Showtime really scored with the hit show Shameless. It’s second season is coming up in January. I am excited that the Complete First Season of Shameless will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and for Download on December 27, 2011! When this show first aired I wasn’t that interested in it. It wasn’t until my husband started watching it that I started noticing him laughing often. I decided to watch it one day with him and I was hooked. Frank Gallagher is not the world’s best dad (understatement) and he leaves his eldest daughter Fiona to hold down the house and take care of her younger siblings, often to embarrassing and humorous outcomes. Like in Episode 4, the middle Gallagher child Debbie, after becoming depressed with her Aunt’s passing, decides to steal a toddler from a birthday party. Fiona and the rest of the siblings devise a plan to return the boy to his family while going unnoticed by the increased police presence in the area. Poor Fiona always having to deal with crazy stuff like this. Bad situation gets worse but keeps the audience laughing. You can view the trailer here or at the bottom of this post.
My mom and dad decided to put themselves through school when they were in their 40’s. We moved to a new city, new schools, new friends. I was 15 and they were gone from 7 in the morning to sometimes 10 at night. My younger sister was 11 so I had to take care of her. I can tell you that at 15 you definitely don’t want a little sister hanging around making you look even more uncool than you already are. I didn’t come through as well as I wish I would have. I looked after her and fed her but I didn’t really help my parents out because I fought with her all the time, I never helped with her homework, and I wasn’t the nicest to my parents either. So despite all the crazy antics, I applaud Fiona for stepping up and doing what has to be done.
Have you ever felt a similar weight as Fiona feels, like the entire world is on your shoulders? One where the weight of a certain job falls to you, even though you are not the one designated to take on the task? You should check out Shameless on DVD, http://bit.ly/unesOb, or on Blu-Ray, http://bit.ly/sp5VxA