S3, E12

Survival of the Fittest

Original Air Date: Apr 7, 2013

Season 3 finale. Lip is graduating from high school, so Fiona and the family prepare a surprise party for him. Frank wins a bet and uses the winnings to take Lip out for lobster and some quality father/son time.

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""Survival Of The Fittest" made me feel this small, delivering another impressive episode right on the heels of "Order Room Service," one of the season's best."

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Music from this episode
Lo Mein Highway
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The Luck You Got
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You Gotta Move
Delta Moon
Cup of Coffee
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Tickle
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Cuz I Ain't Gone Yet
Tim Timebomb and Friends
I Don't Get It
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Bittersweet
Solid State
Haunted John
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Quiet Mood
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Wake, Bake, Skate
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The Money Goes
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Call it Love
Boy At The End of the World
Angel Eyes
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Bad Ju Ju
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Love is a Key
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Give Her a Name
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Devil's Playground
Jay Lazaroff
Ends of the Earth
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6 Seasons, 72 Episodes

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  • Season 6

    The Gallaghers are finally getting their acts together and striking out on their own, but growing up could also mean growing apart. One thing's certain: nothing ever comes easy when your last name is Gallagher -- except trouble.

    Season 6
  • Season 5

    Fiona gets into a surprising love triangle; Frank falls for a dying doctor; Lip commits himself to college life and becomes romantically involved with a mentor; Ian and Mickey struggle to manage Ian's bi-polar disorder.

    Season 5
  • Season 4

    Fiona gets into legal trouble after a party goes horribly wrong; Frank battles liver disease; Lip struggles with the realities of college life; Ian forces Mickey to confront his sexuality.

    Season 4
  • Season 3

    Jimmy struggles to balance his relationship with Fiona and his obligations to Estefania; Frank alientates his children and then tries to win them back; Karen returns and drives a wedge between Lip and Mandy with dire consequences.

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    Frank and Monica rekindle their self-destructive relationship; Fiona is thrown when Steve arrives home with a surprise; Lip makes big changes; Karen and Sheila clash over Karen's new husband Jody.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    Frank goes missing and turns up in Toronto, tries to embrace sobriety, and bends the law to protect his disability checks; Fiona falls for a player with a lot of money and a big secret; Ian embraces his sexuality.

    Season 1
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