fuck could we not, living around here?
Fiona: It's not that kind of depressed, okay? Look, I could be wrong, but it could be bipolar disease, like our mom.
Mickey: Bi- bi- bi- What? What the fuck is that?
Mandy: It's manic depression, Mick.
Fiona: It's like high highs followed by low lows, over and over again.

Frank: What's going on out there?
Carl: Catfight. Sammi and Sheila.
Frank: Over what?
Carl: You, I think.
Frank: Who's winning?
Carl: Hard to tell. Maybe the rent-a-cops.

Lip: Bipolar, huh?
Fiona: Can't be sure. But it looked painfully familiar.
Lip: We should have some of Monica's lithium somewhere. It's not like she ever took it.
Fiona: And I always worried it'd be me.
Lip: Oh, there's still time. You know, I hear you could have your first psychotic break anytime in your teens or 20s.
Fiona: Mental illness Russian roulette with Monica's DNA as the bullet. Is alcoholism genetic?
Lip: It's the nurture part of nature and nurture. All about the environment you grow up in.
Fiona: Oh, that's very encouraging.

Fiona: It was me, Lip. Not Frank. Not Monica. Not nature. Not nurture. It was all me. I'm 23. It can't be about how much they screwed us up anymore.
Lip: It sounds kind of like AA.
Fiona: Yeah.
Lip: You been drinking the big book Kool-Aid?
Fiona: A bit. Attendance is a condition of my parole.
Lip: You're not perfect, Fiona. None of us are.

Frank: That all you got? That's it? I'm still here, you fucker! Frank Gallagher! I'm alive! You see me? You see me standing here? You lost, asshole! I'm alive, motherfucker! Me, Frank Gallagher! Alive. Alive.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorPaul Abbott
Executive ProducerJohn Wells  |  Mark Mylod  |  Andrew Stearn  |  Nancy Pimental
Co-Executive ProducerMichael Hissrich  |  Davey Holmes
Supervising ProducerEtan Frankel
ProducerSheila Callaghan
Co-ProducerTerri Murphy  |  Princess O'Mahoney
Consulting ProducerMike O'Malley
Production DesignerNina Ruscio
EditorJohn M. Valerio
CastingMelanie Burgess  |  John Levey  |  Jennifer Rudnicke  |  Mickie Paskal
Unit Production ManagerPrincess O'Mahoney
First Assistant DirectorJim Goldthwait
Second Assistant DirectorDan Lazarovits
Staff WriterLisa Morales
Music EditorMichael Alexander (1)
Music SupervisorAnn Kline
Costume DesignerLyn Paolo
Set DecoratorMatt Callahan
Location ManagerDavid Diamond (1)
Property MasterMelissa Feinberg
Production Sound MixerJoe Michalski
Post Production SupervisorRebecca Zussman
Re-Recording MixerDan Hiland  |  Gary D. Rogers
Director of PhotographyKevin McKnight
Coordinating ProducerMatthew Devahl
Executive ConsultantPaul Abbott
Department Head HairSharon Rivera
Sound SupervisorMatt Taylor
Department Head Make-upJohn E. Jackson
Based On The Series Created ByPaul Abbott
Developed For American Television ByJohn Wells
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