Dr. Phil

Weekdays on Premiered Sep 16, 2002 In Season


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  • To busy trying peddle family members a career

    What's sad is how bad it's become.. He'd b ok if he'd quit peddling his family.. Wife's skin care line, really??? Her face is so full of fillers, cheek and chin implants, second set of tell the truth Ms P you didn't get the tight stretched skin from your jars but from a plastic surgeon.. She's to the point of scary looking..

    Then he's peddling his son and "perfect" wife which we all know was part of a playboy triplet pinup...

    While he's busy peddling all of them notoriety and fame, has anyone notice how slow he seems.. Constantly repeating himself and clearing his throat as if waiting direction in his ear phones??Walking with almost a shuffle gait as he walks off stage?? Hmmm?

    And for the ppl who become offended at reviews.. Well it's called reviews, give your review of the show (as the forum was intended for) not nasty rude comments referring to ppls review you do not concur with as being fat, ugly, jealous inferior beings..
  • December 16, 2015 lost a child show

    If you think Dr. Phil helps people on his show , I would advise you to do a little more research. I watched a taping of Phil Mcgraws show that was about my friend and her grief for her lost daughter. I won't call him a doctor because if he was a doctor , his ethics are in direct conflict with do no harm. Phill McGraw controls every aspect of the show, so he knows the tactics his producers use to create a bad guy in the family. In this case it was the grieving mother. His producers knowingly and persistently created friction between the mother and her surviving children when her producer, Daniel, came into their rooms and told her, her kids were coming for blood. Then he went back to the kids and told them their mother was calling them liars. They also told the children that the robbery that occurred to their mother, which caused her to suffer from PTSD didn't happen the way she said so her son called her a liar on camera. Some how I don't think the bank would have made a six figure settlement if there was no harm inflicted. The producers promised to provide therapy for the family which was not offered after the show as promised. So a family in crisis came for help and was left in more conflict than ever. Good for you Phil McGraw! You got your ratings and produced a show based on complete twisting of the facts. My friend is the kindest, most generous, honest person I have ever known and you threw her under the freight train so you could look like a hero. Hope your proud of your self Phil McGraw! Hope you and your crew enjoy the holiday season at home with your families and you can leave all the ugly details of how you do your jobs at the studio because my friend has absolutely no chance of having her family for Christmas, thanks to you! Sincerely Georgy
  • Rude people

    I have read all the comments and the people that talk about Dr. Phil getting old well yea we do dumb asses. And the way people talk about Robin maybe you should look in the mirror and you jealous of her. Stop being a hater and your probably bit fuck ugly and fat your self. He has helped so many people and your all you can say is he is getting old and his wife

    Grow up people.

  • 11/27/2015 Show

    Dr. Phil tries to handle some of these parents with compassion and not too harshly. Perhaps he senses they are unable to take his being too firm and direct with them.

    Does not the fact that the 13 year old boy spent the first three years of his life being raised by his aunt, as well as he has stated he DOES NOT like being in the basement and wants to be upstairs with the rest of the family, have SOME bearing on his behavior combined with the rest of the things going on in his life???
  • dr phil and Mrs filler

    I don't know if it's me or what but dr phil is looking old and walking really slower lately as he walks off the stage and grabs Mrs fills hand. So it looks like an old man and his pretending to be 21 y/o wife walking hand and hand into the sunset. He also repeats degrading remarks to his guests over and over again. He talks about stupid topics now like one step above jerry Springer. I saw one woman give it right back to him and loved it! He is constantly plugging his products and his website. I don't think he's a very nice man
  • He has no interest in helping people

    Dr Phil's motto is If you allow me to exploit you and your issues and completely humiliate you in a very condescending manner, then I'll send you off somewhere for someone else to help you!
  • dr akim

    how i got my husband back and got pregnant after 5 years!!!my husband has been patient with me and has been encouraging me that it will be best if we had hopes that we will have a child one year,we had a little fight and he demanded for a divorce and i was so down because without him,i am left me and the next day i met him with another woman in a shopping even tried talking to him but he pretended he didn't know told my sister about it and she introduced me to the Famous Prophet Akim,who helps in so many contacted him and he did his thing,before i knew it,the next day Moric called me and apologized that he was sorry for everything and that i should take him back and that he will cancel the divorce,i had no choice than to accept him,and we have been living happily until i felt sick and went for check up and the doctor confirmed me am so happy and all thanks to Dr Akim for all his him now for any kind of problem and he will surely try his best to make you happy. His email is thanks once again Dr Akim for everything :)
  • Perpetual plugging of Dr. On Demand, Books and Robin's Skin Care

