The Department of Family Services hauls the Gallagher children away, leaving Fiona desperate to get them back. Lip and Ian tough it out in a group home that’s more like a prison. Debbie is placed with Kamala (guest star JUANITA JENNINGS), a God-fearing woman who believes in “tough love.” Carl and Liam live the posh life with gay couple Cassius and Lanier (guest stars CHRIS BUTLER and MIKE DOYLE), but Carl doesn’t have any time to enjoy it as he fears they will try to adopt Liam. With Monica nowhere to be found, Fiona is forced to find Frank and get him ready to make a ‘Father of the Year’ appearance in court in order to win the kids back. All goes according to plan, until Fiona discovers that Frank’s not only the solution to her problems with the DFS…but the cause of them! Jimmy dodges calls from his dad while he plays babysitter to Molly. Kev and Veronica recruit V’s mother as a surrogate. Terry Milkovich (guest star DENNIS COCKRUM) catches his son, Mickey, with Ian.