• Air date: 13 Sep '21 59 episodes
      Using the power of television, Dr. Phil McGraw presents compelling stories about real people with a variety of emotional and behavioral problems, stripping away the shame and embarrassment that too often keep people from seeking help. Its a show that is suppose to help people with their problems and to find a solution on live TV .
  • List of Episodes (59)
    • 1. Murder in Mexico? 

      13 Sep '21
      Authorities in Cancun, Mexico, say vacationer Elijah Snow's death was an accident, but in an exclusive interview, wife Jamie reveals the evidence she says suggests he was brutally killed.
    • 2. The Untold Story of "Dirty John" Meehan's First Wife

      14 Sep '21
      Tonia Bales (podcast "The First Wife: John Meehan's Reign of Terror") is joined by his second wife, Debra Newell (book "Surviving Dirty John: My True Story of Love, Lies and Murder") and daughter Terra Newell, who fatally stabbed him in self-defense.
    • 3. In Love or in Denial?

      15 Sep '21
      Fran says she's in love with a man she has never met and hopes to prove to everyone that not only is their love real, but he is real too; her siblings say he is only in the "relationship" for the money -- Fran has sent him over $30,000.
    • 4. My Husband's Cheating Went Viral

      16 Sep '21
      When Jenaye posted an emotional video online about uncovering husband James' infidelity, she never imagined it would go viral; he says he is willing to do anything to avoid losing his family; his former hairstylist creates more drama.
    • 5. The Husband, the Wife and the Mistress

      17 Sep '21
      Jenaye meets the woman with whom her husband, James, cheated on their fifth wedding anniversary; Chelsey says she believes she has done nothing wrong -- and that she, too, is a victim.
    • 6. Missing "Van Life" Woman's Father Speaks Out

      20 Sep '21
      In July 2021, 22-year-old Gabby Petito set off from Florida on a cross-country van trip with her fiancé, but two months later, he returned alone; her desperate father pleads for answers about the missing young woman.
    • 7. Beauty and the Boxer

      21 Sep '21
      Brian "The Bull" Barbosa, two-time Interim World Middleweight boxing champion, admits there is something seriously wrong with his brain; Dr. Phil reveals the results of a state-of-the-art brain scan he set up for Brian to take.
    • 8. "Van Life" to Vanished: Inside Gabby Petito's Disappearance and Death

      22 Sep '21
      What 22-year-old "van life" blogger Gabby Petito's final videos reveal about what might have happened to her; police release body cam footage of distraught Gabby crying about an altercation with her fiancé in the days before she disappeared.
    • 9. Battles of a Bulimic Cook

      23 Sep '21
      Josh wrote to Dr. Phil desperate for help to save his brother, Dustin’s, life. Josh says after years of battling addiction, there’s one thing that his little brother just cannot quit, and that’s his bulimia. His mom, Melissa, says she’s a registered nurse but cannot save her own son. Dustin says he’s tried everything to recover from his eating disorder, but nothing has worked.
    • 10. Flightmares

      24 Sep '21
      Dr. Phil meets airline passengers who filmed what became viral videos of physical altercations, verbal abuse and "entitled" behavior; two people who were kicked off their flights blame their flight attendant's "abuse of power."
    • 11. "Post Malone" Love Story or Scam?

      27 Sep '21
      Megan and Brandy say their 69-year-old grandmother, Gail, is being catfished by a scammer posing as musical artist Post Malone, and they are worried for her safety and mental health; Gail wants to prove that the relationship is real.
    • 12. My Boyfriend Is Stalking Me!

      28 Sep '21
      Sabrina says she has a relentless, obsessed stalker who monitors her every move -- her boyfriend of six years, Harold; he says he has no choice but to stalk her because she's become "untrustworthy" ever since her "Brazilian butt lift" surgery.
    • 13. My Mother, the Ex-Madam

      29 Sep '21
      Emily says her childhood was full of dysfunction because her mother, Linda, lived a double life as a suburban housewife and a drug-addicted "madam" who oversaw two brothels that serviced rich and powerful men.
    • 14. Mexico Plastic Surgery Meltdown

      30 Sep '21
      Samantha says her mini gastric bypass surgery in Tijuana went terribly wrong, and when she wanted to leave the hospital, her husband, Josh, stood by and would not help her leave -- and now her fears are tearing apart her already fractured family.
    • 15. Old, Bold, and Breaking the Mold

      01 Oct '21
      Former guest Lydia, 80, aka "Glamma," meets three wealthy eligible bachelors, who each take her on a date; Annie, 82, is a social media influencer with more than 250,000 followers; Ernestine, an 85-year-old bodybuilder, trains clients half her age.
    • 16. Come Clean to Get Clean

      04 Oct '21
      Kelli, 32, says she has been to multiple drug and alcohol detox and rehab centers but can't stay clean; her mother says it's because Kelli refuses to face her traumas, and they are keeping her stuck in her addictions.
    • 17. Gabby Petito's Family Speaks Out

      05 Oct '21
      Gabby Petito's parents are all interviewed together for the first time since the 22-year-old "Van Life" vlogger's body was discovered in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, as the manhunt for her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, continues.
    • 18. Gabby's Parents Come Together

      06 Oct '21
      Gabby Petito's parents tell where they believe Brian Laundrie may be hiding and what they hope happens to him if he was involved in Gabby's death; their reaction to the latest developments in their daughter's case.
    • 19. Last Ditch Attempt to Save My Daughter

      07 Oct '21
      Dr. Phil welcomes back previous guest Heather and her daughter, Marissa, who is rebelling in dangerous ways, and reads a chilling text exchange in which Marissa says she has attempted to kill her mother.
    • 20. Broken Ties and Financial Lies

      08 Oct '21
      Susan says her daughter, Emma, has always had a troubled life of drugs and abuse and that things took a turn for the worse when Emma's fiancé died of an overdose, leaving her alone with her two children.
    • 21. Murder in the Suburbs Part 1

      11 Oct '21
      On an early June morning in 2007, 32-year-old Chris Vaughn was found limping away from his SUV with two non-fatal gunshot wounds. His children, 12-year-old Abigayle, 11-year-old Cassandra, and 8-year-old Blake, were found dead, seated together in the rear passenger seat, each shot twice. The body of Chris’ wife, Kimberly, was in the front passenger seat, slumped over the center console with a single contact gunshot wound under her chin. Chris’ handgun was found on the floorboard near her
    • 22. Murder in the Suburbs: Inside the SUV

      12 Oct '21
      Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Chris Vaughn’s parents, Gail and Pierre, who say they believe their son is innocent of committing the murders of their three grandchildren and daughter-in-law. Chris recently spoke out about the horrific morning of June 14, 2007, for the first time, when he sent Gail and Pierre a letter giving his explanation on what happened. For the past 14 years, private investigator Bill Clutter has been investigating the case and claims, with the help of Chris’
    • 23. My Little 9-Year-Old Terror

      13 Oct '21
      Michelle says her 9-year-old son, Raymond, has screamed, cursed, and punched others since the age of 3 -- and even recently gave his grandmother a black eye! Michelle says she’s exhausted spending so much time trying to keep up with Raymond’s latest diagnoses and trying new medications that doctors prescribe for him. But Michelle’s family members say they want to know if Raymond’s issues are real or if he’s just choosing to act out? Certified Behavioral Analyst Megan St. Clair and
    • 24. Stop My Brother's Idiocy

      14 Oct '21
      Carlea wrote into the show desperate for Dr. Phil’s help because she claims her brother, Jay, is an egotistical,untruthful narcissist who physically abused the mother of his child, Cassie. Carlea says her nephew, Ky, deserves better, and Jay needs to be Ky’s father 100 percent of the time; not after the next girl, the next party, or the next group of what she calls “idiots” he wants to associate with. Jay and Cassie both agree they do not know how to co-parent, and the only one they
    • 25. Finding Andrea

      15 Oct '21
      On August 13, 2019, 37-year-old Andrea Knabel, an outgoing and devoted mother of two who volunteered for a group that helps find missing people, disappeared; it turns out that Andrea was hiding several secrets about her risky behavior.