Original air date: 01/10/2016 Runtime: 56:51 min. In the season six premiere, it’s fall again in Chicago. Frank is still mourning the loss of Bianca while his newfound appreciation for life is freaking the Gallaghers out. Fiona is determined to get Ian to take his meds and to get Debbie to the clinic for a pregnancy test.
Original air date: 01/17/2016 Runtime: 54:48 min. Debbie’s determined to keep her baby. Fiona’s determined to persuade her to abort. Trying to prove Fiona wrong about her ability to raise a child, Debbie carries a bag of flour around all day while going to school, but quickly realizes people are not as accommodating to mothers and babies as she hoped.
Original air date: 01/24/2016 Runtime: 53:11 min. Debbie turns to Frank for support. He teaches her how to work the welfare system to her advantage while they plan Fiona’s abortion intervention. Meanwhile, Kevin and Veronica (series stars STEVE HOWEY and SHANOLA HAMPTON) visit Yanis (recurring guest star WILL SASSO) in hospital and learn he’s been paralyzed. V won’t let Kev confess so he tries to make amends, but when Yanis arrives home and sees the two Lisas (recurring guest stars JENICA BERGERE and LEE STARK), he tries to kill them with Kev’s van.
Original air date: 01/31/2016 Runtime: 57:39 min. Fiona confronts Patrick (guest star BRENT SEXTON) about the eviction notice, but the house is in foreclosure. Her only choice is to get a mortgage from the bank and bid on the house at the upcoming auction. Ian bakes cookies for the firehouse and discovers he was saved by the shift of gay firemen.
Original air date: 02/07/2016 Runtime: 55:36 min. Debbie’s presence at the Wexlers’ is welcomed by Erica (guest star EVER CARRADINE), but not by Tyler (guest star MICHAEL McMILLIAN). Frank tells her to up her game while he helps Erica through his “cancer concierge” process. She manages to be a shoulder for Tyler to lean on – which secures the guestroom in their house that Frank’s determined to share.
Original air date: 02/14/2016 Runtime: 54:11 min. As Ian’s relationship with Caleb (guest star JEFF PIERRE) gets more serious, Lip is still reeling from the very public Helene scandal. When he’s called to appear before a Faculty Disciplinary Committee, Helene accepts all blame and tells the committee she will no longer teach or see Lip. And Lip is devastated.
Original air date: 02/21/2016 Runtime: 53:11 min. Carl, struggling with Nick’s absence, continues to put up a false “hood” bravado. He takes over the Gallagher home remaking it as his “crib” and invites his friends over to party and make music. Frank and Queenie (guest star SHERILYN FENN) rule the house and Debbie returns when she’s let go by the Wexlers.
Original air date: 03/06/2016 Runtime: 56:53 min. Now living with Sean, Fiona attempts to get his son, Will (guest star REED EMMONS), to like her. Will slowly starts to come around, but when he snags a gun from Carl at the Gallagher house, Sean catches him and is furious with Fiona, worried he’ll lose custody.
Original air date: 03/13/2016 Runtime: 53:47 min. Fiona tries to make amends with Sean, who isn’t giving her the time of day. Meanwhile, Debbie and Queenie travel to Queenie’s rural commune along with Frank who is trying to escape G-Dogg (guest star NA’IM LYNN) who’s after him for stealing his drugs.
Original air date: 03/27/2016 Runtime: 50:26 min. In an effort to be a part of the wedding, Frank offers to pay for the reception and goes scamming around town to raise the money. Sean, who’s been butting heads with Frank since he moved in, is worried Frank will just end up hurting Fiona and confronts him on it. Things turn physical and both men are injured in a brawl.
Original air date: 04/03/2016 Runtime: 56:24 min. It’s wedding day and Debbie shows up at the church with Franny. Ian finally brings Caleb to meet the family. Frank shows up uninvited and high, and he reveals that Sean is still a practicing junkie. Concerned about preserving his relationship with his son – who is shocked by the news – Sean does everything he can to keep Will in his life.