Eight years and so much has changed! Shameless is gearing up for the second half of Season 9 premiering on Jan. 20 and we can’t help but feel a little nostalgic about how far everyone has come. The Gallaghers are taking on a lot more challenges that are eerily similar to today’s hot topics, like political fervor, equal pay and social movements. It will definitely be a season full of twists, turns and the unexpected. Keep scrolling to see how much the cast has changed.