I don’t think there is a funnier comedy on television. Shameless is one of the most over-the-top, vulgar and hilarious hours of TV that I simply cannot get enough of. The one thing that separates this series from all of the rest is the superb acting and amazing characters. This show has introduced us to some of the funniest characters (Shelia, anyone?) and it looks like this season is keeping that trend going. Yanis vs. his lesbian neighbors, the hipster lumberjacks turning Kev’s bar into the best shittiest bar on the south side and Carl becoming the new lord of war is everything I didn’t know I needed in my life and so far, season six is bringing the funny. I think it’s also safe to say that while the characters are downright hilarious, they are also very real and that’s what makes this show so fun to watch.
Of course, this wouldn’t be Shameless without throwing in a whole wack of serious issues and #AbortionRules was, obviously, dealing with abortion. Deb refuses to give up her baby but I think it’s safe to say that she hasn’t been thinking with her brain. Her love for Derek has trumped all rational thought and I am hoping and praying that she finally comes to her senses. It’s certainly clear that Frank is not ready to be a grandfather just yet considering the fact that he doesn’t even know how to be a father….oh, and he’s still smoking crack, can’t forget that either.
Plus, Kev and Svetlana once again stole the show with their hilarious side story that easily got the most laughs out of me. We’re only two episodes into the sixth season but Shameless definitely hasn’t forgotten what it is so let’s all raise a glass and drink to the best shittiest bar on the south side. Cheers and enjoy the review!