Original Air Date: Jan 13, 2013
Season 3 premiere. Now that they're living together, Fiona struggles to accept the new "boring" Jimmy. Frank wakes up in a place completely foreign to him. Lip is sentenced to community service. Baby Hymie keeps Jody and Sheila up all night.
Original Air Date: Jan 20, 2013
Fiona stresses about the money she used for her club night and it gets worse when Lip finds out. Frank makes his way home and he's the only one who can keep Hymie quiet. Kev's wife resurfaces.
Original Air Date: Jan 27, 2013
Frank tells Carl he has cancer so he can scam a charity foundation. Fiona is blown away by what she's asked to do to get a job as a cashier. Lip leads a crusade to hunt down pedophiles in the neighborhood - until one of the offenders turns out to be a she.
Original Air Date: Feb 10, 2013
Carl says his goodbyes as he heads off to cancer camp, but he isn't pleased with the camp's activities. With Frank on babysitting duty, Sheila wants to introduce Jody to "toy time" and Frank agrees to be Jody's sex coach. Fiona attempts to unite her coworkers against their boss. Lip and Mandy rescue Mandy's half-sister, Molly, from foster care. Jimmy learns his parents are getting divorced and his dad is gay.
Original Air Date: Feb 17, 2013
The city of Chicago gives notice that they're doing work on the sewer main. The problem? Aunt Ginger's bones are still buried in the yard and Frank needs to find her before the city does. Meanwhile, Fiona is picked on at work for not satisfying her boss. When Fiona fails to provide the support Jimmy needs, he turns to Este. Molly learns that she's a boy and Ned asks Ian to rob his wife's house.
Original Air Date: Feb 24, 2013
A government agency threatens the cohesion of the Gallagher clan. With Monica nowhere to be found, Fiona is forced to find Frank and get him to make a "Father of the Year" appearance in court. It all goes well until Fiona discovers that Frank's not the solution to her problem - he's the cause. Meanwhile, Kev and Veronica recruit V's mother as a surrogate and Terry catches Mickey and Ian in a compromising situation.
Original Air Date: Mar 3, 2013
Knowing that Frank is the real source of her problems, Fiona makes a bold decision regarding her future with the kids. All she needs is a full-time job and a house, so she and Lip set out to forge Aunt Ginger's will and to find a dead body to go with it. Debbie and Carl continue to deal with their foster homes. Frank prepares for his court appearance by getting sober. Timmy Wong and his mother arrive at Sheila's to take Hymie.
Original Air Date: Mar 10, 2013
The family gathers for the real Aunt Ginger's fake funeral. Frank's cousin Patrick attends and the family conspires against him over Ginger's will. With Hymie gone, Sheila no longer needs Frank as a nanny - so he needs a new place to stay. Kev and V continue trying for a baby.
Original Air Date: Mar 17, 2013
Fiona starts a new office job but has a hard time fitting in with the corporate culture. In an attempt to get medical coverage, Frank inadvertently becomes involved in the gay rights movement where he meets Abraham Paige (guest star Bradley Whitford), a powerful activist.
Original Air Date: Mar 24, 2013
While Fiona's job has brought structure into her life, things fall apart when Jimmy drops a bomb on her. Frank enjoys his newfound celebrity as the face of the gay rights movement but discovers there's even more money to be made (and sex to be had) by switching teams - again.
Original Air Date: Mar 31, 2013
Fiona takes the kids on a camping trip. Essentially homeless, Frank seeks out Carl who sneaks him into the Gallagher van for the night.
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.