Lip opens the episode being the “father figure” that Frank could never be. He gets Liam to go to school, he’s taking care of Xan and still working a full-time job. After he’s approached by Xan’s birth mother saying she wants her daughter back, Lip refuses because he knows she just wants money for her daughter. He eventually decides to sell the motorcycle he rebuilt to bribe Xan’s mother to make him her legal guardian. Unfortunately, Xan sees her mother before Lip gets her to sign the papers.
Fiona starts campaigning for a congress candidate, but Ford disagrees with her choice. He thinks she should vote for the woman candidate, Wyman, but she wants to vote for a businessman, Ruiz. In the end and after a fight at the poles, she decides to vote for Wyman.
Ian, still conflicted about Shim, gets chaced by a van full of homophobic men. He escapes, but not before realizing that even though he was searching for answers in old religions, some things never change. Now he has to decide whether to instill more change by going to trial, or take the plea deal and get a lesser sentence.
Debbie wakes up in bed next to Alex and things seem to be getting more intimate between them. After talking over breakfast, Alex tells Debbie they should move in together and she agrees. However, after living together briefly, Alex tells Debbie it’s not going to work because she can’t fall for a straight girl again. This forces Debbie to move back into the Gallagher’s House.
Carl is challenged to a duel by the boy he stole the West Point recommendation from. He takes a pair of pistols, but after facing off, the other boy shoots himself in the leg and tells Carl he doesn’t even want to go to West Point. He wants to be a poet. Knowing that the flesh wound won’t keep his father from forcing him to join the military, the boy gets Carl to shoot him in the other leg.
Frank starts a riot at the polls after hiring a group of Nazis, including Mickey’s father, to block everyone that wasn’t white from voting. But, when a group of muscular lesbian’s show up and start beating up the Nazi’s, Fiona and Frank are caught up in the fight. In the end, Frank helps pedophile, Mo White to win the chair in congress.
Will this season really be the last for Fiona (Emmy Rossum)? Stay tuned until the very end to find out, on TGON!