Frank and Liam get wined and dined by potential baby buyers. Carl comes up with a strategy to protect Anne's family business, and Ian gets on Paula's bad side. Backed into a corner, Debbie fights to protect Franny from Pepa.
A chain and cuffed Mickey is brought to the warden’s office. The warden berates Mickey for what he's done while the latter is not to fazed by the words. However, the warden soon reveals that Mickey has already been scheduled for early release. The surprised Mickey listens to the warden telling him because of his cooperation in the prosecution of his old gang his name has gotten him scheduled for the release. Ecstatic, Mickey prepares for his release before the warden tells him about his whole gang coming after him.
Frank and Liam meet with the potential adoptive parents for Carl's baby. Frank is interested in how wealthy they are and talks them into early equity such as a suite.
On a bus, a released Mickey looks out the window and sees a car following. Becoming paranoid, Mickey has the driver open the doors and jumps out while running into the forest. However the car catches up and Mickey prepares for fight until the driver is revealed to be a man who introduces himself as Larry Seaver. He also reveals that he is Mickey’s parole officer and he was only following the bus to meet Mickey at the next stop and give them a ride. Mickey is exasperated by this news at doing absolutely nothing to get home.
- William H. Macy - Frank Gallagher
- Jeremy Allen White - Phillip Gallagher
- Cameron Monaghan - Ian Gallagher
- Ethan Cutkosky - Carl Gallagher
- Shanola Hampton- Veronica Fisher
- Steve Howey - Kevin Ball
- Emma Kenney - Debbie Gallagher
- Noel Fisher - Mickey Milkovich
- Christian Isaiah - Liam Gallagher
- Kate Miner - Tami Tamietti
- Paris Newton- Frances "Franny" Gallagher
- Jim Hoffmaster - Kermit
- Micheal Patrick McGill - Tommy
- Rachel Dratch - Paula
- Vanessa Bell Calloway - Carol Fisher
- Danube Hermosillo - Peppa
- Chelsea Rendon - Anne Gonzalez
- Idara Victor - Sarah
- Frank and Liam work together, since Season 8.
- Mickey has been released from prison on parole and goes to be with Ian.
- Mickey moves into the Gallagher house.
- It is mentioned in Mickey’s former cartel partners are looking for him.
- Frank tries to sell Carl’s remaining baby, though has second thoughts. Regardless a pair of potential adoptive parents kidnapped the child.
- The baby Frank kept is revealed to be a boy.
- Veronica makes another new friend.
- Carol Fisher returns along with her son Dominique.
- The Milkovich family's time in prison is mentioned by Ian's parole officer.
- Liam calls Frank “Dad” for the first time.
- As of this episode, all of Frank’s kids have called him dad.
- Liam is abused by Frank in the hotelroom.
- Debbie buys an RV for Lip and Tami who decide to be an official couple and have space.
- Anne confesses her affections to.Carl and they share a kiss.