The Show Shameless Movie Analysis

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The Show Shameless is about a family that lives in Chicago, and the father of six kids is a constant drunk, looking for his next drink or drugs. After Liam, the youngest of the kids was born, their mother, Monica Gallagher ran off leaving the kids in Frank Gallagher’s position, the father. But with him being constantly drunk and or even high, the eldest of the kids, Fiona Gallagher is pushed into being a parent for the kids so they are not put into foster care. Over the course of the show, the family battles against loving and hating Frank for he is not a parent figure what so ever to the kids but the kids still love him. The eldest kids, Fiona, Lip, and Ian Gallagher all battle against Frank for the young kids should not have to see Frank drunk or high when he decides to show his face to the family. Ian comes out as gay with his on and off boyfriend Mickey Milkovich. In the beginning, Ian was enrolled in ROTC and was soon put on leave due to Monica making a scene at an enrollment center. Then everything spiraled downhill for Ian as he was diagnosed with being bipolar. …show more content…
Ian Gallagher was very depressed, even in the happiest of situations. Ian could be happy with Mickey one night and wake up, depressed, not wanting to deal with anyone, including Mickey. Once scene shows how Ian and Mickey woke up together one morning, having plans that day and Ian not wanting to fulfill those plans. Ian would rather stay in bed all day and just mope around. Ian wanted nothing to do with Mickey that morning and was rude towards Mickey. The night before, Ian was excited for these plans, along with Mickey being excited about the same plans. This accurately shows how quick someone’s emotions can change by showing several different examples of how Ian’s emotions change within days or even hours or

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