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A Jailbird, Invalid, Martyr, Cutter, Retard, And Parasitic Twin is the seventh episode of the  Season 4 of the US version of Shameless.


Lip is faced with being the Gallagher’s guardian when Fiona is released from jail and ordered by the court to remain inside the house, and Frank continues to be out of commission due to his illness. Fortunately, he gets some unexpected assistance from Amanda, his roommate’s girlfriend.




Regular Cast

Special Guest Star

Guest Cast


  • Fiona has her day in court and gets probation and house arrest.
  • Lip steps in to take care of everyone.
  • Frank's brothers are mentioned in his talk with Sammi and it is suggested they were the favorites of their father.
  • Lip and Fiona get into a huge fight, then kick Sammi out.
  • Sammi and Chuckie break Frank into Sheila's.
  • Sammi gives Frank heroin.
  • Carl is nervous that Liam is retarded after teasing at school.
  • One of V's babies ate the third baby.
  • Kev's bar gets robbed.
  • Debbie's boyfriend dumps her again.


Lip:Hey Sammi, listen, we’ve been dumped into foster care way too many times because of that pr*ck upstairs. There’s no way I’m letting it happen again.

Lip:What do you care? You just wanna make nicey nice with daddy. Get the fuck out of my house!

Fiona:Yes it's about me! Because it's never about me and I'm finally making it about me!

Carl:Are you retarded now? I hope you're sleeping and not in a retarded haze.

Mandy:Nothing’s ever your problem, for once make something your problem.



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