Carl, who has now left school, is dispirited by the number of potential employers who have turned down his applications for various jobs. Ian encourages him to put himself out there, but he gets worried when Carl sets his sights on the army.
After having a big argument with Stan, Yvonne arrives to work to find the shop is being held up by a local loan-shark named Asif Khan. However after Stan helps resolve the situation, Yvonne accidentally shoots him and finds herself arrested.
Monica is seen sat on her bed with her suitcase next to her, looking at her passport and looking sad. She flips to her picture and finds that thick black glasses and a beard have been drawn over her face and she angrily shouts Debbie's name.
- David Threlfall- Frank Gallagher
- Annabelle Aspion - Monica Gallagher
- Gerard Kearns - Ian Gallagher
- Elliott Tittensor - Carl Gallagher
- Rebecca Ryan - Debbie Gallagher
- Johnny Bennett - Liam Gallagher
- Dystin Johnson - Norma Starkey
- Tina Malone - Mimi Maguire
- Samantha Siddall - Mandy Maguire
- Ciaran Griffiths - Micky Maguire
- Nicky Evans - Shane Maguire
- Aaron McCusker - Jamie Maguire
- Amanda Ryan - Carrie Rogers
- Michael Legge - Tom O'Leary
- Warren Donnelly - Stan Waterman
- Kelli Hollis - Yvonne Karib
- Qasim Akhtar - Chesney Karib
- Sarah Byrne - Meena Karib
- Alice Barry - Lillian Tyler
- Lola Yoxall & Macy Yoxall - Katie Maguire
- Kitty Simpson - Policewoman
- Shahid Ahmed - Asif Khan
- Ben Owen-Jones - Vince
- Sebastian Shaw - Midwife
- Narrator: Carl Gallagher.
- Yvonne confesses to Stan that her husband Kash faked his suicide and is still alive.
- Debbie reveals that all the Gallagher children were born increasingly premature.
- Yvonne's full name is revealed to be "Yvonne Toni Marie Karib", while Stan's is "Stanley Dennis Waterman".