    Dr. Phil has become a shyster. His show has become a platform for his Dr. On Demand app and his numerous books, plus for His wax museum wife Robin's skin care line. It is almost disgusting to see him continually plug his products and actually flies in conflict with his stated purpose of wanting to change people's only at the expense of the Mcgraw family doing their snake oil presentation every single show!
  • infomercials

    Some days the show has become an infomercial for Robin's skin care products. Her face, however, is not a very good testament for her products. She looks alien and frozen in place. Her lips have been "plumped" so much that she can't seem to close them. She must have been pretty at one time but she has taken the surgery and Botox way too far.
  • Good/Bad

    Interesting subjects . I like that Dr Phil helps people. Must be a good tax write off. Not to say he's not genuine. He and his wife have good causes they support. BUT Dr Phil is very smug, even rude. Sometimes just outright exploiting those who do not know better, for ratings. It seems often he's listening but not really hearing guests. Yes,he's heard it hundreds of times. But not everyone is a moron .Give them some credit and dig a little. Have an open mind. No one knows it all ,not even him.
  • Race card

    Now Dr Phil is cashing in on the emotional white on black race card just like main stream media. He is another Al Shapton or cnn. Dr Phil: Try doing a program on "white girls bleed a lot" or the topic "don't make the black kid angry". You want truth? Or cash?
  • Mom hasnt spoken to daughter in seven years

    Try 25 years and the grandchildren are grown kept from their grandmother and there are no explanations except religion and a possible roach. Add to the mix the son is a minister and his wife is the daughter of a pastor who demanded my son untie his apron strings to his family but his daughter did not have to untie her apron strings. My mother was not did not even raise me however I loved her because she was my mother not because of what she did or did not do. On the March 5th, 2015 show I think Jen needs to understand she is not perfect. I am an adult as well as an abused child. A lot of the people who abused me are now dead and gone but they are still in my head and govern much of my thinking. Sometimes isolation is the only way to deal with abuse. That's what I have chosen to do rather than allow my son and his wife to abuse me any longer.
  • Robin should try this

    I think Robin should try the ice mask from nuvovisage
  • Don't watch him anymore same old thing

    it is the same topic everyday seems like he keeps doing the something everyday

    also pushing his wife's product like a tv spot is kinda of cheep can they not do commercials on tv for them?

    I stopped watching about a year ago after seeing off and on internet dating cheating fighting families drug abuse can not there be more then this?

    I starting watching Live well network but now that abc took that network off for us non cable and dish people will have too look at the radio

  • A fake scam boyfriend

    Hi my name is Sheryl Kervin, I need your help with my situation about not to believe so easily that he loves me and I trust too easily. I have this greatly big soft heart. He brainwashed me that he's real and he claims he's marrying me and is already planning a bomb Wedding. I found out he betrayed me and lied to me. I am heartbroken and wants your help to find out who really this person is and make him pay for using me and wreck my heart. May I have your help with this issue and resolve this. I've never met this person before and he was supposed to show up at the airport to meet me, he never came for the third time. It hurts me and upsets me . I'm forgiving person I gave him many chances. Still... haven't met him or see real person of what he looks like and I've wondered for so long does he ever exists? There were so many emails between him and I.

    Please contact me through this email of mine,

    Many Thank you . I look forward hearing from you.
  • Police bashing

    Todays show about police brutality is sicking. I watched less then 10 min and turned it off when the most racist person in the world came on. the so called Rev shartpton. Evry case you mentioned and one you did not, John Crawford, except the 12 year old in cleveland, Ohio. Back to him in a min. All of these people had history with the police, all were resisting arrest for a offence. Micheal Brown assulted a police officer in his vehicle, John Crawford was was carrying a look alike rifle that he had picked up in a store and went to the othe end while wearing a look alike terroist attire, black tee shirt, cammo pants and refused order to put the weapon down. Yet, all of these peopl family say, they were good boys. the 12 year was seen on vid pointing a weapon at perople at a rec center. So it appears in your mind, it was okat for the rioters to burn buildings and kill withness in Fergerson.

    What would you and so many other do, wait until two policeman are killed or one civilian before the police can react. A policeman is killed almost every day in line of duty. Some say ever 52 min. Somehow the media does air this informaion in most cases.

    People who believe this sshould post a sign in their yard. Please do call polic if I or my family is being robbed, raaped or murdered, because police are corrupt.

    Yes I am mad about this. Blue lives matter. Pull your pants up, get a job and try obeying the law.

    I used to watch a lot, but will reconsider now

  • so disappointed

    I have just started watching the last few months. Probably last show today. It is so Dr. Phil and his staff will go to any means to get the lying to guests. Told this lady her ex would not be on the show and he is. And I do believe the guests that they lied to her. with all Dr. Phil's protestations and self righteousness about his and his staff's integrity. You KNOW you just wanted a juicier show. And I, too, am getting so tired of all the family infomercials. Bye bye Dr. Phil. I should have listened to my friends a long time ago about you!

