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Season 17 Discuss
Exclusive: The Model, the Hitman and the Victim
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Sep 10, 2018
An interview with model Tara Lambert, who was convicted of hiring a hit man to kill her husband's former flame; the intended victim and the woman Tara called to set up the hit also speak.
If Looks Could Kill: The Victim in the Model Murder for Hire Speaks
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Sep 11, 2018
The exclusive interview with Tara Lambert, the former model at the center of a dramatic murder-for-hire plot continues; the undercover police sting video; Tara's ex-husband, Brandon Lambert, speaks out.
We're Alcoholics, but We're Great Parents
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Sep 12, 2018
Renee and Lee insist their 6-year-old granddaughter is not safe in the care of her severely alcoholic parents, Chris and Jessica; Dr. Phil shows them shocking footage of what his cameras captured during Chris and Jessica's home interviews.
Mystery at Sea: What Happened to Actress Natalie Wood?
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Sep 13, 2018
Yachting with husband Robert Wagner and actor Christopher Walken, actress Natalie Wood somehow ends up drowned in the Pacific in the dead of night; her sister, Lana Wood, insists she was murdered.
Mystery at Sea: The Captain Speaks: Claims Hollywood Star Natalie Wood's Death Was No Accident
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Sep 14, 2018
Inside actress Natalie Wood's final hours; the boat captain says he witnessed a fight between her and her husband, Robert Wagner, and believes she was murdered.
My Perfect Cheerleader Fiancee Is Abusing Me!
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Sep 17, 2018
Victoria, 19, says her rage has escalated to the point where she throws and breaks things at home and abuses her fiance, who says he is still completely in love with her; Jesse Palmer ("DailyMailTV").
Self-Help Author Can't Help Himself: Locked in a Room With Baseball Bats, Afraid of Violent Sons
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Sep 18, 2018
Self-help book author Xavier says his adult sons are entitled, violent, and unable to survive without their parents' help; Dr. Phil finds out why he is so afraid of them.
Deadly Best Friends? Exclusive: Father Whose Son Was Allegedly Murdered by Childhood Friend Speaks Out
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Sep 19, 2018
Teen Benjamin Eastman's father describes how he used social media to find his missing son's body and says one of the boy's brutal killers was Benjamin's best friend.
My Mother and Sister Poisoned My Daughter Against Me and Now I Refuse to Go to Her Wedding!
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Sep 20, 2018
Kristen says her mother and sister have destroyed her relationships with the entire family and brainwashed her daughter into hating her; they accuse Kristen of telling her ex-brother-in-law to kill her sister and their children and commit suicide.
My Wife Is Married to Another Man and Now Has a New Boyfriend
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Sep 21, 2018
Former radio host Charles says he will stop at nothing to save his marriage to Sally -- who is still married to another man -- but she says she is done with Charles and has moved on to a third man, who meets him for the first time.
Hot Pepper: My Jealous Wife Chased Me Down The Freeway″ And “Married To Medicine
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Sep 24, 2018
Chris says he has lived through 14 years of hell with his wife, Pepper, who he claims spies on him at work, chased him down the freeway at high speeds and even pulled out a gun and fired .. show full overview
My Abusive Mother is a Psychopathic Liar Holding My Younger Siblings Hostage in a Filthy Home
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Sep 25, 2018
Dr. Phil often says, “People who have nothing to hide, hide nothing.” Taylor wrote into the show claiming that her mother and siblings were living in horrendous conditions which included .. show full overview
A Daughter Confronts Her Mother about Years of Living in Squalor: Will She Tell the Truth?
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Sep 26, 2018
In Part 2 of this mother-daughter showdown, Susan and Taylor get new information that sheds even more light on the living conditions of Susan’s former home and the fallout for her young .. show full overview
It’s My Husband’s Fault Our Honor Roll Student Is on a Downward Spiral
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Sep 27, 2018
Christa says she wrote into the show because she’s been in a divorce battle with her husband, John, for two years, and their 16-year-old son is well aware of the chaos in the .. show full overview
Arrests, Assaults, and Addiction: “My Family Needs to Get Over My Past”
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Sep 28, 2018
Alex’s family claims she had it all. Her mother Jane, and younger sisters, Victoria and Stephanie, say Alex was homecoming princess, a varsity cheerleader, and known as one of the .. show full overview
My Husband Thinks I'm Hacking Our Devices: Help Clear My Name!
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Oct 01, 2018
Jennifer claims her family has been the victims of hackers for almost two years. The problem is her husband, Billy, thinks she is the hacker! Things have gotten so bad that Billy has .. show full overview
Russian Hackers or Lying Wife? Will Jennifer Finally Come Clean?
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Oct 02, 2018
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Jennifer and her husband, Billy. She says their marriage is in shambles because her family has been targeted by “hackers” for the last .. show full overview
Once a Hot Shot Rapper, Now Homeless, Addicted & Destroying His Family
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Oct 03, 2018
Stephanie says she dresses up like a homeless boy to blend in so she can search the streets for her homeless, heroin-addicted boyfriend, David, who goes by the name “2B”. Tina, “2B’s” .. show full overview
From Christian Cheerleader to Car-Stealing Criminal: What Happened to Our Daughter?
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Oct 04, 2018
Jacquelyn and her husband, Jody, say their 21-year-old daughter, Hannah, is a former cheerleader and Sunday school student who was always a loving child. But, according to her parents, .. show full overview
My Evil Ex-Husband Has Brainwashed Our Child Against Me!
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Oct 05, 2018
Elizabeth claims her ex-husband, Brian, is an evil, manipulative liar who has brainwashed their son against her. She says her son is angry, defiant, and constantly begs her to go back .. show full overview
Nanny Tell All: What’s Going on Behind Closed Doors?
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Oct 08, 2018
Valerie claims her 16-year-old daughter, Veronica, lies, breaks curfew and hangs with the “wrong crowd” and she’s afraid it could cause her to end up getting kidnapped — especially since .. show full overview
Nurse Heather: Saving Lives and Slowly Killing Her Own?
