Tonight on Showtime their fiercely engaging and fearlessly twisted series SHAMELESS airs with a new episode called, “Like Father, Like Daughter.” On tonight’s episode Sheila has her first successful online date with Native American cowboy Roger Running Tree. Did you watch last week’s premiere episode? We did and we recapped it right here.
On last week’s show Fiona began to enjoy the perks of living life just above the poverty line. She used her newly activated health benefits to take the kids for checkups. However, when a road rage incident damaged the company car, Fiona told a much bigger lie about how it happened. Meanwhile, Lip seemed to have lost his mojo as he struggles in school and with the ladies.
On tonight’s show Frank stalks his previously unseen daughter, Sammi, and is surprised to find out she has a son, Chuck. Meanwhile, Fiona and Mike are getting serious. Also, Carl begins stealing dogs and holding them for ransom so that he can earn some drug money for Frank. Sheila has her first successful online date with Native American cowboy Roger Running Tree.
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Fiona is at her bosses house, looks like she’s come out of a shower and that they’ve recently woken up. They’re talking about each other’s taste in music. He tells her that she can keep things that she needs at his place, like make-up and other important things. He asks about moving in with her, she talks about how dysfunctional her family is and her father being there.
Before Fiona leaves, he reminds her about eating dinner with his family. Fiona leaves and calls Shelia to see how the kids are doing, Shelia talks about how she’s recently got into online dating and talking about all the eligible bachelors she can be with. Debbie walks in looking for food, she looks at Shelia’s online dating account and sees that someone has shown interest in her and tells her to ask if their DTF or something.
Carl is outside with his father, their looking for his daughter. They both see his daughter Samantha, Carl mentions how she looks like a skank version of him. Frank tells Carl to go buy him some drugs and make him proud. Lip arrives to work a little late; the head kitchen chef doesn’t look too pleased about it.
Victoria is looking at the ultra sound with Carl, Carl is asking about how he needs to purchase drugs for his father, but she won’t sell him any right now. Carl waits for her to leave then sneaks into the house through a window to steal some drugs, but the cabinets were locked. Frank goes to a place to buy drugs, he ends up trying to buy a lot of drugs; but he doesn’t have enough money to get what he wants so he settles for what he wanted.
Debbie is talking about her boyfriend to her friends, her friends talk to her about how she should try having sex with her boyfriend. Fiona is at work, while working she’s interrupted with her boss who tells her that she needs to have a talk with her family. Carl ends up going to a store with his little brother to buy groceries, they got groceries, but now he needs to find drug money for his Father.
Carl finds a dog that’s outside with his leash tied to a post, looks like he’s going to wait for when a lost and found reward comes up for it. Lip walks in to talk to his roommates, but leaves quickly to make it to class. Lip makes it in class, but is completely struggling in it. Frank finds a young kid; he wants him to smack his grandson around; so he bribes him with weed.
The kid does as Frank asked; he then “saves” his grandson and makes a good impression on his oldest daughter Samantha. Fiona arrives home asking if her family missed her, they don’t say anything, she says she missed them. She talks to Debbie about her first boyfriend, since she asked Debbie a bit about her boyfriend.
Fiona notices the dog and asks whose it is, but doesn’t get a great reply. Carl is still pissed off because Fiona doesn’t want to give her liver to Frank. Samantha is eating out with Frank, she’s talking about her husband’s she’s had throughout her life.
Frank’s sundae arrives and he notices there’s butterscotch in it; he tells the waiter he wants chocolate on it, because he hates butterscotch. Samantha agrees that butterscotch sucks, then they find out they have more in common with each other. Frank and Samantha are getting along very well; Samantha asks if Frank is free to attend her son’s dodge ball game because she doesn’t want to go alone.
Fiona is eating dinner with her boss’s family, when all of a sudden Robby appears late, he’s his brother. Robby is asked by his father how his travels were, he tells them about it. Robby wants to go to the lake house to lay down some tracks with Pete, but he’s not allowed to go there alone right now. Robby and Fiona’s boyfriend start to have a conflict during dinner, Robby ends up leaving the table.
Kevin is working at his bar along with Veronica. A drunken guy starts talking about carrot tops looking like aliens, he goes up to a girl and asks her to bang. Veronica starts selling her drugs to the customers, which is a smart way to make money. The drunken guy ended up scoring with the red head in the washroom. Sheila is watching Frank microwaving a weird mixture of foods and he ends up drinking straight from the blender.
