Shameless: Season 6 (2016)


Season 6

Critics Consensus

Shameless' sixth season charts a tragic trajectory for the Gallaghers, leaving viewers in suspense as they hope against hope that this family from the wrong side of the tracks can't find long-lasting stability.



Critic Ratings: 10


Audience Score

User Ratings: 5
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Season 6 of this comedy series picks up a few months after last season's finale, as the Gallaghers prepare for yet another long Chicago winter. This season will see more than just the Arctic Lake Michigan winds whipping through the Southside. Change is hard and the Gallaghers are as surprised as anyone at how life is turning out for them. But the question remains, as they come into their own and find out who they are, is it really possible that the Gallaghers could grow apart for good?

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Critic Reviews for Shameless Season 6

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (4)

The season six premiere finds our Gallaghers more stable than ever, but that only means it's the fall from grace will be harder and more devastating.

Jan 11, 2016 | Full Review…

Well, that was an unpredictable ending!

Dec 18, 2017 | Full Review…

Season six continued to showcase this series' mastery of tackling complicated societal issues with authority, and genuine first-person perspectives.

Dec 18, 2017 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Overall, season 6 does feel like a big step up from season 5 (which was the weakest one the series has had to date).

Dec 18, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

While it's not a complete fix of the missteps in season five, it's at the very least a very tentative start.

Jan 25, 2016 | Rating: 7.5/10 | Full Review…

The Gallaghers are always stressful to watch, yet consistently entertaining.

Jan 13, 2016 | Full Review…

With the premiere of its sixth season, Shameless proves that it still has some fire under its feet and can take its characters in new and interesting directions.

Jan 10, 2016 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

We've been following the Gallaghers for six years now, and the series has never been one to tie a neat, shiny bow on its story lines. If you were expecting a happy ending, well, that was your fault.

Dec 18, 2017 | Full Review…

It's always fun to see what happens when the Gallaghers congregate back on South Side, and as with all things Gallagher, it makes for the best of times and the worst.

Dec 18, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Shameless is never going to be the televisual equivalent of a warm hug, but it's trained us into accepting even deeply concerning situations as welcome ones.

Jan 11, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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