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Shameless: Complete First Season [DVD] [2004] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]

Anne-Marie Duff , David Threlfall , David Evans , Dearbhla Walsh    Suitable for 18 years and over   DVD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)
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  • Actors: Anne-Marie Duff, David Threlfall, James McAvoy, Maxine Peake, Dean Lennox Kelly
  • Directors: David Evans, Dearbhla Walsh, Jonny Campbell, Mark Mylod
  • Writers: Carmel Morgan, Daniel Brocklehurst, Julie Rutterford, Paul Abbott
  • Format: Closed-captioned, Colour, DVD-Video, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (US and Canada DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Classification: 18
  • Studio: BBC Warner
  • DVD Release Date: 24 April 2007
  • Run Time: 342 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000MGBM1S
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 254,181 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)



The first series of offbeat TV drama Shameless promises plenty of laughs from Manchester's most dysfunctional family (the Gallaghers) and their neighbours (the Maguires) as they go about their very anarchic lives. Join Frank and his six kids, for whom there is never a dull moment on the Chatsworth housing estate, where wheel-less cars are the norm and the moving ones are stolen.

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19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars American with Good Taste 1 July 2005
By Tony
I noticed that the only negative reviews of Shameless were from Americans and I felt the need to disagree with my countrymen. I saw this on BBC America and instantly fell for this program. I'm a very hard sell when it comes to the writing on television but Shameless is definitely in my top 10. I can't say enough about the show, I really, really enjoy it. The characters are very real and the plots are original.
So, in case any BBC America watchers stumble across this review, please give Shameless a chance: funny, honest, brilliant. Love it.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Shamless 10/10 6 April 2005
By Peter
Shameless is a fantantic drama about an 'over the top' family living in manchester and is writin by Paul Abbot. The Father is a drunk, the mother left years ago and the eldest sister is having to look after her younger siblings and there is also massive storyline about one of the younger siblings, Ian, being gay and going out with an older & married man. Then his brother found but not only that the wife of Ian's boyfriend also finds out. The storylines are great and keeps you on the edge of your seats. There was a few times where I nearly wet myself watching it! Please buy the DVD you'll love every minute infact make that every second of it. And I say well done to the cast & crew for making it such an excellent tv show. I'm begging you please buy the DVD it's well worth the money and you'll get a hell load of enjoyment watching, believe me!
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing!!!!!! 13 Mar 2005
I watched the series on TV, and loved it so much I had to buy it on DVD. At first I was reluctant to as I thought I'd only watch it once and then I'd forget about it, making it a waste of money. I got it and watched it, and I want to watch it over and over again. I love this programme, I don't think there's ever been anything as good as it before. You can really connect with the characters, as they're incredibally "three dimensional." It makes you laugh, but it can also make you cry. Don't be put off by the language and the sex, see past that and you'll realise that you're watching probably the best TV programme to come out of Britain in years. I lent it to a friend, and when he had it I was desperate for it back. I love this show, its £15 well spent. I can't wait for the second series to come out on DVD, I'll buy that as soon as it comes out. Buy this DVD and your life will be complete.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars unmissable 8 Jan 2005
This is the one exception to that 'time flies when you're having fun' rule. I enjoyed every minute of this dvd, and after each show i felt a warm satisfied feeling, like i had really been watching it for an hour, that could only possibly come from something very cleverly devised. The characters are incredibly well written, in my opinion, and as such seem very lifelike.
7 Hours of excellent TV time, that i plan to watch again sometime very soon!
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars British drama at its best 3 Mar 2005
By Brenig
Once again, as with the exquisite 'Spaced', Channel Four has rattled off another dose of supreme comedy; what a marked difference there is between this series and the anodyne American stuff we are given. The characters here are completely accessible to us, we really care about them; their problems are real, which makes the humour poignant, but never malicious or insincere. Absolutely *fantastic* - go and buy this now!
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Shameless - You bet!! 10 Jan 2005
With nothing else to watch I sat and viewed the first of the second series and immediately addicted. For this reason I had to but this.
It is well written, good acting and everything you need in a good drama. When done well the UK had blow away some American dramas and this is one that I have already strongly recommended to friends and family.
Don't miss out - top notch stuff!!
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32 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Shameless_Excellent!! 25 April 2004
Absolutely excellent drama series, was hooked from the first episode. Assomeone from Manchester myself where the programme was set i could relateto this brilliant drama and loved every mintue of it. Cant wait for Series2! currently being filmed as this is being typed. From my (possibly biasedopinion!) best thing thats come out of Manchester in a while, almost on aparr with Queer As Folk. Well worth the money and would advise anyone topurchase it who loves a good bit of gritty drama, with plenty of mixedemotions throughout.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Can't wait for this !!! 28 Oct 2004
By A Customer
Brilliant series that was shown on Channel 4 earlier this year. Missed the odd one when it was shown so looking forward to catching up with them.
At first you think it's going to be a one-dimensional stab at some colourful characters living in Manchester, but what emerges is a superbly made TV programme that is both hilarious and moving in equal measures.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars recommended
I have been a fan of the U.S. series and wanted to view the original, after purchasing a PAL dvd player this was my first purchase and I wasn't disappointed, Fans of the new X-men... Read more
Published 1 month ago by jgross1111
5.0 out of 5 stars shameless
hiya i really loved this dvd
there was no problems no skipping and no pausing so was all good very pleased thanks
Published 3 months ago by leanne clark
5.0 out of 5 stars wow
I noticed that the only negative reviews of Shameless were from Americans and I felt the need to disagree with my countrymen. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Pablo Laponniatoska
5.0 out of 5 stars Shameless Series 1 [DVD] [2004]
Shameless Series 1 [DVD] [2004] great brought as a present for a friend and he loved it will shop again
Published 10 months ago by bruce cilla
5.0 out of 5 stars SCATTER !
Superb start to a superb series. Very funny but also very serious. It takes a while to get used to but then your hooked.
Published 17 months ago by NIDGE
5.0 out of 5 stars Only the best british TV series of the whole century!
SHAMELESS! Oh, Shameless! Series 1 and 2 was just simply, heart achingly, amazingly beautiful. I love it so much that when I think of the best series (one and two) of Fiona, Steve,... Read more
Published on 1 Oct 2011 by Miss R. Benn
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it!!
I kind of stumbled across this whilst looking to watch the first episode on-line. So i decided that i would really love to own the first series of Shameless on dvd instead. Read more
Published on 8 Mar 2011 by Ro
5.0 out of 5 stars Probably the best series of the show.
If your looking at this product you will already know what Shameless is and probably have already seen it before.

I think series 1 is probably the best of them all. Read more
Published on 30 Dec 2010 by A. Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars classic.
If you're a fan of shameless, without question this dvd is a necessity. I myself had forgotten just how good the first series was, quite simply the first series is what shameless... Read more
Published on 29 May 2010 by Mr. J. Westwell Savage
5.0 out of 5 stars fantastic series
I have only just began watching Shameless on tv and thought i would get all the series so far,it is fantastic.
Published on 4 April 2010 by Ms. Sharon Thomas
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