Season three finds each member of the Gallagher family seeking their individual version of the “American Dream.” Jimmy has moved into the Gallagher home, and Fiona is beginning to realize that a long-term relationship isn’t nearly as fulfilling as she expected… and her GED will only get her so far. Meanwhile, Frank reappears south of the border, with no idea how he got there.
Fiona struggles to accept the new Jimmy; Frank wakes up in a place completely foreign to him.
Fiona is stressed about the money she used for her club night; Frank makes his way home.
Frank tells Carl he has cancer to scam a charity foundation; Lip hunts down pedophiles in the neighborhood.
Carl says his goodbyes; Frank is on babysitting duty; Sheila wants to introduce Jody to toy time.
The city needs to work on the sewer main and Frank must find Aunt Ginger's bones in the yard before they dig.
Fiona is desperate to get the children back after the Department of Family Services hauls them away.
Frank and Fiona go to extreme lengths in court to claim custody of the kids.
The family gathers for the real Aunt Ginger's fake funeral.
Fiona starts a new office job but has a hard time fitting in with the corporate culture. In an attempt to get medical coverage, Frank inadvertently becomes involved in the gay rights movement where he meets Abraham Paige, a powerful activist.
Fiona's job has brought structure ito her life, but when Jimmy drops a bomb on her things fall apart. Frank is happy with his newfound celebrity as the face of the gay rights movement.
Fiona takes the kids on a camping trip. Essentially homeless, Frank seeks out Carl who sneaks him into the Gallagher van for the night.