Lip calls Fiona and talks about how he wants to use the laptop, but it seems that Debbie and Carl are using it for other things. Fiona asks how Lip is doing, he says he’s doing. Fiona hears background sounds of people cheering and yelling, she thinks it’s a party that he’s at and hangs up not interrupt him. Turns out he’s trying to study, but is having problems because of his roommate banging his girlfriend at the same time. Lip ends up having a training montage of his own writing his paper. Looks like it took Lip all night to write his paper, he now hands it in.
Fiona is at work when her boss appears saying that he’s invited Robby to dinner with them tonight, she talks about how she’s noticed they’ve got problems with each other. She tells him that they should try to stop helping him.
Lip talks to the head chef, he wants to leave early to study for his upcoming classes. He can’t help Lip with wanting to leave early, Lip gets pissed off and kicks baskets outside and beats up a garbage bin, and then he goes back in to work. Frank is with Samantha watching her son’s dodge ball game; he’s getting completely wrecked in dodge ball. Frank says that Chucky can take a beating well that he’s as tough as a steak. Samantha talks about how she feels that she’s known Frank all her life, he takes out some marijuana to aid the pain and smokes it. She asks if he’s an addict, but he says it’s for medical uses and that he’s got a liver problem.
Debbie is going to her friends “sleepover party”. Sheila is trying to clean up the house for her date, her date arrives he’s a Native American named Rodger. Rodger brings flowers with him and hands them to her, he says he’s forgotten his guitar in his Honda and has to go back and get it if she’s interested in a strum down.
Michael, Fiona and Robby are now out to dinner; he asks how they got together. Fiona talks about how they went on a camping trip together.
Frank is spending time with Samantha and her son Chucky. Frank walks them back to their trailer, he thanks Samantha for an excellent evening, she asks if he’d like to come in and he agrees to do it. Samantha tells Chucky to go to bed because he’s got school tomorrow. Frank then sits down with Samantha; she’s impressed how good he is with Chucky. She asks what blood typed Frank is he’s O positive, she’s also got the same blood type and wants to donate her liver to him. Frank is happy to hear it, but he’s worried about the surgery. Samantha looks like she’s taken an interest in Frank, a love interest; but he doesn’t want to go there because she’s actually his daughter.
Frank leaves feeling very awkward after Samantha kissed him and wanted more than that from him. Robby is driving Fiona and Michael home, Michael is singing in the car. Fiona and Robby talk about Michael and what he does. Robby talks about how he can’t live the same life as Michael, that he doesn’t like the office life. He says that he’s addicted to the rush of life, that it’s very bad. Fiona says that knowing that he’s hurting people isn’t it worse, but he says that he doesn’t there are many people who are addicts.
Michael wakes up and starts singing again, giving them an encore. Debbie is over at her boyfriend’s house; Debbie walks out and wants to have sex. He doesn’t want to do it, and gives pretty lame and horrible excuses. Though he compliments her on looking beautiful and they end up eating dinner and watching a movie together.
Rodger is playing some tunes for Sheila. Carl arrives, Sheila introduces them and then Carl takes his dog up to the room. He’s holding the dog for ransom, to get drug money for Frank. Frank says he’s got drugs on deliver, now that he’s gotten in contact with Samantha. Robby helps Michael get to a toilet to throw up; Fiona is helping him out also because he had too much to drink tonight.
Fiona walks out of the washroom; she goes to talk to Robby. Robby talks about her ex-wife and how he hasn’t drunk that much until he broke up with his ex. Robby asks how she and Michael are doing; she says that she’s happy. Robby ends up kissing Fiona and the two of them begin to have sex; she’s cheating on her boyfriend while he’s in the same house drunk and throwing up in the washroom.
Michael walks out of the washroom, but he completely doesn’t see them there and walks into his room, Robby leaves the house. Fiona is stunned by what happened, she slowly gets in bed and sleeps next to Michael. Michael wakes up next to Fiona, he apologizes to her for the hickey that he doesn’t know Robby gave her.
Fiona is going to go home to check up on the kids, she asks if she’ll see him at work. He doesn’t think so because of how horrible he’s feeling.
Fiona is riding the train back home, Debbie arrives home and Carl sees her get out of her boyfriend’s car. Fiona then arrives and she asks about how it went last night with Sheila, but he ignores her. Lip is talking to his roommate about how the papers are going to be given back, though in mid conversation everyone freezes in place, lip walks away and then they all start to move again.
Lip gets his paper back; he looks and realizes that his grade is a 77 he passed.
Fiona is getting ready for work and calls Michael, Robby picks up instead. Fiona doesn’t want Robby to tell Michael about what happened, she says it’ll never happen again. Robby tells her it wills that she’s an addict. Fiona walks out of the washroom and takes a look at her father and then leaves.