  • Dr. Phil Show now Dr Phil, Robyn and family

    Will give the Dr Phil show a miss as it is a big commercial about his family and being right.

    Do you have to "buy" your audience?
  • my happiness has been restored


    My Name is JOHN RICHMOND .I will love to share my testimony to all the people in the forum cos i never thought i will have my girlfriend back and she means so much to girl i want to get marry to left me 4 weeks to our wedding for another i called her she never picked my calls,She deleted me on her facebook and she changed her facebook status from engage to i went to her place of work she told her boss she never want to see lost my job as a result of this cos i cant get myself anymore,my life was upside down and everything did not go smooth with my tried all i could do to have her back to all did not work out until i met a Man when i Travel to Africa to execute some business have been developing some years told him my problem and all have passed through in getting her back and how i lost my told me he gonna help don't believe that in the first he swore he will help me out and he told me the reason why my girlfriend left me and also told me some hidden was amazed when i heard that from said he will cast a spell for me and i will see the results in the next couple of i travel back to Germany the following day and i called him when i got home and he said he's busy casting those spells and he has bought all the materials needed for the spells,he said am gonna see positive results in the next 2 days that is girlfriend called me at exactly 12:35pm on Thursday and apologies for all she had done said,she never knew what she's doing and her sudden behavior was not intentional and she promised not to do that was like am dreaming when i heard that from her and when we ended the call,i called the man and told him my my girl friend called and he said i haven't seen anything yet... he said i will also get my job back in 3 days when its Sunday,they called me at my place of work that i should resume work on Monday and they gonna compensate me for the time limit i have spent at home without life is back into shape,i have my girlfriend back and we are happily married now with a baby boy and i have my job back man is really we have up to 20 people like him in the world,the world would have been a better has also helped many of my friends to solve many problems and they are all happy posting this to the forum for anybody that is interested in meeting the man for can mail him I cant give out his number cos he told me he don't want to be disturbed by many people across the said his email is okay and he also have a web site if you want to visit him there' he will replied to any emails he helped u out luck. his web site is/
  • Prescription for the health and well being of the Dr. Phil Show

    I, have been a fan of the show from its very first episode, and haven't missed a single solitary episode, but like so many others I've found, I'm getting overdosed by the constant infomercials and family . Jay's publishing company, Robin's skin products, Doctor on Demand, and even Dr. Phil's books. Once or . But it seems there's been a steady diet of it. It just seems so self-serving. If people want to know more about these things, let them go to your website. I honestly find these plugs to be a real turn-off, and hearing them so often makes it sound like the McGraw family is desperate to increase their finances, and we all know that's not true. On the other hand, if you were plugging things, from which ALL the profits were going to charities, I'd find the plugs a bit less obnoxious, and more in keeping with who I think Dr. Phil wants to be seen as.

    If the show continues to be a platform for so many family projects, apps, I think you'll lose a lot of your viewers. I know I'm close to bailing, and I never thought that could happen.

  • Dr Phil - Informercials

    The Dr Phil show used to be helpful. Now it's just a big commercial for promoting his family's financial endeavors. His books, son Jay's TV show, publishing company, Dr On Demand, Chime (Ching Ching) and now little wifey's skin care products!

    If that's something the show will continue to do then change the name to Dr Phil - Buy It Here.

    BTW, Dr Phil should read now or again Eckhart Tolle's book The Power Of Now or Spiritual Awakening to learn about big egos.
  • full of crap

    Don't say negative things even if they're true on dr phils fb threads you will get blocked! I can't stand Robin she's a fake plastic face with a mini mouse voice, trying to sell skin care when she has no credentials whatsoever.
  • erergerre rtgertrt

    Phil McGraw and wife: I enjoy checking in on your show, daily, the freshness of the stories of the people that you speak to, and particularly like when you provide help for I have noticed a TREND of yours lately. This is your bully tactic of bringing up your take on what's legal. That distorts your whole identity as a show, to me, also puts a bad taste in my mouth, and gut especially when you try to scare the person to whom you have sided with. Well to you quoted the law on childhood pornography; it's 'conduct', NOT a picture of boobs, that's illegal. You falsely frightened the do gooder young lady, and if you want to restore some of your reputation then a shows on your apologies and restoration to your victims seems highly in order. Please keep on the straight and narrow path in the name of psychology and we will keep watching. thank you.
  • plug, plug, plug, plug it up Dr. Phil.

    plug, plug, plug, plug it up Dr. Phil. I cannot take it any more. Your book, your son's book, Dr. on demand, wife's skin care line.
  • Dr. Phil Infomercial

