Monday April 5, 2021
Dr. Phil checks in on the progress of two of your favorite guests! When Ryan, aka “Raging Ryan,” first sat down with Dr. Phil, he was terrorizing his family with out-of-control rages, fueled by alcohol and marijuana. A year later, Ryan claims he’s made amazing progress -- but his sister, Alyssa, insists his behavior has only gotten worse! Then, Dr. Phil sits down with Heather. The last time they spoke, she repeatedly defended her boyfriend, Collin, even though she claimed he regularly put his hands on her. Dr. Phil recommended she finally leave Collin for good. Did she? Find out!
Tuesday April 6, 2021
Karen says she’s fallen in love and plans to spend the rest of her life with a man named “Thomas,” whom she met online. But, Karen’s daughter, Mindy, says there is no “Thomas.” She says she is sure her mother is being catfished by a man she has never met or even video chatted with, who claims to be on an oil rig and stuck in the Gulf of Mexico. Mindy says her mother’s heart is not the only thing “Thomas” has stolen from her; he has also gone after money her recently retired mother doesn’t have to give. Karen says she is a dedicated Dr. Phil viewer and has watched all his shows on catfishing, so she knows her “lover” is real. She claims the fact that no one can prove he is a fake gives her great hope they will be together soon. Find out what happens when Dr. Phil provides Karen with evidence that she is being scammed. Will she believe the truth?
Watch more from the conclusion of this two-part episode, “Karen’s Catfish: Will She Believe the Truth.”
Wednesday April 7, 2021
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Mindy and her mother, Karen, who claimed to be in love with a man she had never met named “Thomas.” Despite Dr. Phil providing Karen with seemingly overwhelming evidence that “Thomas” was indeed a catfish, Karen seemed to have a hard time grasping what had happened to her and who was behind the scam. Today, Dr. Phil introduces Karen to the man whose photos were stolen and used by Karen’s catfish, which leads to a very emotional moment for Karen. But that’s not all. Dr. Phil also introduces Karen to the man whose name and personal details were stolen and used by the catfish. And, is this the first time Karen has possibly fallen prey to an online catfish? Can Dr. Phil help Karen stop getting duped by online predators? Plus, infectious disease expert Dr. Tony Mills answers any and all questions you may have about getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
Watch more from part one, “My Mom Is in Love with a Man Who Doesn’t Exist.”
Thursday April 8, 2021
On the outside, 23-year-old Jen appears to have it all: good looks, a successful business, and a healthy 3-year-old daughter. But sadly, on the inside, Jen says she is living a nightmare and suffers from chronic anxiety. She claims that one of the main contributors is Chris, her ex-boyfriend and father of her daughter. Jen says she and Chris have a toxic relationship, and up until three weeks ago, they weren’t speaking. Additionally, Jen’s father, Steve, and Chris don’t see eye-to-eye – as Steve claims Chris never provided for his family. Chris insists he’s changed his life and wants to prove to Jen and Steve he’s the man she deserves. Today, Jen, Steve, and Chris all sit down together for the very first time in almost a year to hopefully clear the air – but, will Steve allow Chris to get a word in? Are they able to move forward and learn to co-parent? Or, is it time to move on? Tune in to find out.
Friday April 9, 2021
A few months ago, Keith and his wife of 28 years, JoLynn, visited Dr. Phil’s stage for the first time after making news headlines when JoLynn was arrested for public intoxication. JoLynn and Keith have returned with an unbelievable update. JoLynn thanks Dr. Phil for helping her make a dramatic change in her life. For the past few months, JoLynn has been supported by Dr. Deena Manion, Clinical Officer, and the staff at Westwind Recovery. Later, meet Dr. Phil Associate Producer Lindy Foust, who thanks Dr. Phil for giving her a second chance after her addiction to Adderall, Xanax, and alcohol adversely affected her life and her ability to properly perform her job. Lindy’s parents, Susan and Butch, share their thoughts on their daughter’s recovery, as well as their gratitude to Dr. Phil and his staff.