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Oct 09, 2018
John says his wife, Heather, is one of the most brilliant nurses he has ever known — she even graduated valedictorian of her class in nursing school. But after suffering from extreme .. show full overview
Not So Sweet 16
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Oct 10, 2018
Theresa claims she has lost control of her 16-year-old daughter, Tessa, and fears that one day, Tessa will kill her. Theresa claims Tessa has set the house on fire, physically attacked .. show full overview
Assaults and Arrests: Troubled Teen Confronts Her Grandma
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Oct 11, 2018
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Theresa, who claims her 16-year-old daughter, Tessa, is so out of control that she violently attacked her 67-year-old grandmother, Bonnie, .. show full overview
She Claims Her Husband Left Her for Two Weeks with No Money, No Food and No Car
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Oct 12, 2018
Lorreine emailed Dr. Phil claiming she is married to a controlling, vindictive narcissist. She claims her husband, Chance, keeps her from working and doesn’t give her spending .. show full overview
A Family Claims Their Former Model Daughter Won’t Stop Lying
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Oct 15, 2018
Jimmy was the original drummer for legendary band Brooks and Dunn, but there is one area of his life that he says has completely gone off beat, his 37-year-old daughter, Tia. His wife .. show full overview
“Dr. Phil, Can You Save My Marriage?” and “The Dubrows on Diets, Date Nights, And 'OC' Disasters”
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Oct 16, 2018
In a matter of weeks, Marcea says her marriage to Dustin, whom she calls her “narcissistic, alcoholic, playboy husband,” will be over. Marcea claims Dustin was on a sugar daddy website .. show full overview
Being Gary Busey
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Oct 17, 2018
Actor Gary Busey has appeared in hundreds of movies and was nominated for an Academy Award for playing Buddy Holly in “The Buddy Holly Story.” But as his star continued to rise, so did .. show full overview
Deconstructing Privilege
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Oct 18, 2018
Dr. Phil tackles a tough and highly-debated topic that needs to be discussed but no one wants to talk about it. The term “white privilege” is all over the news almost daily. So what .. show full overview
Evicted and Homeless: “My Daughter is Not Capable of Being A Mother”
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Oct 19, 2018
LiAnne admits she’s made some mistakes in her life, but says that was no reason for her mother, Debra, to “go behind her back and steal custody” of her children from her. Now, LiAnne .. show full overview
A Meddling Father-in-Law Who Allegedly Trapped His Son on His Compound
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Oct 22, 2018
Jorell and his wife say they fear his father will never stop trying to convince them to return to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and that his father forced him to stay on his "compound" for several days.
My Mother Is Dating the Man Who Abused My Sister
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Oct 23, 2018
Alyssa, an 18-year-old college student, says she is horrified that her mom, Carla, is dating Ron, the man who was convicted of assaulting her baby sister 12 years ago.
My African-American Daughter Believes She Is Caucasian
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Oct 24, 2018
Treasure, 16, is African-American, but aligns herself with European-Americans, and has racist views against other African-Americans.
Exclusive: Hawaii Yoga Twin Who Drove Off Cliff With Her Sister
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Oct 25, 2018
Alexandria and Anastasia Duval make headlines when, after a fight, their car plunges off a 200-foot cliff on Hawaii's notorious Hana Highway, killing one twin instantly and leaving the other on trial for her murder.
A Therapist Involved in a Money-Laundering Scam Faces Prison Time
Air date
Oct 26, 2018
A marriage counselor may go to prison after falling for a catfish scam, believing she is romantically involved with an actor from "The Walking Dead," being taken for thousands of dollars, and being put in the middle of a criminal conspiracy.
Was Our Biological Father Involved in an Adoption Scam?
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Oct 29, 2018
Frankie and his former wife were accused of scamming would-be adoptive parents out of thousands of dollars, but he now says eight of his children were placed for adoption without his knowledge; he meets one of his adult offspring for the first time.
A Biological Father Accused of an Adoption Scam: The Aftermath
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Oct 30, 2018
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Sandy and Ava, who confronted their biological father, Frankie, about what they believe was his involvement in an adoption scam; another of his birth children and an adoptive mother speak out.
A Woman Claims to Be Pregnant for 3 Years 7 months
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Oct 31, 2018
Shayna and Zona say their pregnancies have lasted far more than nine months, but no one believes them, and they are looking desperately for answers.
The Nanny Accused of a Firefighter Scam Faces Her Victims
Air date
Nov 01, 2018
Police say Ashley duped people into believing she was the wife of a firefighter collecting donations for the devastating California wildfires, creating a fantasy husband, fake children and different identities.
Violent Love; A Boyfriend's Confession of Abuse
Air date
Nov 02, 2018
Mindy says she is petrified that her daughter Jourdon's boyfriend, Richard, is going to kill Jourdon due to his physical abuse; Mindy claims Richard admitted to stabbing and even attempting to drown Jourdon.
Lies, Betrayal and Custody: It's Been 2 Years Since We've Seen Our Daughter
Air date
Nov 05, 2018
Kimberly says she had so choice but to obtain guardianship of her then-6-year-old niece because the child's parents were neglectful drug addicts with a history of arrests; they want her back, despite currently living in a homeless shelter.
From Top Model to Bottom of the Bottle
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Nov 06, 2018
Amanda's mother and sister say she is an extreme alcoholic who has nearly died twice and must use a pacemaker because of her drinking; her father lets her live with him because she would otherwise be homeless.
My Wife Refuses To Admit She's Been Unfaithful Hundreds Of Times
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Nov 07, 2018
Jeff insists his wife, Audrey, has been hiding a secret from him for 20 years! Jeff says he is convinced Audrey is a dangerous sex addict who has had affairs with hundreds of men over .. show full overview
My Sister Is Grooming Her 6-Year-Old Son to Become Transgender
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Nov 08, 2018
Family members feel that Carly is pushing her child to transition from male to female too soon, and they think the child is complying with her in order to get her approval; former guests Toni and her transgender daughter, Ash, discuss their journey.
Jersey Shore Mom and Daughter Bring Their Drama to Texas
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Nov 09, 2018
Michele and her 33-year-old daughter, Stephanie, appeared on Dr. Phil last year because Michele said Stephanie was binge drinking two-to-three boxes of wine per day. Stephanie went to .. show full overview
Arrested for Keying Ex-Boyfriend’s Car
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Nov 12, 2018
Autumn says she was called a “crazy, jealous girlfriend” after a video of her keying her ex-boyfriend’s car went viral. But Autumn claims she was pushed to the point of insanity after .. show full overview
Dad Confronts Daughter’s Abuser
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Nov 13, 2018
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with D’Andre, who claims that his abusive relationship with his girlfriend, Autumn, is partly due to what he calls her “messed up” upbringing. And, .. show full overview
Witness to Murder
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Nov 14, 2018
As a young boy, 11-year-old Collier Landry heard his father murder his mother in the dead of night. The only witnesses were Collier and his little sister, who claimed she saw, “Daddy .. show full overview
“My Husband’s Face Has Been Used as Catfish Bait”
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Nov 15, 2018
Alan and Amanda say for the past nine years, Alan’s pictures from social media have been used as catfish bait to lure women into online relationships. Several of the victims of this .. show full overview
A Catfish Meets Her Victim
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Nov 16, 2018
Alan’s social media pictures have been used for nine years as catfish bait to lure women into online relationships. The catfish has been caught and “he” is really a “she” – 24-year-old .. show full overview
Exes at War: Bruises, CPS Reports, and Allegations of Abuse
Air date
Nov 19, 2018
Bronwyn claims a man she hooked up with a few times has teamed up with her mother to destroy her, and they have come up with so many outlandish lies against her that Child Protective Services knows her on a first-name basis.
Exes at War: Who's Behind the CPS Reports? And Charlamagne Tha God's Blueprint for Beating Fear and Anxiety
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Nov 20, 2018
Bronwyn and Brett each have thousands of pages of evidence claiming the other parent is unfit and have been battling in court for years; Charlamagne Tha God (radio show "The Breakfast Club") tells how anxiety has been a driving force in his life.
Actress Daughter Confronts Hoarder Mother on Eve of Eviction
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Nov 21, 2018
Soap-opera actress Tracy seeks Dr. Phil's help for her hoarding 71-year-old-mother, who could be evicted from her home at any minute, and tells him what it is like growing up in a home full of filth, chaos and animals.
Self-Help Author Can’t Help Himself: Locked in a Room with Baseball Bats Afraid of Violent Sons
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Nov 22, 2018
From the outside, Xavier and Melissa’s family of five once appeared to have it all: European vacations and a nice home, until it ended in divorce eight years ago. Now, their two oldest .. show full overview
My Wife is Married to Another Man and Now Has a New Boyfriend
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Nov 23, 2018
Former radio host Charles says he will stop at nothing to save his marriage to Sally — but Sally is still married to another man. Charles says Sally has left him 19 times throughout .. show full overview
It’s My Husband’s Fault Our Honor Roll Student Is on a Downward Spiral
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Nov 26, 2018
Christa says she wrote into the show because she’s been in a divorce battle with her husband, John, for two years, and their 16-year-old son is well aware of the chaos in the .. show full overview
My Wife Cannot Stop Being Unfaithful and It is Destroying Our Family
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Nov 27, 2018
Angela and her husband, Dan, say for years they have always seemed to be the picture-perfect couple. They have four beautiful daughters and say they are prominent members of their .. show full overview
Bad Parenting or Bad Teen? Who’s Really to Blame?
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Nov 28, 2018
BeVee and Steve say they are on constant high alert as they never know when their 15-year-old daughter, Taylor, will be triggered into a violent outburst. They say these outbursts are .. show full overview
Dr. Phil: Should I Divorce My Narcissistic, Angry Husband?
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Nov 29, 2018
Jenn claims her husband, Seth’s, anger is out of control and destroying their marriage. Jenn says when she met Seth, her friends warned her about him, but she thought she could change .. show full overview
Unmasked but Still Unhappy
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Nov 30, 2018
Diamond was a depressed teen named Brandon who never left the bedroom and always wore a hoodie and face shield or sunglasses to hide from the world. However, in the past year, Brandon .. show full overview
My Husband Butt Dialed Me and Unknowingly Revealed He Blew His Secret Inheritance
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Dec 03, 2018
Angie says her husband of 25 years, John, is a liar who kept his inheritance a secret and spent over $100,000 without her knowledge. She says John almost got away with it, until he .. show full overview
Our Lying Daughter Would Rather Live in a Car Than with Her Own Child
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Dec 04, 2018
Nancy is a concerned grandmother who says she’s pleading for her daughter, Paige’s, life because she claims Paige stopped caring for her 18-month-old little girl. Nancy and her husband, .. show full overview
My Cat-Hoarding Obsession is Ruining My Marriage
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Dec 05, 2018
Pamela wrote into the show saying she is obsessed with the 15 cats that currently live in her home, and she’s worried that her cat obsession might cause the end of her fourth .. show full overview
12 Kids, One on the Way, and Too Many Problems
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Dec 06, 2018
Michelle says her super-sized family of 12 children, ranging from 28 years old to 6 with number 13 due in two months, is full of problems from addiction, to clutter to finances. But .. show full overview
A Teen Obsessed with Beauty and Perfection
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Dec 07, 2018
Seventeen-year-old Tamara claims nothing is more important than looking perfect. Tamara says she spends $7,000 a month maintaining her perfect looks, including getting lip injections at .. show full overview
Beautiful Disaster?
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Dec 10, 2018
Noelle, 14, is out of control, brings drugs into the house, has stolen a car and backed it into a neighbor's mailbox, and has caused her stepfather to leave the home to escape the chaos of living with her.
Accusations of Trespassing, Stalking and Lies: Twin Daughters Caught in the Middle
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Dec 11, 2018
Stacie says her ex-husband has involved their 17-year-old twin daughters in some of his unhealthy behaviors, and they have refused to see him for the past eight months because he has been harassing, stalking and freaking them out.
My 14-Year-Old Son Is Accused of Killing His Siblings; Up and Vanished: Where Is Kristal Reisinger?
