Published on February 21st, 2012 | by Bags Hooper1
Shameless Season 2 Episode 8 Lead-in: Parenthood – Gallagher Relationship Woes
The school year has begun in Gallagher town, and with it comes new developments.
Jimmy-Steve may be back, but Fiona isn’t ready to give in yet. She may still have feelings for the married doctor from the other side of Chicago, but her previous one-night stand with a married man still lingers. Fiona doesn’t want to be the “other girl”, especially when the man involved is the man she loves.
Fiona’s friend Jasmine has finally opened up regarding her feelings for Fiona. Jasmine made a move on Fiona when things didn’t work out with Jimmy-Steve, but Fiona politely rejected her. Later Jasmine revealed that her husband kicked her out. Now, she’s desperately in need of a place to stay. After her uncomfortable come-on, Fiona doesn’t want that place to be the Gallagher home.
Lip and Ian have finally got “squashed their beef” and it seems as though Lip is getting back with Karen in a more exclusive relationship. As for Jody, he has signed a prenuptial agreement so that Karen could divorce him and keep her father’s money to herself.
Am I the only one who thinks Lip shouldn’t be with Karen?
Carl’s learning the family business. Grammy is teaching him how to make meth, when she could have helped him to learn to read. Oh well, every kid needs a “skill” and now Carl will be the Breaking Bad king of Gallagher town. We also now know that Grammy is in fact terminally ill. Fiona and Frank had formed an alliance to kick her out of the house, but with this new information Grammy is here to stay for the moment.
Kevin and Veronica’s foster child Ethel is still on the run. For the first time, Veronica revealed that she actually missed Ethel so we may see the two try to recover their foster child.
We have two clips from the upcoming episode of Shameless below. What are your thoughts?
In Shameless Episode 2.8, “Parenthood”
With Grammy near death, Frank exits the house but walks in on Ian and Mickey locked in passion at the Kash and Grab; when Lip drops out of school, Fiona proposes a deal where they both earn their diplomas, but Lip acts out and gets himself expelled when he realizes that Karen plans to sell their baby to the highest bidder.
In this clip, Lip gets upset over Karen’s reaction to giving up her baby:
This second clip has a minor Spoiler in it so be warned before you check it out.
In this clip, Ian tries to warn Frank about Mickey: