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Monday, October 23
Show #16038 (TV PG (L))
"I Want My Controlling Hoarding Stepmother Who Collects and Abuses Animals to Move Out!"
ALL-NEW! Jessie emailed Dr. Phil saying she was at her breaking point and absolutely desperate for help. She claims she has been living with an evil psychopath since she was 5 and she doesn’t know how to get away from her. Jessie is talking about her stepmother, Laura. She claims Laura even attacked her and her 1-year-old daughter recently, ending with a Personal Conduct Order against Laura. Jessie also claims Laura is a hoarder. According to Jessie, Laura hoards all types of things, including animals – of which Jessie says she has 53! But, Laura says Jessie is just a spoiled brat who makes everything about her. Laura claims Jessie is the reason why she is now just the “insignificant other” to Jessie’s dad, John. But, John says he and Laura haven't been in a relationship for almost a decade and that things have gotten so bad that he is now living in his garage! Jessie says her father is absolutely afraid of Laura and he needs to realize that she is not a good person to have around. Jessie says she wants Laura out of her home and life, once and for all.
Tuesday, October 24
Show #16039 (TV PG)
"My Dad’s Fiancée is a Scheming Gold Digger Who is 29 Years Younger – and Just Four Years Older than I Am!"
ALL-NEW! Bree says her 53-year-old father, David, jumped into a relationship with 24-year-old Brooke after just knowing her for four weeks. She says he then moved Brooke into his home, along with her two small children after only knowing her for a couple of months! And, Bree says she just learned on Facebook that her dad recently proposed marriage to Brooke without even telling her about it. Bree claims this is all part of Brooke’s scheming plan to get her hands on her father’s money. Bree claims this is a pattern with her father, but David says this time he was smart, and he has protected his millions with a prenup. He says he’s just happy that “young and beautiful” Brooke agreed to marry him in just one month in a wedding on the beach before setting sail on a romantic cruise. Can Bree stop her father’s wedding to his much younger fiancée? Or, will David and Brooke decide to pursue their future plans despite Bree’s desperate pleas for her father to stop being manipulated.
Wednesday, October 25
Show #16034 (TV 14 (S)(D))
“Life inside the Manson Family: The Youngest Member Speaks”
ALL-NEW! Dianne Lake says she was just 14 years old when she met Charles Manson. She says she was a love-starved girl who felt an attraction and deep connection to him. At age 14, Dianne says she became the youngest member of the Manson Family. In her book, Member of the Family: My Story of Charles Manson, Dianne writes about her life during the two years that she was a member of the “Family.” Dianne claims Charles Manson beat her, raped her and passed her off to older men to have sex with. Find out why she says she remained loyal to him. What did she know about the murders that happened in 1969? How did she finally break free from the “Family”? And, what role did she play in helping to put him in prison forever? Plus, hear from a woman involved in a three decades old cold case that was one of the most high-profile cases in Colorado Springs, CO. Dianne says her 7-month-old brother was snatched from his crib in 1986, as he slept three feet from his parents bed. How was the baby taken without anyone in the house seeing or hearing anything? Dianne says her family has been following up on leads for 31 years, some which have led them to different countries. What happened to her brother 31 years ago?
Thursday, October 26
Show #16037 (TV 14 (L))
"I Need to Help My Fiancée Who Is Stranded in Amsterdam and Has Been Scammed by Corrupt Officials Costing Me $200,000"
ALL-NEW! Dennis says he had pretty much given up on love until last October when he met the love of his life, his beautiful fiancée “Kimberly,” through a dating site. Dennis says it was the start of an amazing romance and he knew he had found the woman he wanted to spend the rest of his life with. Dennis says “Kimberly” and her daughter left the U.S. on a business trip to Johannesburg, South Africa, where they were involved in a terrible car accident. He claims “Kimberly’s” passport expired while she was in the hospital and she ran into all kinds of problems in Johannesburg. Dennis claims when she finally left to return home, “Kimberly” made it to Istanbul then Amsterdam, where she was detained because of improper travel documentation and is currently stranded. Dennis says he has spent over $200,000 on his mission to get her home but he accuses corrupt overseas officials of scamming him. In a shocking twist, Dr. Phil reveals that the woman Dennis recognizes as “Kimberly” isn’t in Amsterdam; she is in the studio and ready to meet Dennis for the first time.
Friday, October 27
Show #16047 (TV 14 (L))
"My YouTube Addicted Wife and Her Online 'Haters' are Ruining Our Marriage"
ALL-NEW! Trisha says she launched her YouTube channel “Truthfully Trisha” a year ago. She says not only is she dealing with her family’s disapproval but with people she calls her “haters,” who she says are out to ruin her life. Trisha claims her “haters” have told her to “kill herself,” have sent the police to do welfare checks six times, and even sent her a pizza with black pepper that sent her into anaphylactic shock. She also claims one of her “haters” stalked her while on vacation and hit her with her car when she confronted her. Trisha's husband, Sean, says he’s fed up with his wife’s streaming. He says he wants her to shut down her channel and focus on their marriage. Can Dr. Phil help Trisha disconnect from her channel and help her focus on her family?
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