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Dec 12, 2018
A teen is accused of killing his baby brother and sister, but his mother insists he is innocent and has no behavioral issues; Payne Lindsey (podcast "Up and Vanished") looks into a small-town mom's disappearance; preview of Dr. Phil's new podcast.
200 Police Calls: Who's the Problem: Partying Teen or Attention-Seeking Mom?
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Dec 13, 2018
Melinda says her 18-year-old daughter, Cassidy, smashes and destroys anything around her and has assaulted her; Cassidy says it is all a lie and she is being falsely accused.
My Fiance Never Showed Up to Our Wedding, but I Still Love Him
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Dec 14, 2018
Sasha has a secret to reveal to her family and friends a month after her fiance left her at the altar and her 125 guests, who had traveled from all over the country, and even abroad, were turned away by the wedding venue.
Scott Peterson's Sister-in-Law: “Scott Is Innocent”
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Dec 17, 2018
Janey, the sister-in-law of convicted murderer Scott Peterson, brings evidence to Dr. Phil that she says will prove Peterson didn't murder his wife, Laci.
Husband, Father, Murderer: Inside the Chris Watts Case
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Dec 18, 2018
A team of investigators and a criminal profiler go inside the mind of Chris Watts, the seemingly doting father who murdered his pregnant wife and two daughters.
Missing: Where Is Corinna Slusser?; Girls Gone Update: Ebby Found
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Dec 19, 2018
The disappearance of 19-year-old Corinna Slusser; the body of a missing teen is found.
From Disney Star to Homeless and in Danger: Will Orlando Brown Accept Life-Saving Treatment?
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Dec 20, 2018
A former child star hits rock bottom. Best known for his starring role on the hit Disney Channel show “That’s So Raven” Orlando Brown won over fans with his smile and charm. But now, .. show full overview
Controversial Parenting Gone Viral
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Dec 21, 2018
Examining the controversial practice of parental humiliation, and whether its tactics could be considered child abuse.
The Incomparable Kathy Bates
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Jan 03, 2019
Acclaimed actress Kathy Bates talks about her battle with cancer, living with the disease lymphedema, and her work with advocates at the Lymphatic Education and Research Network.
I Am Not Mentally Ill But I Am the Reincarnation of Pocahontas
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Jan 04, 2019
Ayanna says she is the reincarnation of Pocahontas and claims she even has memories from the 1600s.
I Believe I’m Being Electronically Harassed And Tricked Into Seeing Aliens!
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Jan 07, 2019
Three years ago, after attempting to summon UFOS, Debbie says she began seeing aliens and other apparitions in and around her home. Debbie says she thought she was going crazy or had .. show full overview
Teenage Brides and Horrific Abuse: Escaping the Secret Life of Polygamy
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Jan 08, 2019
It’s a story Dr. Phil has been deeply involved in for over 13 years, and with an estimated 10,000 current members, one he vows to continue to cover until the alleged abuse in the .. show full overview
A Secret Revealed; “My Sister-in-Law is a Danger to Her Son”
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Jan 09, 2019
Megan says that six months ago, she was shocked to discover that her sister-in-law, Lindsay, was hiding a dark secret, and her brother, Chad, was covering up for her. Megan says all was .. show full overview
“Tales of Deception and Terror: Virtual Kidnapping” And “A Deadly Love Scam, Deceit and 'Dirty John'”
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Jan 10, 2019
Andy and his wife, Bridget, say they were petrified after receiving a call from a scammer posing as a kidnapper who claimed he was holding their daughter, Sam, hostage for ransom .. show full overview
My Lazy Son Has No Empathy for My Cancer” And “My Mom Acts Like My Sister and Not My Mother
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Jan 11, 2019
Vera says her 22-year-old son, Michael, always had a comfortable life. But when she got diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, her son’s life was turned upside down. She says Michael is .. show full overview
What Happened to the Bakersfield 3?
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Jan 14, 2019
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Bakersfield 3: What the Profiler Revealed
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Jan 15, 2019
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I Regret Agreeing to My Wife Being a Sugar Baby
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Jan 16, 2019
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A Member of My Secret Facebook Group Got Me Fired. I'm Afraid She's Stalking Me
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Jan 17, 2019
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A Young Woman Tormented by Memories of Abuse: But Are They Real?
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Jan 18, 2019
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My Grandson's Father Nearly Killed Us and His Mother Is Battling Us in Court
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Jan 21, 2019
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My Son Lost $60,000 Gambling from My Basement and Now Can’t Raise His Children!
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Jan 22, 2019
Lori says her handsome nephew, John, went from a high school star athlete to a losing gambler. She claims John has lost every penny he has ever made, has ruined his parents’ credit, .. show full overview
Please Convince My Daughter She Has an Eating Disorder
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Jan 23, 2019
Eighteen-year-old Maddie says she doesn’t have an eating disorder even though her mother, Melissa, stepfather, Greg, and grandmother, Linda, claim Maddie is slowly starving herself to .. show full overview
My Husband Told My Best Friend I Was Dying and Asked Her to Marry Him
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Jan 24, 2019
Penny says when she lost her close friend, Glena, she offered comfort to Glena’s grief-stricken husband, Glen, but was shocked when he leaned over and tried to kiss her on the day of the .. show full overview
Vanished Without a Trace: Girlfriend Missing 26 Years
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Jan 25, 2019
Twenty-year-old Laurie Depies vanished without a trace 26 years ago from her boyfriend, Marc’s, apartment parking lot at around 10 p.m. The only clue she left behind was a cup on the .. show full overview
Criminal Love: Why Women Date Inmates
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Jan 28, 2019
While looking for a partner online, most people worry the person they meet might have dark secrets in their past — but for some women, dating a criminal is actually part of the search .. show full overview
In Love with a Rageaholic
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Jan 29, 2019
Althea says she feels like a prisoner trapped in a rage-filled relationship with her partner, Kevin, and has resorted to secretly taping his anger to have proof; Kevin says his rage is a result of brain trauma, and receives the results of an MRI.
Our Son Is a 40-Year-Old Homeless Car Career
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Jan 30, 2019
Mark says he chooses to live in his beat-up car, held together with bungee cords and glue, because it gives him the freedom to travel, which broadens his horizons; his family says he needs to get his life together and stop acting like an adolescent.