    Lately the Dr. Phil show is just a plug - it's either his latest book, son's new app or wife's skin care line. If I want to watch infomercials I'll go to the shopping channel. Get back to being a psychologist and while you're at it, enough with the good old boy smart-alec witticisms. You are not that funny or clever.
  • Pitch man

    I am all about being proud of your family and promoting their projects, but I think there is way way way too much selling going on in the show. Between his wife's new skin care line and his son's publishing, it occurs way too often and goes on for too long. I just change the channel when the selling start.
  • advertising

    I love dr phil but lately he just advertises his son's book. His own book. Dr on demand ap. Robin's new skincare line. Its getting ridiculous.
  • Racail profiling

    Selena you need to shut up!

    You make no sense.

    I'm heated oh wow!
  • Margret danyell

    Backstreetboys mean nick Carter back missouri

    Bad backstreetboys

    Can not cd way

    Margret danyell cory
  • The dirty little secret that no one talks about!

    My story start when my son was 18, and as a blind mom I thought it had ended. It called methamphetamine and it seems that that drug got our teens,20,30,40 and I'll bet 50 year old's hook.

    On 5/1/2013 my son was pronounce dead at the age of 32. The night before when I got to the hospital he was already in a coma. His temperature was 110 , degree's he had pneumonia, hydro-condone, pot in his system. Well the time line of his last day before he went into the coma is not adding up.

    I'm 51 disabled and can't afford a private investigator to investigate what happen to him from time he was dropped off at work at 8 am till he finally got help. The man who was working with him was ask he says by my son at noon to take him to his girlfriends home which she live 15 minutes away. Instead the man called his grandmother who shows up I don't no how much later to take Matthew to the hospital, The grandmother goes by her daughter and pick's her up and they finally pull into the old woman church and call for the EM T's. By this time my son has lose conscientiousness. which I'm told later that evening when I arrive at the hospital in Tyler Texas where Mathew had been care flighted to that he had not been getting oxygen to his brain. So even if he does by some miracle come to he more likely not going to be the Matthew we've know his entire life. I race home when they get him settled in ICU to grab things I need for my hygiene because I am a BKA. and need special products to clean my stub.. Before I get in the door good I being called from the hospital to return Matthew has taken a turn for the worse When I get back Matthew on is complete life support which he wasn't when I left the hospital at about 5am. . At 9am that morning his girlfriend show up and when it's just her and I in the room with him he starts coding. He code 2 more time and each time they revive him. At a little passed noon the doctor who had order a EEG of his brain called us all into a room. His EEG had shown no brain activity. As she telling us this. Matthew codes again, I rush to his room and ask then to stop and to allow him go peacefully. My room-mate had got me a driver because he knew there was no way I could get my self home safely if Matthew passed on us that day. ,The young man whom Matthew had been working with come to the hospital. When he get into the room were all of us were we were waiting someone told him I was Matthew's mother he grab me in a bare hug and laid his face on my shoulder and cried for about 15 minutes when he finally let me go someone told me whom he was when they had left to go smoke a cigarettes. I was stun because here this man crying on my shoulder like a baby and I didn't have a clue as to whom he was. While outside he told Matthew girlfriend when they were smoking that he guess they try put him back in jail after this. So his statement the fact the man told someone Matthew and him had got hot and sit down to eat a sandwich and drink a beer at noon,[ No Alcohol in my son system deem the autopsy report]. then him not calling EMT's for help when Matt hew first ask for help none of it making me. Them the statement he made at hospital about them trying to put back in Jail for,this,,,

    It been a chore for me to get out bed each morning . Pain I've never hurt so bad in my life, I cry all the time,I get angry seem like 100x faster than I did before my son passing and I'm in denial because I expect Matthew to call to day are he'll text me maybe today, are he show up which is stupid I have his urn in the living room. My grandson Matthew Jr which is 31/2 is grieving in his own way I believe this because his stomach hurts daily, Them my youngest grandson Christopher his grieving is coming out in meanness. Before their father passed Matthew Jr. never complained of stomach ache and Christopher was sweet as he could be.

    I heard of mother against drunk driver, A national campaign against people not text and drive. A few years ago here the drug store took the couch medicine then sinus medicine and put behind the counters but it not slow any Meth dealers down here at all. So If you can help me find answer and get some kind help for me and my grand baby's so we can get our life back on track. Maybe not theirs as much as mine. I felt a piece of my heart broke off that early afternoon the first of May and a part of my soul left with my baby boy. I know he was 32 but when I think of him right now it's the night he was born and they laid him across my chest. I believe that the mother like myself who need to know just what their kids are doing before another senseless death accrues, It would be much appreciated Judy Edwards