#Abortion Rules – Debbie carries a bag of flour around all day to prove Fiona wrong about her ability to raise a child while going to school, but she quickly realizes people are not as accommodating to mothers and babies as she hoped.
Tell Me You F**king Need Me – Ian gets upset when he learns he is under a mandatory 72-hour hold at the psych ward; Frank returns home from the hospital and refuses to apologize to Sammi; Jimmy and Gus have a face-to-face meeting about their futures with Fiona; Lip discovers he never filled out his financial aid forms and now owes thousands in tuition; Debbie tries to get out of the “friend zone” with Derek.
The Two Lisas – Frank tries to scare off the two lesbians who are buying up property in the neighborhood; Debbie throws a wild party; Fiona agrees to go to a concert with Davis; Carl discovers a hidden talent; Ian goes on a crazed cleaning spree and asks Lip to help convince Mandy not to move to Indiana with her abusive boyfriend.
I’m the Liver – Frank tries to talk Sheila out of an offer from two lesbians who want to buy her home and begins warning everyone of the neighborhood’s impending gentrification. Meanwhile, Lip starts his first day of work; Kev bonds with Svetlana; Ian plots revenge with Mickey and Mandy against a homophobic military funeral protest; and Fiona officially comes off house arrest.
Lazarus – Season 4 ends with Sheila fighting for custody of the Native American kids and clashing with Sammi over where they will all live once Frank is released. Meanwhile, Fiona passes a drug test, gets released from jail and lands a job at Patsy’s Pies with the help of her parole officer; and Frank begins to feel again like his old, troubled self.
Emily – Fiona is taken to a correctional facility; Frank wakes up from his operation suffering from post-operative delirium; Ian crashes the christening for Mickey’s son; Amanda’s parents bribe Lip to stay away from their daughter; Debbie meets an older student with a dark ulterior motive.
Liver, I Hardly Know Her – Fiona goes wild and violates multiple terms of her probation by partying with Robbie’s degenerate friends. A search for her gets underway when she fails to contact anyone.
The Legend of Bonnie and Carl – Carl connects with a troubled girl in detention; Lip grows close to his roommate’s ex-girlfriend; Debbie tries to make life miserable for the new girl in Matty’s life; Fiona struggles to get a job now that she has a criminal record; Sheila returns from her trip to the reservation with plans to adopt Native American kids; Mickey ignores the birth of his son to spend time with an erratic-behaving Ian.
Hope Springs Paternal – Fiona rids the house of all suspicious items to prepare for a visit from her probation officer, but her efforts aren’t appreciated by Debbie and Carl. Meanwhile, Ian gets kicked out of Mickey’s house by a hammer-wielding Svetlana and makes a long-awaited return to the Gallagher house.