The BEST episodes directed by Lawrence Till

The Maguire Motto
61 votes

#1 - The Maguire Motto

Shameless (2004) - Season 8 - Episode 21

Mickey channels his' inner drama queen' at the community service with a difference. Ray's skill with numbers does not go unnoticed by Mickey, and a trip to the casino seems on the cards. But Ray's only got one thing on his mind, and it's not the jackpot! The community service cast are unhappy with their leader, Michelle and the play. So when Michelle has a timely accident and the centre is shut, Mickey takes the lead, bringing Christmas to Chatsworth early. Meanwhile, Mimi might wear the trousers in the family, but it's time Billy pulled his weight, so Mimi sets a profitable challenge to test his manhood.

Episode 6
226 votes

#2 - Episode 6

Mr Selfridge - Season 2 - Episode 6

With German goods being taken off the store's shelves, Harry organises a patriotic concert to raise money for British troops, and Lady Mae arranges for an old friend to headline the event. However, Harry has also offered to help the government, and just as the gig is about to begin, he's ordered to leave London on a secret mission to Berlin. Elsewhere, Agnes and Victor find themselves going over old territory and an increasingly paranoid Thackeray takes action against Henri.

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Sickness and Health
139 votes

#3 - Sickness and Health

Shameless (2004) - Season 8 - Episode 10

Mickey needs somebody to love, He adopts a cat with FIDS (feline AIDS) and meets Philip who also suffers with AIDS in order to learn more about it. Mickey goes to the shop and returns to find Philip dead.

Family At War
112 votes

#4 - Family At War

Shameless (2004) - Season 5 - Episode 12

When Stan gets caught in the crossfire between Yvonne and her kids, a full-blown row puts their relationship on the rocks. Things go from bad to worse when Yvonne finds herself held at gunpoint in the shop. Stan comes to the rescue but any hopes of this leading to an easy reconciliation are thwarted when the gun goes off and Stan lies bleeding amongst the cut-price yoghurts. Monica starts to panic when she discovers that the delivery date for her baby could be sooner than she thought. Faced with the unbearable last weeks of pregnancy and dreading maternal failure, she concludes that the only way through is to face her fears, bring on the birth and get it all over and done with. Carl announces that he's going to join the army. After all, there are some good perks: lots of travel, learn a trade and the girls love a guy in uniform. But can he really put himself up as canon fodder?

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Episode 5
260 votes

#5 - Episode 5

Mr Selfridge - Season 2 - Episode 5

With so many of the men signing up for duty, the women are now working in the loading bay and struggling to adjust, while Harry yearns to do more for the war effort, so Delphine introduces him to several senior government figures who could help. Crabb organises rifle training for the staff, Thackeray's anxieties about Henri reach a new level and Miss Mardle entertains a surprising house guest. Lord Loxley suddenly seems to be in the money, much to Lady Mae's concern.

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Episode 10
245 votes

#6 - Episode 10

Mr Selfridge - Season 3 - Episode 10

Harry and Lord Loxley clash in a dramatic confrontation. Princess Marie probes into the status of the Selfridge Estate. Gordon faces a big romantic decision.

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Episode 7
276 votes

#7 - Episode 7

Mr Selfridge - Season 2 - Episode 7

Following Henri's arrest and Harry's disappearance, everyone is in a state of confusion and the police arrive at the Selfridges' home in search of clues. However, when Rose discovers her husband is away on secret government business, she's more worried for his safety than ever before. Meanwhile, Agnes receives an ominous telegram, Lady Mae has to make a tough decision, and will Loxley get his comeuppance?

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Episode 9
228 votes

#8 - Episode 9

Mr Selfridge - Season 3 - Episode 9

Harry holds the biggest flash sale in the store's history, taking a massive gamble in the process. Nancy finds it difficult keeping her engagement from Gus.

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Episode 8
225 votes

#9 - Episode 8

Mr Selfridge - Season 3 - Episode 8

Harry is totally thrown when Nancy suddenly announces that they should keep their relationship purely professional, at least until the Selfridge Estate is finished.

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Nowhere To Go
149 votes

#10 - Nowhere To Go

Shameless (2004) - Season 5 - Episode 6

A mishap with baby Katie and a bag of Es leads to a standoff between Mandy and Frank. When the family back Mandy, Frank is forced to leave the house and ends up sleeping rough. Meanwhile, when Liam learns he's going to be nappy changing for Monica's new baby, he decides to run away. He catches up with Frank and the two outcasts bond over a camp fire and a leaky tent. Micky's attempts to get into his dad's good books go horribly wrong when he accidentally loses the weekly drug pick-up distracted by a hot guy from the local abattoir. He enlists Ian's help to get them back and the two lads go on an epic search until Ian gets caught by the thieves and Micky has to decide whether to save his friend or his own skin. Shane is delighted when Kellie finally admits that she loves him and he invites her round for Sunday lunch with the family. But Paddy is not happy about sitting round the table with a prostitute and decides to pay Kelly a little visit...

Out of Control
204 votes

#11 - Out of Control

Shameless (2004) - Season 7 - Episode 3

Karen's obsessive drive to prove herself more than just a mum has Jamie worried. With the help of a trampoline and a battalion of baton twirling majorettes her body is in perfect shape but her mind is in danger of unravelling, leaving the Maguires to pick up the pieces. Liam's pursuit of his first true love is threatened when he becomes tangled in a web of his own lies. His desperate attempts to conceal his Chatsworth life are shattered when Frank is summoned to the school. Maxine's life is thrown into turmoil when she is presented with an urgent choice. At the time she needs Carl most she finds him following in Frank's footsteps at the bottom of a pint glass. She turns to Ian for support. Elsewhere on Chatsworth, Yvonne is in debt and out of her depth when Paddy comes collecting. The Karibs concoct a plan leaving the shop under new management, Paddy enraged and Chesney starting a new independent life. Meanwhile, Mickey finds a plumber to help him with his neglected pipework.

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Where's Frank?
92 votes

#12 - Where's Frank?

Shameless (2004) - Season 8 - Episode 3

Shane finds security work at the local school and helps a boy being bullied by his twin. Frank is still incarcerated in a psychiatric hospital, unknown to Libby, who tries to move on with her life.

135 votes

#13 - Takeover

Shameless (2004) - Season 8 - Episode 11

Libby gets her mother a nurse to look after her when she's at work, all doesn't go to plan when Libby's mother mis-treated. Lillian reveals that she has signed over the house to her newly adopted daughter, Bonnie. Bonnie tells Lillian about her life growing up and then commits suicide.

Wedding of Disaster
174 votes

#14 - Wedding of Disaster

Shameless (2004) - Season 8 - Episode 5

After weeks of suffering at the hands of his own mental incarceration Frank is almost fully intact of his marbles and is plots his escape. Libby meanwhile has had the dramatic news that Frank's divorce is about to be nullified and they could lose the family home in 24 hours. The solution is for Frank and Libby to get married and the clock is ticking...