Season 2 Episode 4

A Beautiful Mess

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Jan 29, 2012 on Showtime



  • Trivia

    • In the original UK series Karen never gets pregnant -"Mandy Maguire" (the UK equivalent of Mandy Milkovich) was the one that becomes pregnant with Lip's child.

  • Quotes

    • Frank: Scratched cornea. Brass bits and gas ripped into my eye.
      Kev: You're lucky that's all that happened to you. Cartoons-- whole head explodes.

    • Carl: I already had my first woody in history class, talking about how Marie Antoinette's head got chopped off.

    • Lip: What, are you freebasing lycopene now, you worthless piece of shit?
      Frank: Why you got to be such an asshole?
      Lip: Apple fell where you dropped it.

    • Little Hank: Wanna see how fast I can unhook your bra?
      Holly: I don't wear a bra, runt.

  • Notes

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Germany: May 7, 2012 on FOX

    • Justin Chatwin (Jimmy Lishman / Steve) is credited but does not appear.

    • Featured Music:
      "Who's That Dude - Part One" by Capitol City
      "Tied down, Spit On" by Swingin' Utters
      "You Better Get Ready" by Rosebuds
      "Fear Not" by Lion Vibes
      "CMI3520 I Get My Way (Instr)" by Jay Condiotti
      "Ain't No Game 2" by Basko
      "700>100 (Instr)" by Earlimart
      "Grape Drank Heavy" by Kovas
      "Yeah Yeah Yeah" by Daniel August
      "The Difference (Instr)" by Kill the Alarm
      "My Shoes - Part One" by The Scotch of Saint James
      "Yeah - Part One" by The Standing 8 Counts
      "Route 32 Blues" by Crispin Cioe
      "Can't Help Myself (Tom and Grade Remix)" by Blacksoul
      "Postcards Sent West" by Little Heroes
      "Kill Me Carolyne" by The Whigs
      "Portly at Midnight (Instr)" by Bosshouse Music
      "Smile - Part One" by Brilliant Fanzine
      "Teenage Genocide" by Swingin' Utters
      "Black Cloud" by Choo Choo La Rouge

    • Joan Cusack (Sheila Jackson) is credited as special guest star.

  • Allusions