The Boy Under the Stairs: Hero Siblings Speak Out
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Jan 31, 2019
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I'm Afraid of My Out-of-Control, Video-Gaming Addicted Son
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Feb 01, 2019
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Our Lying Ex-Boyfriend is the Next Dirty John
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Feb 04, 2019
Tiffany says her relationship with her son’s father, Erik, was destroyed by his constant lying and empty promises, to the point where she completely cut him off and has not seen him in .. show full overview
More Ex-Girlfriends Confront Accused Con Man Erik
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Feb 05, 2019
Tiffany and Sheka from Monday’s show are not the only ones who accuse their ex-boyfriend, Erik, of constant lying and scamming throughout their relationships. Today, Dr. Phil hears from .. show full overview
The BTK Killer’s Daughter Speaks Out and The Mysterious Case of Crystal Rogers
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Feb 06, 2019
Dr. Phil sits down with Kerri Rawson, author of A Serial Killer’s Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love, And Overcoming. Kerri’s father, Dennis Rader, is also known as the notorious serial .. show full overview
My Fiancé Believes He's a Superhero
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Feb 07, 2019
Kalan wrote into the show desperate for Dr. Phil’s help because she says her fiancé, Giovanni, made a major shift in his life goals. Just two days after he asked Kalan to marry him, she .. show full overview
Is My Nigerian Boyfriend Scamming Me?
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Feb 08, 2019
Sixty-four-year-old Josie says she met the love of her life, Victor, on Facebook. Even though he’s Nigerian, 30 years younger, and she’s never physically met him, she insists it’s true .. show full overview
Expelled, Handcuffed & Violent: My 14-Year-Old Daughter Is Out of Control
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Feb 11, 2019
Melissa says her 14-year-old daughter, Destoni, is aggressive, violent, and a bully. At home, she has chased her sister and babysitter with a butcher knife. At school, Destoni yells .. show full overview
Destoni's Drama: Will She Accept Help?
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Feb 12, 2019
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Melissa and her mother, Michelle, who say time is running out for 14-year-old Destoni. Melissa says her daughter’s outrageous behavior will land .. show full overview
Our Mother Is a Manipulator Who Abandoned Us as Children
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Feb 13, 2019
Dustin, Chance and Nova claim their mother, Sonya, is a liar and manipulator who neglected them their entire lives. According to the children, they grew up in deplorable conditions with .. show full overview
From Physician Assistant to Living in Her Truck With Foreign Language Syndrome
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Feb 14, 2019
Michelle and her daughter Brianna say her oldest daughter Tia – who recently changed her name to Rose – went from being a mom with a great job as a physician assistant to being .. show full overview
An Unspeakable Accusation: My Daughter Believes I Molested My Granddaughter
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Feb 15, 2019
Terrie says in 2017, her daughter, Kelly, accused her of molesting her 5-year-old daughter, Terrie’s granddaughter. Terrie insists this is completely untrue and insists she has never .. show full overview
My Ex is Trying to Erase Me from My Children’s Lives
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Feb 18, 2019
Dr. Phil speaks with exes, Libby and Brian, who say they’ve been at war over the custody of their two youngest children. Brian claims Libby has poisoned their children against him and .. show full overview
An Estranged Father Finally Confronts His Children
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Feb 19, 2019
On Monday, Dr. Phil didn’t allow exes Libby and Brian to appear on stage because he believed they had an inability to put their animosity for each other aside for the sake of their .. show full overview
Is a Serial-Killer Gang Murdering Young Men Across the U.S.?
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Feb 20, 2019
A team of retired investigators, Kevin Gannon, Anthony Duarte, Mike Donovan and Dr. Lee Gilbertson, say a spray-painted smiley face with a taunting grin could be the disturbing signature .. show full overview
Insta-Famous to Insta-Lonely
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Feb 21, 2019
Ava says that her one goal in life is to be Insta-famous and she’ll stop at nothing to get there, but she says her real-life relationships are suffering because of her online .. show full overview
“Held Captive, Drugged, and Abused by My Own Father”
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Feb 22, 2019
Tatiana says from ages 6-25, her father forced her to do drugs so he could physically and sexually abuse her. She also claims he tortured her and would beat her feet with a bat to the .. show full overview
Edge of Insanity: I Believe I Have a Second Schizophrenic Child
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Feb 25, 2019
Susan and Michael, parents of schizophrenic Janni, return to the show at odds over their 11-year-old son, Bodhi, who Susan is convinced is schizophrenic as well; Michael thinks Susan's quest for a diagnosis will harm their son.
A Second Schizophrenic Child or a Misdiagnosing Mom: Can Bodhi Be Helped?
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Feb 26, 2019
Dr. Phil continues his discussion with exes Michael and Susan about the care of 11-year-old Bodhi, who Susan insists is dealing with schizophrenia, just like their 16-year-old daughter, Janni.
The Controversy Over Hate Crimes
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Feb 27, 2019
The public was stunned when it was reported that beloved actor and singer Jussie Smollett was the victim of a hate crime several weeks ago. Then, the public was baffled again after .. show full overview
The Most Enabling Mother in America?
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Feb 28, 2019
Amy says her 20-year-old son, Jai, is a “rageaholic ticking time bomb” and worries he’s on the verge of seriously hurting someone, especially since he recently purchased a semi-automatic .. show full overview
Sex Trafficking Survivor Demands Answers from Her Therapist Mother
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Mar 01, 2019
Savannah was repeatedly sexually abused as a young child before being adopted at age 6. As a teenager, Savannah was involved in prostitution and was eventually kidnapped and sex .. show full overview
Reunion Gone Wrong?
