The series was first broadcast on January 9, 2011 on the Showtime network. Abbott grew up in a family in the United Kingdom much like that portrayed in the UK series Shameless. He also swindles the state welfare system and this type of opportunistic deceit has been learned by his children.According to Fiona, since Frank refuses to work and most of them are uneducated, the family lives far below the federal poverty threshold for a family their size.Frank has sex with almost any available woman, resulting in the births of even more children.For instance, he begins a relationship with Sheila Jackson when he discovers that she gets maximum disability benefits for her agoraphobia.After leaving a note for Frank, Bianca commits suicide by walking naked into the ocean.Frank returns home crying and tells Lip and Ian that Bianca has died.They find an unlicensed Bangladeshi surgeon willing to do the operation, using a Bangladeshi donor.
The surgeon makes off with the money and one of Frank's kidneys, leaving Frank with his original failing liver.
Perhaps your life was saved due to early detection of an illness such as breast cancer.
Maybe you can be the one to convince that frightened woman halfway around the globe to bring herself to the doctor, explaining how it saved your life.
Frank did attend college to study psychology, where he met Monica.
They had only dated for about 2 weeks before they got married.