Parenthood is the eighth episode of the second season of Shameless.


When Lip quits school, Fiona makes a bargain with him to go back and get her diploma if he does. While she starts studying for the GED, Karen and Lip meet with adoption agencies.


Regular Cast

Special Guest Star

Guest Starring


  • Ed Lauter - Dick Healey
  • Susan Krebs - Catholic Adoption Lady
  • Larry Clarke  - Timothy
  • Diora Baird - Meg
  • J. Michael Trautmann - Iggy Milkovich
  • Del Hunter-White - School Administrator
  • Louise Fletcher - Peg Gallagher
  • Michael Patrick McGill - Tommy
  • Mike Muscat - Barry
  • William Charles Mitchell - Teacher
  • Nayo Wallace - Stacy


  • Angela Friis - Patient
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