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Mar 04, 2019
Lorie says her husband, Dan, knew years ago that she placed a baby for adoption when she was 15 years old and always supported her finding him again one day. But Dan says since Lorie .. show full overview
Exclusive: Chris Watts' Full Confession. His Daughter's Final Words
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Mar 05, 2019
A shocking new confession from Colorado killer Chris Watts. Authorities reportedly recorded audio of Watts during a brand-new five-hour prison interview. On the tape, Watts reportedly .. show full overview
Save My Beautiful Daughters from Their Narcissistic Father
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Mar 06, 2019
Stay-at-home mom Jessica claims her soon-to-be ex-husband of 23 years, Mike, is a narcissist who controls everything in her and their teenage daughters’ lives, especially the .. show full overview
The One Who Survived
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Mar 07, 2019
Over a 10-year period, Andrew Urdiales brutally murdered at least eight women in both California and Illinois. Jennifer Asbenson was kidnapped by Urdiales 26 years ago, but somehow, she .. show full overview
Lies, Betrayal and Custody: “It’s Been Two Years Since We’ve Seen Our Daughter”
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Mar 08, 2019
Danielle and Nick insist they were great parents to their now 8-year-old daughter. They claim it’s been nearly two years since Danielle’s sister, Kimberly, has “kidnapped” their .. show full overview
Exclusive: Grieving Parents React To Chris Watts Confession
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Mar 11, 2019
Authorities release a shocking five-hour prison confession from Colorado killer dad Chris Watts describing disturbing new details about the murder of his pregnant wife, Shan’ann, and .. show full overview
I Swiped Right on My Quadriplegic Boyfriend
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Mar 12, 2019
Harley says when she met her boyfriend, Bailey, on a dating app, she knew he was unable to walk but that didn’t stop her from getting to know him and falling in love. Now, three years .. show full overview
A Secret Revealed; “My Sister-in-Law is a Danger to Her Son”
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Mar 13, 2019
Megan says that six months ago, she was shocked to discover that her sister-in-law, Lindsay, was hiding a dark secret, and her brother, Chad, was covering up for her. Megan says all was .. show full overview
Our Lying Daughter Would Rather Live in a Car Than with Her Own Child
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Mar 14, 2019
Nancy is a concerned grandmother who says she’s pleading for her daughter, Paige’s, life because she claims Paige stopped caring for her 18-month-old little girl. Nancy and her husband, .. show full overview
A Therapist Involved in a Money Laundering Scam Faces Prison Time
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Mar 15, 2019
James says his 58-year-old Aunt Terri is a very smart and independent woman, who is a marriage counselor with a master’s degree in clinical psychology. James claims Aunt Terri has .. show full overview
The Master Mentalist
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Mar 18, 2019
We all know that information can be relayed via the five senses. But, do you believe information can be transmitted via a sixth sense, such as intuition? Master mentalist Lior Suchard .. show full overview
Hidden: The Girl Abducted and Held Captive for 29 Days
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Mar 19, 2019
The unbelievable story of a 15-year-old girl, kidnapped, abused, and hidden in a closet for 29 days. Jasmine Block was lured into a car by a family friend, and that’s when her nightmare .. show full overview
I’ve Been Hacked for 5 Years and It’s Destroying My Family
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Mar 20, 2019
Stacey and Andy claim for the past five years, their lives have been torn apart by a vicious hacker who will stop at nothing to torture them. They say this attack is personal and meant .. show full overview
Arrested for Keying Ex-Boyfriend’s Car
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Mar 21, 2019
Autumn says she was called a “crazy, jealous girlfriend” after a video of her keying her ex-boyfriend’s car went viral. But Autumn claims she was pushed to the point of insanity after .. show full overview
Dad Confronts Daughter’s Abuser
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Mar 22, 2019
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with D’Andre, who claims that his abusive relationship with his girlfriend, Autumn, is partly due to what he calls her “messed up” upbringing. And, .. show full overview
Disappeared into Thin Air: What Really Happened to Karlie Guse?
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Mar 25, 2019
In the early morning hours of October 13, 2018, 16-year-old Karlie Gusé disappeared from her home in rural California — seemingly vanishing into thin air. Karlie’s father, Zac, and .. show full overview
Finger Pointing and Accusations: Will Karlie Guse Be Found?
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Mar 26, 2019
Dr. Phil continues to delve into the mysterious disappearance of 16-year-old Karlie Gusé who vanished from stepmother, Melissa, and father, Zac’s, home in the early morning hours of .. show full overview
Hollywood Obsessed: The Black Dahlia Murder Mystery New Evidence Found
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Mar 27, 2019
In 1947, a 22-year-old woman was found murdered in a vacant lot in Los Angeles. Her story became highly publicized due to the graphic nature of the crime, which included her body being .. show full overview
Once a Hotshot Rapper, Now Homeless, Addicted and Destroying His Family
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Mar 28, 2019
Stephanie says she dresses up like a homeless boy to blend in so she can search the streets for her homeless, heroin-addicted boyfriend, David, who goes by the name “2B”. Tina, “2B’s” .. show full overview
My Wife Refuses To Admit She's Been Unfaithful Hundreds Of Times
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Mar 29, 2019
Jeff insists his wife, Audrey, has been hiding a secret from him for 20 years! Jeff says he is convinced Audrey is a dangerous sex addict who has had affairs with hundreds of men over .. show full overview
I Believe Global Terrorists Are Poisoning Me
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Apr 01, 2019
Cheryl says she believes that a global terror network is experimenting on her with lethal chemicals, Saudi Arabia is funding a U.S. terror attack, and she will be killed by lethal .. show full overview
Let Me Live My Life!
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Apr 02, 2019
Two women at different stages of their lives say that their families are not supportive of the way they want to live their life. Russell says his brilliant 20-year-old daughter, Sarah .. show full overview
Jonestown: Stories of Strength and Survival
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Apr 03, 2019
Just over 40 years ago, on November 18, 1978, the largest number of intentional American civilian deaths until 9/11 took place in the jungles of Guyana in an area dubbed Jonestown. Over .. show full overview
Mother Knows Best: A Story of Munchausen By Proxy and Murder
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Apr 04, 2019
In a bizarre case of abuse, Gypsy Rose Blanchard’s mother forced her to pretend she was sick, made her undergo countless surgeries, shaved her head, had a feeding tube inserted and even .. show full overview
Gypsy Rose: From Wheelchair Bound to Behind Bars for Murder
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Apr 05, 2019
A severe case of Munchausen syndrome by proxy leads to murder. Gypsy Rose Blanchard decided that killing her own mother was her only way to escape years of abuse. She reveals her story to Dr. Phil in an exclusive interview.
