The BEST episodes written by Ian Kershaw

The Maguire Motto
64 votes

#1 - The Maguire Motto

Shameless - 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.

155 votes

#2 - Missing

Shameless - Season 8 - Episode 2

Frank is still missing and imagines that he is in a parallel universe featuring Doctor Who characters. His ex-wife Monica, having heard that Frank has gone, wants custody of Stella and Liam.

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Lost Souls
135 votes

#3 - Lost Souls

Medici - Season 3 - Episode 7

Savonarola, who had taken Tommaso's confession, denounces his killing and openly accuses Lorenzo, who however continues to deny. Clarice begins to suspect the truth. To continue his strategy of control over the Holy See, the Magnificent makes a promise that triggers a family crisis.

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Ye of Little Faith
559 votes

#4 - Ye of Little Faith

Death in Paradise - Season 3 - Episode 4

DI Goodman and his team are introduced to the jet-setting world of airline pilots and cabin crew when an air stewardess is discovered poisoned in her hotel bedroom. Will Humphrey and his team manage to unravel the mysteries at the heart of this seemingly impossible murder?

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My Name Is Avril
72 votes

#5 - My Name Is Avril

Shameless - Season 8 - Episode 15

Avril is busy keeping secrets from her family; with no job and no money, but always a gift to hand, something doesn't quite add up. Mimi has designs on fit jogger Neil, but he's unsure of her advances - because he only wants sex. Mimi is keen to spice up her sex life, but Karen raises concerns about Neil's calorific role-play. When 12-year-old Bean tries to shoplift, Chesney phones her dad, Gorky, who is Chesney's delivery driver, but Chesney soon becomes concerned for Bean's welfare and decides to try and rescue her. And the law finally catches up with Avril when a bailiff arrives; she breaks down and confesses leaving Jackson gobsmacked. Will he and Letitia promise to support her and help pay back all the money she owes?

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Episode 4
225 votes

#6 - Episode 4

Beyond Paradise - Season 1 - Episode 4

Humphrey investigates the death of an unidentified man found in the centre of a crop circle. Meanwhile, Archie helps Martha prepare for a visit from a food critic.

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141 votes

#7 - Takeover

Shameless - 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.

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3 votes

#8 - 21/12/2017

EastEnders - Season 33 - Episode 202

Ian is left unnerved by Max's strange behaviour, and events soon take an alarming turn. Linda gets more than she bargained for when looking for her Christmas present.