Warning: This article contains spoilers from tonight's episode of Shameless.
Season 10 has been a great season for Mickey thus far. He got released from prison. And then, he proceeded to get assigned to an overly friendly parole officer. His parole officer even set him up with a nice job working as security at a clothing store in a shopping mall.
During tonight's episode, fans watched Ian head to his own job to pick up his paycheck for the week. Unfortunately, he ends up having to sign the entire check over to his parole officer, Paula. She explained that his paycheck amounted to what he cost her in kickbacks when he decided to go out of his way to help a pregnant woman in desperate need of medical attention on the side of the road.
later, Ian and Mickey were enjoying a meal together at the mall. Gallagher broke the news to Mickey that he was without a paycheck because of his parole officer. Mickey encouraged his boyfriend to just deal with it.
Things got a little awkward for the boys when Paula showed up and sat down at the table. She explained that she had dinner with Mickey's parole officer and his family at the Olive Garden.
During the dinner, she discussed how damaging it could be to Ian and Mickey's relationship for them to have two different types of parole officers. She worked out a deal to get him to give her Mickey as her newest parolee.
Paula proceeded to eat their food as she revealed that she had a job for them to do together. She encouraged them to quickly finish up their meal before grabbing a few headsets so they could get to work.