Blinded By Love
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Apr 08, 2019
Kelly says her daughter, Amanda, is madly in love with a severe epileptic who refuses to take his meds and has seizures almost every day. Kelly says she wants her daughter to move on, .. show full overview
I Want My Vindictive Millionaire Mother Out of My Life
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Apr 09, 2019
Forty-three-year-old Jason says he grew up living a high-class life, jetting off on international trips on private jets and enjoying family vacations on stunning beaches. Jason says .. show full overview
An Unfit Mother or an Alienating Grandma? Family’s Decade-Long Drama
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Apr 10, 2019
Cindy originally wrote to Dr. Phil in 2009, claiming her daughter Jessica was making poor decisions – engaging in abusive relationships, abusing drugs and alcohol, and having two .. show full overview
Our 6-Year-Old Son was Murdered by His Grandmother
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Apr 11, 2019
Zack and Spring’s 6-year-old son, Mason, was murdered in 2014 by his grandmother. Spring says her mother-in-law, Martha, lured her grandson into the bathroom two days before his seventh .. show full overview
Cutting Ties: My Mother is Too Toxic to Tolerate
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Apr 12, 2019
Claudia and her two daughters, Celia and Ciara, are trying to find a way to reconnect. The two sisters grew up in totally different situations and households. One was placed in an open .. show full overview
The Aftermath of Murder: A Mother and Her Surviving Sons
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Apr 15, 2019
Carina wrote in to the show haunted by horrific grief. She says she needs Dr. Phil’s help to put her life back together for her two teenage boys. She says she now has to drink herself .. show full overview
I Look in the Mirror and See a Monster
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Apr 16, 2019
Molly claims she devotes her entire day to obsessing over her appearance, which, some days, prevents her from even leaving her home. Molly’s older sister, Ashly, admits she has .. show full overview
My 45-Year-Old Brother is a Loser Who Lives in His Childhood Bedroom!
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Apr 17, 2019
Sixteen years ago, Monica’s 45-year-old brother, Jeff, moved back into his childhood bedroom in his mother’s home and has never left. Monica claims Jeff is lazy, entitled, and takes .. show full overview
The Fire is Out But the Scars Still Burn
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Apr 18, 2019
Rich says 10 years ago, 30 seconds changed his family’s life forever when an electrical fire destroyed his home. His 10-year-old daughter, Reina, was trapped inside her bedroom while .. show full overview
I Treat My Pet Pigs Better Than My Noisy-Eating Fiancé
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Apr 19, 2019
Ann Marie says her pet pigs are nothing compared to the slurping, munching, crunching, chewing, jaw-cracking noises her soon-to-be husband, Jimmy, makes when he is eating! Just a few .. show full overview
Staircase Mystery
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Apr 22, 2019
After spending eight years in prison, Michael Peterson, the North Carolina novelist notoriously accused of murdering his wife, defends his innocence. Investigators said there was far .. show full overview
The Staircase Mystery: Innocent? Or Did a Murderer Walk Free?
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Apr 23, 2019
Notoriously dubbed “The Staircase Killer” in the media, Michael Peterson insists he is innocent, and that his wife Kathleen’s fall down the stairs was an accident. But prosecutors .. show full overview
Teacher Becomes Guardian to Protect Student From Mother
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Apr 24, 2019
Seventeen-year-old Adrianna says she didn’t go to school for a whole year because her mother, Jennifer, pulled her out to be homeschooled. But instead, she says she was home babysitting .. show full overview
Madly in Love, But Related
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Apr 25, 2019
Angie and Michael say they have been in love since they were young children, despite being first cousins. The couple married in Colorado because their home state of Utah does not .. show full overview
Terminal Cancer, a Disability, and a Non-Existent Family: Will Sarah Ever Stop Lying?
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Apr 26, 2019
Brian, Liz, and Bethany are all ready to face a former friend, Sarah, after learning the truth behind her lies. They say Sarah faked terminal cancer, pregnancies, miscarriages, and went .. show full overview
Liar, Liar: Sarah Faces Her Accusers
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Apr 29, 2019
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Brian, Liz, and Bethany, who claim their former friend, Sarah, fabricated multiple stories about herself, including that she had terminal cancer .. show full overview
Abducted and Abused by a Serial Kidnapper
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Apr 30, 2019
Fifteen years ago, 5-year-old Brittany Fish was abducted by a serial child predator and kidnapper right outside her home. Her abductor, Kevin Schaus, left Brittany hogtied with barbed .. show full overview
From “Perfect” Mom to Homeless, Incarcerated, and Addicted
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May 01, 2019
Kami was once described as a “perfect” suburban mother of four. But all that changed after she was accused of having sex with a 17-year-old friend of her teenage daughter, and her drug .. show full overview
Kami Storms Off: Will She Accept Help?
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May 02, 2019
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Kami, a self-admitted homeless drug addict and mother of four who stormed off the stage just moments after facing her two daughters and younger .. show full overview
Is This Scam Artist Ready to Come Clean?
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May 03, 2019
Michael is an admitted liar who now claims he’s a changed man and wants to “come clean” about all his past lies and deceptions, including some that have landed him behind bars. In 2016, .. show full overview
Did My Daughter Lie About Her Father Molesting Her?
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May 06, 2019
ill and her ex-husband, Brent, claim their 14-year-old daughter, Kendall, smokes marijuana and has falsely accused family members of abuse. Two years ago, Kendall accused her mother and .. show full overview
14-Year-Old Kendall Confronts Her Family: Did the Abuse Happen?
