Ouroboros is the ninth episode of Season 7 of Shameless US. It aired on November 27th, 2016 with an attraction of 1.56 million viewers.


Monica returns who proclaims she has changed leaving the rest of the Gallagher family skeptical again; she reveals later on to Frank outside Neil's apartment that she has brain damage and is dying. Fiona has a negative encounter with a reviewer at Patsy's. Debbie gets Frannie back. Lip's alcohol addiction returns and sets him off into a new downward spiral. Frank continues his adventures with Etta. Kev, V, and Svetlana go to couples' therapy; he and V learn later on that Svetlana has changed the Alibi's business format and somehow now owns a part of the bar. Ian and Trevor engage into another argument over Trevor's ID after attempting to enter a bar; Trevor meets Monica which her body language does not set with him well. Arriving at the Gallagher house, Ian is greeted by a detective who informs him that Mickey has escaped from prison.