‘Shameless (US)’ Season 5, Episode 5: ‘Rite of Passage’
Shameless (US) Season 5, Episode 5 airs tonight on Showtime.
Fiona and Gus navigate the awkwardness of their quickie wedding, but her plans to announce the marriage at a family dinner unravel when a coworker overdoses on heroin. Meanwhile, Frank avoids an irate Sammi; Debbie trains at Derek’s gym; Mickey grows more concerned with Ian’s erratic behavior; and Lip decides to head back to school early.
Meet the fabulously dysfunctional Gallagher family. Dad’s a drunk, Mom split long ago, eldest daughter Fiona tries to hold the family together. Eldest son Philip (Lip) trades his physics tutoring skills for sexual favors from neighborhood girls. Middle son Ian is gay. Youngest daughter Debbie is stealing money from her UNICEF collection. Ten-year-old Carl is a budding sociopath and an arsonist, and toddler Liam is – well, he might actually be Black, but nobody has a clue how.
Shameless (US) Season 5, Episode 5 airs Feb. 8 at 9 p.m. EST on Showtime.