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May 07, 2019
Dr. Phil finally meets 14-year-old Kendall, as she confronts her family members. Kendall accuses her mother, Jill, of hitting her and her stepfather, Anthony, of threatening her, which .. show full overview
Color Me Badd: Addiction, Arrests and A Band Member Pushed On Stage
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May 08, 2019
r. Phil talks with the lead singer of 90's R&B group Color Me Badd, Bryan Abrams, about his addictions to alcohol, pills and food. His wife, Kim, says their marriage has been a struggle .. show full overview
Our Father was Shot by a Sniper after Robbing a Bank and We Haven’t Spoken in 5 Years
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May 09, 2019
On January 10, 2016, Barbara and her daughters, Daria and Nikki, watched on TV as their father was shot and killed by a police sniper when he attempted to rob a bank. They claim this was .. show full overview
I Cannot Leave My House Because I Fear I Will Die
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May 10, 2019
Due to her extreme agoraphobia, Kirstie says she has only ventured outside her home further than her mailbox one time in the last 14 months, and that was via ambulance to the hospital. .. show full overview
M.I.A., Drunk and in Denial: Worst Grandmother of the Year?
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May 13, 2019
Nikki and Paige claim their mother, Leigh, is an alcoholic who has “gone missing” at least 40 times, abandoned them as teens in a foreclosed home without electricity or running water, .. show full overview
My Family Thinks I’m Being Scammed – I Love ‘Louise.’ Help Me Bring Her Home From Berlin!
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May 14, 2019
Ralph says he is eager to meet his beautiful girlfriend, “Louise,” who has been stuck overseas in Berlin, Germany for over eight months. He says they met online but have yet to meet in .. show full overview
Finding “Louise”: Love Scam or Real Love?
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May 15, 2019
Dr. Phil continues his global investigation to help unite Ralph with his girlfriend, “Louise,” who has been stuck in Berlin, Germany for the past eight months. Ralph says he has no .. show full overview
Meddling Daughters or Drunk, Predator Dad in Denial?
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May 16, 2019
Lying about jobs, being inappropriate with young women, and getting DUIs -- that’s how Brittany, Brandi and Brooklyn describe their father, Lance. They want him to change, but they say .. show full overview
Impostor Poses as Missing Boy: Where is the Real Timmothy Pitzen?
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May 17, 2019
Timmothy Pitzen was just 6 years old when he disappeared in 2011. His mother, Amy, lied about a family emergency, took him out of school, and left. The two were spotted together at a .. show full overview
I Think My Husband is Cheating and I Have Proof
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May 20, 2019
Angie says she is convinced that her husband of 23 years, Joe, is having an affair right under her nose with a 21-year-old woman. Angie says she installed surveillance cameras all around .. show full overview
Angie’s Demands: DNA Test, A Polygraph or a Confession. Is Joe Cheating?
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May 21, 2019
Joe says for the past two years, he has felt like a prisoner in his own home, and his wife, Angie, is the warden. He says Angie won’t let him out of her sight because she’s convinced .. show full overview
Violent, Angry and on the Edge: My Daughter Wants Me Dead
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May 22, 2019
Donna claims her 28-year-old daughter, Brittany, is explosively violent and angry and she is terrified that Brittany will follow through on her threats to kill her family one day. .. show full overview
A Hostile Hotel Showdown: Can Brittany be Helped?
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May 23, 2019
Donna and her ex-husband, Steven, both claim their 28-year-old daughter, Brittany, is violent, angry and out of control. After a tense reunion with Steven and an explosive confrontation .. show full overview
A Daughter’s Brutal Murder; Her Father’s Quest for Justice
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May 24, 2019
Lindsay was a 24-year-old real estate agent when she was targeted and brutally murdered. Lindsay’s father, Jeff, says he is willing to die in pursuit of justice for Lindsay, so much so, .. show full overview
Stalking, Cheating Allegations and Debt! My Husband's Paranoia Is Destroying the Family!
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Jul 15, 2019
Angelique says her husband, Tommy, is so paranoid she's having an affair that she has to FaceTime him more than 20 times a day, send him pictures, and check in constantly to prove she's not lying about her whereabouts.
Dr. Phil, Help Our Marriage & My Wife's Kidnapping 35+ Years Ago Captured Our Future Together
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Aug 26, 2019
Shelly says her new husband is verbally abusive and controlling, and she wants Dr. Phil's help to save her marriage; kidnapping survivor Sandra's anxiety and trauma still affect her daily life and relationship with her husband.
Our Preppy and Privileged Son Is Now a Wannabe Gangster
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Aug 27, 2019
Parents are shocked and horrified to see what 15-year-old Dawson, who idealizes a criminal lifestyle, has been up to right in their well-off neighborhood; a former gang member and a paralyzed woman help explain the consequences of dangerous behavior.
Family Destroyed by Sexual Abuse, Secrets and Lies
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Aug 28, 2019
Beth says she and her husband are done bankrolling their 26-year-old daughter, Megan, who claims to have been sexually abused, raped, thrown out on the streets, abducted, beaten, sex-trafficked and chained to a bed.
Our Mother Was Diagnosed With Munchausen by Proxy
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Aug 29, 2019
Shauna's children say she created non-existent illnesses and put them through painful, dangerous medical workups and also locked her sons in a cage and threw them around the room; her then-husband says he had no idea she was harming the children.
The 47-Year-Old Relationship Virgin
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Sep 03, 2019
Forty-seven-year-old Adam says he needs Dr. Phil’s help because he’s never had a girlfriend, never been in love, and no woman has ever loved him. He says out of the hundreds of dates .. show full overview
Child Kidnapped, Starved and Beaten
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Sep 04, 2019
Elsa says she was abused almost daily and beaten with ropes, chains, whips and umbrellas by the people she thought were her adoptive parents, Joe and his wife, Evangeline. Elsa claims .. show full overview
A Thanksgiving Disaster, a Burned Toddler and a Family at Odds
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Sep 05, 2019
Jacob’s son Blake was burned at 2 1/2 years old on a treadmill in his sister Ellen’s home at Thanksgiving in 2014. Jacob claims Ellen was 100% responsible for his son’s injuries and .. show full overview
17x183 Season finale
“We Gave Our 31-Year-Old Daughter a Curfew and Tracked Her on GPS … But She’s Still a Liar and a Drunk”
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Sep 06, 2019
Twelve years ago, Sara says she gave birth to a baby girl and then, two years later, had a baby boy. After saying she did not connect with her son, Sara eventually gave him to his father .. show full overview

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